List by Month: 1-2013

The "Dream Act" Is In The Works For New York State

01.22.13 | Sarah Harnisch

The Dream Act is a bill that provides financial aid to college-bound illegal immigrants, and it's already been written up for the Empire state. Here, it's called the "Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act", and it's being pushed ...

New Gas Drilling Documentary Opens Today

01.22.13 | Sarah Harnisch

It's a 70-minute film called "Frack Nation" and it premiers at 9 tonight on Mark Cuban's AXS T.V. channel. The documentary is about the dishonesty of another documentary, one that was nominated for an Oscar, alled "Gasland." the pro-drilling film ...

Cuomo To Unveil Budget

01.22.13 | Sarah Harnisch

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo will share his plan for the state buget today. Budget negotiations officially kick off, when Cuomo will release new state backed programs, without, he says, raising taxes. The final spending plan is due March 31st. A ...

Inauguration Day Schedule

01.21.13 | Bob Price

Here is the schedule for the second inauguration of President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden. (subject to change)

Fracking becomes Self-Sufficient

01.21.13 | Bob Price

Advances in hydraulic fracturing technology have powered the American natural gas boom. And now hydraulic fracturing could be increasingly powered by the very fuel it has been so successful in coaxing up from the depths.

Flu Season Fuels Debate over Paid Time Off

01.21.13 | Bob Price

Sniffling, groggy and afraid she had caught the flu, Diana Zavala dragged herself in to work anyway for a day she felt she couldn't afford to miss.

Plane From Rochester Blows Tires During Landing

01.21.13 | Bob Price

Authorities say a United Express plane from western New York has blown four tires as it landed at Newark Liberty International Airport and veered off a runway.

Ballet Magnificat!

01.18.13 | Darcie Schwarz

The Scarlet Cord in March - Buffalo & Bath

Don't Toss Your T.V. or Computer In The Trash in Pennsylvania

01.18.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Beginning January 24th, a new law goes into effect in Pennsylvania that bans all electronics from landfills. That means if you try to throw out your old television or computer, the garbage haulers will not take them. And if you get caught trying to ...

New Gun Laws Supported By Most New Yorkers, Even Upstaters

01.18.13 | Sarah Harnisch

What do New Yorkers think about having the toughest gun control law in the nation? The study, released by Sienna College, shows 73 percent of voters supported banning assault weapons and magazine clips with more then seven bullets. 91-percent said ...