List by Month: 9-2013

U.S. Solicitor General To Testify In Prayer Case Out of Greece, NY

09.17.13 | Sarah Harnisch

 The United States is taking an active role in the prayer case out of Greece, New York. The solicitor general of the United States plans to weigh in during upcoming arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court over prayers offered before town board ...

Corbett Unveils Medicaid Overhaul

09.17.13 | Bob Price

Governor Tom Corbett is proposing  major changes to the Medicaid system, which he says is growing at a  rate that can't be sustained.  He wants to use new federal money to buy  private insurance for half a million uninsured ...

Fracking's Impact on Air Pollution Minimal

09.17.13 | Bob Price

Hydro-fracking for natural gas don't seem to spew immense amounts of methane into the air.   The new study, mostly funded by energy interests, was published Monday by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. About 90 percent ...

WNY Teen Dies of Football Injury

09.17.13 | Bob Price

A Brocton teen critically injured in a high school football game Friday night has passed away. A spokesperson for Women and Children's Hospital says Damon Janes, 16, died Monday following injuries sustained from a helmet-to-helmet collision during ...

Important Cases Before PA Court

09.17.13 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania's Superior Court will hear back-to-back  arguments in two high-profile cases during a special session today in Luzerne  County.  The panel of judges first will hear Jerry Sandusky's  challenge to his child ...

Corbett unveils Medicaid reform plan

09.17.13 | Bob Price

Governor Tom Corbett is proposing  major changes to the Medicaid system, which he says is growing at a  rate that can't be sustained.  He wants to use new federal money to buy  private insurance for half a million uninsured ...

Fracking poses little impact on air pollution

09.17.13 | Bob Price

Hydro-fracking for natural gas don't seem to spew immense amounts of methane into the air.   The new study, mostly funded by energy interests, was published Monday by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. About 90 percent ...

WNY football player dies from injury

09.17.13 | Bob Price

A Brocton teen critically injured in a high school football game Friday night has passed away. A spokesperson for Women and Children's Hospital says Damon Janes, 16, died Monday following injuries sustained from a helmet-to-helmet collision during ...

Important cases before PA court

09.17.13 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania's Superior Court will hear back-to-back  arguments in two high-profile cases during a special session today in Luzerne  County.  The panel of judges first will hear Jerry Sandusky's  challenge to his child ...

World's oldest man dies in WNY

09.16.13 | Bob Price

The world's oldest man, a 112-year-old self-taught musician, coal miner and gin rummy aficionado from western New York, has died. Salustiano Sanchez-Blazquez died Friday at a nursing home in Grand Island, according to Robert Young, senior ...

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