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NY Governor Gave Permission To Watch The World Cup

06.27.14 | Sarah Harnisch

You had permission. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo approved an extra hour of lunch for all employees in New York State to watch the USA versus Germany game. Cuomo wrote a letter in response to Coach USA Jurgan Klinsman, saying New York stands ...

A Senate Shakeup Could Result In Major Changes In NY

06.27.14 | Sarah Harnisch

A hydrofracking moratorium, a higher minimum wage, stronger abortion protections and public financing of campaigns would top the agenda for Senate Democrats if they win a majority in November. The decision late Wednesday by a five-member Senate ...

NY Senate To Shift To Democratic Control

06.26.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The New York Senate has been operating under Republican control since a team of 5 Democrats began voting with Republicans. That's about to change, after Governor Cuomo announced he will fight for the state Senate. The governor issued an ultimatum ...

Proposed Tyre Casino Has A Name And A Pricetag

06.26.14 | Sarah Harnisch

A proposed casino in the tiny town of Tyre, New York now has a name-- and a price tag. The Lago Resort in Seneca County would cost 425 million dollars to build-- 75 million dollars higher then the original pricetag. The information, submitted to ...

Hannah Defeats Tenney In NY Primary

06.25.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Representative Richard Hanna of Barneveld cleared the field for another term in Congress with a victory Tuesday over state Assemblywoman Claudia Tenney of New Hartford. Hanna won the Republican primary for the 22nd Congressional District and has ...

NY Soldier Wounded In Fort Hood Shooting To Be Honored At Home

06.25.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The One of the soldiers wounded when a gunman opened fire at a Texas Army base in April is returning to his western New York hometown. Maj. Patrick Miller will be back in Allegany this weekend, when he'll be the grand marshal in an annual ...

Today Is The New York Primary Election

06.24.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The race to watch is Representative Richard Hanna, whose 22nd district stretches from Oswego to Endicott. New Yorker's for Constitutional Freedom's Jason McGuire says "Hanna was the lone Republican nationwide to vote for taxpayer funding of ...

NY Graduation Rate Inches Up

06.24.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Three out of four New York high-school students graduated on-time last year, but a large gap in graduation rate continues to exist between white students and black or Hispanic students, according to data released Monday by the state Education ...

Woman In Fatal Ithaca Wreck Identified

06.23.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Amanda Bush, 27, was working at Simeon's on the Commons when she was killed by a tractor-trailer car hauler that struck the restaurant, leaving five others injured. The truck was carrying seven vehicles when it struck the southeast corner of 224 ...

How Did New York's Legislative Session Wrap Up?

06.23.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The state’s legislative session included a fourth on-time budget in a row in March and ended with deals to limit teacher evaluations, legalize medical marijuana and toughen anti-heroin laws. The Legislature finished its six-month session ...

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