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Farmers Almanac : Super Bowl may be Storm Bowl

08.26.13 | Bob Price

The Farmers' Almanac is using words like "piercing cold," "bitterly cold" and "biting cold" to describe the upcoming winter. And if its predictions are right, the first outdoor Super Bowl in years will be a messy "Storm Bowl." The 197-year-old ...

Today's Stop: Binghamton, Scranton; For President Obama

08.23.13 | Sarah Harnisch

President Obama traveled across upstate New York on Thursday to tout a new set of higher-education reforms. He spoke in Buffalo, ate lunch in Rochester with college students and visited a birthplace of women’s rights in Seneca Falls. The ...

Governor Cuomo Signs Bill To Speed, Modernize Vote Results

08.23.13 | Sarah Harnisch

A new law will modernize and speed the process of reporting election results in New York. Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill Thursday that will allow county election boards to replace hand-written tallies of vote results with computerized, portable ...

Obama Begins Bus Tour In NY

08.22.13 | Bob Price

President Obama's two-day bus tour begins at 10-30 this morning when Air Force One arrives at the Buffalo/Niagra International Airport.  15-hundred people will get a chance to see the President speak at the University of Buffalo's Alumni ...

NYS Fair Gets Underway Today

08.22.13 | Bob Price

Gates open at 8 a.m. on opening day of the Great New York State Fair.  This year's world famous butter sculpture will be unveiled at 10am. This year's creation mixes New York icons like Niagara Falls and the Statue of Liberty with the ...

Western New York hosts Rare Salamanders

08.22.13 | Bob Price

Some of the world’s largest salamanders, once a rare sight in New York state, are squirming anew in upstate streams with the help of the Bronx Zoo. Also known as "snot otters," "devil dogs" and "Allegheny alligators," eastern hellbenders can ...

Registration Deadline For S-T-A-R

08.21.13 | Bob Price

If you are one of 2.6 million homeowners in New York state, it's time to re-register for the STAR property tax rebate. If you don't reapply online or by phone by December 31st, you risk loosing the property tax credit-- which can be as high as 500 ...

Seneca's Pursue Rochester Area Casino

08.21.13 | Bob Price

The Seneca Nation appears to be looking at a casino in Rochester. In a statement, the Senecas announced they've retained a Rochester company to organize and coordinate a casino hotel in Henrietta. “The Seneca Nation is interested in looking ...

Governor Sued over Casino Deal

08.20.13 | Bob Price

Governor Andrew Cuomo and the state Legislature have been sued over the landmark deal that gave the Oneida Indian Nation a casino monopoly in Central New York. The Oneida County towns of Vernon and Verona say Cuomo did not have authority to make ...

Cuomo Keeping His Distance from Obama

08.20.13 | Bob Price

Governor Cuomo will avoid a potentially dicey political conflict by not accompanying the President to parts of New York roiled over the states' ban on hydrofracking.  Mr. Obama supports the technology as an economic boon to help make the ...

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