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New Plan Calls For 10% Solar Power In PA By 2030
November 16, 2018, 1:39 pm | Source
Pennsylvania could lower its greenhouse gas emissions, create jobs, and improve public health if it got more power from the sun. That's according to a new report from the state Department of Environmental Protection.

A Song Recital and a Short Opera in One Afternoon
November 15, 2018, 7:50 pm | Source
The Stamford Friends of Music welcome soprano Amber Evans and pianist Thomas Muraco.

Some Finger Lakes Households On Verge Of Erasing Medical Debt
November 15, 2018, 2:00 pm | Source
ROCHESTER, NY (WXXI) - Over $2 million of medical debt across New York state is about to be erased. It’s due to the efforts of two friends, 70-year-old Caroline Kenyon and 80-year-old Judy Jones, both of Ithaca, who raised $12,500 that they’ve donated to an organization called RIP Medical Debt.

New York’s Health Department Recommends Expanding Medical Marijuana Program
November 15, 2018, 1:55 pm | Source
ROCHESTER, NY (WXXI) - The New York state health department has recommended easing access to medical marijuana. In a report released this week, the department said it needs to find a balance between “relieving the pain and suffering of those in desperate need of a treatment,” and protecting the public from risks to health and safety.

Episcopal Bishop For Central New York Maintains Support For Same-Sex Marriage
November 15, 2018, 1:46 pm | Source
SYRACUSE, NY (WRVO) - The issue of gay marriage is at the heart of a disagreement in the Episcopal Church in upstate New York. An Albany Bishop has banned same-sex marriage in his diocese, going so far as to say in a letter to the Albany Diocese that the church has been 'hijacked by the 'gay rights agenda,'" with Satan at the source of this division in the church. 

Advocates Want Swift Action From New York’s Senate Democrats
November 15, 2018, 1:36 pm | Source
ALBANY, NY (WSKG) - Progressive-leaning groups said Wednesday that now that more Democrats have been elected to the state Senate, they’ll hold the legislators’ feet to the fire in January to ensure that measures like bail reform and legalizing marijuana are swiftly enacted into law.

PA’s Senate Republicans, Democrats Reelect Leaders With Little Fanfare
November 15, 2018, 1:25 pm | Source
HARRISBURG, PA (WSKG)-- State Senators held their leadership elections this week, and both Republicans and Democrats chose to retain the same members for top positions.

Arts Roundup: Video Games Live with the Binghamton Philharmonic, plus Richard Thompson, The Golden Age of Radio and More!
November 15, 2018, 4:36 am | Source
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‘Titanic’ Sails On
November 14, 2018, 4:32 pm | Source
SRO Productions III presents Maury Yeston's 'Titanic: the Musical' in the Schorr Family Firehouse Stage.

Aretha Franklin Touches The Infinite As Long-Delayed Film Debuts in New York
November 14, 2018, 11:00 am | Source
Now, 46 years after it was shot, the Amazing Grace movie was finally shown in public for the first time Monday, with initial screenings in New York City and more on the way nationwide.

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