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Cuomo takes aim at the Tarheel State over bathroom ban

03.29.16 |

New York's governor has issued a state travel ban to North Carolina because of a law that bans the transgendered from using the bathrooms of the opposite sex.Supporters of that law cite privacy concerns.Governor Cuomo took similar action last...

No school today in Montrose, Pennsylvania due to a strike

03.29.16 |

Teachers are striking due to a contract dispute. The district website and board members claim teacher pay as the main issue.       Patrick Strickland lives in Montrose and says the strike is a huge...

Winds bring down trees in New York’s Southern Tier

03.29.16 |

Many area across southern New York felt the impact of strong winds Monday. In Johnson City, a tree fell across main street partially blocking afternoon traffic. Main Street was closed down from Floral Avenue to Lester Avenue. Another tree fell...

Syracuse stops Tennessee’s run to reach the final four

03.28.16 |

In Chicago last night, the Syracuse men’s basketball squad beat No. 1 seed Virginia 68 to 62. Syracuse now heads to the Final Four of the NCAA tournament. Syracuse (23-13), which last made the Final Four in 2013, became the fourth...

Religious institutions and preservation groups clash in Pennsylvania over what to do with unneeded or crumbling historic churches

03.28.16 |

Church leaders argue that preservationists and historic landmark agencies are interfering with their right to freedom of religion by trying to stop them by tearing down or disposing of buildings they no longer want or can afford. Those seeking...

GOP fundraisers in Pa. take a closer look at Kasich

03.28.16 |

A group of Pennsylvania Republicans will host a Kasich fundraiser this Thursday at the Union League of Philadelphia. They include former Gov. Tom Ridge and Bob Asher. To cinch the GOP presidential nomination, Kasich needs around 120 percent of...

New York lawmakers need to iron out budget issues this week

03.28.16 |

The heat is on for Gov. Cuomo and legislative leaders as they work out a state budget deal and decide whether it will raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour. Lawmakers are required to pass a new budget before Friday, when the state's fiscal year...

Massive wildfire burned in Tioga County New York Thursday

03.25.16 |

130 firefighters from 25 departments battled the blaze for several hours in the town of Barton.Emergency officials had to use ATVs to get into the rugged hillside to fight the flames.   Eight homes had to be evacuated.The blaze charred 30...

Pennsylvania energy lobbyist files suit to block new hydrofracking rules

03.25.16 |

The Pennsylvania Independent Petroleum Producers Association claimed in Commonwealth court that the Department of Environmental Protection did not follow legal procedures when it wrote new rules covering unconventional shale drilling which...

Ex Pa. Supreme Court Justice Michael Eakin fined $50,000 for coarse emails

03.25.16 |

Eakin resigned from the state's high court last week, but the Court of Judicial Discipline still investigated Eakins offensive emails.  The tribunal fined Eakin $50,000, but allowed him to keep his $153,000 annual pension.The six members of...

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