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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 ...

In Spite of Primary Loss, Teachout Still Success

09.11.14 | Sarah Harnisch

When the numbers were fully tallied Wednesday, Fordham Law Professor Zephyr Teachout ended up stealing 31 of New York's 62 counties from Andrew Cuomo. Most were upstate. If you figure in downstate voters too, she still took a third of all ...

Senator Schumer Pushing for $15 Million Job Training Grant

09.11.14 | Bill Price

The U.S. senator says the money would be used to establish training programs in mecha-tronics and advanced manufacturing at 30 community colleges in the SUNY system. He says there could be 20-thousand new jobs in the field in Upstate New York by ...

Funeral Services Today for Slain Rochester Police Officer

09.10.14 |

As many as 4,000 police officers from across the country are expected in Rochester for the funeral for officer Daryl Pierson.Pierson was killed last week in the line of duty by a man who was just released from prison.The funeral will take place at ...

Local Colleges Drop in Ratings

09.09.14 |

Five Rochester-area schools slipped in U.S. News and World Report this week: Rochester Institute of Technology down 1 notch to 8th, SUNY Geneseo up 1 notch to 14th-- but Nazareth, the College at Brockport, and Roberts Wesleyan all down.

New York Opens Election Hotline in time for Primary

09.09.14 | Sarah Harnisch

It's there in case you have any questions-- and to make sure that all eligible voters are able to cast a ballot. The New York attorney general, encouraging people to report problems at 800-771-7755. Today, registered democrats will vote for their ...

U.S. Coast Guard Calls Off Search For Missing Rochester Developer

09.08.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended the search for a plane that crashed off the coast of Jamaica, carrying a prominent Rochester developer Larry Glazer and his wife Jane. Crews called off the search Sunday after searching a 37-hundred mile area for ...

16 Groups To Bid For Upstate Casinos In NY Today

09.08.14 | Sarah Harnisch

16 groups vying for 4 casino licenses in New York will present their cases today and Tuesday before a state panel in Albany-- the panel that will make the picks this fall. The 4 licenses will go in 3 regions: Albany, Catskills/Hudson Valley, and ...

Astorino And Teachout Debate Without Cuomo

09.05.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Gov. Andrew Cuomo's election foes were able to tee off on him in a debate Thursday. And it was easy: He wasn't there. With Cuomo refusing to debate his Democratic primary opponents, Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino and Democratic ...

Jim Kelly Is Cancer Free

09.05.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Buffalo Bills hall-of-famer Jim Kelly has been declared cancer-free by his doctors. Kelly's latest biopsy results were negative. He underwent radiation for sinus cancer earlier this year and was given a preliminary "all-clear" by doctors last ...

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