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Bad news for dairy farmers in PA

03.08.18 | Brandon Dickson

Pennsylvania is one of four states that has learned it must find a new milk processor within 90 days. It comes as processors say there's a glut of milk on the market, and some farmers say Pennsylvania is receiving too much milk from out of...

The race for NY governor could have some Hollywood flavor

03.08.18 | Brandon Dickson

Actress Cynthia Nixon is reportedly gearing up to challenge Governor Cuomo for the Democratic nod. Meanwhile, on the GOP side, Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro is telling more Republican party leaders that he's a gubernatorial candidate...

NY woman accused of helping her father kill her mother reaches plea deal

03.08.18 | Brandon Dickson

20-year-old Karrie Neurauter has agreed to plead guilty to second degree murder in exchange for a lesser sentence. Neurauter admitted she intentionally aided her father, Lloyd, in the murder of her mother, Michele, at her corning home back in...

A new survey's out on a hotly contested congressional race in PA

03.07.18 | Bob Price

With less than a week to go before the special election, a new poll by Emerson College shows Democrat Conor Lamb with a 3-point lead over Republican Rick Saccone in the race to replace Tim Murphy in congress. The contest in western Pennsylvania...

Should schools be required to tell parents about bullying?

03.07.18 | Bob Price

At least eight states have laws requiring schools notify parents whenever their child is being bullied or is bullying others in school. In New York, a bullying notification bill is being pushed by the parents of a 12-year-old who committed...

Merchants selling in PA will be required to collect and pay sales tax starting April 1st

03.07.18 | Terry Diener

Amazon will begin charging sales tax automatically for any of its third-party Amazon Marketplace sellers. Pennsylvania is only the second state, after Washington, to require Amazon to charge sales tax for all sales through its site, even if...

Jurors in the Percoco corruption trial are getting a snow day

03.07.18 | Brandon Dickson

Joseph Percoco has been on trial for six-weeks in Manhattan for allegedly accepting bribes while he struggled to pay for his home in Westchester County. The jury says they're deadlocked, and a few jurors have asked to be dismissed for...

'Conversion therapy' is officially illegal in Erie County, NY

03.06.18 | Brandon Dickson

The new law was signed Monday. Conversion therapy is used by people who think homosexuality is a mental disorder, according to the American Medical Association. The law makes practicing conversion therapy on minors a misdemeanor crime...

Pennsylvania is suing Uber

03.06.18 | Sarah Harnisch

The state attorney general says Uber broke Pennsylvania law when it failed to notify victims for a year after it discovered hackers had stolen names, email addresses and cell phone numbers of 57 million Uber riders, including riders in...

Sen. Schumer presses for U of R Laboratory for Laser Energetics to stay open

03.06.18 | Brandon Dickson

There's concern about the Trump Administration proposing to close down the lab in three years in its fiscal year 2019 budget. Schumer announced this week that he'll urge congress to include $75 million in federal funding for the lab, and for...

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