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PA politician catches flak after harrassing protester outside PP clinic

05.07.19 | Brandon Dickson

Democratic Representative Brian Sims posted the more than eight-minute video of him berating a woman on social media--calling her an "old white lady" and her protest "grotesque." Jason Gottesman, with the Republican Party of Pennsylvania, says...

Pennsylvania school district has banned "God Bless America"

05.07.19 | Brandon Dickson

The school district claims a phrase of the song amounts to prayer. Attorney Jeremy Dys with First Liberty says, "if the members of congress can stand on the United States Capitol and belt out the tune, certainly elementary students can say it...

Counties along Lake Ontario are expected to announce states of emergency

05.07.19 | Brandon Dickson

More than 800,000 sandbags, along with National Guard troops, are in place to help mitigate flooding this week. Congressman Chris Collins visited the lake shore community of Kent in Orleans County yesterday. In 2017, historic flooding caused...

Prom season raises limo safety concerns in New York state

05.06.19 | Brandon Dickson

Planning for prom has some parents in the Empire Sate concerned about limo safety after that deadly crash in Schoharie County last fall. Albany-area Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara has drafted legislation for a database to make it easier for...

Flooding fears for western New York

05.06.19 | Brandon Dickson

The state has deployed more than 800,000 sandbags and hundreds of pumps in eight counties along Lake Ontario in preparation for potential high waters. More rain and wind this week could cause property damage along hundreds of miles of...

New voting push in PA aims to allow more response in primaries

05.06.19 | Brandon Dickson

More than 780,000 unaffiliated voters can't vote in primary elections in Pennsylvania, but there's a new bipartisan push by lawmakers to change that. Jim Lee, President and CEO of Susquehanna Polling and Research, says this could have a big...

Calling on the CDC to declare an emergency

05.06.19 | Brandon Dickson

U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer is urging the agency to unlock special funding to stem a potentially deadly drug-resistant fungus that's been spreading at health care facilities. The Democrat says declaring an emergency over the candida auris fungus...

A U.S. Supreme Court justice will be stopping in the Buffalo this summer

05.03.19 | Brandon Dickson

Ruth Bader Ginsburg will visit the Queen City on August 26th. She will speak at the University at Buffalo School of Law and will be a special guest at an evening program. Ginsburg is a native New Yorker who grew up in Brooklyn.  

"Steeling" the spotlight in the Keystone State

05.03.19 | Brandon Dickson

U.S. steel will invest more than $1 billion on state-of-the-art facilities in western Pennsylvania that it says will improve its steel-making efficiency and reduce emissions at its Mon Valley Works operations. This comes just days after two...

A new twist in the Woodstock 50 saga

05.03.19 | Brandon Dickson

Festival Organizer Michael Lang says he believes the festival's computers have been hacked--possibly by a media outlet. This comes following a hard week for the concert, after an investor backed out of the event Monday and a production company...

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