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Cuomo Says Registering Assault Weapons Is Next Under NY's SAFE Act

04.03.13 | Sarah Harnisch

What is next under New York's SAFE ACT? New York Governor Andrew Cuomo made pit stops in Buffalo and Rochester Tuesday to ceremonially sign off on the new state budget. While there, he explained what's next for the SAFE Act. Revised parts of the ...

America's Most Wanted Is Canned; It Was Hosted By A NY Native

04.03.13 | Sarah Harnisch

The long-running crime show "America's Most Wanted" has been cancelled by its cable network, but a new show featuring Auburn, New York native John Walsh is being considered, called "John Walsh Investigates". America's Most Wanted premiered in 1988 ...

SAFE Act To Stay The Way It Is For Now

04.02.13 |

There likely won't be any more changes to SAFE Act this year. Lawmakers in Albany said Monday it seems any more changes to the much debated gun-control bill is off the table for the rest of this year. The issue likely won't be brought up again this ...

NY Program To Hand Out Air Conditioners This Summer

04.02.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Normally, H.E.A.P. funding pays to keep your house warm in the winter. Now, in New York, the same program is distributing air conditioners this summer to those with medical conditions. The program is supported by $3 million dollars from the home ...

Spring Should Be Here Next Week In NY, PA

04.01.13 |

The arrival of something like spring may be at least another week away. Accuweather meteorologists in Northeastern Pennsylvania say they can confidently predict the Keystone and Empire states will bid a final goodbye to winter, and next week will ...

New York's Farm Industry Is Booming

04.01.13 | Sarah Harnisch

New York's farming industry is on the rebound. In 2008, there were 36-thousand farms covering 1.7 million acres of land statewide. That's 1600 more farms then the state had in 2006.  The state says the yogurt boom is providing a tremendous ...

New Yorkers Will Have To Pay Online Sales Tax

03.29.13 | Sarah Harnisch

In a 4 to 1 vote, New York's high court has ok'd online sales tax. The ruling came despite the pleas of stores like Amazon and Overstock.com.  Amazon had argued the law is a violatiion of the U.S. Constitution's commerce clause, but the court ...

Medical Marijuana Bill Introduced In New York

03.29.13 | Sarah Harnisch

A bill to legalize medical marijuana has officially been introduced in the New York State Assembly. In the past, the bill has soared through the Assembly but halted in the Senate. The lawmaker behind the assembly version says he now has sponsors in ...

New York Has A Budget

03.29.13 | Sarah Harnisch

The New York State Assembly has passed a 141 billion dollar budget. It includes an incremental minimum wage hike from 7-25 an hour to 9 dollars; 300 million in small business tax credits, a 350-dollar rebate check for families, and indefinitely ...

NY Farmers Say Cold Spring Will Mean A Heartier Harvest

03.28.13 | Sarah Harnisch

The snow may be a burden to some, but farmers across New York state aren't complaining. Ask a farmer in the business of maple syrup, apples, or cherries how they feel about a cold spring- and they say good things come to those who wait. One farmer ...

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