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51 names being added to Police Officers' Memorial in Albany

05.08.18 | Bob Price

The names of dozens of law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty are being added to the State of New York Police Officers' Memorial in Albany. The state Department of Criminal Justice Services says 51 names will join the names of...

Gov. Wolf unveils $1.5M grant program to reduce gun violence

05.08.18 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf has announced a $1.5 million grant program aimed at reducing gun violence around the state. Wolf unveiled the Gun Violence Reduction Initiative in Philadelphia on Tuesday at the Carl Moore Center. It's a...

AG Schneiderman resigned. Now what happens?

05.08.18 | Bob Price

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's abrupt resignation announcement Monday sparked a potential free-for-all in the state Legislature, which will ultimately pick his replacement. Schneiderman, a Democrat who rose to national prominence...

PA's absentee ballot deadline is last approaching for the May primary

05.07.18 | Terry Diener

The deadline for applying for absentee ballots is tomorrow, May 8th. Voters who will be away on business or vacation or for other reasons on May 15th are eligible to apply for and receive absentee ballots, as are those who are ill or...

Sen. Chuck Schumer is looking to put the kibosh on flavors for e-cigs

05.07.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Chuck Schumer says the Food and Drug Administration needs to step in to ban flavor like candy and cookies that appeal to youngsters. The push comes in the wake of warnings that teens and children are increasingly using e-cigarettes. The New...

Penn State is giving President Eric Barron 3 more years at the helm

05.07.18 | Terry Diener

The Penn State board has voted to extend Baron's contract on existing terms through 2022. That supplants a contract that was scheduled to end in June 2019. Barron.who became president in 2014, will be eligible for annual reviews to determine if...

Cornell University has announced new rules for its fraternities and sororities

05.07.18 | Brandon Dickson

Hard liquor is now prohibited in residential chapter houses and by 2021, all Greek residences will be required to have a live-in adviser. Cornell also says chapters will face a minimum three-year suspension for hazing involving coerced drinking...

Democratic House prospect from NY says he won't support Pelosi to lead

05.04.18 | Brandon Dickson

Anthony Brindisi, a state Assembly member from Utica who is challenging Rep. Claudia Tenney in the 22nd Congressional District, says he believes it's time for new leadership on both sides of the aisle. That means,  if he gets elected to...

$22 million in renovations will be taking off at the Ithaca Tompkins Airport

05.04.18 | Brandon Dickson

Governor Cuomo says the airport will also receive a 5,000-foot customs facility so that travelers can fly internationally. Ithaca joins airports in Rochester, Syracuse, Elmira and Plattsburgh to get transformed by the state. The project will...

PA-based Utz is recalling some of its tortilla chips

05.04.18 | Brandon Dickson

Utz has announced the voluntary recall of some of its Golden Flake, Good Health, Utz and Weis brand tortilla chip products because they may contain milk.

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