FLN News Articles

Former N.Y. Governor Says He May Run for Congress

07.23.13 | Abby Lutcher

Former Gov. David Paterson says he may run for Congress if Rep. Charles Rangel retires.

Southern Tier Parents Relieved Over College Loan Rates Deal

07.22.13 | Abby Lutcher

While the deal has yet to actually pass, college students and parents can sigh relief for now that college loan rates will come down to the percentages they spiked to on July first.

Indoor Smoking Bans Have Changed A Lot in 10 Years

07.22.13 | Abby Lutcher

New York marks the 10th anniversary of its landmark indoor smoking ban this week with advocates saying thousands of lives were saved while even opponents say most of their concerns were blown away.

NY Unemployment Rate Dips to 7.5 Percent

07.19.13 | Abby Lutcher

The unemployment rate in New York ticked down last month, dropping to 7.5 percent from 7.6 percent in May.

New Yorkers Asked to Cut Energy Use During Heat Wave

07.19.13 | Abby Lutcher

New Yorkers are being asked to reduce electricity use as this week's heat wave is driving near record demand for power.

Stores Selling Out Of AC Units

07.18.13 | Abby Lutcher

The fight to stay cool continues Wednesday as we face humidity and high temperatures into the overnight hours. If you haven't prepared your home in this severe heat, you may be out of luck.

Sales Tax Drop Spurs County Hiring Freeze

07.18.13 | Abby Lutcher

What's being called a huge drop in sales tax revenue is going to be a game changer for the way local government operates.

NY Offers $1M for Police to Video Interrogations

07.16.13 | Abby Lutcher

New York officials are making $1 million available to help police agencies expand the use of video equipment for recording interrogations of suspects.

Spitzer, Weiner Top Names In New Poll Of NYC Races

07.16.13 | Abby Lutcher

A new poll shows Eliot Spitzer is leading in his comeback campaign for a top New York City office.

Cuomo Signs Several Dozen Bills

07.15.13 | Abby Lutcher

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed several dozen bills Friday, including one to streamline emergency management.

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