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NY Still Tops The Nation For Spending Per Student

07.26.13 | Sarah Harnisch

School funding has steadily grown in New York in the 2000's. A report from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York shows schools now spend between 18 and 25 thousand dollars per student; more then any other state. Despite that, only three quarters ...

Another Sexual Harrasment Case in NY Assembly

07.25.13 | Abby Lutcher

Yet another sexual harassment case has surfaced in the New York Assembly.

Smoking Rates Remain High, But Attitudes Changing

07.24.13 | Abby Lutcher

New numbers show people in the Southern Tier are now less accepting of people smoking in public. But ten years after the state banned indoor smoking, health leaders say smoking is still at high levels locally.

Portable Gasoline Generator Recall

07.24.13 | Abby Lutcher

A leaking fuel tank prompts the recall of more than 4,000 Subaru portable gasoline generators. There are four reports of fuel leaking from the tank.

Tractor Trailer Accident Closes I-86 Lane in Steuben

07.23.13 | Abby Lutcher

An early morning tractor trailer accident on I-86 in Steuben County shutdown a lane around 2:00am Tuesday morning.

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.

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