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Buffalo Bills Welcome Rex Ryan as New Coach

01.15.15 | FL News Team

Ryan, former coach of the NY Jets, was hired by Bill's owner Terry Pegula to coach the Buffalo team. Rex said after 15 years without a playoff appearance, "we're going. I'll guarantee the pursuit of a Super Bowl." He also told the players to, ...

Audit Finds New York Schools Fail to Report Violent Incidents

01.14.15 | Bob Price

In light of a recent audit, the education department says it's taking steps to improve compliance with a new state statute. It requires that schools compile a record of each reportable, violent, or disruptive incident on school property. ...

Bitter Cold Hits Western New York

01.14.15 | FL News Team

  Temperaturesduring NY's arctic cold front dropped well below zero for many towns near Buffalo. It was -17 in Amherst, -10 in Dunkirk and -4 in Batavia. Temps will rise as the morning goes on, but still only hit highs in the 20's.

NY Gaming Boards Considers 4th Casino Today

01.13.15 | Sarah Harnisch

Andrew Cuomo last month urged the board to place one casino in the Southern Tier-- an area that got passed over when winners were picked in December. The board meets today-- to decide if they'll consider the governor's request. Casino analyst Alan ...

Hundreds Rally in Albany for NY Schools

01.13.15 | FL News Team

Student, parents, union organizers and leaders came to the Capitol Monday to rally for more money for New York’s schools. The event was part of what’s become known as the Moral Monday movement.The rally, organized by teachers unions and ...

Buffalo Bills Expected to Name Rex Ryan as New Coach

01.12.15 | Bob Price

The ex-NY Jets coach was interviewed for a second time by Buffalo over the weekend and ESPN reports that the Bills have settled on Ryan to replace Doug Marrone, who stepped down on December 31st. Ryan was fired by the Jets after a 4 and 12 season. ...

New York's Fracking Ban Shouldn't Impact US Gas Supplies

01.12.15 | Bob Price

Scientists say NY's reserves of natural gas in the sprawling Marcellus Shale region are miniscule compared to what can be extracted in other state like Pennsylvania. Also, local zoning restrictions in New York would've put 63% of the state's ...

Portions of NY Thruway Close Ahead of Snow

01.09.15 | Sarah Harnisch

Governor Andrew Cuomo issued a statement last night that Interstate 90 between Exit 46-Henrietta-and Exit 61--Shortman Road-- as well as the Niagara Section and parts of I-190-- be shut down as of midnight last night. It's in advance of another ...

Lawmakers Consider Changes to NY's SAFE Act

01.09.15 | Sarah Harnisch

Two years after the Empire State adopted some of the toughest gun-control measures in the nation, Republican state lawmakers, who took majority in the senate this month, say the law was hastily passed and should be revisited. Many police stations ...

The New York State Legislature Kicks off New Session

01.08.15 | Sarah Harnisch

Power in the senate officially shifted into Republican control on Wednesday at the opening of the first session in Albany. The Assembly re-elected its speaker, Sheldon Silver, even though he's under federal investigation. Republican leader Daen ...

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