List by Author: Bob Price

Brits make Breakthrough in Alzheimer's Research

10.10.13 | Bob Price

British scientists may have paved the way for a simple pill to cure the debilitating effects of Alzheimer’s disease.  Researchers have discovered a drug-like compound that has halted brain cell death in mice for the first ...

Roller Coaster gets stuck in Florida

10.10.13 | Bob Price

Riders had to be rescued after getting stuck in a vertical position atop a roller coaster at Universal Orlando for more than two hours last night.  About a dozen people, including a child were stranded nearly 170 feet in the air on ...

Vets Lose with Gov't Shutdown

10.10.13 | Bob Price

Veterans Affairs Secretary Erik Shinseki says nearly 4 million of America’s war heroes could lose their disability pay next month if the government shutdown lingers into late October.  More than half a million vets and their ...

Court could Rule on Casino Issue in NY

10.09.13 | Bob Price

A court could decide this Friday if a referendum to expand casino gambling in New York was uncommonly reworded to include rosy benefits and whether that language as it appears on the ballot was approved illegally in secret. The referendum, that ...

Catholics Sue over Health Care Law in PA

10.09.13 | Bob Price

The Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh is suing to block enforcement of the birth control mandate in Obama-care. Facing a Jan. 1 deadline to meet new federal health insurance requirements,  the Diocese says forcing a faith-based ...

Truckers Revolt in D-C

10.09.13 | Bob Price

If you'll be in Washington, D.C., this weekend, prepare to spend a lot of time staring at the back bumpers of tractor-trailers.  Several thousand truckers have pledged to spend Friday through Sunday slowing down traffic on the Beltway.  ...

Home Heating Price up this Winter

10.09.13 | Bob Price

It’s going to cost you more to stay warm this winter. The government expects 90 percent of U-S households will pay more for heat.  Homes that use natural gas for heat, about half of the nation, will see costs rise about 13 ...

State police issue "field guide" over SAFE Act

10.08.13 | Bob Price

New York State Police have issued a field guide for its troopers on how to handle the controversial gun-control law.  The 20-page guide quietly issued last month notes that police officers have been concerned about enforcing the SAFE Act, ...

Sexual crime a problem for U-S teens

10.08.13 | Bob Price

Almost one in 10 teens today admit to having coerced or forced someone into an unwanted sexual act.  A new study in the Journal of the American Medical Association finds nine percent of youths report having committing some sort of sexual ...

Gambling dollars flow in NY

10.08.13 | Bob Price

NY politicians are raking in the campaign contributions from gambling interest groups.  Governor Cuomo alone has received more than a quarter million dollars from the casino industry in the run-up to a November 5th ballot initiative that could ...

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