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The Buffalo Skyway could soon take on a whole new shape and purpose

09.18.19 | Brandon Dickson

A plan to turn the four-mile bridge connecting downtown with the south-towns into an elevated park with views of Lake Erie and the Buffalo waterfront has won a highly-contested design competition. The "City of Lights" design has gained a pretty...

The end of summer doesn't signal the end of PA fishing season

09.18.19 | Terry Diener

Beginning on October 1st and continuing through mid December, the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission will stock more than 113,000 hatchery raised adult rainbow, brown and brook trout. The stockings will replenish some of the most popular...

New York has a new adoption law

09.17.19 | Bob Price

Governor Cuomo has signed legislation that prohibits courts from denying child adoptions to petitioners who are already a legally-recognized parent. The bill protects parents whose names were not on the birth certificate, same-sex couples, and...

Pro-lifers in PA are being encouraged to contact their state senators Monday

09.17.19 | Brandon Dickson

That's when the 12-day fall session gets underway. The Pennsylvania Senate is under pressure to act on the Down Syndrome Protection Act, which has already passed the state House. Keystone State Senator Scott Martin wants to end the...

NYC is looking to repeal the "gay conversion therapy" ban

09.13.19 | Brandon Dickson

It comes amid concerns that a pending federal lawsuit could lead to a decision unfavorable to the LGBT community if the case were to make it to the Supreme Court. The council had passed the prohibition against the practice which aims to change a...

Pennsylvania is looking to increase safety at child care facilities

09.13.19 | Brandon Dickson

This comes a month after five children died in a fire at an Erie day care. The state will be performing routine fire safety checks starting next week. Theresa Miller, Pennsylvania secretary of Human Services insists the move is designed to...

Early voting is the "law of the land" in New York

09.13.19 | Bob Price

For the first time this fall, voters have 10 days before Election Day to cast ballots. Jason McGuire of New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms says not all polling sites will be open for an extended period. The change in state law is intended...

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Rochester, NY has filed for bankruptcy

09.12.19 | Bob Price

It's the financial "fall-out" from a decades-long child abuse scandal. The Rochester Diocese is the first in New York state to file for bankruptcy protection. Nearly 50 abuse claims have been made against the diocese under the recently passed...

PA's Supreme Court has been asked to throw out the death penalty

09.12.19 | Terry Diener

Critics say the death penalty is cruel and arbitrary in the way it’s applied to poor and black defendants.                      Assistant Federal Defender Timothy Kane told the court...

The extended waiting period for gun purchases took effect today in New York

09.12.19 | Bob Price

Starting today, you'll have to wait 30 days for firearm purchases. The previous wait time was three days. Governor Cuomo is confident the "extension" will save lives. Gun rights groups call it an unnecessary interference with the 2nd...

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