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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 ...

Photo in newspaper helps locate missing WNY man

01.06.14 | Bob Price

A Western New York man missing since last Wednesday has been located in Washington, D.C. 20 year Nicholas Simmons was last seen leaving his home in Greece, a suburb of Rochester, on New Year's Day. Family members began a search for him by ...

Schwartz raises $6.5M for Pa. gov's race

01.03.14 | Bob Price

U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz's campaign for governor has raised $6.5 million in 2013 as she vies for the Democratic nomination to challenge Republican Gov. Tom Corbett's re-election. Schwartz's statement made her the second of eight Democratic ...

Snowstorm hits Central NY ...bitter cold follows

01.03.14 | Bob Price

The first storm of the new year prompted cancellations and kept emergency officials and highway crews busy Thursday as they responded to numerous traffic accidents and worked to keep the roads clear. More than 8 inches of snow are expected to fall ...

Poll shows Toomey in the lead to keep U-S Senate seat

01.03.14 | Bob Price

Senator Pat Toomey holds a 5% lead over Attorney General Kathleen Kane, who is hyping a 2016 campaign against the first-term Senator.  Toomey leads 54-43% in the Southwest while Kane holds a 48-46% advantage in the Southeast. Q: In a ...

NY Gets Waiver to Eliminate Double Math Test

01.03.14 | Bob Price

Some New York seventh- and eighth-grade students will have one less math exam to take after the state received a waiver from the federal government. New York Education Commissioner John King Jr. sought the waiver so that advanced students who take ...

25,000 Pennsylvania residents may lose their Medicaid coverage under Obamacare

01.02.14 | Bob Price

The day before health insurance was set to kick in for millions of Americans under Obamacare, a new problem has emerged in Pennsylvania that could leave thousands without the government coverage they thought they had obtained through the troubled ...

King defends the Common Core

01.02.14 | Bob Price

NY Education Commissioner John King is once again defending the controversial Common Core learning standards. In a letter to school superintendents and principals, King knocked what he called “misinformation” being circulated at ...

Gun-Rights groups plan to appeal SAFE ACT decision

01.02.14 | Bob Price

Gun rights groups vow to appeal a judge’s ruling this week that upholds most provisions of the SAFE Act. Judge William Skretny in Buffalo concluded the ban on large capacity magazines and sale of semi-automatic weapons is constitutional ...

Winter Storm brings snow and cold

01.02.14 | Bob Price

5-to-8 inches of wind-blown snow and bitter cold are settling in on the region.  The National Weather Service says most the accumulation will happen in the central Finger Lakes region and the lake belts.  Some areas near Rochester could ...

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