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Train hauling crude oil, propane derails in Vandergrift

02.14.14 | Bob Price

A train hauling crude oil and propane derailed in Vandergrift, Westmoreland County, Thursday morning. More than 21 cars on a Norfolk Southern rail line between Vandergrift and East Vandergrift derailed around 8:30 a.m.   One of the ...

Blow Torch May Have Sparked Nanticoke House Fire

02.14.14 | Bob Price

Fire crews believe someone was trying to unfreeze pipes in their home with a blow torch when a fire started in Luzerne County Wednesday evening. Authorities said the fire broke out around 5:30 at a home in the 100 block of Loomis Street in ...

NY officials: Agreement for $8B Medicaid waiver

02.14.14 | Bob Price

New York reached an agreement Thursday with federal officials for a waiver that would allow the state to reinvest $8 billion in Medicaid savings that officials say will be used to support hospitals and improve health care. Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who ...

United Lands at Elmira Corning Regional Airport

02.14.14 | Bob Price

If the snow is just too much for you and you want to get away from it all, Twin Tiers neighbors now have a new option at the Elmira-Corning Regional Airport. United Airlines has arrived with two non-stop flights a day to Chicago.Frank Sinatra once ...

Hornell Hospital to Cut Services, Look for Long-Term Plan

02.13.14 | Bob Price

Hornell's St. James Mercy Hospital leaders say if they don't reduce services, they won't be able to stay open. Wednesday night, they asked the community for ideas while they develop a long-term plan.The hospital’s CEO told people at the ...

Pennsylvania lawmaker wants to punish online gamblers

02.13.14 | Bob Price

As Pennsylvania studies the potential of legalizing online gambling, state representative Mario Scavello wants to set up a road block to web-based wagering. The Monroe County Republican has outlined a plan to penalize people ...

Time Warner Cable Sold To Comcast

02.13.14 | Bob Price

Comcast Corp. has agreed to buy Time Warner Cable Inc. for $45.2 billion in stock, or $158.82 per share, two people familiar with the matter said late Wednesday. The deal will combine the nation's top two cable TV companies and make Comcast, which ...

Ennis' 35-footer keeps No. 1 Syracuse unbeaten

02.13.14 | Bob Price

Tyler Ennis took the inbounds pass with 4.4 seconds left and dribbled up court, weaving through Pitt's defense. He had the option of shooting or passing to Trevor Cooney. The Syracuse freshman guard decided to shoot. It was the right ...

NY teacher evaluations delay removed from Regents changes

02.12.14 | Bob Price

The state's Board of Regents approved changes to implementing Common Core educational standards on Tuesday while backing off on a plan to delay a teacher evaluation measure. The board put off a decision on whether to allow teachers to use the ...

Corbett scales back goal in Pa. pension overhaul

02.12.14 | Bob Price

Gov. Tom Corbett is making a new effort to persuade lawmakers to pare back public employee pension benefits, but the scale of the savings and changes he's seeking appear more modest. Corbett's budget secretary, Charles Zogby, said Monday the ...

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