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Education Reform Commission Meets In Albany

07.11.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Education officials across New York state met in Albany on a brand new board Tuesday for the first time. The group, assembled by the governor, is called the "New York Education Reform Commission." It's tasked with figuring out a better way to test ...

Appelate Court Rejects Traditional Marriage Lawsuit In New York State

07.09.12 | Sarah Harnisch

There has been a blow to traditional marriage in New York state. Late Friday, an Appelate court rejected New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms lawsuit against the state Senate. They had sued saying the decision to make gay marriage legal in the ...

NY, PA Sweltering In Volcanic Heat Today

07.06.12 | Sarah Harnisch

New York and Pennsylvania could break a few heat records today. More then a thousand records have been broken just in the last couple of days nationwide, and both the Empire and Keystone States are poised to hit the mid 90's, with a heat index ...

Productivity Is Down For Those Who Went Back To Work Today

07.05.12 | Sarah Harnisch

If you notice not as many people are at work today, you aren't alone. With the 4th of July holiday in the middle of the week, there are a lot of people taking the opportunity for a longer weekend. And experts say those who did go back may not be ...

The Lowdown On Travel & Firework Safety For NY, PA On The 4th Of July

07.02.12 | Sarah Harnisch

More then 42-million Americans are hitting the road over this 4th of July holiday week. Triple-A is projecting travel over the next 10 days will tie the record for the highest volume in the past decade. It's because the fourth falls on a Wednesday, ...

Bullying Laws Get Tougher For New York Schools

07.02.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Anti-bullying laws approved nearly two years ago took effect at every public school in New York state on Sunday. The only people impacted by the law now are kids enrolled in summer school. But come fall, you'll feel the full brunt of the "Dignity ...

NY, PA In For Some Serious Heat This Weekend

06.29.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Twenty-two states have heat warnings and advisories today. Blistering, potentially dangerous heat in a hundred major cities today-- including Saint Louis, where it will be 108 degrees without the heat index. Chicago hit 100 degrees for the first ...

Making Sense of The President's Healthcare Reform Law

06.29.12 | Sarah Harnisch

What does the new law mean for you? The ruling affects virtually every American. You must be insured, or as of 2014, you'll be fined. It's 285-dollars for a family of four the first year. By 2015, it goes up to 975-dollars. And by 2016, it's ...

Binghamton Marks 2006 Flood Anniversary Today

06.28.12 | Sarah Harnisch

It was June 28th, 2006, six yeas ago, when the rain began falling in Binghamton. The flood in june 2006 swept away homes and cars and cut a chasm across Interstate 88. Four people died. Despite the losses accrued from the floods of 2006, there was ...

Primary Day is here New York !

06.26.12 | Bob Price

Voters in New York will head to the polls today for Congressional primaries. They will also decide a 3-way Republican contest for U-S Senate

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