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Erie, PA closes in on a snowfall record

04.18.18 | Bill Price

The National Weather Service in Cleveland puts seasonal snowfall total at 198-and-a-half inches. Another inch of snow will give Erie the winter weather record. The all-time record for snowfall in a large u.s. city is 199.4 inches, which was...

The PA house wants able-bodied Medicaid recipiants to work part-time or job search

04.18.18 | Terry Diener

The Republican-controlled House voted 115-to-80 Tuesday for a bill to require state officials to seek federal approval for a work requirement. Backers argue that work is a path out of poverty, while opponents say many recipients are already...

Binghamton U grieves again after a student murder

04.17.18 | Bob Price

For the second month, a BU student has been murdered. 20-year-old Binghamton University student, Michael Roque, has been charged with second-degree murder in the stabbing death of a fellow student. This, just weeks after a 22-year-old nursing...

Molinaro picks up the endorsement of the NY conservative party

04.17.18 | Bob Price

The endorsement has John DeFrancisco rethinking his campaign. The Syracuse Republican says he'll support Molinaro 100 percent though, if the Dutchess County executive winds up being the GOP nominee. DeFrancisco remarking, "No matter who's...

PA's AG reviews concealed carry reciprocity

04.17.18 | Terry Diener

The purpose of the review is to ensure consistency in how concealed carry licenses are enforced in Pennsylvania, and to aid law enforcement in doing its job to protect the public. As a result, Shapiro says Pennsylvania now recognizes the...

PA's medical marijuana program adds changes and new dispensary

04.17.18 | Bill Price

The new dispensary opened it's doors to patients in Scranton yesterday. Columbia Care says it hopes to open future dispensaries in Wilkes-Barre and Blakeslee before the end of the year. Also yesterday, state Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine...

Today's the deadline to register to vote in the next PA primary

04.16.18 | Brandon Dickson

You're eligible to register if you're a U.S. citizen and will have been a resident of Pennsylvania for at least 30 days before the May 15th primaries. For this election you must be a registered Democrat or Republican in order to vote in the...

Syrian-Americans in PA expressing anger at the missile strike on their homeland

04.16.18 | Brandon Dickson

About 50 Syrians were celebrating their country's Independence Day at a rally in Allentown Saturday. Those in attendance sided with President Bashar al-assad, calling Friday's missile strike by the U.S., Britain and France illegal. Others in...

You might want to check your egg carton following a recall

04.16.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Over 200 million eggs are being recalled over salmonella fears. Rose Acre Farms, based in Indiana, is voluntarily recalling millions of eggs in 9 states including New York and Pennsylvania. At least 22 cases of sickness have been reported. The...

NY's call center for tax filing is extending its hours

04.16.18 | Brandon Dickson

The tax filing deadline is tomorrow, April 17th. New York's tax filing information center will be open to answer last-minute questions. The state Department of Taxation and Finance will be open until 7:30 p.m. today and Tuesday.

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