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Fracking poses little impact on air pollution

09.17.13 | Bob Price

Hydro-fracking for natural gas don't seem to spew immense amounts of methane into the air.   The new study, mostly funded by energy interests, was published Monday by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. About 90 percent ...

WNY football player dies from injury

09.17.13 | Bob Price

A Brocton teen critically injured in a high school football game Friday night has passed away. A spokesperson for Women and Children's Hospital says Damon Janes, 16, died Monday following injuries sustained from a helmet-to-helmet collision during ...

Important cases before PA court

09.17.13 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania's Superior Court will hear back-to-back  arguments in two high-profile cases during a special session today in Luzerne  County.  The panel of judges first will hear Jerry Sandusky's  challenge to his child ...

World's oldest man dies in WNY

09.16.13 | Bob Price

The world's oldest man, a 112-year-old self-taught musician, coal miner and gin rummy aficionado from western New York, has died. Salustiano Sanchez-Blazquez died Friday at a nursing home in Grand Island, according to Robert Young, senior ...

NY pet owners can spend eternity with their pets

09.16.13 | Bob Price

New regulations will allow New York animal lovers to spend eternity with their pets. The Daily News reports officials have finalized rules allowing pet cemeteries to accept the cremated remains of humans. The cemeteries can bury pet owners' ashes ...

Corbett announces Medicaid expansion plan today

09.16.13 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett announces his plan today to expand health coverage to the poor by using public dollars to finance commercial insurance for half a million uninsured residents.  Corbett will seek approval ...

PA records first West Nile death of year

09.16.13 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania state officials say a Bucks County resident is the state's first person to die from West Nile virus this year. The Department of Environmental Protection didn't release the person's name or address, but the Philadelphia Inquirer ...

Corbett will comply with ObamaCare

09.13.13 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett says he will accept federal funds to expand  medical coverage to an estimated 682,000 more Pennsylvanians in a Medicaid-like  program. The Republican was  among a small group of governors ...

Same-Sex marriages put on hold in Pennsylvania

09.13.13 | Bob Price

A Pennsylvania judge has ordered a suburban Philadelphia court clerk to stop issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.  The decision leaves their legal status unclear, with an appeal possible and other legal actions pending or in the ...

What goes around, come around for Buffalo Doc

09.13.13 | Bob Price

A year after being convicted of DWI in a crash that killed a Buffalo-area teenager, a doctor from western new York has found himself, the victim of a crash caused by a drunk driver. Dr. James Corasanti suffered minor injuries when ...

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