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10 Hurt In Bus Crash In Niagara Falls

02.21.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Ten people were injured in a bus crash in western New York yesterday, including a 14 year old girl. It happened in Niagara Falls, after a Niagara Frontier Authority bus, an SUV and a small car collided on icy roads. Four people were hospitalized, ...

Help For Seniors In NY

02.21.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The AARP is pushing Governor Cuomo to help them make life easier for New Yorkers 50 years old and older, alleviating the burden on those who care for them. The AARP is asking the governor to include $26 million in the state budget to help clear the ...

Organic Spinach Recall In NY, PA

02.21.14 | Sarah Harnisch

There is a spinach recall affecting New York and Pennsylvania. National salad brand Taylor Farms is issuing a recall on its organic baby spinach because of possible e-coli contamination. The company says spinach produced by Central Market, Full ...

New York Reforms to Solitary Confinement

02.20.14 |

New York is agreeing to reform solitary confinement in state prisons.    It only changes the rules on solitary confinement for juveniles, pregnant women, and developmentally disabled prisoners. A deal was struck between the state and the ...

Governor Cuomo Targets Youth Smoking

02.20.14 | Sarah Harnisch

New York governor Andrew Cuomo is targeting teen smoking. On Wednesday, Cuomo announced a 9 million dollar grant to be dolled out to 25 groups across the state to help curb youth smoking. Organizations that want the cash have until next Tuesday to ...

New Exibit at Buffalo Zoo

02.19.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The Buffalo zoo is opening a new polar bear exhibit today. The 14 million dollar exhibit, set to open next year, will feature underwater viewing and more space for the zoo's 1 year old polar bear cub, Luna, and her visiting playmate Kali. The ...

Madoff Collegue on Trial

02.19.14 | Sarah Harnisch

A former co-worker of Bernie Madoff appeared in federal court Tuesday. He testified that he trusted his boss for decades before Madoff was convicted of orchestrating a massive Ponzi scheme. Daniel Bonaventre is on trial himself, accused of changing ...

Plans to Split NY State into Two Regions

02.18.14 | Jeremy Miller

 A movement is afoot to split New York into two regions - upstate and downstate - to acknowledge the gaping philosophical differences and improve representation.         The state would remain united for ...

NY Lawmakers On Break

02.18.14 | Sarah Harnisch

New York lawmakers get a break this week, after just a month of work. The state legislature is not scheduled to go into full session until February 25th. Lawmakers have been in session in Albany two or three days a week since January 13th.

Grape Damage Worst In 30 Years In NY

02.18.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Help is on the way for New York state grape-growers. After sub-zero temperatures damaged grape crops, Senator Chuck Schumer is asking the Department of Agriculture to assist upstate vineyards come spring. Farmers won't know the full affect this ...

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