List by Author: Bob Price

Grief counselors on hand today as a Buffalo-suburb mourns the loss of a young student

11.07.16 | Bob Price

Seven-year-old Alyssa Hearn was killed Friday afternoon after getting pinned under a school bus.  Springville Superintendent Kimberly Moritz says, "It's probably the worst thing that can happen in a school district." &nb...

A major health-care provider in PA is pulling out of insurance marketplace for "Obamacare"

11.07.16 | Bob Price

Pittsburgh-based Highmark is cancelling coverage plans in 27 counties in 2017. That amounts to about 70% of the customers enrolled in the so-called Affordable Care Act. The move comes after the government reported that Obamacare premiums will ...

A federal judge in PA says "no" to a request for poll workers at all precincts on Election Day

11.04.16 | Bob Price

The GOP requested the move to reduce the chance of voter fraud.          Yesterday, state police raided the Philadelphia headquarters of a grassroots group that works to "Get out the Vote" for ...

A PA high school football program is being forced to change a pre-game tradition

11.04.16 | Bob Price

The Freedom from Religion Foundation filed a complaint against the Dunmore School District because long-time Head Coach Jack Henzes was leading his team in a pre-game prayer.          Most in Dunmore say ...

The candidates for president plan to spend much of today in Pennsylvania

11.04.16 | Bob Price

Just four days until the election. Clinton has a rally this afternoon in Pittsburgh. Trump stumps tonight in Hershey and is pleased with the crowds he's drawing. Correspondent Nancy Cordes says the Clinton strategy in the closing days of the ...

New York election officials plan to beef up police prescence on Election Day

11.04.16 | Bob Price

This is to prevent any acts of harassment or intimidation at polling stations.Len Lenihan with the Erie County Board of Elections, says people cannot loiter at election booths. A recent survey by USA Today shows more than 50% of voters fear ...

It's now a 2-way contest in New York's 22nd Congressional Race

11.04.16 | Bob Price

The latest Siena College poll shows Republican Claudia Tenney clinging to a four-point lead over Democrat Kim Myers with Third-party candidate Marty Babinec far behind.Pollster Steve Greenburg says his support dropped from 24% to 16%. The 22nd ...

The federal government is taking issue with NY highway signs

11.03.16 | Bob Price

More than 500 road signs that promote New York's tourism industry are illegal, according to the federal government. The blue signs are part of of the "I Love New York" campaign and cost $2 million to put up over the past three years.  They ...

The PA governor signs law to curb the opioid epidemic

11.03.16 | Bob Price

Governor Tom Wolf says there's still more to do "to address this public health crisis."Northern Tier Representative Matt Baker applauds the landmark legislation.  He says, "It allows for limits on prescription medication."The legislation ...

Overcrowding is a big problem at the Broome County, NY jail

11.03.16 | Bob Price

But a new $5.5 million expansion effort should help. Currently, a number of inmates are being incarcerated outside the county and that costs taxpayers' money. Sheriff Dave Harder says with the changes, "we'll be able to bring our inmates back and ...

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