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Marijuana advocates push for NY lawmakers to legalize pot

09.06.18 | Brandon Dickson

Supporters of legalizing Marijuana for adults want to make it affordable and let people grow their own. In Albany, dozens of people spoke Wednesday evening at the first of 15 "listening sessions" on legalizing recreational pot. Most touted its...

PA's ACLU calls on the DOC to reinstate more inmate privileges

09.05.18 | Brandon Dickson

The ACLU of Pennsylvania is asking the state prison system to reinstate inmate mail and visitation privileges that have been suspended due to the recent illnesses and lockdown. Executive Director Reggie Shuford says the lockdown is "gravely...

NY state police are cracking down on dangerous drivers

09.05.18 | Brandon Dickson

With school back in session, Governor Cuomo says police patrols will step up as part of the partnership with AAA for the School's Open--Drive Carefully campaign. You're urged to look out for students walking and biking to school, follow the...

Parents of Tim Piazza settle with former Penn State frat

09.05.18 | Brandon Dickson

The parents of a Penn State student who died after a night of hazing and drinking at the Beta Theta Pi Fraternity have settled with the frat's national organization. The amount has not been disclosed. Beta Theta Pi has also agreed to a 17-point...

Gov. Cuomo is calling on Democrats in the U.S. Senate to prevent Kavanaugh's confirmation

09.05.18 | Brandon Dickson

Cuomo says he has concerns over how President Trump's nominee would rule on issues, such as gun control and gay marriage. He also accused the GOP of trying to hide Kavanaugh's record. Republicans hope to have Kavanaugh confirmed by the end of...

Seglia will remain in Equador as he fights extradition to the U.S.

09.04.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Robert Fross, Seglia's Buffalo attorney, expects Seglia to return by December. Recently arrested in Ecuador, Seglia has been charged with fraud after claiming a 50% share in Facebook. While awaiting trial in New York federal court linked to his...

Penn State takes measures to ban the spotted lanternfly

09.04.18 | Brandon Dickson

Now that school is back in session and football season is in full swing, Penn State wants to make sure the thousands of students, families, and fans coming to the campus are not bringing in the unwanted guest. The invasive spotted lanternfly...

Gov. Cuomo has received another endorsement for re-election

09.04.18 | Brandon Dickson

U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer has given the incumbent New York governor his blessing. Schumer touted Cuomo's "proven progressive record of accomplishment" for working and middle-class families in the Empire State. Cuomo said he's...

"Pups at the Polls" efforts escalate before election

09.04.18 | Brandon Dickson

A liberal group is pouring more than $30 million into an effort to mobilize and energize young voters in 11 battleground states, including Pennsylvania. NextGen America is trying to attract students and register them to vote by doing things such...

Gas prices are expected to drop

09.03.18 | Terry Diener

Jim Garrity, a spokesperson for AAA East-Central, which serves Pennsylvania, New York, Ohio, West Virginia, and Kentucky says fewer drivers tend to go on road trips after Labor Day, and gas stations will stock up on a different type of gasoline...

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