List by Author: Bob Price

The first witness takes the stand today at the murder-for-hire trial of former Elmira hockey player Thomas Clayton

01.13.17 | Bob Price

Prosecutors say the defendant took out a one million dollar life insurance policy on his wife, the year before he had her killed in their Corning-area home. The trial is expected to last four to six weeks in Steuben County.

PA Gov. Tom Wolf says 700,000 residents will lose their insurance if the A.C.A. is repealed

01.12.17 | Bob Price

He says under Obamacare, Pennsylvania's uninsurance rate has gone from 20% to 6%. Skeptics point out that a big reason for that is because under the A.C.A., if you don't get insurance, you have to pay a fine.

Gov. Cuomo wants unfettered production of industrial hemp in the Southern Tier

01.12.17 | Bob Price

Andrew Cuomo says the budding industry is the economic "shot in the arm" that struggling farmers have been waiting for.        Agriculture Commissioner Richard Ball agrees.  He says it gives farmers and rural...

NY Senate majority leader John Flannigan may challenge Gov. Cuomo in 2018

01.12.17 | Bob Price

The Suffolk County lawmaker joins Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino and Buffalo businessman Carl Paladino as potential GOP contenders. Astorino lost to Cuomo in 2014; Paladino was defeated in 2010.

Cuomo is wrapping up his 'State of the State' road show with speeches today in Syracuse and Albany

01.11.17 | Bob Price, Traci Lynn Woolsey

Among the proposals he's pitching is a plan to establish "recovery high schools" for young folks with drug addictions.Cuomo says his six-point plan would address prevention, treatment...and recovery. The drug-free recovery high school concept...

Parts of I-81 in PA were closed for several hours last night due to icy weather

01.11.17 | Bob Price

Six tractor trailers jack-knifed in the southbound lanes near Clarks Summit last night. At least one of them caught fire.

A flood watch takes effect tomorrow in ski country

01.11.17 | Bob Price

Warmer weather is melting the snow.  That combined with a healthy dose of rain means those rivers and streams will be rising fast.          A flood watch is in effect from tomorrow morning...

Two former nurses in Ithaca, NY claim the hospital wrongfully fired them because of their efforts to form a union

01.10.17 | Bob Price

The national labor relations board will hear their case.Ann Marshal, who was fired in October, thinks her dismissal was retaliation for her complaining about the hospital's blood transfusion policy.Cayuga Medical Center claims it fired the nurses...

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf is teaming up to promote the next generation of farmers

01.10.17 | Bob Price

More than 5,000 Future Farmers of America were Wolf's guests at the Pennsylvania Farm Show yesterday for the state's F.F.A. mid-winter convention. Wolf says a minimum of 75,000 new and replacement jobs will be needed in the agriculture industry...

NY Governor Andrew Cuomo continues his 'State of the State' speeches today

01.10.17 | Bob Price

Stops will be made to Long Island and Westchester County. Cuomo's proposing New York spend $2 billion for clean water projects. The money would upgrade municipal drinking water systems. Many communities across the state are dealing with aging...

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