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6 to 8 Weeks of Waiting Before Dryden, Middlefield Gas Drilling Decision

03.22.13 | Sarah Harnisch

There was a major court case out of Dryden and Middlefield New York Thursday over whether or not towns or landowners had the right to control gas drilling. Four appellate judges seemed skeptical of both side's claims, peppering attorneys with an ...

At Least 9 More Days of Bitter Cold Ahead for NY and PA

03.22.13 | Sarah Harnisch

How much longer will New York and Pennsylvania have to suffer through the cold temperatures? Our average highs are barely climbing out of the 20's, and this is weather that's typical of early to late January. Forecasters say the jet stream is a lot ...

Second Lawsuit Filed Against NY's SAFE Act

03.22.13 | Sarah Harnisch

A group has filed a lawsuit against New York's gun control law, the SAFE act. The state Rifle and Pistol Assocation filed a lawsuit in Buffalo Thursday, saying the law violates the Second Amendment. The group is the Empire State's arm of the ...

NY Has A Budget Deal

03.21.13 |

Governor Cuomo and lawmakers reached a deal on a 135 billion dollar budget late Wednesday night, but they left any changes to the gun law out of it for now. The budget would extend higher taxes on millionaires; provide a 350 dollar rebate check ...

Budget Hits A Few Snags In Albany

03.20.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Tax rebate checks for middle class families and revisions to the gun control law are apparently among the sticky issues that have prompted legislative leaders to miss their early, optimistic target date for passing a state budget. Still, they ...

Alleged Webster Ambush Accomplice Pleads Not Guilty

03.19.13 | Sarah Harnisch

The woman accused of providing guns to the man behind the Webster ambush on Christmas eve made a court appearance Monday. Dawn Nguyen pled not guilty to charges that she provided a rifle and a shotgun to William Spengler Junior in 2010. Those ...

NY Republicans Agree To Minimum Wage Hike; Budget Deal Is Close

03.19.13 | Sarah Harnisch

The State Budget is almost finished, New York lawmakers say. They were up late into the night Monday night, and have a meeting slated with the Governor this morning. Here are the details of what we've learned so far: to get 700 million dollars in ...

Winter Storm Hones In On NY, PA

03.18.13 | Sarah Harnisch

The first day of spring is Wednesday. Before we usher it in though, another snowstorm is on its way. It'll start this afternoon, mostly as sleet and freezing rain. Utica, New York could see 12 inches of snow; 6 to 8 inches of snow is due for ...

NY May Get A Budget Today

03.18.13 |

New York leaders hope to announce an on-time budget today. After meeting Sunday, Governor Andrew Cuomo and New York legislative leaders say they believe they have the budget done-- and they're poised to make an announcement later today. It would be ...

Broome County Tops The State of NY In Population Exodus

03.15.13 | Sarah Harnisch

According to new U.S. Census figures, Broome County's population drop is the highest in the state; even more then New York City. The county lost 25-hundred people between 2010 and 2012, according to estimates released Thursday. Cornell University ...

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