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The Syracuse Air Show has been grounded

02.14.19 | Brandon Dickson

Officials say the event won't be held this year because organizers couldn't secure an appearance from a military flight team...such as the Navy Blue Angels or Air Force Thunderbirds. The hope is the air show will return next year.

Pro-lifers make point about the unborn at an Upstate NY town meeting

02.13.19 | Bob Price

150 People showed up at a Batavia City Council meeting this week. They demanded lawmakers write a letter in opposition to Governor Cuomo's Reproductive Health Act, saying it opens the door to late-term abortions. The bill codifies Roe V...

Penn State scientists: Medical pot could put the kibosh on cancer

02.13.19 | Brandon Dickson

Researchers at the Penn State college of medicine say medical marijuana may stop the growth of colon cancer cells. Officials say they found at least ten compounds they would consider fairly effective against colon cancer cell growth. It's...

Democrats in the NY Senate are putting fresh focus on climate change

02.13.19 | Brandon Dickson

They held hearings yesterday on legislation to move New York to 100% renewable energy by 2050. Environmental advocates hailed the hearing as a sign that lawmakers are taking global warming seriously. Republicans argue the "green initiative"...

PA will pocket new round of funding for sexual violence prevention and education

02.13.19 | Terry Diener

Pennsylvania’s health department was awarded $1.2 million from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to continue to work on education and prevention of sexual violence and unhealthy relationships. Through CDC funding, extensive...

A slow-moving snow storm makes for tricky travel in NY & PA

02.12.19 | Brandon Dickson

Today's winter storm is ushering in snow for some and sleet, ice, and rain for much of our coverage area. With winter weather advisories or winter storm warnings for much of our area, including western New York and most of Pennsylvania...

Today marks a decade since the crash of Flight 3407 in W. NY

02.12.19 | Brandon Dickson

Fifty people, including a pregnant woman, were killed. Monday, at the first of several remembrance ceremonies, victims were honored. Senator Chuck Schumer called friends and families of the victims "western New York's greatest...

Feds: No cause yet in Schoharie limo crash

02.12.19 | Brandon Dickson

A preliminary report into the federal probe of a fatal limo crash four months ago in Upstate New York has not yet identified a probable cause, saying the investigation is continuing. The National Transportation Safety Board released the report...

PA budget hearings kick off with GOP attack on raising min. wage

02.12.19 | Terry Diener

Monday’s first House budget hearing featured Republicans repeatedly criticizing the broader impact of a minimum wage increase, including whether it would mean fewer entry-level jobs, squeeze small businesses or drive up inflation. Wolf...

Cuomo's former top aide slated to start serving sentence by March 1st

02.11.19 | Brandon Dickson

Joseph Percoco appealed his conviction and sentence on fraud and bribery charges in October. But a U.S. district judge denied the appeal last week. Percoco has been sentenced to six years behind bars. His conviction in March was in...

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