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PA's Gov. Wolf makes 7th opioid emergency declaration this week

09.12.19 | Bob Price

The move helps first responders act more efficiently in responding to a drug overdose. Since January 2018, the governor has issued the 90-day declarations aimed at making the fight against opioid addiction easier. Michael Geer with the...

NY lawmakers applaud new agency to address cellphone service

09.12.19 | Brandon Dickson

NY lawmakers applaud new agency to address cellphone service in the state. Assembly member Angelo Santabarbara claims the group is exploring new technology. He says the new task force will come up with a report before the next legislative...

Remembering 9/11

09.11.19 | Brandon Dickson

Moments of silence and somber ceremonies today mark the anniversary of 9/11. A crowd of victims’ relatives have gathered at Ground Zero while President Trump is scheduled to join an observance at the Pentagon. Vice President Mike Pence...

A House plan to allow Sunday hunting in Pennsylvania is running into opposition

09.11.19 | Terry Diener

Game and Fisheries Committee Chairman Keith Gillespie says after a contentious informational hearing in the Capitol, that supporters will need to engage in some “damage control” if they hope to see the bill enacted. The state Senate...

Elmira school starts year with "Rachel's Challenge" focus on kindness

09.11.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

The challenge is named after Rachel Scott, one of the students killed in the Columbine shooting. Scott often journaled about the impact she wanted to make on the world. School leaders at Broadway Academy have seen the benefit from past...

Push in NY aims to upend the Presidential Primary calendar

09.06.19 | Brandon Dickson

Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo is considering pushing the presidential primary to February instead of late April. He's also mulling over the possibility of moving New York's legislative primaries for state Senate and Assembly from late...

53 PA National Guard say farewell to family as they prepare for next mission

09.06.19 | Bob Price

The guard held a special departure ceremony at Fort Indiantown Gap Thursday before training in Texas for an overseas deployment. Governor Wolf says we owe a lot of gratitude to those close to these troops. The soldiers are assisting with...

New York inmates are suing the state prison system

09.06.19 | Brandon Dickson

The individuals behind the action say the crack down on prescription drug abuse has gone too far. In the suit, 18 prisoners say they're living with chronic pain because it has become too hard to get approval for some medications. They claim a...

PA Auditor General Eugene DePasquale calls for flexibility with state aid for firefighters

09.06.19 | Brandon Dickson

He's calling on state legislators to change the law for volunteer firefighter relief associations. Harrisburg Fire Chief Brian Enterline says he'd like to see the "the money back to where it belongs: protecting our firefighters and our...

Buffalo Bishop Richard Malone says he's not going anywhere

09.05.19 | Brandon Dickson

His announcement comes despite a recent scandal involving his former secretary, a seminarian, and a priest currently on administrative leave. James Faluszczak, an attorney representing victims of clergy sex abuse, says Malone is "casting himself...

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