List by Author: Bob Price

PA Gov. Tom Wolf has jumped into a labor dispute in Erie

08.10.17 | Bob Price

Unionized General Electric workers aren't putting much hope in negotiations. Nearly 600 GE jobs could be gone soon from Erie. General Electric wants to shut down locomotive production there. The plant has existed in Erie since the days of...

A PA congressman says he supports a new bi-partisan effort to fix what ails Obamacare

08.09.17 | Bob Price

Congressman Glenn Thompson is part of a group of 40 lawmakers called the Problem-solvers Caucus. One of their goals is to save rural hospitals. Thompson says since Obamacare was enacted, nearly 100 rural hospitals nationwide have...

A gas driller accused of polluting water in PA has filed a five million dollar lawsuit

08.09.17 | Bob Price

Cabot Oil & Gas has filed the suit against two law firms and a Pennsylvania resident, claiming they tried to extort the company through a frivolous lawsuit. Authorities for Cabot say the defendants sought to harass the Houston-based...

A infant baby was abandoned inside a garbage bag behind a home yesterday in Elmira, NY

08.09.17 | Bob Price

The child was found alive by neighbors who heard crying from behind a home on Walnut Street. Police Sgt. William Solt says the neighbors "tried to wash it up and immediately called 911." The baby is in stable condition at a local hospital. The...

NY state is taking a new approach to cut-down on opioid deaths

08.09.17 | Bob Price

Governor Cuomo is offering a program that cuts the cost on the "overdose-reversing" medication naloxone. It means that starting this week folks with health insurance, medicare or medicaid, can get the lifesaving drug with up to $40 in co-payment...

The Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo has just been named one of the best cancer hospitals in the U.S.

08.08.17 | Bob Price

Roswell Park came in 33rd out of nearly 900 cancer hospitals that were reviewed by U.S. News & World Report.  

Former NY senate leader Dean Skelos wants a new trial

08.08.17 | Bob Price

Skelos's former colleague, ex-assembly speaker Sheldon Silver, is getting a new trial. A couple years ago, both men were convicted of public corruption. Skelos says recent changes to public corruption law by the U.S. Supreme Court demands he...

A PA senator has introduced a new school voucher bill in Harrisburg

08.08.17 | Bob Price

Senator John DiSanto's bill would set up education savings accounts so parents can send their children to the school of their choice. Critics say the customized approach to education robs public schools of desperately-needed revenue.

A former Phillies catcher and World Series champion has passed away

08.07.17 | Bob Price

Philadelphia Phillies and Florida Marlins catcher Darren Dalton succumbed to brain cancer Sunday.  He was 55 years old.

Martin Truex Jr. took home the checkered flag at Sunday's NASCAR race at the Glen

08.07.17 | Bob Price

Truex captures his fourth victory of the NASCAR season.  It"s his first ever win at Watkins Glen. The race was also the last at Watkins Glen for Dale Earnhardt, Jr.,  who will retire at the end of the season.

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