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Western NY Travel Bans Continue Thursday

11.20.14 | FL News Team

New York State Department of Transportation Commissioner Jo McDonald the Thruway, Rte 400 and Rte 219 will stay closed throughout the storm.Lancaster, West Seneca, Evans and Angola remain in states of emergency because of hazardous road conditions. ...

Buffalo Storm Keeps Hundreds Stranded, Kills 4

11.19.14 | FL News Team

Storms which brought a travel advisory for Erie County and travel bans across western New York aren’t soon expected to stop, they’ll continue dropping snow on Western New York through Wednesday. Officials said 4 four deaths can already ...

Toxic Toys Found in Albany

11.18.14 | FL News Team

Several toys being sold in Albany County contain toxic chemicals that pose health risks to children, according to a new survey. Researchers found a dozen toys on store shelves containing lead, mercury, arsenic, cadmium and more – toxic ...

Lake Effect Snow Continues for Western NY

11.18.14 | FL News Team

A lake effect snow warning is in effect for Erie, Genesee, and Wyoming counties until 1p.m. Wednesday, and for Chautauqua and Cattaraugus counties until 10 a.m. Wednesday.Western New Yorkers can expect snow accumulating 1 to 2 inches overnight ...

AG Kane Testifies Before PA Grand Jury

11.18.14 | FL News Team

Attorney General Kathleen Kane testified Monday for over 2 hours before a statewide grand jury investigating a leak by her office, but she told reporters beforehand that overlapping court orders prevent her from publicly disclosing why she ...

Deer, Bear Season Open in NY's Southern Zone

11.17.14 | FL News Team

The 2014 regular deer and bear hunting seasons opened at sunrise on Saturday, November 15, in New York's Southern Zone.These big game seasons close at sunset on Sunday, December 7.The Southern Zone Regular Season is New York's most popular hunting ...

PA Lawmakers Push for Minimum Wage Hike

11.17.14 | FL News Team

State Representative Patty Kim (D-Dauphin) introduced a bill in the last session that would have raised the minimum wage from the current $7.25/hr to $9/hr immediately and to $10.10 an hour in a year.Kim says that she'll proceed with pushing the ...

NY Attorney General Warns of Tax Scam

11.14.14 | FL News Team

The Attorney General's office has received several reports of consumers being called by scammers impersonating tax collectors seeking to settle alleged outstanding state tax debts. These people are said to be using high pressure pressure tactics ...

NY Schools Want $2B Aid Increase

11.14.14 | FL News Team

School groups say another $1.9 billion is needed to fund education in the fiscal year that starts April 1 that would help schools maintain services and fund new initiatives. They said cited that about $1 billion has been withheld in recent years ...

Cuomo Urged to Pass Minimum Wage Hike

11.13.14 | FL News Team

Supporters of a higher minimum wage want New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to push the issue in a lame-duck legislative session before Republicans take control of the state Senate next year. Experts say, proposals to boost the wage to $10.10 an hour ...

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