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Fed court wields blow to Christian adoption agency in NY

05.17.19 | Brandon Dickson

A federal court says New York officials weren’t infringing on a Christian adoption agency’s religious freedom by requiring it to serve same-sex couples. Syracuse-based New Hope Family Services had sued the state office of children...

Leader of NY Assembly predicts rec. pot will be legalized before summer recess

05.17.19 | Bob Price

Democrat Crystal Peoples-Stokes says the only issue to resolve is how to "tax pot." Pro-family groups worry about the impact recreational weed will have on the opioid epidemic. Law enforcement officials say if pot is made permissible, public...

PennDot will let you know if you have a "double"

05.17.19 | Terry Diener

Images of each of the 10.1 million Pennsylvanians who hold driver’s licenses and photo IDs are included in a PennDOT facial recognition database. An agency spokeswoman says the low-key program, in place since 2007, seeks to prevent...

PA man charged with setting 2 fires at a church said he was "mad at God"

05.17.19 | Brandon Dickson

Forty-three year-old Wilmer Jose Ortiz Torres, who is a former member at Iglesia Pentecostal de Bethlehem, faces multiple charges. Police say Torres held a grudge against the church after he was banned from attending and that "festered and...

Biden gets more company in Democratic field as De Blasio announces run

05.16.19 | Brandon Dickson

Biden will have more company in the Democratic field as De Blasio announces a run. Pollster Lee Miringnoff, says De Blasio' s chances look slim. De Blasio, making the announcement on Good Morning America today, is the 23rd Democrat to launch a...

Pennsylvania's 2020 campaign trail is seeing more traffic

05.16.19 | Bill Price

Vice President Mike Pence will headline a June 6 fundraiser in Hershey for the state's Republican Party. Before that, President Trump is set to be at the Williamsport Regional Airport on Monday for a campaign rally-- the day before voters there...

The Woodstock 50 Festival is back on

05.16.19 | Brandon Dickson

This comes after a court rebuffed a former investor's efforts to cancel the concert. The judge ruled Wednesday that Amplifi Live could not single-handedly call off the August show, but also doesn't have to put the $18 million back into it. The...

More than 150 schools in PA are getting breakfast help

05.16.19 | Terry Diener

The $592,000 investment marks the second year of grants that make school breakfast available to all students and expand food options for children. The initiative uses the money to implement a breakfast program using an “alternative...

The tragic suicide of a 12-year-old NY boy has brought the community together

05.15.19 | Bob Price

Hundreds attended a candlelight vigil last night at Corning's Dennison Park to pay tribute to Adam Burnside, a sixth-grader at the Corning-Painted Post Middle School. Adam's family says he was able to provide the gift of life to seven children...

PA House passes bill banning abortions based on Down diagnosis

05.15.19 | Brandon Dickson

Currently, the majority of those diagnosed in the womb with the disorder are aborted. The Pennsylvania Family Institute is applauding the measure, saying no human being should be targeted for death by abortion because of a disability.  

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