FLN News Articles

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).

Bill Expands Gambling

06.18.13 | Abby Lutcher

A new provision in Governor Andrew Cuomo's casino expansion bill plans to expand gambling, even if voters say no to building more casinos.

Hydrofracking Rally

06.17.13 | Abby Lutcher

Opponents of the natural gas drilling method known as fracking are heading to Albany for a rally outside the state Capitol.

Manhunt in Ontario County

06.17.13 | Abby Lutcher

Police are searching for two men considered to be armed and dangerous in the Phelps-Geneva area.

Casino Deal

06.14.13 | Abby Lutcher

A state official says Gov. Andrew Cuomo is headed to western New York to announce an agreement with the Seneca Indian Nation in a long-running standoff over casino gambling.

State Funding for Disabled

06.14.13 | Abby Lutcher

A key legislator and the Cuomo administration say they've found a way to restore $90 million in funding to state programs for disabled New Yorkers.

Flood Watches

06.13.13 | Abby Lutcher

A flood watch is in effect for a large swath of the family life listening area....from this morning through tomorrow morning.

Gas Stations Prepare for Emergencies

06.13.13 | Abby Lutcher

New York state could force more gas stations to prepare for emergency fueling situations. The "Fuel NY initiative" will make millions of dollars available to help retail gas stations avoid fuel shortages, which were a major problem ...

Debate on Positives of Hydrofracking

06.13.13 | Abby Lutcher

New York business leaders say hydraulic fracturing will boost the upstate economy by creating more jobs and increasing salaries.

Farm Bill Reactions

06.12.13 | Abby Lutcher

The U.S. Senate has passed a five year, half-trillion dollar Farm Bill that expands government subsidies while making cuts to food stamps, and now local farmers are reacting.

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