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Driving will get more expensive next year in Pennsylvania

12.28.16 | Sarah Harnisch

The Keystone State has some of the worst roads in America, mainly because there are so many roads in the commonwealth.To keep up with managing the massive network of roads prices are going up in Pennsylvania. Windshield registration stickers...

Buffalo School Board member Carl Paladino issuing a statement last night saying he won't resign

12.28.16 | Sarah Harnisch

The developer said he's not a racist. He did admit, however, that his recent comments about President Obama were a mistake. Paladino said last week "He hoped the president would die from Mad Cow Disease." The Co-chairman of the Trump campaign...

There's an effort underway in Buffalo to remove Carl Paladino from the school board

12.27.16 | Bill Price

Paladino recently made controversial comments about President Obama and his wife Michelle. A protest will take place Thursday in Niagara square calling on state Education Commissioner Maryellen Elia to remove Paladino from the Buffalo School...

A couple of Syracuse organizations are hoping to convince people to stay home for good

12.27.16 | Jeremy Miller

The groups Believe in Syracuse and Forty Below host networking events to build support for the central New York community.Last night they held their third annual Come Home Syracuse Event in an effort to convince people to come back and stay.15...

PA's minimum wage will stay put at $7.25 while 21 other states increase base pay

12.27.16 | Terry Diener

"Fight for Fifteen" rallies were held across the state throughout the year, as Pennsylvanians pushed to increase minimum wage to $15 dollars an hour. While neither Maryland, Ohio nor New York will increase their minimum wage that much, some will...

The price to fill up is going up in Pennsylvania

12.27.16 | Bill Price

Starting Sunday, the nation's highest gas tax will increase by another 8 cents per gallon. Gas stations will almost certainly pass along the increase to motorists. Drivers will pay about 78 cents per gallon in tax  That's up from just...

PA driver's licenses won't be acceptable I.D. to enter a federal facility next month

12.26.16 | Sarah Harnisch

Come January 30, the Keystone State licenses won't be accepted at military bases and nuclear plants. About a year later, on January 22, 2018, the license will no longer be good to fly domestically. The federal Real I.D. Act, which passed in 2005...

A defense attorney says an insanity defense is unlikely in the Eric Frein trial

12.26.16 | Sarah Harnisch

Frein is the man charged with fatally ambushing a Pennsylvania state trooper and wounding a second trooper near a rural barracks in eastern Pennsylvania. Attorney William Ruzzo said during a hearing over the holiday that an insanity or diminished...

Wegmans is facing a a civil lawsuit for background checks it runs on prospective employees

12.26.16 | Sarah Harnisch

The Rochester-based grocery giant has been accused of violating the Fair Credit Reporting Act for failing to give job applicants and employees who became the subjects of consumer background checks proper notice. The civil lawsuit was filed in...

The minimum wage is going up at year's end in New York state

12.26.16 | Sarah Harnisch

Within New York City, the living wage will rise from $9 to $11 dollars an hour, though the increase will be smaller for employees of small businesses. Their wage will increase to $10.50 an hour. Elsewhere in the state it will go to $9.70...

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