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New Apple Brands Revealed in NY

08.02.13 | Bob Price

After years of development and consumer testing as “NY1” and “NY2” Cornell University and New York Apple Growers have given the hottest new apples in the Empire State names worthy of their unique assets: SnapDragon and RubyFrost.

Weight Limits Coming to 1,000 PA Bridges

08.01.13 | Bob Price

Gov. Tom Corbett's top transportation adviser is warning that about 1,000 bridges in Pennsylvania will be slapped with additional weight restrictions in the coming months as a consequence of declining funding for repairs.

Casey Weighs in on Photo ID, Same-Sex Marriage

08.01.13 | Bob Price

U.S. Sen. Bob Casey stepped into the fray on two of Pennsylvania's most contentious issues Tuesday, saying the state's voter identification law was politically motivated and urging the state to move toward allowing same-sex marriage.

Pataki Cleared in Lawsuit

08.01.13 | Bob Price

A federal jury in Manhattan found on Wednesday that former Gov. George E. Pataki of New York was not liable for violating the rights of six convicted sex offenders who had sued, claiming they were wrongly confined in state psychiatric hospitals ...

Casino Funds Disbersed in NY

08.01.13 | Bob Price

After a four year dispute between the Senecas and the state, Governor Cuomo and Seneca President Barry Snyder have presented checks to the three casino host cities.

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 ...

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