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House Resolves Student Loan Problem

07.31.13 | Bob Price

The House is expected to take up a bipartisan compromise to resolve the problem with student loans today.

Salad in Iowa, Nebraska linked to Cyclospora Outbreak

07.31.13 | Bob Price

Health officials in Iowa and Nebraska on Tuesday identified prepackaged salad mix as the source of a severe stomach bug that sickened hundreds of people in both states, but federal authorities said it's not clear whether cyclospora outbreaks ...

Appeals Court says NYC's Big Soda Ban Unconstitutional

07.31.13 | Bob Price

New York City's crackdown on big, sugary sodas is staying on ice.

Sandusky Saga Heads to Court Again

07.31.13 | Bob Price

The Jerry Sandusky scandal appears headed for another court battle that is sure to prolong the media spotlight and relive the testimony of how the former Penn State football icon molested boys, sometimes in the school's facilities.

McQueary Testifies at Penn State Hearing

07.30.13 | Bob Price

The morning that Joe Paterno was fired as Penn State's head coach, Mike McQueary testified Monday, his old coach gave him one last piece of advice. In the years after McQueary told Paterno that he had seen Jerry Sandusky engaged in a "very bad ...

Scammers seek Personal Info from Seniors

07.30.13 | Bob Price

New York State officials are warning seniors about scammers promising "free" medical alert devices.

Gov. Scranton Remembered in PA

07.30.13 | Bob Price

One of the most influential and powerful politicians from our area has died. Former Governor William W. Scranton died Sunday in California at the age of 96. While his family founded the city of Scranton, William Scranton’s influence reached ...

Jay J's Law Signed by Gov. Cuomo

07.30.13 | Bob Price

Jay J's law is now the law. Governor Cuomo has signed the bill that will toughen penalties for repeat child abusers.

Environmentalists sue over Farm Rules

07.29.13 | Bob Price

A coalition of environmental organizations sued the state Department of Environmental Conservation late last week, claiming the state’s effort to roll back dairy farm regulations violates both New York and federal law.

Billions of Sewage Waste seeps in NY Rivers

07.29.13 | Bob Price

Billions of gallons of untreated sewage flow into New York waterways annually, but it remains difficult to tell when and where to avoid contact despite a new law mandating prompt public notice.

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