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Tim Tebow keeps aiming for major leagures despite age

02.17.20 | Brandon Dickson

The 32-year-old former quarterback is back for his fifth year as a minor league outfielder for the New York Mets. Last year, in his first AAA action with the Syracuse Mets, Tebow hit .163 with four home runs and 19 RBIs in 77 games. He got...

Former pharmacist files suit claiming she was fired for not trying marijuana

02.17.20 | Brandon Dickson

Carol Kopiak, of Wilkes-Barre, has filed a lawsuit against her former employer, Justice Grown. Kopiak claims her rights were violated when the store terminated her employment "for refusing to engage in illegal activity."

No "travel deal" yet between Pres. Trump and Gov. Cuomo

02.14.20 | Brandon Dickson

Despite no agreement, the Thursday meeting of minds between President Trump and Governor Cuomo were reportedly "productive." However, the Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo says it made him "feel better knowing he did all he could" to argue for...

State Museum of Pennsylvania hosts African American vote event

02.12.20 | Brandon Dickson

Last night's event highlighted new laws meant to make voting easier. Director of the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission Chad Lassiter  says it includes teaching voters how to select candidates who line up with their values. The event...

Rob Ortt drops from NY's 27th Congressional District race

02.12.20 | Brandon Dickson

The state senator from Niagara County was among several Republicans who sought to keep the district in GOP hands following the resignation of Chris Collins last year. Nate McMurray is the Democratic nominee, while Republicans are backing state...

Senate democrats in PA introduce bills aimed at increasing housing opportunities

02.11.20 | Brandon Dickson

The "new deal" is a five-year program that calls for a billion dollars in new money to help expand access to affordable housing. State Senator Vincent Hughes says home ownership needs to  be accessible by every American. The initiative...

Federal and state officials going toe-to-toe over the Green Light Law in NY

02.11.20 | Brandon Dickson

The U.S. attorney for New York’s Western District, James Kennedy, was joined by Homeland Security, ICE, U.S. Border Patrol, and other agencies Monday to voice frustration at the controversial law that allows undocumented immigrants to apply...

Dillsburg, PA couple among cruise passengers stranded in Japan

02.10.20 | Brandon Dickson

At least 12 Americans are among the thousands of people stuck on a cruise ship off Japan's coast. They've been quarantined due to the coronavirus outbreak. William and Colette Smedley say they are ready to return to the states "after 29 days at...

Canada now commenting on NY's Green Light law

02.10.20 | Brandon Dickson

It comes after Governor Cuomo announced New York state will sue the federal government's decision to ban New Yorkers from the trusted traveler program over the state's controversial Green Light Law, which allows illegal immigrants to apply for...

PA Senate approvs bill to create homebuyer savings accounts

02.07.20 | Brandon Dickson

It allows first-time homeowners to save for such things as down payments and closing costs. The bill's sponsor says the savings account could result in an annual increase of up to 4,000 Pennsylvania home purchases.

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