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PA teams with coalition to impose regional carbon emission limits

12.19.18 | Terry Diener

A coalition of nine states aims to create “a regional low-carbon transportation policy proposal that would cap and reduce carbon emissions from the combustion of transportation fuels through a cap-and-invest program.” The states...

Legal proceedings involving Rep. Chris Collins are moving forward

12.19.18 | Brandon Dickson

The 27th District Republican was excused from attending a status conference in a Manhattan courtroom yesterday. During the proceeding, a judge laid out what both the prosecution and defense will be required to do before Collins and his...

Charter-Spectrum will pay customers in $174.2 million settlement in NY AG’s speed fraud lawsuit

12.18.18 | Bill Price

$62.5 Million out of the $174 million settlement will go to over 700,000 customers.  It's compensation for fraud. Each subscriber in New York will get between $75 and 150 along with streaming services and premium channels at no...

Pittsburgh goes public today with controversial gun control legislation

12.18.18 | Bob Price

The Steel City's proposing a new measure to reduce gun violence. It comes two months after 11 people were killed by a mass shooter at the Tree of Life Synagogue. The governor says he supports this effort to ban military-style weapons. Courts...

PA ag officials hope hemp helps farmers

12.18.18 | Brandon Dickson

The farm bill approved by congress last week removes hemp from the list of federally controlled substances. State Agriculture Department spokeswoman Shannon Powers says it can be used for "fiber, auto parts, concrete," and other...

Gov. Cuomo vows to legalize recreational pot for adults in 2019

12.18.18 | Brandon Dickson

Andrew Cuomo also plans to pass the Dream Act to protect immigrants, ensure access to prescriptions, and keep opposing President Trump in the new year.   In his state of the state preview Monday, Cuomo laid out his plans for the first 100...

Health officials have confirmed a case of measles in Erie County, NY

12.13.18 | Brandon Dickson

They say the infected person visited several places in the county between December 4th and 11th. Locations include Catholic Charities in Buffalo, Sweet Home High School, the Erie County Department of Health Clinic, and the Erie County...

40,000 wreaths will be laid upon graves of service personel Saturday

12.13.18 | Terry Diener

The annual Wreaths Across America Day ceremony is set for noon Saturday at the Fort Indiantown Gap National Cemetery. Between 8,000 and 10,000 people are expected to attend. This year will be the first in which wreaths will be placed on every...

Fentanyl is now the deadliest opioid

12.13.18 | Brandon Dickson

The CDC says 18,000 people died from the drug in 2016, which means for the first time it has a higher death toll than heroin. Michelle Olmeda, assistant program supervisor with the Rase Project, says drug dealers often use fentanyl to cut...

Police in PA search for a grinch this Christmas

12.13.18 | Brandon Dickson

Officers say the man was caught on camera stealing donations from a Toys for Tots bin at a Poconos hotel. In the video, the man looks calm and collected, sipping coffee while staring directly into the camera. But moments before, he's accused...

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