FLN News Articles

Abortion Rate Down in Rochester

08.02.13 | Bob Price

Fewer women are choosing abortion in Rochester, NY and state-wide. A leading, pro-life organization known as "CompassCare" is the main reason for the decline.

New Apple Brands Revealed in NY

08.02.13 | Bob Price

After years of development and consumer testing as “NY1” and “NY2” Cornell University and New York Apple Growers have given the hottest new apples in the Empire State names worthy of their unique assets: SnapDragon and RubyFrost.

Pataki Cleared in Lawsuit

08.01.13 | Bob Price

A federal jury in Manhattan found on Wednesday that former Gov. George E. Pataki of New York was not liable for violating the rights of six convicted sex offenders who had sued, claiming they were wrongly confined in state psychiatric hospitals ...

Casino Funds Disbersed in NY

08.01.13 | Bob Price

After a four year dispute between the Senecas and the state, Governor Cuomo and Seneca President Barry Snyder have presented checks to the three casino host cities.

Appeals Court says NYC's Big Soda Ban Unconstitutional

07.31.13 | Bob Price

New York City's crackdown on big, sugary sodas is staying on ice.

Scammers seek Personal Info from Seniors

07.30.13 | Bob Price

New York State officials are warning seniors about scammers promising "free" medical alert devices.

Jay J's Law Signed by Gov. Cuomo

07.30.13 | Bob Price

Jay J's law is now the law. Governor Cuomo has signed the bill that will toughen penalties for repeat child abusers.

Environmentalists sue over Farm Rules

07.29.13 | Bob Price

A coalition of environmental organizations sued the state Department of Environmental Conservation late last week, claiming the state’s effort to roll back dairy farm regulations violates both New York and federal law.

Billions of Sewage Waste seeps in NY Rivers

07.29.13 | Bob Price

Billions of gallons of untreated sewage flow into New York waterways annually, but it remains difficult to tell when and where to avoid contact despite a new law mandating prompt public notice.

Colleges In NY Told To Notify Renters If There Are No Sprinklers

07.26.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Colleges will now have to notify students whether or not a sprinkler system is present when they move into school-owned housing, according to a new law signed Thursday by New York governor Andrew Cuomo. The bill, named after Kerry Rose Fitzsommons, ...

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