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President Obama Visits Cooperstown

05.23.14 | FL News Team

 President Barack Obama on Thursday became the first sitting president to visit the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, traveling to New York's Leatherstocking Region to tout his administration's plan to boost international ...

Governeror Cuomo Kicks off Re-Election Campaig

05.23.14 | FL News Team

    New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has officially kicked off his hi re-election campaign. He was welcomed with applause at the final day of the State Democratic Convention on Long Island. His mantra was "We are One." In the 30 minute ...

Majority of New York School Budgets Pass

05.22.14 | FL News Team

 Voters across New York approved 98.3 percent of school budgets up for a vote Tuesday, with only 11 defeated and another too close to call, according to the state School Boards Association.A survey by the group found 652 school districts saw ...

Governor Cuomo Names Kathy Hochul as Running Mate

05.22.14 | FL News Team

 Gov. Andrew Cuomo picked former U.S. Rep. Kathy Hochul as his running mate and Democratic candidate for New York's lieutenant governor.Hochul, a former Erie County clerk, won a special election in 2011 to Congress. She was among the possible ...

NY First Responders Now Carry Narcan

05.21.14 | Bill Price

The drug is to combat a growing number of people struggling with heroin and prescription drug addiction across the state. Police and fire departments throughout the country have started carrying Narcan. The antidote is used to fight respiratory ...

Ambush Accomplice Could Have Federal Prison Sentence

05.21.14 | Sarah Harnisch

 Dawn Nyguyen,  convicted in the deadly Webster, New York ambush is about to face her first federal charges. Nyguyen, who was accused of lying on documents to buy guns used in the 2012 Christmas Eve Ambush, is expected to take a plea ...

NY Senator Bruno Seeks Reimbursement for Legal Bills

05.20.14 | FL News Team

          After being found not guilty in a corruption trial Friday, former New York Senate Majority Leader Joseph Bruno said Monday he will seek state reimbursement for his legal bills of up to $4 ...

NY Senate Committee Votes on Medical Marijuana Bill

05.20.14 | FL News Team

 A bill that would legalize medical marijuana faces a key test vote today in New York. The Senate's Republican-led health committee will put it up for a vote today. The 17-member panel has 8 Democrats, 8 Republicans and 1 Democrat who caucuses ...

Maid of the Mist has Canadian Competition

05.19.14 | Bob Price

 For the first time in its 100 year history-- the Maid of the Mist tour boats below Niagara Falls have some tourism competition this summer. The boats will continue to launch from the American side of the falls, but this year, for the first ...

New York Dems Convene This Week

05.19.14 | Bob Price

    New York Democrats are gathering this week to formally nominate Governor Cuomo to another term. The state Democratic party will put forth candidates for Governor, Lieutenant governor, attorney general and comptroller on Wednesday ...

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