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The Keystone State's GOP majority has shrunk

11.13.18 | Brandon Dickson

In Pennsylvania, Republicans still have a majority in the state legislature, but it dropped after last week's mid-term. Jim Lee of Susquehanna Polling and Research says that's because some commonwealth counties, such as Bucks, Chester, Delaware...

New York is the 5th most stressed state

11.13.18 | Sarah Harnisch

A new study by Zippa has found Empire State residents are the fifth most stressed in the country, behind New Jersey, Georgia, Florida, and California. Researchers found New Yorkers have the longest commute in the country and an extremely high...

Fate of a PA county's seal on hold pending resolution of WWI cross case

11.12.18 | Terry Diener

The 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments in September on Lehigh County's appeal of an order to remove the cross from its seal. The appeals court said it will hold off on a hold off pending a U.S. Supreme Court decision on the...

Four vets from W. NY have received a high honor

11.12.18 | Brandon Dickson

Over the weekend, Navy Chief Petty Officer Raymond Pfeiffer, Judge John Callahan, Army Apecialist Gabriel Rodriguez, and Army Sergeant Brian Baker's names were added to the Buffalo Naval and Military Park's prestigious Wall of Honor...

Erie’s early-season snowfall total could go up several more inches by midweek

11.12.18 | Brandon Dickson

Forecasters are calling for measurable amounts of snow tonight through Tuesday night with more snow likely on Wednesday. More than 14 inches of snow fell at the Erie International Airport Friday night and Saturday. And, while snow in November...

Home energy assistance starts tomorrow in the Empire State

11.12.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

A family of four can have a household income of up to $55,000 a year or nearly $4,600 a month, and still qualify for help in New York. Applications will be accepted at local social service departments and online at...

NY Democrats plan progressive agenda for 2019 state government

11.08.18 | Bob Price

Assemblywoman Crystal Peoples Stokes says priorities include "childcare, small businesses, and protecting a woman's right to choose." She would like to see the Empire State to institute criminal justice reform and allow early voting. Pro-lifers...

A Webster, NY boy got the birthday surprise of his lifetime

11.08.18 | Brandon Dickson

Owen Knight has muscular dystrophy, and his family wanted to do something nice for him.  So, they organized an effort to get as many people to sign birthday cards for him.  That turned into more than a thousand people throwing a parade...

How did news outlets report election results so quickly in PA?

11.08.18 | Terry Diener

Fox News and CBS News called the U.S. Senate race in Pennsylvania in favor of incumbent Democrat Bob Casey within three minutes. And MSNBC, ABC News and CNN all projected Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf would win another term in Harrisburg within just a...

PA's newly elected Lt. governor says he won't move into the official residence

11.08.18 | Brandon Dickson

Democrat John Fetterman says he hopes to make it available for some type of public use. Fetterman says he may rent a place in Harrisburg, but he's definitely not moving his family into the residence at Fort Indiantown Gap.

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