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A PA state senator wants to give you a say in rec. weed debate

02.25.19 | Brandon Dickson

State Senator Jim Brewster says he'll introduce legislation to put a non-binding referendum on the ballot in this November's general election. He said the vote would indicate how much public support in Pennsylvania there is for legalizing...

For 3rd time Gov. Wolf proposes towns pay for PA State Police protection

02.25.19 | Terry Diener

The latest effort by Gov. Tom Wolf to impose a fee on municipalities that rely on state troopers, instead of a local police force, is generating new conversations in Harrisburg This is the third time Wolf has tried to impose a fee on a...

NY courthouses open bathrooms based on gender identity

02.25.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Restroom facilities in courthouses across the Empire are now open to a person’s chosen identity rather than birth-gender. GENDA, New York's Gender Identity Non-Discrimination Act was signed into law by Governor Cuomo in...

The world's largest bee 'rediscovered' after 38 years

02.22.19 | Bob Price

On a small island in northern Indonesia, a team of researchers have found the world's largest species of bee. Wallace's giant bee (Megachile pluto), which can reach four times the size of a honeybee, was last seen alive by scientists in 1981...

Boeheim's presence at upcoming Orange/Duke game unknown

02.22.19 | Bob Price

It is not yet known whether Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim will be present at a highly-anticipated game this Saturday against Duke. Wednesday night, Boeheim coached his team to an impressive 20-point win over nationally-ranked Louisville...

Penn State ex-president Spanier's request for appeal denied

02.22.19 | Bob Price

Penn State's president when the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal erupted may soon be going to jail after Pennsylvania's highest court declined Thursday to hear the appeal of his conviction for child endangerment. The state Supreme Court...

New York has one of the easiest drivers test in the country

02.22.19 | Bob Price

New York has been named one of the easiest states to pass a drivers test in, according to a new study. The study by Siegfried and Jensen examined total costs, a knowledge test, road test requirements, and learner's permit requirements. Drivers...

Damaging Winds Expected Sunday

02.22.19 | Bob Price

A significant wind storm is shaping up for Sunday. A High Wind Warning has been issued by the National Weather Service from Sunday morning to Monday morning. Sustained winsa of 35 to 45 mph are forecast with gusts to 75 mph at times. Winds of...

Syracuse coach involved in a deadly accident

02.21.19 | Bill Price

Police in Syracuse say Head Men's Basketball Coach Jim Boeheim struck and killed a pedestrian on Interstate- 690 hours after his Orangemen defeated Louisville at the Carrier Dome last night. The victim has been identified as 51 year-old Jorge...

Elections official says PA only state w/o voter paper trail if machines are not upgraded by 2020

02.21.19 | Terry Diener

Kathy Boockvar, Pennsylvania’s acting state secretary, also told state senators during an Appropriations Committee hearing that election-security experts agree moving to voting machines that allow voters to double check how their vote was...

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