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Possible 4-New Casinos

06.24.13 | Abby Lutcher

Four Las Vegas type casinos could be coming to upstate New York. The final passage of the casino deal means four casinos could be located in the regions around Albany, Binghamton and the Catskills-Hudson valley area.

Dangerous Cell Phone Batteries

06.24.13 | Abby Lutcher

A New York senator is warning that buying counterfeit or poorly made cell-phone batteries can lead to phones overheating and even exploding.

Eldridge Park is Bouncing Back and Needs Your Help

06.21.13 | Abby Lutcher

Eldridge Park is bouncing back and forth between the third and fourth spot in a national competition put out by Coca-Cola.

Assembly OK's Women's Rights

06.21.13 | Abby Lutcher

New York's Democrat-led Assembly has approved bills including an abortion rights provision that has roiled Albany.

Education State Aid

06.20.13 | Abby Lutcher

A local school official says the education state aid boost in the state's new casino plan sounds good but he's still a bit skeptical. Early Wednesday morning, Governor Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders reached a deal to authorize four upstate ...

Tax-Free Zones

06.20.13 | Abby Lutcher

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he and legislative leaders have agreed to a jobs program that would offer tax-free zones to new employers.

Helping New York Financially

06.19.13 | Abby Lutcher

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders have agreed on measures to help New York's financially ailing upstate cities.

Deal on Casinos

06.19.13 | Abby Lutcher

A senior administration official says Gov. Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders have struck a deal to authorize four upstate casinos and to allow votes on 10 separate women's rights bills including an abortion proposal that appeared to be blocked ...

Update: Manhunt In Ontario County

06.18.13 | Abby Lutcher

Police released new details Monday about the search for two men considered to be armed and dangerous in the Phelps-Geneva area. Police said two suspects who are still at-large are believed to be out of the area.

Graduation Rates Remain Stable

06.18.13 | Abby Lutcher

New York State Board of Regents Chancellor Merryl H. Tisch and New York State Education Commissioner John B. King, Jr. on Monday released high school graduation rates for the 2008 cohort (students who entered 9th grade in 2008).

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