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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 ...

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 ...

Rochester Prof in running for Nobel Prize

10.07.13 | Bob Price

A University of Rochester physics professor will be sleeping with his cell phone by his bedside tonight. It's because he will find out sometime overnight-- whether or not he has won the Nobel Prize for physics. Carl Hagen is one of 5 living ...

NY officials monitor health insurance site

10.04.13 | Bob Price

  New York State Officials are investigating why their new health insurance marketplace website is getting much more traffic than expected.  The site struggled under the surge of nearly 30-million hits in two days. This despite the ...

More glitches on insurance websites in NY and PA

10.03.13 | Bob Price

Pennsylvanians and New Yorkers are encountering more problems on a federal website for the medically, uninsured.  These online marketplace exchanges in 36 states provide health insurance coverage under Obamacare. In Pennsylvania, the site had ...

Cuomo taps political rival to lead tax relief commission

10.03.13 | Bob Price

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has enlisted one of his predecessors to look for ways to cut taxes for businesses and middle class New Yorkers.  Cuomo, a Democrat, has gone to former Gov. George Pataki, a Republican, partly to keep politics out ...

Glitches hit NY’s online insurance website

10.02.13 | Bob Price

Unexpectedly heavy first-day traffic strained the website New York set up for residents to shop for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, health officials said Tuesday as technicians worked on glitches that prevented some consumers from ...

Nuts And Bolts of the New Healthcare Exchanges in NY, PA

10.01.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Where do you go to enroll in the Affordable Care Act's new health exchanges, now open? If you do not have health insurance, you could face a penalty as of January 1st. If you already have health coverage, there's no need to apply. Note: If any of ...

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