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NY's Budget To Be Finalized Today

03.28.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Legislative leaders and Governor Andrew Cuomo are moving toward a budget agreement that would increase school aid by $1.1 billion, install a two-year property-tax freeze and delay implementation of new testing standards for students. The agreement ...

NY Common Core Testing May Be Delayed

03.27.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Legislative leaders say they are negotiating a set of changes to the Common Core education standards with Governor Andrew Cuomo, as closed-door talks about the state budget enter their final stretch. With a spending plan for the state due before ...

Former Bills Quarterback Jim Kelly Isn't Getting Cancer Surgery Today

03.27.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Jill Kelly stated Wednesday that, after consulting with doctors in NYC and Buffalo, her husband’s surgery will not go ahead, saying it “is not the best option for Jim.” Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly had been scheduled to ...

S-A-F-E Act Deadline Looming in NY

03.26.14 | Bob Price

Gun owners need to make sure their guns are registered before the Safe Act deadline on April 15th. There are 21 days left before someone can face arrest for not having their gun listed in the state wide registry. However gun owners around the Twin ...

Buffalo Bills Owner Ralph Wilson Dies at 95

03.26.14 | Bob Price

Ralph Wilson Jr., the only owner the Buffalo Bills have ever had, has died at age 95. Bills President Russ Brandon  made the announcement at the league's winter meetings in Orlando on Tuesday. "No one loves this game more than Ralph Wilson," ...

POLL: Majority Upstate Opposes SAFE Act; Cuomo Popular But...

03.25.14 | Bob Price

A year after the SAFE Act gun-control law was enacted, voters support it by a 2-to-1 margin statewide, but a slight majority of upstaters still oppose the measure, according to a poll that also shows some slippage in Gov. Andrew Cuomo's popularity. ...

Cuomo spends millions on "Start Up" NY ads

03.25.14 | Bob Price

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo spent more than 15 million dollars since December on tv ads touting the state's tax-free program for businesses. The 30-second ads promote START-UP NY, a program enacted last year that lifts taxes on ...

Heated New York State Budget Talks Continue

03.24.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Heated budget talks continue in New York State. A property tax freeze, medical marijuana, the Dream Act, campaign finance reform, and pre-k funding-- are all among the top budget issues still unsettled before the fiscal year starts April 1st. Talks ...

Buffalo Bills Jim Kelly Battles Cancer

03.24.14 | Bob Price

   The family of Buffalo Bills hall of fame quarterback Jim Kelly is opening up about his battle with cancer.  Kelly's wife Jill says her famous husbands' cancer has spread from beyond his jaw and has become more agressive.  ...

Proposed law to bring down Meth-Makers in Elmira

03.21.14 | Bob Price

A proposed change in Elmira’s nuisance law could make it quicker to take action against properties that are involved in the manufacture of methamphetamines and other illegal conduct. “It does make it easier for enforcement,” City ...

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