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NY Lawmakers End Session With Key Issues

06.09.14 | Bob Price

 New York State Lawmakers are expected to adjourn their 2014 session one week from today-- without voting on several high-profile issues. Those issues include medical marijuana, public campaign financing and a minimum wage increase. In ...

NY Casino Revenues Down

06.09.14 | Bob Price

  Revenues at 7 of New York's Racinos are down during the first five months of 2014. According to the State Lottery Division, the Racinos lost more than $16.5 million from January to May. Profits at  Tioga Downs in the Southern Tier, were ...

Maid of the Mist has Canadian Competition

05.19.14 | Bob Price

 For the first time in its 100 year history-- the Maid of the Mist tour boats below Niagara Falls have some tourism competition this summer. The boats will continue to launch from the American side of the falls, but this year, for the first ...

New York Dems Convene This Week

05.19.14 | Bob Price

    New York Democrats are gathering this week to formally nominate Governor Cuomo to another term. The state Democratic party will put forth candidates for Governor, Lieutenant governor, attorney general and comptroller on Wednesday ...

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, ...

New York Lawmakers Call for Name Change for Washington Redskins

05.07.14 | Bob Price

New York State lawmakers are denouncing the NFL Redskins name. A bi-partisan group of Albany politicians is calling on the Washington Redskins to drop the team's name.  Republican Senator George Maziarz, who leads the Tribal Relations ...

Gubernatorial Candidate Rob Astorino Visits Elmira

05.07.14 | Bob Price

      New York republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino attended a fund raiser last night in Elmira. It was held at Berni Murray's on South Main Street. Over 100 people attended. Astorino's been touring the state the ...

Pennsylvania Pa Gov. to Investigate Planned Parenthood Abortion Clinic Dodging Inspections

04.21.14 | Bob Price

Documents from an abortion center in Allentown have prompted state officials to investigate whether the center may be dodging unannounced state inspections. A Planned Parenthood in Allentown allegedly rescheduled abortion procedures after finding ...

Brand names in NY standardized tests vex parents

04.21.14 | Bob Price

“Just Do It” has been a familiar Nike slogan for years, but some parents are wondering what it was doing on some of New York’s Common Core standardized English tests. Brands including Barbie, iPod, Mug Root Beer and Life Savers ...

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