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New York's voting system may soon improve

12.26.17 | Sarah Harnisch

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that he is already started work on more transparent political ads, same-day voter registration, and early voting. All are promises her made in the January 3rd, State of the State address. Under the proposal, you'd...

The DOC is set to unveil an addition to its medical facility in Muncy, PA

12.22.17 | Terry Diener

SCI Muncy, located in north central Pennsylvania recently received final permitting approval for the opening of the new addition to an Infirmary that will provide expanded health and dental care services for female inmates. The nearly $6 million...

Pundits will be watching as Gov. Cuomo delivers his State of the State speech

12.22.17 | Bob Price

Jason McGuire with New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms thinks the address may be a precursor to the governor's expected presidential run. McGuire says he's noticed a concerted effort on the part of the governor to secure votes from...

A record 107 million Americans are traveling this holiday season

12.22.17 | Brandon Dickson

Nina Waskevich with AAA North-Penn says the price at the pump is not scaring off motorists. She urges drivers to avoid the peak commute times. The average for a gallon of gas in New York is $2.61, down two cents from a month ago. In...

Many people are leaving the Empire State

12.22.17 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Since 2010, a million folks have left the state of New York. U.S. Census data notes 190,000 have migrated out this year. Cornell researcher Jan Vink says "In 2011, for every 1 person moving in to New York there were roughly 1.3 persons leaving...

Study finds babies in PA born near gas fracking sites have increased health risks

12.21.17 | Bob Price

Such children may be predisposed to low-birth rate, asthma and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. The Princeton study looked at more than a million births from 2004 to 2013. The Marcellus Shale Coalition accuses the study of being biased...

4 NY Republican Congress members explain their 'yes' vote to Trump's tax cuts

12.21.17 | Bob Price

Governor Cuomo calls them "Benedict Arnolds." Congressman Chris Collins, John Katko, Tom Reed, and Claudia Tenney are the four GOP representatives who helped make the Trump tax cuts a reality. Those lawmakers say they haven't turned their backs...

NY's AG reminds residents to be careful when making charitable donations

12.21.17 | Bob Price

New York's top cop says when it comes to chaitable giving, not all fundraisers are created equal. According to Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, more than a third of charitable donations end up in the pockets of professional fundraisers. He...

Pennsylvania is now No. 5 for population

12.21.17 | Bob Price

The U.S. Census Bureau says Pennsylvania's population rose a notch to become the fifth-most crowded state. It has passed a shrinking Illinois by about 3,500 hundred people. 12.8 million people now call the Keystone State home. It trails only...

The water woes continue in Niagara Falls, NY

12.20.17 | Bob Price

A water main break five days ago has impacted the hospital and high school. Pat Bradley at the Niagara Falls Medical Center says the lack of water pressure means no working toilets. Meanwhile, students have been off from school since Monday due...

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