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Call it the great New York state license plate debate

08.21.19 | Brandon Dickson

Starting next year, New York license plates that are more than 10 years-old will need to be replaced. Democratic Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara says, it seems like New York keeps "coming up with ways to send more of our heard-earned money to...

Eliminating school property taxes in the Keystone State?

08.21.19 | Bob Price

Republican Representative Frank Ryan introduced House Bill 13 on Tuesday. Critics say Ryan's legislation "robs Peter to pay Paul." To make up for the lost revenue, taxes would increase on the money you make and the things you buy. The bill...

NY church with historical ties to Harriet Tubman catches fire during a storm

08.21.19 | Brandon Dickson

The Thompson Memorial AME Zion Church in Auburn reportedly got struck by lightning, but fire officials say they will investigate the exact cause of the fire. Tubman, a 19th century abolitionist leader, had raised funds to build the church which...

Repub. David Rowe has been elected to Pennsylvania's 85th District seat

08.21.19 | Brandon Dickson

Rowe joins the state House representing parts of Union and Snyder counties. He defeated Democrat Jenn Rager-Kay to fill the remainder of Republican Fred Keller's term after Keller was elected to the U.S. Congress.

NY issues new vaccine regs to prevent "bogus" medical exemption claims

08.20.19 | Jeremy Miller

The new rules require doctors to fill out detailed forms about the legitimate medical reason a student cannot be fully vaccinated as required by law which also applies to child care. Doctors used to be able to sent a signed statement to schools...

There's a special election today in central Pennsylvania

08.20.19 | Bob Price

Voters in Snyder and Union counties are headed to the polls to select a new state representative in Pennsylvania's 85th District. Republican David Rowe, a small business owner, is facing off against Democrat Jenn Rager-Kay, a physician. The...

A new partnership in PA aims to protect against wildlife disease

08.20.19 | Brandon Dickson

The state game commission and Penn Vet are teaming up to address the growing problem. Dr. Julie Ellis, says more diseases are having "larger impacts than they did in the past.   The initiative will allow for more thorough disease...

A war of words following the firing of NYC cop

08.20.19 | Brandon Dickson

Daniel Pantaleo was stripped of his badge and his pension after the chokehold death of Eric Garner five years ago. "Justice served," says Mayor Bill De Blasio. Police union president Pat Lynch says the mayor has turned his back on law...

A commonwealth college gets high marks in Princeton Review report

08.16.19 | Brandon Dickson

Susquehanna University in Selinsgrove has been named one of the "best northeastern schools." Susquehanna was also recognized as one of the nation's best "green colleges." The study took into consideration quality of life for students, how well...

Gov. Wolf is expected to sign exec. order on reducing gun violence in PA

08.16.19 | Brandon Dickson

The action, which includes two dozen new initiatives and reforms, was supposed to be signed Thursday, but due to the police shooting in Philadelphia, was rescheduled for today. It'll create new state offices focused on violence prevention and...

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