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Catholics Sue over Health Care Law in PA

10.09.13 | Bob Price

The Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh is suing to block enforcement of the birth control mandate in Obama-care. Facing a Jan. 1 deadline to meet new federal health insurance requirements,  the Diocese says forcing a faith-based ...

Truckers Revolt in D-C

10.09.13 | Bob Price

If you'll be in Washington, D.C., this weekend, prepare to spend a lot of time staring at the back bumpers of tractor-trailers.  Several thousand truckers have pledged to spend Friday through Sunday slowing down traffic on the Beltway.  ...

Home Heating Price up this Winter

10.09.13 | Bob Price

It’s going to cost you more to stay warm this winter. The government expects 90 percent of U-S households will pay more for heat.  Homes that use natural gas for heat, about half of the nation, will see costs rise about 13 ...

State police issue "field guide" over SAFE Act

10.08.13 | Bob Price

New York State Police have issued a field guide for its troopers on how to handle the controversial gun-control law.  The 20-page guide quietly issued last month notes that police officers have been concerned about enforcing the SAFE Act, ...

Sexual crime a problem for U-S teens

10.08.13 | Bob Price

Almost one in 10 teens today admit to having coerced or forced someone into an unwanted sexual act.  A new study in the Journal of the American Medical Association finds nine percent of youths report having committing some sort of sexual ...

Gambling dollars flow in NY

10.08.13 | Bob Price

NY politicians are raking in the campaign contributions from gambling interest groups.  Governor Cuomo alone has received more than a quarter million dollars from the casino industry in the run-up to a November 5th ballot initiative that could ...

Spanier seeks records in Sandusky case

10.08.13 | Bob Price

Lawyers for former Penn State president Graham Spanier want a judge to force the state attorney general’s office to release documents as he prepares for trial on charges he helped cover up the Jerry Sandusky scandal. Spanier’s lawyers ...

Radar guns in PA ?

10.07.13 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania is the only state in the country that doesn't allow municipal police to use radar speed guns. Only state police can use them. House Bill 38, which is awaiting consideration by the House Transportation Committee, would allow officers ...

2013 shaping up as a good year for grapes

10.07.13 | Bob Price

Cornell Cooperative Extension agents throughout New York are reporting that 2013 could end up being a very good year for New York grapes and wine if favorable weather patterns continue. In a weekly newsletter, Extension agent Alice Wise said Long ...

Deadline to register in PA

10.07.13 | Bob Price

Today is the deadline for Pennsylvanians to register to vote in the November 5th election. Most of the balloting focuses on the election of judges, school board members and municipal officials across the state who make decisions about important ...

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