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Funds for the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station may not be on the chopping block

03.22.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Congressman Brian Higgins has shared a Department of Defense list of 400 projects which could be compromised to free up funds to secure the border wall. The contract for the air station's fitness facility upgrade is not slated to be awarded...

Pro-lifers in PA take wraps off the Down Syndrome Protection Act

03.21.19 | Brandon Dickson

State Senator Kathy Rapp says, "there's simply no justifiable or convenient excuse for aborting a child diagnosed with Down syndrome." Representative Paul Schemel notes this measure will help ensure that Down babies are protected, unlike the...

A NY state Senate bill aims to deter drivers from illegally passing school buses

03.21.19 | Family Life News Team

The legislation calls for cameras to be installed on the "stop arms." They'd be used to record the license plates of drivers who go around buses. Right now, lawbreakers can only be ticketed if a police officer catches them in the act...

The PA Turnpike is in debt and drivers are paying for it

03.21.19 | Bill Price

The auditor general's office has released its latest audit into the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission. Toll prices have gone up for the past 11 years and are expected to continue rising until the year 2044. Those hikes are largely due to a $450...

Remembering NY DOT worker killed last week

03.20.19 | Brandon Dickson

Governor Cuomo has directed flags to half-staff to honor maintenance worker Matt Howe of Owego Cuomo released a statement saying Matt was "a jack of all trades who was always eager to lend a hand to the team." Howe died from injuries sustained...

Beto O'Rourke heads to NH after addressing Penn State students

03.20.19 | Brandon Dickson

During his Tuesday visit to State College, the former Texas congressman hit on everything from the economy, to immigration, to health care--and the border wall. He said his town, which has 3 million immigrants on the Texas border is safe. He...

Former PA pediatrician is set for sentencing in assault of 31 kids

03.18.19 | Brandon Dickson

Dr. Johnnie Barto of Johnstown will be sentenced on dozens of counts today. Prosecutors say he spent decades abusing children, most of them patients. Cops failed to stop Barto when they had the chance nearly two decades ago. Barto has...

NY lawmakers want the state to kick in money to help municialities pay for early voting

03.18.19 | Brandon Dickson

Legislators voted earlier this year to allow voters to cast a ballot starting 10 days before an election. That led to complaints from county officials who said they don't have the money to pay for the extra staff, training, and record-keeping...

500 Pennsylvania National Guard soldiers are being deployed to Poland

03.18.19 | Terry Diener

The 3rd Squadron, 278th Armored Cavalry Regiment, is part of a multinational "battle group" whose mission is to deter Russian aggression in the Baltic region.   The squadron will be deployed for about a year.

The swelling field of 2020 Presidential candidates has grown again

03.18.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

The testing of the White House waters is over for Kirsten Gillibrand.  The U.S. Senator from the Empire State just made the run official over the weekend. The Democrat has spent more than a month traveling to Iowa and New Hampshire to...

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