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Shrinking Funds for Local Nonprofits

06.11.13 | Abby Lutcher

Leaders of local nonprofits said Monday if their federal funding continues to decline, they will be forced to close.

Feds Back-Up Morning After Pill

06.11.13 | Abby Lutcher

After setting off a storm of criticism from abortion rights groups, upset that a Democratic president had sided with social conservatives, the Obama administration says it will comply with a judge's order to allow girls of any age to buy emergency ...

Farm Bill Food Stamp Disagreements

06.10.13 | Abby Lutcher

Lawmakers have been arguing over a new Farm Bill since the old one expired in 2012. A major reason is disagreement over Food Stamps.

Thousands Rally Against Standardized Tests

06.10.13 | Abby Lutcher

Thousands of teachers and their supporters have rallied in Albany against what they say is the misuse of standardized tests.

Senator Schumer Defends Wellsburg

06.07.13 | Abby Lutcher

U.S. Senator Charles Schumer is after FEMA to provide the aid it still owes to Wellsburg for a new fire department.

New York's Economic Growth Ranked 37th in U.S.

06.07.13 | Abby Lutcher

A federal report shows New York's economy grew at a slower pace than the national rate in 2012, ranking 37th among all states.

Licens Suspension for Texting and Driving

06.06.13 | Abby Lutcher

New York lawmakers voted to suspend licenses of young drivers for 60 days when they're caught texting and driving.

Parents React to Common Core

06.06.13 | Abby Lutcher

The students are loving it. That's how one Corning-Painted Post School District administrator describes student reaction to the curriculum in the Common Core State Standards.

Governor Cuomo Pushes Abortion Bill

06.05.13 | Abby Lutcher

A hot topic across the state Tuesday. Governor Andrew Cuomo unveiled his 10 point Women's Equality Act in Albany.

Schneiderman Targeting Banks

06.05.13 | Abby Lutcher

New York's attorney general is targeting several banks, saying unfair lending practices are preventing people from being able to dig out of debt.

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