List by Author: Bob Price

The Athens School District is the latest Pennsylvania school district to go on strike

04.18.16 | Bob Price

Teachers have walked off the job after being unable to reach a deal with the school board on a new contract. Athens Superintendent Craig Stage says there's no way of knowing how long the job action will last.Extracurricular activities including ...

Pennsylvania has become the 24th state to pass a medical marijuana law

04.18.16 | Bob Price

Gov. Wolf signed the measure yesterday. At the bill signing ceremony, supporters hailed pot as an crucial remedy for controlling pain.          But critics argue medical marijuana is unsafe.  Dr. ...

The University of Buffalo has some explaining to do to prospective students

04.18.16 | Bob Price

More than 5,000 applicants were mistakenly accepted to the school last week. A university spokesman says erroneous emails were sent to students whose applications had not been fully vetted.U of B officials sent a second email notifying the ...

Pro-life activists in Pennsylvania are "up in arms" over stalled abortion-ban legislation

04.15.16 | Bob Price

The fetal pain awareness bill was halted suddenly this week after the president of Planned Parenthood derailed it in Harrisburg.  The legislation seeks to ban abortions after 20 weeks. It's unclear whether the pro-life legislation will be ...

Presidential candidates fight for New York votes

04.15.16 | Bob Price

     Sanders called into question Clinton's judgement for her support of the Iraq war. Clinton responsed that New Yorkers trusted her to be a senator and President Obama trusted her to be Secretary of State. The debate comes ...

Many people in Pennsylvania are wondering how the states' new medical marijuana law will work

04.15.16 | Bob Price

Governor Wolf will sign the measure on Sunday. Up to 150 licensed pot dispensaries will be permitted to sell the drug.                   Dr. Loren Robinson with ...

One of the largest natural gas producers in Pennsylvania is asking a federal judge to set aside a more than $4 million jury verdict

04.11.16 | Bob Price

That decision found the company guilty of polluting the well water of two families from Dimock, Pennsylvania.          Houston-based Cabot Oil & Gas maintains its drilling was not responsible for ...

A New York senator wants to increase the reward money to $25 thousand for anyone who thwarts a terror plot through online tips

04.11.16 | Bob Price

Democrat Chuck Schumer says the government's "See something, say something" mantra needs to be applied online, as well.Schumer points out that the San Bernardino gunmen posted their views about jihad on Facebook before they went on their shooting ...

Buffalo and Binghamton are 'feelin' the Bern' of Bernie Sanders

04.11.16 | Bob Price

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders will hold a rally this morning at the Veterans Memorial Arena in Binghamton starting at 10 O'clock. He's the first presidential candidate to visit Binghamton since George W. Bush in 2000. Sanders's ...

An important vote on the sanctity of human life happens today in the Pennsylvania House

04.11.16 | Bob Price

It's a measure to ban abortions after 20 weeks. Maria Gallagher with the Pennsylvania Pro-life Federation.Governor Wolf fears the fetal pain awareness effort will undermine a woman's right to choose, but Gallagher hails it as a landmark ...

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