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New Yorkers Show Interest in Obamacare

04.17.14 | Bob Price

Over 960,000  signed up for health insurance through the state exchange so far, officials said Wednesday.   That leaves the program 140-thousand people shy of its 1.1 million enrollee goal-- but the goal wasn't supposed to be reached ...

Data Shows Water Not Greatly Affected by PA Gas Drilling

04.17.14 | Bob Price

The State Department of Conservation and Natural Resources which oversees the state parks and state forests, says water quality is the resource that most people cite when expressing their concerns about shale gas production. Although incidents have ...

NY Health Dept Shows Drop in State Abortion Rate

04.15.14 | Bob Price

 New vital statistics from the New York State Health Department show the abortion rate has never been lower. Jim Harden, CEO of Compass-Care, a pregnancy help center in Rochester, says that 2012 represented the lowest rate of abortions since ...

NY Budget Increases Pay for Caretakers of Disabled, Elderly

04.15.14 | Bob Price

      New York's new budget will increase pay 2 percent for about one hundred thousand caretakers of the disabled. They'll get a second cost of living adjustment next April, too along with about 30,000 caretakers, nurses ...

Record Bear Kills in NY State

04.09.14 | Bob Price

The State Department of Environmental Conservation says most of the bear kills came in the Catskills. Commissioner Joe Martin says New York has an ideal bear habitat and vast accessible public lands that offer ideal hunting conditions. The Southern ...

Opening Arguments Begin in Nguyen Trial

04.07.14 | Bob Price

Opening arguments get underway today in the trial of Dawn Nguyen, the Western New York woman charged with supplying the fire-power for the deadly Christmas Eve shooting in Webster, two years ago.      ...

Gun Rights Advocates Rally in Albany

04.02.14 | Bob Price

Thousands of gun rights supporters rallied tuesday afternoon at the New York State Capitol against gun control measures championed by Governor Andrew Cuomo.          Celebrity businessman Donald Trump ...

Johnson City Police Officer Shot

04.01.14 | Bob Price

Binghamton police chief Joe Zikuski says officer David Smith was responding to a reported disturbance at the southern tier imaging facility in Johnson City when we was attacked. 43-year-old MRI-technician James Clark struggled with smith outside ...

Vote set Monday on late-night N.Y. state budget deal

03.31.14 | Bob Price

Governor Andrew Cuomo and the state Legislature have reached a budget deal that would increase school aid by $1.1 billion, enact a public-campaign-financing system for the comptroller’s office and provide tax breaks to homeowners and ...

Production of Gosnell Movie Launches

03.31.14 | Bob Price

Veteran journalist and filmmaker Phelim McAleer and his wife and creative partner, Ann McElhinney, have joined forces to produce a movie about Kermit Gosnell, the late-term abortion doctor convicted of multiple murders and 21 illegal ...

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