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Flag Flap In Hazleton

02.26.14 | Bob Price

Even though a large percentage of residents in Hazleton are of Hispanic heritage, the mayor is refusing to fly the Dominican flag in front of city hall to celebrate the Dominican Republic’s independence. The Dominican House in ...

NY Dream Act passes Assembly, heads to Senate

02.26.14 | Bob Price

New York's Assembly passed a bill Tuesday that would open state tuition assistance programs to students in the country illegally, and now the measure moves to an uncertain future in the Senate. Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver said $27 million will ...

Ex-Penn State president Graham Spanier wins delay in lawsuit

02.26.14 | Bob Price

A Pennsylvania judge has granted former Penn State president Graham Spanier's request to put on hold his defamation civil lawsuit against former FBI director Louis Freeh and Freeh's law firm. Judge Jonathan Grine issued a stay in the case, ...

Time Warner Cable Raising Rates

02.26.14 | Bob Price

Time Warner Cable is once again raising rates for its cable customers. The cable giant announced on Tuesday that it will be imposing a new fee for retransmitting broadcast stations that customers could get for free over the air with an antenna. ...

Gas Pains in Pennsylvania

02.25.14 | Bob Price

A tax increase for road and bridge repairs helps make Pennsylvania the sixth most expensive place to buy gas in the United States, according to AAA. Only motorists in New York, Connecticut, California, Alaska and Hawaii pay more. Regular gas here ...

Cuomo Calls Common Core Implementation "Flawed"

02.25.14 | Bob Price

(WBEN) - While in Amherst on Monday, Governor Andrew Cuomo spoke his strongest words on the Common Core curriculum since it was adopted. "I believe it's the right way to go, long term," Cuomo said. "I also believe the implementation has been flawed ...

Wheels, Tires Taken From Cars In Scranton

02.25.14 | Bob Price

(WNEP) Some drivers in Scranton have recently found their cars up on cinder blocks and the wheels gone. Scranton police say six drivers in south Scranton had their tires swiped earlier this month. Then it seemed the thieves stopped. But two more ...

Hornell, NY Budget Approved

02.25.14 | Bob Price

(WETM-18) - People in Hornell will pay slightly more in taxes after the common council approved next year's budget Monday night. The mayor says city spending isn't changing, but employee healthcare and pension costs are forcing the ...

U.S. Justice Department probing Pa. Education Department

02.24.14 | Bob Price

The U.S. Department of Justice has launched a civil-rights investigation into the Pennsylvania Department of Education's program for disruptive students, the Daily News has learned. The probe was prompted by a complaint last August from ...

Likely GOP challenger says he can beat NY's Cuomo

02.24.14 | Bob Price

Rob Astorino's expected run for governor of New York would seem to put him in a mismatch in name recognition, fundraising and party registration against incumbent Andrew Cuomo. But the Republican Westchester County executive, who is setting out an ...

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