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Attacks against Christians on the rise in Iraq

12.26.13 | Bob Price

Militants in Iraq targeted Christians in three separate Christmas Day bombings in Baghdad, killing at least 37 people.  In one attack, a car bomb went off near a church. There was no immediate claim of responsibility. Iraq's dwindling ...

Pennsylvania politician wants to punish motorists who drive snow-covered vehicles.

12.26.13 | Bob Price

State Senator Lisa Boscola wants to give police the power to punish people who drive cars and trucks covered in snow and ice. Her legislation is prompted by the 2005 death of a Northampton County woman, killed when ice flew off a truck ...

NY scores “average” for smoking cessation efforts

12.26.13 | Bob Price

A national anti-smoking group ranks New York 21st in the nation in funding for smoking cessation programs. The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids includes New York among that states that it says broke promises to use all or most of the money from ...

Breast-feeding's benefits backed in new study

12.26.13 | Bob Price

The latest finding out of Greece says kids who were breast-fed for more than six months score the highest on cognitive, language and motor development tests as toddler.  In the U.S. about 77 percent of new moms breast-feed their babies, ...

PA Supreme Court strikes a blow to Gas Industry

12.20.13 | Bob Price

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled that municipalities can limit what drillers can do. By a vote of 4 to 2, the Court struck down a 2012 law that limited municipal powers on drillers.  The ruling is seen as a victory for property rights ...

Speaker Silver wants to put the breaks on "data mining"

12.20.13 | Bob Price

New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is calling on the state Education Department to suspend plans to create a controversial website that will post personal student data. The letter to state Education Commissioner John King is the latest ...

Golfing legend gives back to community

12.20.13 | Bob Price

How’s this for class....Horseheads native and Southern Tier golfing legend Joey Sindelar, a PGA Champion and (all around great guy) .... took part in the fifth annual Christmas Shopping Trip with the Boys and Girls Club of ...

Flood Watch for WNY

12.20.13 | Bob Price

A flood watch is in effect for all of western New York on the first official weekend of winter. A warm front will stall over the Great Lakes today - bringing significant rain and milder temperatures to western and central New ...

Corbett trails all major Dems in 2014 race

12.19.13 | Bob Price

A New Quinnipiac University Poll shows Governor Corbett trailing all the major Democrats vying for his job next year.  The poll shows the governor with just a 36 percent approval rating ....his worst score ever as Chief Executive.  56 ...

Small percentage of voters decides casino expansion in NY

12.19.13 | Bob Price

It took just a fraction of New York voters to approve private casinos in the state last month. About 14 percent -- or one-and-a-half million -- of the state’s 11 million registered voters cast a ballot in favor of the Nov. 5th casino ...

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