List by Author: Bob Price

Doctors debate caution vs. medical need for medical marijuana in Pennsylvania

02.26.15 | Bob Price

To former Pennsylvania Medical Society president Bruce MacLeod, the oath physicians take to “do no harm” means proceeding with caution when it comes to legalizing medical marijuana in Pennsylvania. “History will judge us harshly ...

NY private schools sue to overturn athlete transfer rule

02.26.15 | Bob Price

Nine private and charter schools have sued to overturn the new rule for scholastic athletics in upstate New York that would make many students ineligible to play sports for a year when they transfer to a new school without changing residency. The ...

Meet the New Baby Giraffe at Buffalo Zoo

02.26.15 | Bob Price

The Buffalo Zoo is celebrating the birth of a female giraffe.The baby was born on Saturday, February 21 to mother, 20-year-old Agnes. The baby’s father is 3-year-old Moke, who also sired Sampson, a male giraffe born to mother A.J. in ...

Casino bids: 'Nothing about process rang true at end'

02.25.15 | Bob Price

An inquiry by the Attorney General's Office into the selection of three casino projects has raised new questions about the process as the state looks to grant the gambling licenses in the coming months. Some of the losing bidders said state ...

Business burns in Honesdale

02.25.15 | Bob Price

Crews are battling flames at a business in Wayne County. Calls came in just before 10 p.m. Tuesday night. Flames could be seen shooting from the roof of the building that houses George W. Kinsman Inc. on Main Street in Honesdale. There is no ...

Wolf admits 'poor word choice' in describing Pa's biggest economic challenge.

02.25.15 | Bob Price

Fresh off his trip to the National Governors Association meeting in Washington, D.C., where he declared Pennsylvania suffers from low self-esteem, Gov. Tom Wolf admits it was "probably a poor choice of words." In an impromptu news conference ...

Harsh Winter Takes a Toll on Blood Donations

02.25.15 | Bob Price

The harsh winter has taken a toll on just about everything, but especially blood donations. Inclement weather has canceled more than 35 blood donation events state-wide, leading to almost 1,200 uncollected blood and platelet donations. The Red ...

"Paycheck protection" returns to Harrisburg

02.24.15 | Bob Price

The battle to end government collection of union dues is on again in Pennsylvania. The Senate State Government Committee on Monday voted 6-5 along mostly partisan lines to approve a proposed constitutional amendment that would ...

New Marijuana legislation in Pennsylvania

02.24.15 | Bob Price

A legislative effort to allow Pennsylvanians use of medical marijuana will soon be unveiled in the House, but the representative behind it said it will not look like the Medical Cannabis Act presented last month in the Senate. While he could not ...

NY attorney general expands herbal supplements investigation

02.24.15 | Bob Price

Three weeks after ordering four major retailers to pull store-brand herbal supplements off their shelves following DNA tests that found little or none of the listed herbs, New York's attorney general is targeting manufacturers of the popular ...

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