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NY Launches Hiring Website for Vets

11.12.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The Empire state has launched a new online portal that will provide veterans the tools they need to connect with temporary employment opportunities offered by the state. The website enables job seekers to upload resumes and designate geographic ...

Business Owners Fined Over Same Sex Ceremony

11.12.14 | Bob Price

The Owners of Liberty Ridge Farms near Albany are appealing the August ruling by the Division of Human Rights. It says Robert and Cynthia Gifford violated New York's anti-discrimination law by refusing to host a same-sex wedding on their private ...

NY Upstate-Downstate Divide on Full Display this Election Year

11.10.14 | Bob Price

Governor Cuomo won 80%-90% of the vote in the five boroughs that make up New York City. But upstate, he took only 8 counties from Rob Astorino, the republican challenger in last week's governors race. Cuomo claimed less than a third of the vote in ...

NY Senator Schumer Calling for Review of Car Parts

11.10.14 | Sarah Harnisch

New York's senior senator is calling or a top-down review of federal safety screening for defective car parts. Senator Chuck Schumer cites the millions of vehicles equipped with Takata air bags that can explode and send shards of metal into the ...

Binghamton Senator Could Face Charges

11.07.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Senator Tom Libous says the feds incorrectly filed charges that he got his son a job using his political strength. In a court filing this week, Libous said the charges should be tossed-- arguing prosecutors filed them in the wrong district-- and ...

SUNY Schools to Raise Tuition by $300

11.07.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Tuition at all 65 SUNY campuses will go up next year by $300. The hike will bring in-state student tuition up to $6,470. This increase marks the fifth and final year of phased increases that were approved in 2011 as part of the SUNY 2020 program, a ...

NY Congresswoman Louis Slaughter Victory Still Uncertain

11.06.14 | FL News Team

Tallies 24 hours ago between 15-term congresswoman Slaughter and her Republican Challenger, Mark Assini, had them just 600 votes apart. After the election board counted absentee ballots all day Wednesday, she was still 651 votes ahead. She released ...

Bills Owners Want New Stadium, End of Toronto Series

11.06.14 | FL News Team

Terry and Kim Pegula are committed to building a stadium for the Buffalo Bills and are working on ending the team's series of annual home games in Toronto. Those were among the topics the franchise's new owners touched upon during a wide-ranging 20 ...

NY Elects Youngest Ever Congresswoman

11.05.14 | FL News Team

Republican Elise Stefanik has become the youngest woman elected to Congress by defeating Democrat Aaron Wolf in a race for an open U.S. House seat in northern New York. The 30-year-old former aide in George W. Bush's White House won her party's ...

Nation Goes Red as NY, PA go Blue

11.05.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Tom Wolf is the next governor of Pennsylvania, beating Tom Corbett, 54 to 45 percent. This sets a record: an incumbent governor hasn't lost a second term since the 1940's. In New York State , it was Andrew Cuomo Over Rob Astorino.With 98 percent of ...

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