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Hannah Defeats Tenney In NY Primary

06.25.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Representative Richard Hanna of Barneveld cleared the field for another term in Congress with a victory Tuesday over state Assemblywoman Claudia Tenney of New Hartford. Hanna won the Republican primary for the 22nd Congressional District and has ...

NY Soldier Wounded In Fort Hood Shooting To Be Honored At Home

06.25.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The One of the soldiers wounded when a gunman opened fire at a Texas Army base in April is returning to his western New York hometown. Maj. Patrick Miller will be back in Allegany this weekend, when he'll be the grand marshal in an annual ...

Today Is The New York Primary Election

06.24.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The race to watch is Representative Richard Hanna, whose 22nd district stretches from Oswego to Endicott. New Yorker's for Constitutional Freedom's Jason McGuire says "Hanna was the lone Republican nationwide to vote for taxpayer funding of ...

NY Graduation Rate Inches Up

06.24.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Three out of four New York high-school students graduated on-time last year, but a large gap in graduation rate continues to exist between white students and black or Hispanic students, according to data released Monday by the state Education ...

Woman In Fatal Ithaca Wreck Identified

06.23.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Amanda Bush, 27, was working at Simeon's on the Commons when she was killed by a tractor-trailer car hauler that struck the restaurant, leaving five others injured. The truck was carrying seven vehicles when it struck the southeast corner of 224 ...

How Did New York's Legislative Session Wrap Up?

06.23.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The state’s legislative session included a fourth on-time budget in a row in March and ended with deals to limit teacher evaluations, legalize medical marijuana and toughen anti-heroin laws. The Legislature finished its six-month session ...

NY Passes Medical Marijuana Bill

06.20.14 | FL News Team

Late last night,  Medical Marijuana passed in New York State.The bill, however, prohibits patients from smoking the drug. Instead, doctors can only prescribe edibles, tinctures or vaporizers. Of the 22 other states that have legalized medical ...

NY to Delay Common Core Teacher Evaluations

06.20.14 | Bob Price

   New York legislative leaders and Governor Andrew Cuomo have finalized a deal to delay Common Core-related teacher evaluations. The bill essentially delays for two years common core test results from teacher evaluations, shielding them ...

Rob Astorino Tours Western NY

06.19.14 | Sarah Harnisch

  The Republican candidate for lawmaker has another fundraiser this morning, after a full day yesterday. He made a morning stop in Lancaster, then in the afternoon-checked out the Pierce Arrow Museum in Buffalo, and a fundraising event last ...

Protesters Rally for Marijuana Bill Before Close of NY Session

06.19.14 | Sarah Harnisch

  Just a day left in the legislature in New York and those who want a medical marijuana bill passed didn't waste time. The Capitol Rotunda filled to the brim yesterday in a pro-pot rally. The group "Compassionate Care New York" was urging ...

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