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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 ...

More details are emerging into President Obama's 2-day bus tour through upstate NY and PA.

08.20.13 | Bob Price

Air Force One will touch down in Buffalo around 10-30 Thursday morning.  The President is scheduled to speak at the University of Buffalo's Alumni Arena at 11-15.  The event is open to the public but you must have tickets to get in.  ...

Obama Coming to Buffalo

08.19.13 | Bob Price

The White House has confirmed that President Obama will visit UB when he comes to town next week. President Obama will be in Buffalo August 22. The secret service agents have been to UB's Amherst Campus scouting possible locations.  President ...

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