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New York pro-environment groups seek to squelch gas pipeline

04.04.16 |

Environmentalists will rally at the state capital today to try and put the kabosh on a 125-mile natural gas pipeline project. The constitution pipeline will transport Marcellus-shale gas from Pennsylvania to the Albany area. Energy activists...

New pro-life legislation is pending in Pennsylvania

04.04.16 |

The House bill bans abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy. Representative Kathy Rapp is sponsoring the fetal pain awareness effort amid growing scientific evidence that shows unborn babies feel pain after 20 weeks of gestation.

Cars pile up near Binghamtom

04.04.16 |

There was a multi-vehicle pile-up on Interstate 88 north of Binghamton yesterday that was blamed on white-out conditions. Lt. Dan Larkin with the New York State Police says it's a miracle no one was killed.12 vehicles including 3 tractor...

Texas Senator Ted Cruz has won a key citizenship case before Pennsylvania's highest court

04.01.16 |

The state Supreme Court has upheld a lower court ruling that affirmed the Texas senator's eligibility to appear on Pennsylvania's primary ballot this month.A resident of Pittsburgh had argued that Ted Cruz's name should be expunged from the...

The Crawford County Pennsylvania jail warden and his wife are accused of stealing

04.01.16 |

Timothy Lewis and his wife, Debra, were arraigned yesterday in Titusville on theft charges for taking more than $130 thousand from a Moose lodge in East Fairfield to cover gambling losses. They were officers of the Moose lodge when they...

New York lawmakers are debating a staggered $15-an-hour minimum wage

04.01.16 |

The minimum wage decision is the only thing lacking from a $156 billion budget deal that could be signed, sealed and delivered to Governor Cuomo's desk as soon as this afternoon. Business leaders fear a wage hike will kill jobs.The budget also...

New York State Park smoking restrictions upheld

04.01.16 |

The Court of Appeals upheld smoking restrictions in state parks, including a ban at seven smaller parks in New York City. Arguments from a smokers' rights group insisted that smoking limits should be left to the Legislature. The parks office...

Budget deadline looms in Albany

03.31.16 |

Governor Cuomo says a deal's been reached on a $150 billion spending plan, but whether the rank-and-file will go for it remains to be seen. The budget deadline is midnight tonight. The spending plan includes a billion dollars in tax breaks and...

PA community colleges, State System universities sign agreement

03.31.16 |

A new partnership between the 14 community colleges and 14 state universities in Pennsylvania will enable more students to attain an associates degree than ever before. The "reverse transfer" program allows students who began their...

Court upholds dismissal of charges against former officials of Penn State

03.31.16 |

A Pennsylvania appeals court will not reconsider its decision to throw out the most egregious charges against three former Penn State administrators related to their handling of the Jerry Sandusky child abuse scandal. The State Superior Court...

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