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Candidates on both sides continue to battle for the Empire State one week away from the New York primary

04.12.16 | Sarah Harnisch

The latest NBC News/Marist Poll shows Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton both ahead in their home state. Clinton is up 14 points from Bernie Sanders.  But you wouldn't know it if you were in front of the Brighton Iceplex this morning. Sanders...

Planned Parenthood president made a pit stop in Harrisburg before lawmakers decided to wait on a bill that would ban abortions after 20 weeks

04.12.16 | Sarah Harnisch

Cecile Richards is her name, and she gave her press conference with Governor Tom Wolf standing nearby. Republican lawmakers say it was one of the biggest publicity stunts they've seen to date.   The executive director of the Pro-life...

One of the largest natural gas producers in Pennsylvania is asking a federal judge to set aside a more than $4 million jury verdict

04.11.16 | Bob Price

That decision found the company guilty of polluting the well water of two families from Dimock, Pennsylvania.          Houston-based Cabot Oil & Gas maintains its drilling was not responsible for...

A New York senator wants to increase the reward money to $25 thousand for anyone who thwarts a terror plot through online tips

04.11.16 | Bob Price

Democrat Chuck Schumer says the government's "See something, say something" mantra needs to be applied online, as well.Schumer points out that the San Bernardino gunmen posted their views about jihad on Facebook before they went on their shooting...

Buffalo and Binghamton are 'feelin' the Bern' of Bernie Sanders

04.11.16 | Bob Price

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders will hold a rally this morning at the Veterans Memorial Arena in Binghamton starting at 10 O'clock. He's the first presidential candidate to visit Binghamton since George W. Bush in...

An important vote on the sanctity of human life happens today in the Pennsylvania House

04.11.16 | Bob Price

It's a measure to ban abortions after 20 weeks. Maria Gallagher with the Pennsylvania Pro-life Federation.Governor Wolf fears the fetal pain awareness effort will undermine a woman's right to choose, but Gallagher hails it as a landmark...

Issues to watch in New York primary

04.10.16 | Bob Price

For the first time in decades, New York matters. It’s a surprising statement about a state that, as home to the nation’s most-populous city and media capital, isn’t starved for attention. But when it comes to the presidential...

Pennsylvania’s pension debt continues to mount; critics alarmed

04.10.16 | Bob Price

Time, as the saying goes, is money. Nowhere is that truer than in Pennsylvania’s mounting pension debt. “It’s growing, if you haven’t figured it out, at $143 a second,” Barry Shutt of Lower Paxton...

Data show 82 New York water systems have exceeded lead limit

04.10.16 | Bob Price

An Associated Press review of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency data shows 82 out of 2,800 public and private drinking water systems in New York state have had lead levels exceeding the federal action limit at least once since 2013. That...

Western New York has a lead paint problem

04.08.16 |

Half of the homes in Chautauqua and Cattaraugus counties contain unsafe levels of lead.   The danger is from old paint that young children can inhale or ingest. Dr. Kevin Watkins, the director of public health for Cattaraugus county, says...

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