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Astorino Campaign Gets 5k From NRA

10.24.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino was given 5-thousand dollars from the National Rifle Association-- a day after the New York governor's debate. It's good news for Astorino-- who trails Cuomo by double-digits in the polls, and in ...

Robertson, Reed Debate Thursday Night

10.24.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The two candidates running for Congress in New York's 23rd district-- which covers Corning-- held their first and only televised debate on our news partner, WETM TV last night. It was a packed room at Clemens Center in downtown Elmira Thursday ...

Second Round of NY Rebate Checks Delivered

10.23.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The windfall keeps coming-- for empire state taxpayers in advance of Election Day. The latest checks, costing 400-million to the state, will provide homeowners rebates on school property taxes if their district stayed under the 2-percent tax cap. ...

Candidates Go Head to Head in NY Governor's Debate

10.23.14 | FL News Team

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and his Republican challenger traded insults and clashed over the economy and corruption during the only scheduled debate of the governor's race Wednesday night. In addition to discussion development of Buffalo, Cuomo ...

NY Prisons to Stop Young Inmate Segregation

10.22.14 | FL News Team

New York corrections officials say they will update state prison policy to prohibit placing inmates under 18 in segregated housing. The change is part of a settlement of a lawsuit filed by Prisoners' Legal Services. The Department of Corrections ...

NY Gubernatorial Debate Tonight

10.22.14 | FL News Team

The state's four gubernatorial candidates will debate each other at 8 p.m. Wednesday in the only scheduled debate of the campaign.The debate will be broadcast on WCNY, which is channel 11 through the Time Warner Cable system.You can also watch the ...

NY Board of Regents Considers Easing Requirments

10.21.14 | Bob Price

The state board of regents is considering allowing students to "opt out" of the social studies regents exams currently required for a diploma. They would instead take an exam in technical education, STEM-- which is math and science, the humanities, ...

New York Could Redraw Political Lines

10.21.14 | Bob Price

The gerry-mandering process has long been criticized by good government groups as too politicized. The group Common Cause is urging voters to reject the proposal on November 4th, Noting that the legislature would appoint most of the commission's ...

34,000 Deemed Too Mentally Unstable To Own Guns In NY

10.20.14 | Sarah Harnisch

A new report shows 34-thousand people are listed as too mentally unstable to have guns in New York state. After the 2012 massacre in Newtown, Connecticut, the Empire state launched one of the nation's toughest laws concerned mental health and ...

U.S. Rep Tom Reed To Debate Martha Roberston This Week

10.20.14 | Sarah Harnisch

U.S. Representative Tom Reed (R, Corning), will take part in a televised debate this week against Ithaca Democrat Martha Robertson. The debate will be broadcast live by our news partner, WETM TV at 7 pm. Thursday in Elmira. Reed spars twice more ...

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