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Pa. Senate OKs bill to help schools with snow days

03.20.14 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania's public schools are closer to getting more flexibility in making up snow days after a vote in Harrisburg. The state Senate approved the bill unanimously Wednesday, sending it to the state House of Representatives. The sponsor, Sen. ...

Cuomo Sweetens plan for Property Tax Freeze

03.20.14 | Bob Price

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is offering to provide property-tax rebates to homeowners in communities even if they don't raise taxes. Cuomo hinted at the change in his property-tax freeze proposal earlier this week. He said that the state, if approved by the ...

Penn State Sees New Initiatives to Fight Sex Abuse

03.20.14 | Bob Price

Penn State’s partner in fighting child abuse reports positive results. The steps began after the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal.The University says their partnership with the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape and National Sexual Violence ...

Henrietta Town Board says 'no' to casinos

03.20.14 | Bob Price

By a 4-0 vote, the Henrietta Town Board approved a resolution Wednesday opposing the establishment of a casino in the town. The vote came as residents filled the board room, with most of the 18 speakers opposing the casino. But it was clear ...

Astorino Slams Cuomo at Conservative Event

03.19.14 | Bob Price

New York Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino told evangelicals Tuesday that the political left wants to take away their freedoms and attacked Democratic incumbent Gov. Andrew Cuomo over abortion policy. The Westchester County executive ...

Bill to curb local gun restrictions goes to Pa House

03.19.14 | Bob Price

Gun owners and groups like the National Rifle Association would be able to take municipalities to court over their local gun laws under a measure that passed a House committee with overwhelming support Tuesday. The bill would give challengers of ...

RIT Prof wants Climate Change Naysayers to go to Jail !

03.19.14 | Bob Price

An assistant philosophy professor at Rochester Institute of Technology wants to send people to jail who disagree with him about global warming. The professor is Lawrence Torcello and last week, he published a 900-word essay at an academic website ...

Erie County, NY Uses Facebook to Catch Bad Parents

03.19.14 | Bob Price

Erie County Child Protective Services has put in a new policy allowing investigators to access social media like Facebook and Twitter. The social-media policy, believed to be one of the first instituted by a child protective agency in New York ...

College Basketball is Back in Buffalo!

03.17.14 | Bob Price

It’s been 4 years, but the March Madness College Basketball tournament is back in Buffalo. The NCAA men’s basketball tournament is one of the nation’s biggest sporting events and it leaps into the Queen City this ...

Irish Eyes Are Smilin’ in Wilkes-Barre

03.17.14 | Bob Price

The freezing weather didn’t keep people away from the annual Saint Patrick’s parade in Wilkes-Barre, Sunday. The bagpipers played through the Diamond City. Lots of people lined South Main Street to watch all the groups in the parade. ...

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