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Meningitis health scare at Penn State

09.26.18 | Brandon Dickson

A case of bacterial meningitis has been confirmed at the university's main campus. A student has been treated for the deadly infection and is recovering at the hospital. Close contacts of the student have been notified and given...

NY basketball recruiting business is being sued

09.26.18 | Brandon Dickson

The business has been accused of luring players with college and professional aspirations through false claims of providing "the very best" coaching and training facilities. Attorney General Barbara Underwood says the suit seeks to stop AAU...

Group in PA urges state lawmakers to speed up funding to replace voting machines

09.26.18 | Terry Diener

The Blue Ribbon Commission on Pennsylvania’s Election Security released interim recommendations and said the estimated $125 million to replace all machines statewide was “a relative bargain.” The administration of Governor Tom...

Gov. Cuomo signs bill to allow medical pot for chronic pain

09.25.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey, Brandon Dickson

Andrew Cuomo says he hopes that pain sufferers will choose pot over more addictive opioids. The governor also says his staff is working on legislation that would make recreational marijuana available to New Yorkers over 21. Pro-family groups...

PA lawmakers are close to allowing cameras in highway work zones

09.25.18 | Terry Diener

Supporters say the system is needed in response to a steady rise in construction zone accidents, with the uptick in injuries involving both construction workers and motorists. The aim is to record license plates of speeding vehicles and generate...

Molinaro unveils plan to slash taxes

09.25.18 | Brandon Dickson

New York Republican candidate for governor, Marc Molinaro, is promising to cut property taxes by almost 30% if elected. He told a group of upstate business leaders he would also make Governor Cuomo's 2% property tax cap permanent and expand it...

Gov. Wolf addresses lack of planned debates

09.25.18 | Brandon Dickson

Tom Wolf and his Republican opponent Scott Wagner will only battle once before the November 6th election.  Traditionally, gubernatorial candidates have done at least three debates. Wolf says voters should consider his overall campaign, and...

Molinaro launches website for people to report Cuomo corruption

09.24.18 | Brandon Dickson

Republican New York gubernatorial candidate Marc Molinaro has launched  CuomoLeaks.com for people to confidentially report corruption they've seen in Governor Cuomo's camp. The Dutchess County Executive says numerous state employees and...

PA lawmakers return to the capitol after months of recess

09.24.18 | Terry Diener

The state House has just nine voting days scheduled before recessing for good in November, and the Senate has ten. Once those sessions end the session, all bills have to start from scratch. In the House, one of the most likely bills to move is...

Drone technology industry in central NY is really taking off

09.24.18 | Brandon Dickson

Six companies have announced plans to open or expand offices in the area. The announcements come after state officials set aside tens of millions in dollars in incentives to support the burgeoning field. All told, the companies say the...

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