Industrial Hemp Could Become Common Sight In PA Once Again
| January 17, 2019
Hemp displayed at the 2019 Pennsylvania Farm Show. (Photo: Rachel McDevitt/WITF)
HARRISBURG, PA (WITF) – Industrial hemp used to be grown across the commonwealth and used for things like clothing, rope, and animal feed. Its popularity started to decline with the rise of cotton about 150 years ago, but the industry really suffered a setback when Congress outlawed it in the 1930s because of its similarities to marijuana.
ALBANY, NY (WSKG) - Saturday is the deadline for voters in the state’s school board and school budget elections to get their ballots in the mail. There will be no in person voting in the June 9th elections, due to safety precautions because of the coronavirus pandemic .
Officials in New York are investigating an attack on Wednesday night in Brooklyn that left three officers injured. Some news reports have suggested the violence might be terror-related, citing anonymous sources.
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Governor Cuomo's daily coronavirus briefing can be seen on a viewer below. Also below are recordings of most of the governor's other coronavirus daily briefings. The timing of each day's briefing is set that morning and is posted here. They are also broadcast live on WSKG radio. (TOP PLAYER ACTIVE ONLY DURING LIVE BRIEFING)
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ALBANY, NY (WSKG) - There were fewer incidences of looting of stores and other businesses around the state on Tuesday night, after three nights that left many stores damaged and empty of merchandise. Gov. Andrew Cuomo, in his daily briefing Wednesday, credited better efforts by the police, and walked back some critical comments he made Tuesday about the NYPD.
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