List by Author: Bob Price

Most in PA oppose repeal of Obamacare

11.01.13 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania voters oppose repeal of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare, by a 50-40 percent margin, a statewide poll shows.  The poll of 628 registered voters by Franklin & Marshall College found substantial ...

Ancient find in the Adirondacks

11.01.13 | Bob Price

Archaeologists have uncovered ancient Native American artifacts near a popular state-owned beach in the southern Adirondacks. This is among the earliest known occupied sites in New York state history.  The dig near Million Dollar ...

PA residents living above mine fire free to stay

11.01.13 | Bob Price

The few remaining residents of a Pennsylvania coal town that was largely razed in the 1980s because of an underground mine fire that still burns today have gotten their wish — to be left alone, free to live out their lives there. A lengthy ...

Gambling friends and foes campaign in NY

11.01.13 | Bob Price

A massive casino expansion effort is the big ticket item on election day this year in New York and both sides of the debate are doing some last minute campaigning. Opponents and supporters of prop 1 - a measure to allow non-Indian owned, ...

Penn State cancels naming of College President

10.31.13 | Bob Price

An abrupt about-face by Penn State officials who canceled a public meeting on Friday to name a university president.  It’s triggered more complaints from critics who say the university's culture of secrecy erodes public trust.  ...

Trial Continues of man accused of killing WNY School Superintendent

10.31.13 | Bob Price

Prosecutors say the evidence is overwhelming in the trial of a Virginia man accused of killing a Western New York school superintendent. The trial of Anthony Taglianetti continues in a Mayville courtroom. Prosecutors say the accused had the cell ...

Food Pantries expect more Business this Holiday Season

10.31.13 | Bob Price

Food pantries are anticipating more foot traffic as a reduction in food stamps looms. If you receive food stamps, you’ll see a reduction in benefits come November 1st. The benefit decrease is due to the expiration of the American ...

New Food Allergy Guidelines for Schools

10.31.13 | Bob Price

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is issuing its first government guidelines on how to protect schoolchildren with food allergies. The voluntary guidelines call on schools to take such steps as restricting nuts, shellfish or other ...

Penn State will Name New President

10.30.13 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania State University is poised to name a new president, who will be charged with leading the state's flagship university through continued controversy in the aftermath of the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse scandal.  The board of ...

Commissioner Quits NY Ethics Board

10.30.13 | Bob Price

Another commissioner has quit New York's new ethics board, which was formed to stamp out public corruption.  Law professor Ellen Yaroshefsky resigned her seat on the 14-member J-COPE panel after learning the joint commission on public ethics ...

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