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The New York State Legislature Kicks off New Session

01.08.15 | Sarah Harnisch

Power in the senate officially shifted into Republican control on Wednesday at the opening of the first session in Albany. The Assembly re-elected its speaker, Sheldon Silver, even though he's under federal investigation. Republican leader Daen ...

NY Energy Costs Soar as Temps Plummet

01.08.15 | FL News Team

Brutal temperatures are slamming the Southern Tier, and while temperatures are on their way down, your utility bills are likely on their way up. Officials with NYSEG say that both electricity and gas prices this season are about the same as last ...

PA Slot Revenue Continues Decline

01.08.15 |

Pennsylvania slot machine revenue has fallen for the second straight year. Gross revenue from the state's 12 casinos totaled $2.31 billion in 2014, down 2.71 percent from the year before. A Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board spokesman attributed the ...

PA Court Ruling Upholds Drilling on Public Land

01.08.15 | Terry Diener

Commonwealth Court on Wednesday upheld a Pennsylvania agency's authority to lease public land for natural gas drilling and rejected an environmental activist's challenges to how the state is spending money gleaned from those agreements. The ...

Arctic Blast Brings Minus 20 Temps in NY, PA

01.07.15 | FL News Team

Forecasters are predicting that today's lows could be the coldest of the entire 2014-2015 winter season. Friendship, New York is near 0 without the winds, Kane Pennsylvania at 6 degrees and Coudersport at 5. Today's high is predicted to be just 12 ...

PA Senator Santorum Considers White House Bid

01.07.15 | Sarah Harnisch

Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum met with top state Republicans and supporters in Harrisburg Tuesday to discuss a possible 2016 campaign for the White House-- the latest sign that he wants another shot after finishing second to GOP nominee ...

Fatal Bus Crash in Rochester Claims Driver's Life

01.07.15 | Sarah Harnisch

Edwin Rivera DeJesus, a school bus driver for 30 years, is being remembered as an outstanding, well-liked employee who "went above and beyond." Eight children and one adult bus monitor were taken to Strong Memorial Hospital after the bus hit a tree ...

NY Anti-Casino Group Opposed to 4th Gaming License

01.07.15 | Sarah Harnisch

The Coalition Against Gambling in New York wrote to a state gaming commission official earlier this week to say casinos would be a detriment to residents and the state as a whole. The group opposes plans for casinos in other regions of the state ...

NY Church Leaders Call for End of "Tip Wage"

01.06.15 | FL News Team

Nuns, ministers and other religious leaders have held a prayer vigil at the New York state Capitol in support of a wage increase for tipped workers.The group gathered Monday to call on Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration to eliminate the so-called ...

Arctic Blast For Western New York

01.06.15 | FL News Team

The National Weather Service has issued a a Lake Effect Snow Warning for Southern Erie, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, and Wyoming Counties from 10am Wednesday until 10 am Thursday. Blowing and drifting snow could limit visability and make poor driving ...

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