List by Author: Bob Price

Fake Christmas trees gain in popularity

12.02.13 | Bob Price

Artificial Christmas trees are becoming more popular during the Holiday season.  More than half ...(54 percent) of U.S. adults report they will buy or use an artificial Christmas tree this year. According to a new Harris Interactive poll, ...

Prayer helps with self-control, emotional stability

12.02.13 | Bob Price

A new study says prayer helps boost self-control and emotional stability. German Researchers found people who turn to prayer as a coping response to the high demands in life are rewarded with an increased ability to resist te...

Bizarre kidnapping case from Steuben County heads to court

12.02.13 | Bob Price

A strange kidnapping case returns to federal court in Rochester, New York tomorrow.  19 year-old Brandon Todd of Prattsburgh (in northern Steuben county) is accused of kidnapping a 28 year-old Florida woman and holding her captive in ...

PA gubernatorial race ... still wide open

12.02.13 | Bob Price

Political pundits in Pennsylvania say the race for governor is still wide open with six months to go until primary day. A new survey by the Pittsburgh “Tribune Review” gives the edge for the Democratic ...

Polls show NY's Cuomo with big edge to keep seat

11.27.13 | Bob Price

New polls released Tuesday showed New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo with a big edge to keep his job as governor, the post he said put him on People magazine's list of sexiest older men. A Quinnipiac University poll had the Democrat far ahead of one ...

Metcalfe files impeachment resolution against PA Attorney General

11.27.13 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania Representative Daryl Metcalfe has introduced a House Resolution calling for the impeachment of state Attorney General Kathleen Kane.  Metcalfe says Kane’s repeated violation of her constitutional, statutory ...

Funeral held for NY trooper killed in gorge fall

11.27.13 | Bob Price

Hundreds of state police officers, under a sky as gray as their uniforms, lined up Tuesday for the funeral of a trooper who fell to his death during a training exercise last week. Trooper Ross Riley, the 44-year-old father of three daughters, died ...

Three bills under consideration to overhaul PA property tax system

11.27.13 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania property owners have long been clamoring for a change in the way public education is funded. State legislators are listening. But a complete overhaul of the school property tax system will take a while to accomplish. Three pieces of ...

Kids and screen time ...obesity link ?

11.26.13 | Bob Price

Children who spend lots of time in front of screens, especially TVs, tend to gain more weight as they age. The findings are consistent with research suggesting that idle sitting and exposure to advertisements may fuel poor eating habits.  ...

Pork spending in Pa transportation bill

11.26.13 | Bob Price

Good-government groups in Pennsylvania are concerned about pork spending contained in the nearly 2-and-a-half billion dollar transportation bill. The historic infrastructure improvement effort funnels 40 million dollars next year to a ...

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