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NY Launches Hiring Website for Vets

11.12.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The Empire state has launched a new online portal that will provide veterans the tools they need to connect with temporary employment opportunities offered by the state. The website enables job seekers to upload resumes and designate geographic ...

Business Owners Fined Over Same Sex Ceremony

11.12.14 | Bob Price

The Owners of Liberty Ridge Farms near Albany are appealing the August ruling by the Division of Human Rights. It says Robert and Cynthia Gifford violated New York's anti-discrimination law by refusing to host a same-sex wedding on their private ...

Trooper Injured in Blooming Grove Ambush is Hospitalized

11.12.14 | Terry Diener

A Pennsylvania state police trooper who was shot and wounded by a sniper two months ago has been taken to a hospital in New York City. The Times-Tribune of Scranton reports that an ambulance transported Trooper Alex Douglass to the Hospital for ...

PA GOP Considers Dividing Electoral Votes

11.12.14 | Bob Price

Republicans in the General Assembly in Harrisburg are flirting with the idea of divvying up electoral votes based on congressional districts - and doing away with the "winner takes all" approach to deciding presidential elections. This process ...

NY Upstate-Downstate Divide on Full Display this Election Year

11.10.14 | Bob Price

Governor Cuomo won 80%-90% of the vote in the five boroughs that make up New York City. But upstate, he took only 8 counties from Rob Astorino, the republican challenger in last week's governors race. Cuomo claimed less than a third of the vote in ...

NY Senator Schumer Calling for Review of Car Parts

11.10.14 | Sarah Harnisch

New York's senior senator is calling or a top-down review of federal safety screening for defective car parts. Senator Chuck Schumer cites the millions of vehicles equipped with Takata air bags that can explode and send shards of metal into the ...

AG Kathleen Kane Unable to Testify

11.10.14 | Terry Diener

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane has been unable to testify into a grand jury investigation into possible improper leaks by her office. Last month's testimony was delayed after Kane was in an early-morning car crash in Lackawanna County ...

Authorities Say Frein Not A Survivavlist

11.10.14 | FL News Team

Experts say after they got a look at the list of what accused cop killer Eric Frein had while on the run from law enforcement, and they believe he was not quite the survivalist troopers said he was.Survivalist expert Eddie Starnater said the ...

Binghamton Senator Could Face Charges

11.07.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Senator Tom Libous says the feds incorrectly filed charges that he got his son a job using his political strength. In a court filing this week, Libous said the charges should be tossed-- arguing prosecutors filed them in the wrong district-- and ...

SUNY Schools to Raise Tuition by $300

11.07.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Tuition at all 65 SUNY campuses will go up next year by $300. The hike will bring in-state student tuition up to $6,470. This increase marks the fifth and final year of phased increases that were approved in 2011 as part of the SUNY 2020 program, a ...

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