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Pennsylvania expands COVID testing today

12.02.20 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

The expansion is slated to allow five times as many people to be tested. Governor Tom wolf says free testing starts today in places lacking a county health department. Wolf insists "strike teams" will move to new areas each week.   The...

The snowfall serves as reminder to get vehicles ready for months of winter

12.02.20 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

AAA's Todd Ingraham says testing our car's battery and charging system is vital on cold days. The fleet manager in central New York urges us to review tire type, tread depth, and tire pressure for good traction in the snow. Proper coolant...

Fed. appeals court reinstates Spanier conviction

12.02.20 | Terry Diener

Former Penn State President Graham Spanier was previously convicted for child endangerment over his handling of the Jerry Sandusky scandal. The 3rd U.S. circuit court of appeals ruled a lower-court judge had improperly vacated Spanier's...

Winter rolls in to western New York

12.01.20 | Bill Price

Seven to thirteen inches of snow could fall on parts of the snow belt. Parts of "ski county" are getting plenty of powder today. A "winter storm warning" is underway through tomorrow afternoon for parts of western New York and northwestern...

Gov. Wolf vetoes bill limiting COVID-19 liability

12.01.20 | Terry Diener

Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf said the measure's liability protections for schools, health care providers, and other businesses were so broad the legislation would have invited “the potential for carelessness and a disregard for public...

Governor Cuomo threatens new COVID shutdowns

12.01.20 | Bob Price

New York's governor says the key to avoiding a return to shutdowns is the coronavirus hospitalization rate. Governor Andrew Cuomo insists the state will investigate any hospital that gets "overwhelmed." Cuomo insists hospital capacity is now...

Help for farmers in Pennsylvania

12.01.20 | Brandon Dickson

The Pennsylvania state legislature has supported funding for governor Tom Wolf's Pennsylvania Farm Bill in the 2020-21 commonwealth budget. The first-ever PA farm bill was signed into law in July 2019 and was transformative for Pennsylvania's...

Democrats are claiming super majority status in the New York State Senate

11.24.20 | Bob Price

This will further solidify "one-party rule" in Albany next year. Jason McGuire with New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms explains the "legislative priorities" in Albany, come January will likely include single-payer health care, legalization...

NYSEG and RG&E customers can expect to pay more starting in Dec.

11.24.20 | Brandon Dickson

The New York State Public Services Commission has approved a modified rate proposal. However, the state said it reduced the initial rate request by 70%. Electricity rates will go up by about 2% in each of the next three years under the...

Lock-down protests continued last night in Erie County, NY

11.24.20 | Bill Price

More than 200 people took to the streets of Orchard Park. Robby Dinero had his gym shut-down last week when Buffalo moved to the "orange" zone of Governor Cuomo's COVID-19 Micro-cluster Initiative. He says the protest effort is about...

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