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Bears Are Surviving The Drought By Visiting Your Garbage Cans

08.10.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The severe drought is having one affect that no one really counted on: bears. With their normal summer diet of greens and berries shriveled by the worst drought in 60 years, bears are making more visits to your garbage cans. In northern New York ...

Susan G. Komen Has Major Leadership Shakeup

08.09.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The president of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, the nation's largest breast cancer foundation, is resigning. The departures come in the wake of the continuing fallout from Komen's decision earlier this year to briefly end funding for planned ...

New York Considering Changing The Election Days For 2013

08.09.12 | Sarah Harnisch

New York state election officials are pushing to have a single primary day for state and local elections.  Election officials want to move up the primary for state and local offices from September to June for elections beginning next ...

Intervarsity Student Fellowship Gets To Stay At SUNY Buffalo

08.09.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Intervarsity Christian Fellowship is once again being recognized by the State University of New York at Buffalo. The student group was under scrutiny after it was accused of discrimination for requiring its leaders be Christian. But the ...

G.E. Recalls Dishwashers That Could Start A Fire

08.09.12 | Sarah Harnisch

1.3 Million General Electric dishwashers have been recalled because of heating element failures that could result in a fire or smoke damage to your house. There have been 15 reports of fires or smoke damage already. The dishwashers cost 350 to 850 ...

What Is Pennsylvania To Do With Juvenille Convicts?

08.08.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania's highest court is moving quickly to determine how the state should respond to a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling that mandatory life-without-parole sentences for juveniles is unconstitutional. In Pennsylvania, it's allowed. The State ...

Kodak's Retirees, Employees Watch Auction Today With Baited Breath

08.08.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Let the patent auction begin. Today is the start of Rochester-based Kodak's auction for its digital patents. Two early bids for a few of the patents, backed by Google and Apple, were worth between 150 to 250 million dollars. The company hopes to ...

NY, PA Offically Log Their Hottest Years

08.08.12 | Sarah Harnisch

We have heard the date from the federal government, but now it's official, from Cornell University: New York and Pennsylvania have had their hottest year, ever.  The Northeast Regional Climate Center at Cornell reported this week the average ...

NY Gas Drilling Report Tops 4-Thousand Pages; Still No Release Date

08.08.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The Department of Environmental Conservation in New York is getting closer to releasing their report on whether or not to allow gas drilling in New York state. Their report just topped 4-thousand pages this week, but it's still not quite ready for ...

It's National Marriage Equality Day Today

08.07.12 |

Gay rights activists are asking people to shop at Starbucks and Macys today. They are calling it National Marriage Equality Day. It's in opposition to the support of traditional marriage at Chick Fil A restaurants across the country last week. That ...

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