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New York Teachers Union Sues Over Common Core Gag Order

10.09.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The New York State teacher's union is challenging a gag order on educators who score or administer Common Core tests. They filed a lawsuit in federal court Wednesday on behalf of five teachers-- saying it's unconstitutional and restricts free ...

Cuomo Pledges Faster Internet For All Of NY

10.09.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday proposed that the state spend $500 million to expand broadband access, mainly upstate. It's one of the first campaign pledges Cuomo has made as he seeks a second term Nov. 4 against Republican Rob Astorino, the ...

National Fuel Predicts Your Heating Costs Will Be Lower This Year

10.08.14 | Sarah Harnisch

National fuel-- one of the largest heating suppliers in upstate New York-- says your heating costs will be 20 percent lower this year. They based their prediction on forecast models. Last year, January 28th was the peak consumption day. The high ...

NY AG Says Attica Prison Riot Records Are Near Release

10.08.14 | Sarah Harnisch

New York's Attorney General is talking about the Attica prison riot. Eric Schneiderman said Tuesday he hopes versions of long-sealed records about the Attica uprising will be ready to be released in the next few months. A judge ruled the records ...

New York Voter Registration Deadline Friday

10.07.14 | FL News Team

The State Board of Elections today reminds all state residents to register to vote for the November 4th, 2014 general election . Mail-in voter registration forms must be postmarked by midnight, October 10th and received by a board of elections no ...

Buffalo Bills Sale Official Wednesday

10.07.14 | Bill Price

After a vote from the league's owners, which will happen Wednesday in New York City, the sale of the Buffalo Bills will be official. After that, the team that was founded by Ralph Wilson in the 50's will officially belong to Terry and Kim Pegula. ...

Texas Gas Companies Sign Agreement with New York's Attorney General

10.06.14 | Bob Price

These agreements mandate the release of information about the financial risks to investors from hydraulic fracturing, a drilling method banned in New York while health officials study its affects. The deal with the AG will require the two ...

Green Party Candidate Howie Hawkins Shut out of Syracuse Cuomo Event

10.06.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Howie Hawkins-- one of just 2 people running against Andrew Cuomo-- was told he didn't register for the event at the Southwest Community Center in Syracuse, and was turned away at the door. But Hawkins says his team RSVP's, just as supporters were ...

4 lawyers vie for state Senate seat in Buffalo

10.03.14 | Bob Price

New York's most contested legislative race is in Buffalo, where voters will choose among four lawyers in the 60th Senate District that includes part of the city and suburbs north and south. Republican, Democratic and Conservative Party candidates ...

SUNY adopts uniform Sexual Assault Policy

10.03.14 | Bob Price

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said on Thursday that he had instructed the State University of New York to overhaul its approach to preventing, investigating and prosecuting sexual assault, including making affirmative consent the rule on all 64 of its ...

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