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Marc Molinaro gives reasons for seeking GOP nomination for NY governor

04.13.18 | Bob Price

Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro says New York "ranks the highest in combined taxation of any state in America" and has a "government that is too corrupt." Molinaro will square off against state senator John DeFrancisco at the state GOP...

Price tag stumbles the progress of swapping PA voting machines

04.13.18 | Terry Diener

Democratic Gov. Tom wolf wants Pennsylvania's counties to replace their electronic voting systems with machines that leave a verifiable paper trail by the end of 2019. Wolf says his goal is to make it affordable for counties to get a good deal...

Retired Soccer Player Abby Wambach says she'll donate brain to science

04.13.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Rochester area native and retired Olympic soccer player Abby Wambach says she'll donate her brain to science. She notes that postmortem research is currently the only way to discover if a person has had CTE (Chronic Traumatic...

State pensions funds are seeing a record loss

04.13.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

A Pew Charitable Trusts report claims state retirement funds across the U.S. saw a combined shortfall of $1.4 trillion at the end of 2016. This marks the 15th yearly drop in pension funds since 2000. The most recent numbers show only pensions...

House GOP backs plan to give majority more districting power

04.12.18 | Bob Price

Republicans on a Pennsylvania House committee are backing a plan to give more power over redistricting to the majority party in the Legislature, voting for a bill that would change how General Assembly and congressional districts are drawn. The...

State lawmakers take on workplace sexual misconduct and harassment

04.12.18 | Bob Price

Last week, Democrats unveiled a package of bills to tackle the issue of workplace sexual harassment and misconduct, now it's the Republicans turn. State Rep. Donna Oberlander says this is an issue that is long over due and should be taken care...

Whitesboro crash leaves police officer dead

04.12.18 | Bob Price

A crash in the village of Whitesboro has left a police officer dead. State police say a village of Whitesboro patrol vehicle was hit by a pickup truck around 8 p.m. Wednesday night at the intersection of Oriskany Boulevard and Westmoreland...

Police Kill Armed Suspect in Pembroke

04.12.18 | Bob Price

The suspect of a Wednesday night "shots fired" report in the town of Pembroke is now dead. Batavia Police and the Genesee County Sheriff's Office responded to the report at Log Cabin Restaurant on Gilmore Road around 11 p.m. on Wednesday. Upon...

PA's high court to decide if illegal drug use while pregnant qualifies as child abuse

04.10.18 | Terry Diener

The Supreme Court has taken up the case of a woman who tested positive for suboxone and marijuana at the time she gave birth early last year at Williamsport Hospital. Court records indicate the child spent 19 days in the hospital being treated...

PA MM board recommends the sale of cannabis in dry leaf form

04.10.18 | Bill Price

Currently, medical marijuana can only be prescribed in oils, pills, gels and liquids. But that might soon change. The first "pot as medicine" sales in Pennsylvania began February 15th, two years after Governor Wolf signed the bill into...

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