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Pennsylvania House members approve "sextortion" bill

06.06.19 | Brandon Dickson

The legislation, which moves to the state Senate, would make it a crime to extort someone for sexual acts, images, or videos. Currently, there is no state law that addresses the act as a crime. The Justice Department reports that 71% of sexual...

The NY state capital is now home to a new "pride month" exhibit

06.06.19 | Brandon Dickson

The showcase titled, "Equality Will Never be Silenced" recognizes 16 LGBTQ New Yorkers for their cultural, political, and artistic contributions. The display will be held on the second floor of the New York state capitol and run throughout the...

Woodstock 50 appears to be back on

06.05.19 | Brandon Dickson

Schuyler County, New York manager Tim O'Hearn says the music festival will go on as planned in August at Watkins Glen International. The festival's former financier canceled the 50th anniversary concert in late April, kicking off a battle...

300 Keystone State farms have been approved to grow hemp

06.05.19 | Brandon Dickson

That's a ten-fold increase from last year's industrial hemp farms. Hemp can be processed into a wide variety of products, including building materials, clothing, and cooking oil. It's also a source of CBD, a compound in cannabis that's...

Severe storms sweep across the Keystone State

05.29.19 | Brandon Dickson

The strong system that stretched from Idaho to New York City also brought tornadoes to Pennsylvania Tuesday. A possible twister touched down in Bradford County causing chaos. Rome Township Fire Chief, Jon Park, says "about 30 trees have come...

SC declines to hear case challenging a PA school district's transgender R.R. policy

05.29.19 | Brandon Dickson

Alliance Defending Freedom represented a group of students in the Boyertown Area School District, alleging that the district's policy violates student privacy. Carrie Severino with Judicial Crisis Network says she expects the high court to take...

A new report raises questions about drinking water in NY

05.29.19 | Brandon Dickson

A state watch group says New York's water supplies are "threatened." NYPIRG's executive director Blair Horner says water supplies have been affected through industrial waste and algal blooms. They found that 176 water systems in the state had...

One special election will lead to another in PA

05.29.19 | Brandon Dickson

As Keystone State Representative Fred Keller's victory last week in a race for a vacant U.S. House seat leaves an opening in the Pennsylvania House. Speaker Mike Turzai announced Tuesday that a special election to fill the 85th District seat...

ADM Milling recalls 5 lb. bags of Baker's Corner flour

05.24.19 | Brandon Dickson

All purpose flour in the call back was packaged for Aldi stores. The bacteria was discovered during testing. The flour, which was manufactured in Buffalo, was distributed to select stores in 11 states including New York and Pennsylvania. The...

The Schoharie, NY limo trial has been delayed

05.24.19 | Brandon Dickson

Nauman Hussain's attorneys' request for a 60-day extension has been granted. His trial was expected to begin in September, but now, the next court date is October 2nd. Hussain, who operates the limo company, was indicted last month on 20 counts...

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