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Powerful Hail Storm Brings Down Trees, Damages Homes in Bradford County

07.26.16 | Bob Price

It was raining all day in the Twin Tiers, but some regions got a lot more than just rain. Large hail came down in Pennsylvania, leaving several neighborhoods a mess.  "They were hitting my house, they broke the windshield on my car," Towanda ...

New law lets NY minors wear pink to hunt

07.26.16 | Bob Price

Minors in New York are now allowed to wear fluorescent pink while hunting. Gov. Andrew Cuomo last week signed a new law allowing young hunters to wear the color rather than the traditional orange. Under previous state law, 14- and 15-year-old ...

State's public pensions to get scrutiny in audit

07.26.16 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania's fiscal watchdog will audit the management of $78 billion in assets by the state's two big public employee retirement systems amid a federal investigation into fees paid to outside firms that invest billions of taxpayer dollars. The ...

Groups seek to help veteran held as motel hostage for years

07.26.16 | Bob Price

Veterans' organizations have reached out to help a Korean War-era veteran who authorities say was held hostage in a motel room for four years by a man who stole his benefit checks. Groups in New York, Ohio and Virginia have offered assistance to ...

Trump to speak in Scranton

07.25.16 | Bob Price

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is scheduled to campaign Wednesday in Scranton as the Democratic nominating convention unfolds in Philadelphia, multiple party sources said. Trump, 70, will campaign at an unspecified time in the ...

Career in teaching? College students turning away in droves

07.25.16 | Bob Price

Danielle Arnold-Schwartz, a teacher in the Lower Merion School District, considers education her calling. Yet, when her 16-year-old daughter began mulling the same career path, she advised her to choose a second major, just in case. The ...

New York task force to address drug-resistant bacteria

07.25.16 | Bob Price

State health officials have established a task force to examine drug-resistant bacteria and efforts to protect New Yorkers. A novel drug-resistant gene was recently found in two cases of bacterial infection, including one in New York. State ...

New York to spend $3M on electronic waste recycling

07.25.16 | Bob Price

For more than a year New York state residents have been required to recycle old televisions and computers instead of throwing them in the trash - and that's created challenges for local communities that must collect the material. In response, ...

A major public corruption case is brewing in Pennsylvania

07.22.16 | Bob Price

The state's former auditor general and state treasurer, Barbara Hafer has just been indicted for reportedly lying to federal authorities in their "pay to play" investigation of state government.The scandal could cost Hafer her pension and even her ...

New York has officially repealed the tax on feminine hygiene products

07.22.16 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Governor Cuomo signed the bill to drop the tax on tampons and similar products. Supporters of the change argued that tampon-type items are "essential" to women and should be tax-free like medicine and laundry items. The repeal, expected to save ...

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