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Oh say, can you sing? NY State Fair looks for N. Anthem singers

06.17.19 | Bob Price

13 Brave individuals are needed to sing the National Anthem every morning of the annual event at Chevy Court in Syracuse as part of the fair's Star Spangled Challenge." You can go to the New York State Fair website for details. This year's fair...

PA hunting licenses for the 2019-20 season go on sale today

06.17.19 | Brandon Dickson

Hunters can buy most licenses online, which will take up to 10 business days to arrive by mail. Licenses also can be purchased in person.

A group is looking for new ways to utilize the Erie Canal

06.17.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

The new 19-member task force has been enlisted to kick start fresh uses for the nearly 200-year-old waterway. Public meetings will soon be announced across New York state. The goal: to enhance tourism and economic development while reducing...

School choice proponents in PA urge passage of HB 800

06.14.19 | Brandon Dickson

Governor Wolf has vowed to veto it. The measure nearly doubles a tax credit so parents can send their kids to the school of their choice. The governor fears it will hurt public education too much.  

Pennsylvania politicians return to Harrisburg to finish budget work

06.14.19 | Bob Price

The spending plan is due at the end of the month. Lawmakers could act to increase the minimum wage. First Lady Francis Wolf wishes they would. Wolf says 89% of people on minimum wage are adults and most of them are women. The first lady says...

Rare 13-star American flags will be on display at Museum of Rev. War

06.14.19 | Terry Diener

Antique flag dealer and expert Jeff Bridgman has loaned the historic flags to the Philadelphia museum for display starting today, which is Flag Day. The flags feature 32 arrangements of 13 stars representing the 13 original Colonies. There was...

Religious exemption eliminated in NY state

06.14.19 | Bob Price

Governor Cuomo signed the controversial bill into law last night that repeals the exemption which allowed parents of children to cite their religious beliefs to opt a kid out of the vaccines required for school enrollment. Religious exemption...

Board says former prison tailor will spend at least 2 more years behind bars

06.14.19 | Bill Price

Joyce Mitchell, who helped two killers escape from an upstate New York prison two years ago was denied parole Thursday. Mitchel is serving up to seven years for helping Richard Matt and David Sweat in the Clinton County Correctional Facility in...

Gov. Wolf plans to veto school choice legislation

06.13.19 | Bob Price

The measure that recently passed the GOP-controlled General Assembly doubles a tax credit for families to send their children to private schools in under-performing districts. Michael Geer with the Pennsylvania Family Institute says needy...

Today NY Senate votes to end religious exemption for childhood vaccinations

06.13.19 | Bob Price

Governor Cuomo says a nationwide measles outbreak demands action for public health. But, Jason McGuire with New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms, thinks this move is a "huge" mistake because such a move would infringe on people's rights. New...

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