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Congressman Reed Wants More LIHEAP Funds for NY

01.08.14 | Bob Price

Congressman Tom Reed says he thinks New York State should get more federal funds for the state's Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program. The Congressman announced this week he'll introduce a bill in the coming days that seeks to direct more ...

Portions of Paterno lawsuit against NCAA can move forward

01.08.14 | Bob Price

The Paterno family and Penn State supporters scored a win over the NCAA on Tuesday, as some of their claims survived the first round of the legal battle and can proceed to the discovery phase. The Paternos, in a statement, hailed Senior Judge John ...

Cuomo lays out his agenda for NY in election year

01.08.14 | Bob Price

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is expected to deliver an election-year State of the State address touting tax breaks and economic successes. The annual speech Wednesday marks the start of the legislative season in Albany and Cuomo has used the days leading up ...

Wind chills could set records in region

01.07.14 | Bob Price

A wind chill warning through 7 p.m. Tuesday for Central New York and northeastern Pennsylvania has led to the closure of most area schools, and the bitter cold could be one for the record books. The National Weather Service forecasts wind chills as ...

1 dead, 8 have swine flu in Pittsburgh hospitals

01.07.14 | Bob Price

Pittsburgh hospital officials say an older woman with an underlying medical condition has died and eight others have been so seriously sickened by the H1N1 flu strain that they require machine assistance. Dr. Donald Yealy, chief of emergency ...

RULING: environmental group can challenge eminent domain provisions in PA natural gas drilling law

01.07.14 | Bob Price

An environmental group can pursue a legal challenge to eminent domain provisions in the state natural gas drilling impact fee law, thanks to a recent Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruling. The highest court drew widespread attention last month when it ...

Cuomo tax plan calls for property tax freeze, corporate tax cut

01.07.14 | Bob Price

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has proposed cutting taxes by $2 billion a year, including a two-year freeze on property taxes and an elimination of corporate income taxes for manufacturers in upstate New York. Cuomo will make the tax-cutting plan a key piece of ...

Man Trying To Thaw Pipes Sparks Marion Twp. Fire

01.06.14 | Bob Price

A man trying to thaw the pipes with a blow dryer and heater in his Beaver County home sparked a large fire last weekend. The single-story home, built on stilts because of its proximity to a nearby creek and the creek’s tendency to flood, was ...

Spending, medical pot likely focus of Cuomo speech

01.06.14 | Bob Price

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday will lay out a vision for the last year of his first term and is expected to push for state spending limits, propose new property tax relief and announce a surprise reversal on medical marijuana. With both high poll ...

PennDOT Testing Beet Juice For Treating Icy, Snowy Roads

01.06.14 | Bob Price

Could something from the garden help PennDOT deal with the snow and cold temperatures on the roads?  In the coming days, PennDOT in Butler County plans on testing a new and improved version of the beet juice they used to help treat the roads a ...

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