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Where's the best drinking water in Pennsylvania?

04.18.19 | Bill Price

Tastetesters from across the state determined the winner in this "H2O in show" event at Hershey Lodge. In the end, McKeesport, outside of Pittsburgh, was voted as the best tasting drinking water in the commonwealth. Carity, odor, and taste...

Feeling the Bern in Luzerne

04.15.19 | Brandon Dickson

Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders is on the Stump in Pennsylvania this afternoon. The Vermont senator is speaking at the Mohegan Sun Casino at 2:30 this afternoon. He'll outline his "medicare for all" proposal before a crowd of...

15 NY state schools have not complied with safety planning

04.15.19 | Brandon Dickson

That's the finding of an audit of the New York Board of Education by the state comptroller's office. The Save Act requires the development and review of school safety plans to prevent events like the Parkland school shooting. The Rochester City...

Experts: Last summer one of the wettest on record in Pennsylvania

04.15.19 | Brandon Dickson

That's according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. July 2018 was the rainiest July in the past 124 years. The intense rainfall and flooding caused farmers across the Keystone State to lose significant crops and 61...

Strong southern storms hit NY and PA

04.15.19 | Brandon Dickson

At least eight are dead and dozens injured as tornadoes and flash flooding ravaged much of the south Sunday. The severe weather has also caused more than 74,000 people to lose power this morning. Meanwhile...some of us will see snow...

A U.S. senator from PA makes another push for gun control

04.11.19 | Brandon Dickson

Senator Pat Toomey has put his name on a bill that would attempt to close what he sees as a loophole that allows thousands of people who attempt to buy a gun illegally, to walk away without consequences. Based in part on laws that already exist...

A former NY AG says assisted suicide is "bad idea" for the Empire State

04.11.19 | Bob Price

This week, Governor Cuomo called on the state legislature to make it legal. Back in the 1990s, Dennis Vacco successfully argued a case before the U.S. supreme court dealing with doctor-assisted suicide. Vacco says assisted suicide is risky and...

A group of New York GOP senators favor more hearings for the farm labor bill

04.11.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Last month, state Senators Jessica Ramos and Jen Metzger announced there would be hearings on the Farmworkers Fair Labor Practices Act in just three of New York's 62 counties. 11 Republican senators want to give more upstate farmers a...

Former PSU president Spanier must report to jail by May 1st

04.11.19 | Terry Diener

Under a judge’s order which was just made public, Spanier may do his time in the jail near his home in State College if county jail wardens approve. If not, he has to report to the Dauphin County Prison in Harrisburg. The 70-year-old...

New Pa. gun restrictions in domestic abuse cases begin Wednesday

04.10.19 | Bob Price

In Warren County, the sheriff’s office stores about 100 guns — most of them taken from alleged domestic abusers. Kenneth Klakamp has worked for the office in rural northwestern Pennsylvania for 43 years, the last seven of them as the...

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