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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Pa. Drivers Prepare for Sticker Shock at the Pump

12.30.13 | Bob Price

Drivers in Pennsylvania and across the Twin Tiers are bracing for higher prices at the pump come January 1st. That’s when a transportation bill signed by Governor Tom Corbett in late November takes effect.It looks to raise $2.3 billion to ...

ESPN : Penn States' O'Brian / Texans working on deal

12.30.13 | Bob Price

Bill O'Brien has emerged as the overwhelming favorite to become the next coach of the Houston Texans, and the two sides are working to get a deal in place within the next week, league sources told ESPN. O'Brien met with the Texans this week after ...

PA Court overturns Roman Catholic Church official's child-endangerment conviction

12.27.13 | Bob Price

A Pennsylvania appeals court has ruled that a Roman Catholic church official was wrongly convicted for his handling of priest sex abuse complaints. The unanimous decision released Thursday by the state Superior Court also dismisses the criminal ...

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 ...

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