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A human trafficking ring has been busted up in Pennsylvania

01.18.17 | Bob Price

Local, state and federal authorities were in on the sting operation at a hotel in Stroudsburg. 19 people were taken into custody. Detective Kim Lippincott with Pennsylvania State Police said, "These women are being forced into doing what...

Depew, NY residents reject a referendum to dissolve the village

01.18.17 | Bob Price

The vote wasn't even close.Juliano Pecora led the preservation of Depew effort. He says, "Everybody's hard work paid off."Critics contend the tax rate in Depew was out of control and disillusionment was the only way to bring costs down.

Governor Cuomo wants to make it illegal to text while you're sitting at a red light

01.17.17 |

Some law enforcement officials say the move would help decrease fender benders near stop signs and traffic lights. But many motorists say the texting crackdown is unjustified.Governor Cuomo is also pushing to ban drivers under 18 from using any...

If you're looking to get your Masters degree in business online-- look no further than PA

01.17.17 | Bob Price

Temple University's School of Business tops the "U.S. News and World Report" list of the best online MBA programs. Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh was second while Penn State came in 8th on the list this year. The rankings were...

New York's junior U.S. senator is cracking down on scams that target seniors

01.17.17 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Democratic Senator Kirsten Gillibrand has introduced the Senior Financial Empowerment Act to improve how scams targeting the elderly are reported.The measure includes a fraud hotline and educational tools so seniors can better protect...

Gov. Wolf takes the wraps off his budget blueprint in just three weeks

01.17.17 | Bob Price

Tom Wolf is not expected to call for any new taxes to tackle a more than $2 billion dollar deficit.

Pennsylania's senior citizen population is booming

01.16.17 | Bob Price

For the first time ever, the number of Keystone State residents 65 years and older exceeds two million.Pennsylvania ranks fifth in the nation for the percentage of seniors within its borders.many of them will require nursing home care at some...

The low-income home energy assistance program, or 'LIHEAP,' is now open for business in PA

01.16.17 | Bob Price

Qualifying home-owners can apply for heating grants so they don't have to choose between turning up the thermostat or buying groceries.McKean County Representative Marty Causer says you can find out what the income eligibility guidelines are for...

NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to help recent college graduates buy homes

01.16.17 | Bob Price, Jeremy Miller

His proposal would offer subsidized low-interest loans and down payment assistance to graduates who settle upstate.    The governor says the $5 million program would help young workers invest in their futures and encourage more highly...

A mother and daughter from Wayne Co. NY are accused of selling heroin out of their day care

01.16.17 | Sarah Harnisch

Neighbors in Arcadia say the daycare had been in business for about two years, with lots of folks going in and out.The Wayne County sheriff says 52 year-old sheila Detaeye and her 34 year-old daughter Erin Siler sold the drugs at the daycare to...

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