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Unemployment Benefits Set to Rise in New York Next Month

09.18.14 | Bill Price

The benefits will increase to a maximum of $420 a week, from $405 a week, on October 6th. The minimum rate will rise from $64 to to $100. Governor Cuomo announced the new rates as part of the unemployment insurance reforms he and the state ...

Contention Over Proposed Union Casino

09.18.14 | Bill Price

A proposed Las Vegas style casino in New York near Binghamton brought out crowds last night at a public hearing. Supporters of the proposal say it'll bring significant income to the community. But those against argue that the small town of Union ...

Nik Wallenda To Tight Rope Walk In Chicago

09.17.14 | Sarah Harnisch

And a couple of months after he did a tightrope walk across the Erie County, New York fair grounds, dare-devil, Nik Wallenda is ready for another big walk. This time, it's the windy city: Chicago. Wallenda will walk two city blocks, from the marina ...

Walmart Fined By NY For Overcharging Customers

09.17.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. has agreed to pay $66,000 in penalties and other fees in a false advertising investigation after claims were made that Wal-Mart overcharged the nationwide sale of Coca-Cola products to customers in 117 stores across New ...

Cases of Enterovirus Treated in Rochester

09.16.14 | FL News Team

Dozens of children are being treated for suspected cases of Enterovirus at Strong Memorial Hospital. One doctor says all pediatric units are above capacity right now because of so many patients. Cases of Enterovirus first began appearing in the ...

Cayuga Nation Cigarette Plant Standoff Continues

09.16.14 | FL News Team

A standoff at the Seneca Falls Cayuga Indian Nation’s cigarette-making plant continued on for a second full day, nearing hour-36 Monday night. A dispute over leadership has divided the tribe into two different groups-those who support current ...

Walk Planned For Family Of Fallen Officer Daryl Pierson

09.15.14 | Sarah Harnisch

A memorial walk will be held in honor of the police officer that lost his life in the line of duty earlier this month in Rochester. Operation Patriot Foundation, a non-profit organization, is sponsoring a walk for Daryl Pierson on Saturday, ...

Buffalo Jills Are Out Of A Job Temporarily

09.15.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The Buffalo Bills cheerleaders are being replaced by a drum line. The Buffalo Jills were suspended earlier this year following a legal battle between five former cheerleaders and the Bills organization. The Stampede Drum Line has been chosen to ...

New York's New Fall Foliage Map Is Out

09.12.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The multi-colored leaves draw millions of tourists around the world to upstate New York each year-- fall, considered one of the area's biggest draws. And each year, the state leans on what they all "field observers" to put out a map with weekly, ...

Cuomo Spent $60 Per Vote Tuesday; Teachout, $1.57

09.12.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The Washington Post has found New York Governor Andrew Cuomo spent 60 dollars on each vote in Tuesday's primary, while Zephyr Teachout, his opponent-- who ended up with more then a third of the vote-- spent just a 1 dollar-57 each vote. Cuomo won ...

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