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Cuomo signs law enacting biggest abortion expansion in NY since "Roe v. Wade"

01.23.19 | Bob Price, Brandon Dickson

In what pro-life groups call a devastating moment in Empire Etate history, Governor Cuomo has signed the Reproductive Health Act into law. Last night, lawmakers approved legislation that updates the state's 49-year-old law on abortion. It...

Student helps foil NY state terror plot

01.23.19 | Famiy Life News Team

During lunch last week, an observant student overheard a remark that lead to a quick investigation.. Four people are now facing charges for allegedly making plans to attack a Muslim community in Greece, NY.   Police Chief Patrick...

Former lawmaker and civil rights leader from PA passes away

01.23.19 | Brandon Dickson

Harris Wofford, a former Pennsylvania senator and longtime civil rights activist, who helped persuade John F. Kennedy to make a crucial phone call to the wife of Martin Luther King, Jr. during the 1960 Presidential Campaign has died. Harris...

Pennsylvania throws the door open for industrial hemp

01.23.19 | Terry Diener

PA Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding says that Pennsylvania submitted a plan to the U.S. Department of Agriculture that allows for the full commercial production of industrial hemp. The move follows the December passage of the new federal...

The significant snow storm is being blamed for an Upstate NY man's death

01.22.19 | Brandon Dickson

Police say 70-year-old Frank DeMasi suffered a heart attack while shoveling at his home in Schenectady County Monday. Cops believe he went outside Sunday evening to clear snow when he was stricken at some point. His body was found by a crew...

The winter freeze has led to plenty of home heating problems

01.22.19 | Brandon Dickson

Authorities recommend you insulate pipes, open cabinet doors underneath the sink to expose pipes to household heat, fix any cracks in walls or your home's foundation that may expose pipes to cold air, and run the faucet with a slow stream, to get...

2018 Rakes in record revenues for casino gambling in PA

01.22.19 | Brandon Dickson

Going by raw numbers alone, more than $3.2 billion in revenue in 2018 topped the 2017 figures by about $22 million. But when adjusted for inflation, 2018 was actually the single worst year since table games became legal in 2010. The...

Trucks will spread 900K tons of salt on Pennsylvania's state roads this winter

01.22.19 | Brandon Dickson

That figure is based on past years. While the salt is great for motorist safety, it takes a toll on roads and sidewalks. But, in a new study, Drexel University engineers have identified an odd weapon to neutralize some of the damaging effects...

Upstate NY soldier is among the 4 killed in this week's bomb attack in Syria

01.18.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

The Pentagon has confirmed 23-year-old Navy Chief Shannon Kent, Army Chief Jonathan Farmer of Florida, and DOD civilian Scott Wirtz of Missouri were killed in the suicide attack. The 4th person has not been identified. Isis admits to carrying...

6 Inches to 2 feet of white powder and whipping winds weilding their way toward us

01.18.19 | Famiy Life News Team

The biggest snowfall amounts, ranging from one to two feet, will impact western Pennsylvania, the Finger Lakes, and the Twin Tiers. Meteorologist Kevin Williams says the heaviest part of the storm will hit most of us by Saturday afternoon and...

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