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The Cooperative Gallery 213 Celebrates 20 Years
February 21, 2020, 6:02 pm | Source
The Cooperative Gallery 213 celebrates 20 years with a retrospective exhibit.

ICE Chief Slams New York’s Green Light Law
February 21, 2020, 2:23 pm | Source
“As a 25-year law enforcement professional, it is unfathomable that information which could be used to prevent crime or a potential terrorist attack, is purposely being withheld."

New State Protocols Aim To Lower Cancer Risk For New York Firefighters
February 21, 2020, 1:51 pm | Source
The state is looking at cancer deaths among firefighters - higher than across the general population - and looking to lower that risk.

New York Governor To Tour States Where Cannabis Is Legal
February 21, 2020, 1:19 pm | Source
Cuomo said he’ll go to California, Colorado, Illinois and Massachusetts in the coming weeks to meet with officials there and find out how they are carrying out the monitoring, sale and taxing of the drug.

How To Lower Prison Costs? PA Secretary Advises Medical Parole
February 21, 2020, 1:03 pm | Source
Pennsylvania sentences a lot of people to life without the possibility of parole. Research has shown their odds of reoffending are low after years of incarceration.

ACLU Sues Over Northeast Pennsylvania Traffic Stop
February 21, 2020, 12:56 pm | Source
Attorneys say they believe the stop was racially motivated. The ACLU’s client was detained, then placed in ICE custody.

Evacuated For COVID-19 Scare, Pennsylvania Man Reflects On Life After Quarantine
February 21, 2020, 6:28 am | Source
As evacuees who cleared a 14-day quarantine return home to their communities, a U.S. man talks of his experience in China and the transition home.

New York Governor Presses Again For Flavored Vaping Ban
February 20, 2020, 9:13 pm | Source
“This is literally a matter of life and death, literally every day, more kids are getting addicted. One way or the other, by April 1 this has to become law."

Elmira, Binghamton Awarded Funds To Fight Blight
February 20, 2020, 9:04 pm | Source
Elmira was awarded $1 million. Binghamton was awarded $585,000.

Kopko Announces Run For Tompkins DA
February 20, 2020, 6:09 pm | Source
Kopko is running as a Democrat. Current D.A. Matt Van Houten is also a Democrat.

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