List by Month: 9-2013

NY pet owners can spend eternity with their pets

09.16.13 | Bob Price

New regulations will allow New York animal lovers to spend eternity with their pets. The Daily News reports officials have finalized rules allowing pet cemeteries to accept the cremated remains of humans. The cemeteries can bury pet owners' ashes ...

Corbett announces Medicaid expansion plan today

09.16.13 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett announces his plan today to expand health coverage to the poor by using public dollars to finance commercial insurance for half a million uninsured residents.  Corbett will seek approval ...

PA records first West Nile death of year

09.16.13 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania state officials say a Bucks County resident is the state's first person to die from West Nile virus this year. The Department of Environmental Protection didn't release the person's name or address, but the Philadelphia Inquirer ...

Corbett will comply with ObamaCare

09.13.13 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett says he will accept federal funds to expand  medical coverage to an estimated 682,000 more Pennsylvanians in a Medicaid-like  program. The Republican was  among a small group of governors ...

Same-Sex marriages put on hold in Pennsylvania

09.13.13 | Bob Price

A Pennsylvania judge has ordered a suburban Philadelphia court clerk to stop issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.  The decision leaves their legal status unclear, with an appeal possible and other legal actions pending or in the ...

What goes around, come around for Buffalo Doc

09.13.13 | Bob Price

A year after being convicted of DWI in a crash that killed a Buffalo-area teenager, a doctor from western new York has found himself, the victim of a crash caused by a drunk driver. Dr. James Corasanti suffered minor injuries when ...

More than 2 million dehumidifiers recalled

09.13.13 | Bob Price

The Consumer Product Safety Commission is recalling 12 brands of dehumidifiers due to serious fire and burn hazards. At least 46 fires are believed to be linked to the dehumidifiers causing more than 2 million dollars in property damage.The CPSC ...

NY ballot wording puts rosy spin on casinos

09.12.13 | Bob Price

Want lower taxes? More money for your schools? More jobs? A referendum on the November ballot promises all that and more to New Yorkers as politicians seek to change the state constitution to allow seven Las Vegas-style casinos. The rosy language ...

New rule takes effect for jobless benefits in Pa.

09.12.13 | Bob Price

People applying to the state for unemployment benefits will now have to register on a state job-searching website to receive compensation pay. A Department of Labor and Industry spokesman says the newly finalized regulations allow the state to ...

NY agency wants reports of sick deer sightings

09.12.13 | Bob Price

New York's Department of Environmental Conservation is tracking a deadly viral disease in deer that's spread by tiny biting flies called midges. The agency is asking people to report sightings of sick or dead deer to help identify outbreaks. The ...

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