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More than a million homes throughout the northeast are now getting their power from natural gas supplied by Pennsylvania

11.17.16 | Bob Price

A processing plant near Williamsport has just gone online. It's just second in the Keystone State that converts gas from Marcellus Shale drilling into home-heating fuel. Lycoming County state Representative Garth Everett hopes more of these...

Cuomo is banning campaign contributions from companies that bid for state contracts

11.17.16 | Bob Price

It's all part of a new ethics reform proposal that includes the creation of new watchdog position to oversee the Executive Branch and the state's SUNY system. The anti-corruption probe comes after 10 senior officials, including the ex-president...

Cash-strapped Pennsylvania is going deeper into debt

11.17.16 | Terry Diener

The state Treasury Department has had to borrow another $600 million to keep from defaulting on that debt.That puts Pennsylvania $2.2 billion in debt to the treasury as it draws money on a credit line until more tax collections flow in.  The...

A school district near Buffalo is thinking of changing Columbus Day to "Indigenous Peoples Day"

11.16.16 | Bob Price

The Williamsville School Board met last night to talk about the move due to modern views on Christopher Columbus and his actions toward Native Americans. But many in attendance argued the famous explorer should not be sacrificed on the altar of...

Governor Cuomo was in Johnson City Tuesday to talk about plans to upgrade Binghamton University

11.16.16 | Bob Price

A brand new $100 million project will house the new BU School of Nursing, and it "takes shape" in an historic building in the city.Gloria Meredith, the dean of the new BU School of Pharmacy, says seeing the building going up "makes it feel...

A western PA school district has asked a judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by three transgender students

11.16.16 | Bob Price

They're challenging the district's bathroom policy. The Pine-Richland" School District argues that the U.S. Constitution offers no "special" protections for transgendered individuals.

Significant snow is headed our way late Sunday into Monday

11.16.16 | Bob Price

The jury's still out on who gets what and where. The Northern Tier of Pennsylvania--places like Coudersport, Smethport, and Warren look to bare the brunt of the storm. Local emergency officials say "now" would be a good time to make sure your...

An effort to raise the salary of NY state lawmakers has been rejected

11.15.16 | Jeremy Miller

The legislature in Albany has not had a raise since 1999, but still make the third-highest legislative salary in the country.Lawmakers now make $79,500 a year for part-time work. Lawmakers could call a lame-duck session to vote on a pay raise...

The Christian fellowship at Elmira College got in on the packing-action for Operation Christmas Child

11.15.16 | Bill Price, Traci Lynn Woolsey

Students and graduates helped fill nearly 800 boxes of love.      Holly Snyder is the collection center coordinator for the south-central New York area.  She says the recent packing party included a few new...

A PA state trooper shot and killed a driver on I-83 in York County this afternoon

11.15.16 | Bill Price

It happened after the man fled a traffic stop and then tried to drag the trooper into a concrete median barrier. Authorities say the trooper stopped the driver for a traffic violation.  When the man fled the trooper got stuck to the left...

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