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$25M Lawsuit For Inmate Who Died In Hot NYC Cell

05.16.14 | Bill Price

The mother of a mentally ill, homeless veteran who was found dead in a one-hundred-degree New York City jail cell that overheated due to an equipment malfunction in February plans to file a $25 million wrongful death lawsuit against the city, her ...

AARP Seeks Improved State Help For Caregivers

05.16.14 | Bill Price

For Terry Lewis, caring for his elderly mother-in-law is an instinctively loving act for a family member. But trying to determine how to best handle the range of duties that come with the caregiver role is one area where the Binghamton resident ...

Blue4Ben Inspiration Loses Battle With Rare Cancer

05.15.14 | Bill Price

Ben Sauer, the young man who inspired the #Blue4Ben movement as he battled a rare cancer, has passed away. Ben died Tuesday night, a week after turning five. His mother Mindy kept a blog of Ben's journey as he fought Stage IV Glioblastoma, a rare ...

Obama, 9/11 Kin, Survivors Due At Museum Ceremony

05.15.14 | Bill Price

President Barack Obama and Sept. 11 survivors, rescuers and victims' relatives are expected to mark the opening of the 9/11 museum, where the story of the terror attacks is told on a scale as big as the twin towers' columns and as intimate as ...

Astorino Chooses Chemung County Sheriff as Running Mate

05.14.14 | FL News Team

 Republican gubernatorial hopeful Rob Astorino will tap Chemung County Sheriff Christopher Moss as his running mate Tuesday, according to multiple sources with knowledge of the pick.The state Republican Party will formally nominate Moss for ...

NY Senate Dems Propose Waste Fracking Ban

05.14.14 | FL News Team

The minority conference released four bills Tuesday that would ban fracking waste from being shipped into the state for treatment or disposal, eliminate the waste from being used to melt ice off of roads and bar treatment facilities and landfills ...

New York's Pension Fund at Record High

05.13.14 | Bill Price

    State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli says the fund for state and local government workers, had a 13% return on investment last year, and now stands at 176 billion dollars.           The ...

New York Enacts Bill for Veteran Jobs

05.13.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The Service Disabled Veteran Owned Business Act, signed into law Monday by Governor Andrew Cuomo, requires 6% of all contracts statewide to be awarded to disabled vet. That's twice as much as the federal bill, and could mean thousands of jobs. To ...

Large Deer Population Damaging New York's Woodlands

05.12.14 | Bob Price

   Cornell University says expanding deer populations are decimating forests in the Ithaca, Elmira, and Binghamton areas. Wildlife experts say the dear are wiping out plant species and that's having a cascading effect on other animals, ...

New York State Political Conventions Begin This Week

05.12.14 | Bob Price

      The Republican political pep rally starts on Wednesday in Westchester County, Democrats will convene their convention next week on Long Island. Party Heads will nominate candidates for governor, lieutenant governor, ...

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