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The looming teacher strike at Pennsylvania's state-owned universities would impact more than 112,000 students across the commonwealth

10.05.16 | Bob Price

If it happens, it would be the first strike in the 33-year-history of the state system of higher education. 5,500 professors could walk off the job as soon as Wednesday, October 19th.Faculty at the affected schools say classes will continue even ...

Last Week to Register to Vote in PA for Upcoming Presidential Election

10.04.16 | Bob Price

If you still haven't registered to vote in the upcoming presidential election, time is running out. The last day to sign up to vote in Pennsylvania is Tuesday, October 11 and during this last week, Republicans and Democrats are pushing to ...

Corry water leaks repaired, restrictions remain

10.04.16 | Bob Price

Corry water users were still being told to boil their water and were being asked to continue conserving it Monday even after significant weekend water leaks were repaired. "We are currently under a boil advisory," City Manager Jason Biondi said. ...

There's a water emergency in Corry, Pennsylvania

10.03.16 | Bob Price

A water main break drained the entire Corry Reservoir of 300 million gallons over the weekend. Corry Mayor Charles Campbell says the departments of public safety and health have been called to make sure residents are taken care of.It'll take up to ...

A national cyber security firm says Pennsylvania is vulnerable to hackers this election day

10.03.16 | Bob Price

Experts say it's because there's no paper trail with the voting machines and that makes the election results easier to tamper with.Ben Johnson runs the cyber security firm Carbon Black. Election officials in Harrisburg say the kind of voting ...

Medical providers across Pennsylvania came together yesterday to talk about recovery from the disease of drug addiction

09.30.16 | Bob Price

Physician General Rachel Levin led the discussion on ways the Pennsylvania healthcare system can more effectively treat drug addiction. Gary Tennis with the state health department says " a thousand American's a week are dying of drug ...

Pennsylvania school kids are making "modest gains" on standarized tests

09.30.16 | Bob Price

Education director Pedro Rivera says student performance is "trending in the right direction" but more needs to be done to close the achievement gap. 54% of third graders in Pennsylvania are proficient in math; 51 percent in English. In 8th ...

The Pennsylvania House will not be voting any time soon on legislation to protect landowners royalty rights

09.29.16 | Bob Price

The GOP leadership has tabled, for now the measure that makes the energy companies pay a minimum royalty for the gas extracted from private property. Hundreds of landowners in Bradford County rallied in Harrisburg this week, arguing they're ...

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf says action is needed to combat the scourge of opiod abuse in the commonwealth

09.29.16 | Bob Price

In an address to a joint session of the General Assembly, he called drug addiction a "national epidemic" that's destroying families.  He referred to CDC statistics that U.S. "prescription opiod overdose deaths have have quadrupled since ...

Penn State is offering a one-time one-credit course on Donald Trump

09.28.16 | Bob Price

The class is completely devoted to the Republican presidential nominee.    Professors Mike Berkman and Chris Beem are co-teaching the class which is simply entitled "Trump." Students have been meeting every Tuesday night for two hours ...

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