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Suicide prevention training for PA teachers

09.27.13 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania lawmakers have overwhelmingly approved a measure to mandate suicide-prevention training for some public school teachers.  The bill calls for all 6th through 12th-grade teachers in the state to receive four hours of Department of ...

Role of hit in WNY football player's death questioned

09.27.13 | Bob Price

There is increasing evidence that 16 year-old Brocton High School Football player Damon Janes's death on the field earlier this month may not have been the result of a direct head-to-head hit. Janes was a running back on the Westfield/Brocton ...

WNY Girl scores touchdown at "boy's" high school football game

09.26.13 | Bob Price

Jensine Falu-Montes has done something never before accomplished in high school sports in upstate new york.  The junior running-back for the Webster Schroeder varsity football team scored a touchdown during a boy's game this week. The 17 ...

Senator Toomey talks of a government shutdown

09.26.13 | Bob Price

U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey has pledged to vote against a Senate procedure that would lead to continued funding of the federal government if Obamacare remains fully funded or other measures delaying its implementation are not allowed to be offered up.The ...

ObamaCare's impact in Pa

09.26.13 | Bob Price

According to figures released by the Obama administration Wednesday, Pennsylvania residents who buy health insurance in the federally run online marketplace that opens next week will pay below the national average, and the state ranks 10th-lowest ...

House effort to downsize passes hurdle in PA

09.25.13 | Bob Price

Legislation designed to reduce the size of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives was approved by the House State Government Committee on Tuesday in Harrisburg.  House Bill 1234 would reduce the number of legislative districts from 203 to ...

NY's GOP re-elects Cox

09.25.13 | Bob Price

New York state Republican Party Chairman Ed Cox has been re-elected to his leadership post. Cox was unanimously re-elected at a state party meeting Tuesday. The lawyer and longtime party activist was first sworn in as chairman of the state ...

The Bald Eagle is back in PA

09.25.13 | Bob Price

The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners is considering a proposal to remove the bald eagle from the state's list of threatened species, and there's an opportunity for the public to weigh in on the matter. The board on Tuesday voted to open a ...

NY family hurt when deer jumps through minivan

09.25.13 | Bob Price

A Plattsburgh area family was enjoying the fall foliage when a six-point buck flew through one side of their minivan and out the other, leaving them showered with glass and wondering what just happened. "If my daughter hadn't been lying down in the ...

SUNY Raises Bar for Aspiring Teachers

09.24.13 | Bob Price

Aspiring teachers will have to be near the top of their class and pass an entrance exam to attend a State University of New York program under tougher college admission requirements. The changes, announced by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, were approved by the ...

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