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Thanksgiving week storm promises to snarl holiday travel

11.25.13 | Bob Price

A Thanksgiving week storm promises to throw a curveball in millions of travel plans.A deadly winter storm that began in California and stretches to Texas threatens to wreck Thanksgiving travel plans all the way to the Atlantic.  An arctic air ...

Schumer cracks down on annoying telemarketers

11.25.13 | Bob Price

New York Senator Chuck Schumer is introducing legislation to try to curb an increasing number of unwanted telemarketing calls. The Brooklyn Democrat held a news conference Sunday to announce his strategy against the so-called "robocalls". ...

70 mph speed limit next year in Pa

11.25.13 | Bob Price

Tucked away on page 89 of the 127-page transportation funding plan that the General Assembly sent to Gov. Tom Corbett last week is a provision that will allow motorists press the pedal a little harder to the metal without fear of flashing red and ...

Pa Transportation bill ready for Governor’s signature

11.22.13 | Bob Price

The Pennsylvania House has given the last surge of gas needed to propel a major transportation bill to Gov. Tom Corbett's desk.  The measure represents the first major increase in transportation funding in Pennsylvania since the gas ...

Funeral arrangements for fallen NYS trooper

11.22.13 | Bob Price

Funeral arrangements have been set for the New York State Trooper who died after falling into a gorge at Letchworth State Park this week. 44 year-old Ross Riley, a 17-year veteran of the state police and married father of three, fell 30 feet off a ...

Pa Catholic groups win health care act delay

11.22.13 | Bob Price

A federal judge in western Pennsylvania says Catholic groups don't immediately have to comply with mandates in the federal health care overhaul law. U.S. District Judge Arthur J. Schwab ruled Thursday that forcing parts of the Pittsburgh and Erie ...

NY’s GOP head tied to gas industry

11.22.13 | Bob Price

A gas drilling company tied to NY Republican Party Chairman Ed Cox is  concerned about the future of hydrofracking in the empire state. Some in good-government call into question Cox’s alignment with Noble Energy.  ...

PA poised to pass historic transportation bill

11.21.13 | Bob Price

The Pennsylvania House is giving final approval today to a nearly two and a half billion dollar transportation spending bill.  Governor Corbett is expected to sign it before the end of the week after it passed the Senate ...

NYS Trooper dies after fall at Letchworth State Park

11.21.13 | Bob Price

A New York state trooper died yesterday afternoon after falling into a gorge at Letchworth State Park during a training exercise.  Ross Riley, a 17-year veteran of the force, fell 30 feet off a ledge while training with the Special ...

Up to 100 million health insurance policies in jeopardy

11.21.13 | Bob Price

A new analysis of ObamaCare warns of a ticking time bomb.  It predicts a second wave of 50 to 100 million insurance policy cancellations next fall -- right before the mid-term elections. The next round of cancellations and premium hikes ...

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