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NY's Lawmakers Negotiate Pay Rises

11.24.14 | Sarah Harnisch

More than 3-dozen state lawmakers have faced ethics woes since 2000. New York has one of the worst business climates in the country-- and the legislature is already third highest paid in the nation, for what is technically a part-time job. Yet ...

Governor Cuomo Preps for Flooding in Western NY

11.24.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Cuomo, who's been in Buffalo 5 consecutive days, toured several towns hit with 7 feet of snow from the storm last week. Cuomo said all necessary state resources have already been sent to Western New York; 50 boats and swim water rescue teams are ...

Update On The Snowstorm In Western New York

11.21.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Travel bans remain in effect for 22 towns in western New York this morning, including Marilla, Elma, Lancaster (town & village) Orchard Park (town & vilage), Evans, Blasdell, Hamburg (town & village), West Seneca, Lackawanna, Alden (T), ...

The Bills-Jets Game Sunday Has Been Moved

11.21.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The Jets-Bills game Sunday in Buffalo will be moved, the NFL announced Thursday, as more than seven feet of snow could pile up in the region by Friday. The league announced Thursday night the game would be played at 7 p.m. Monday at Ford Field in ...

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. ...

Cuomo Visits Snowy Buffalo in Wake of "Winter Storm Knife"

11.20.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Governor Cuomo traveled Wednesday to Buffalo to survey the damage caused by the storm which to date has killed seven people and caused widespread travel difficulties. Cuomo announced he would stay in the city overnight to monitor the recovery ...

Wanna See Photos of the Buffalo Storm? Take A Peek!

11.19.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Buffalo is poised to break the national record of 76 inches of snowfall in a 24-hour period. Here are some photos from the storm Wednesday morning.     &n...

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 ...

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