Top lawmaker reiterates prediction that budget deficit will be manageable
The state's Independent Fiscal Office projects lawmakers will have to fill an approximately $1.7 billion deficit in next year's budget. (Photo by AP) (Harrisburg) -- Though the new legislative session doesn't start until next month, state lawmakers are already staking out some of their key positions. Many of those are related to the state's finances. A top Republican, for one, is repeating his guarantee that his…
Iran’s Ballistic Missile Program ‘Non-Negotiable,’ Top Tehran Regime Official Reiterates
Iran’s ballistic missile program is “non-negotiable,” a top Tehran regime official reiterated on Monday. Referring to German Chancellor Angela Merkel,...
Confusion reigns as IOC hedges on what to do about Russians
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) - The International Olympic Committee has left a decision whether to reinstate Russia to the Pyeongchang Olympics until the day of the closing ceremony.
Officials say top US intelligence official to resign
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats is to resign in days, after a two-year tenure marked by President Donald...
Why officials are worried about upcoming mosquito season
Health officials are preparing for mosquito season as some are showing a resistance to pesticides
Area officials are hoping a few strategically placed additions to the Bangor Waterfront will be a business booster. The Bangor Daily News wants to publish
Fire officials offer tips to prevent house fires
Roanoke County Fire and Rescue has noticed an increase of house fires that started outside homes then quickly spread to the house.
Worcester County officials offer wintry weather tips
Worcester County is also urging residents to prepare for this wintry weather.
Smith County officials on scene of tree on top of house
Smith County emergency crews are on scene of a tree following onto a house in the western part of the county, near Chandler.The house is located on County Road 1134, near Lago del Pino.A female resident of the house used her life alert system to notify law enforcement of the incident.KETK has a crew on scene and will update information as it's made available.
Top officials unaware pipeline security operated illegally
North Dakota's governor, top law officer and military leader all said Wednesday they were unaware that a private security firm hired by the developer of the disputed Dakota Access oil...
Afghan officials: 100 casualties in Afghanistan attack
Authorities on Saturday raised the casualty toll to 100 in an attack on a military compound in northern Afghanistan a day earlier by gunmen and suicide bombers wearing army uniforms.
How to Purchase Official April the Giraffe Apparel
With eyes from around the world waiting for her calf to be born, there's a high demand for clothing in support of April the Giraffe. The Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville has teamed up...
State Officials Consider Offering Access to Swimming Lessons...
Accidental drowning is the second-leading cause of death, after birth defects, for children five years old and younger.Additionally, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said in 2014, 29 people drowned.As a result of those facts, schools throughout the state will partake in a special study...
School officials learn strategies for safety
School resource officers from across central Texas were looking ahead by taking part in a conference on school safety.
Ducks' Vermette Suspended 10 Games For Slashing Official
Vermette is expected to appeal the suspension to NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman.
Grilling this Memorial Day? State officials fire up some safety tips
HARRISBURG, Pa.--Memorial Day marks the unofficial beginning of summer in Pennsylvania and on Friday Insurance Commissioner Teresa Miller and Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency Director Richard Flinn stressed the importance of grilling safety. Of annual grill-related fires in the United States, 57 percent occur from May through August.
Fulton County has fired 2 top officials at Wolf Creek Amphitheater
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Ilion Fire Officials: 10 People Displaced After Child Plays with Lighter
An apartment fire that left 10 people without a home was started by a child playing with a lighter, according to Ilion police.
State officials burn nearly $20,000 in hemp that failed standard
The Ky. Dept. of Agriculture plans to burn five barrels of industrial hemp that was above the legal limit for THC.
Officials: Florida boy, 10, among youngest victims of opioid crisis
Health officials say fentanyl is so powerful that just a speck breathed in or absorbed through skin can be fatal.