List by Author: Bob Price

25,000 Pennsylvania residents may lose their Medicaid coverage under Obamacare

01.02.14 | Bob Price

The day before health insurance was set to kick in for millions of Americans under Obamacare, a new problem has emerged in Pennsylvania that could leave thousands without the government coverage they thought they had obtained through the troubled ...

King defends the Common Core

01.02.14 | Bob Price

NY Education Commissioner John King is once again defending the controversial Common Core learning standards. In a letter to school superintendents and principals, King knocked what he called “misinformation” being circulated at ...

Gun-Rights groups plan to appeal SAFE ACT decision

01.02.14 | Bob Price

Gun rights groups vow to appeal a judge’s ruling this week that upholds most provisions of the SAFE Act. Judge William Skretny in Buffalo concluded the ban on large capacity magazines and sale of semi-automatic weapons is constitutional ...

Winter Storm brings snow and cold

01.02.14 | Bob Price

5-to-8 inches of wind-blown snow and bitter cold are settling in on the region.  The National Weather Service says most the accumulation will happen in the central Finger Lakes region and the lake belts.  Some areas near Rochester could ...

What happens to your Christmas tree ?

12.30.13 | Bob Price

It’s one of America’s great recycling success stories: Every year, hundreds of thousands of discarded Christmas trees are collected and reused. Many are picked up curbside by local garbage collection services and turned into mulch. But ...

Pa. Drivers Prepare for Sticker Shock at the Pump

12.30.13 | Bob Price

Drivers in Pennsylvania and across the Twin Tiers are bracing for higher prices at the pump come January 1st. That’s when a transportation bill signed by Governor Tom Corbett in late November takes effect.It looks to raise $2.3 billion to ...

ESPN : Penn States' O'Brian / Texans working on deal

12.30.13 | Bob Price

Bill O'Brien has emerged as the overwhelming favorite to become the next coach of the Houston Texans, and the two sides are working to get a deal in place within the next week, league sources told ESPN. O'Brien met with the Texans this week after ...

Tougher NY gun law results in 1,146 felony charges

12.30.13 | Bob Price

Nearly a year after passage of the state's new gun law, dealer sales of popular AR-15 semi-automatic rifles have ended in New York and arrest data show more than 1,000 gun possession charges in New York City were boosted from misdemeanors to ...

Time running out for NY homeowners to apply for STAR savings

12.27.13 | Bob Price

New York homeowners have until December 31st to apply for the STAR property tax exemptions. The average rebate check is $700 for a family making less than $500,000 a year.  There's also the enhanced STAR exemption for seniors who earn under ...

PA Court overturns Roman Catholic Church official's child-endangerment conviction

12.27.13 | Bob Price

A Pennsylvania appeals court has ruled that a Roman Catholic church official was wrongly convicted for his handling of priest sex abuse complaints. The unanimous decision released Thursday by the state Superior Court also dismisses the criminal ...

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