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Cuomo To Unveil Budget

01.22.13 | Sarah Harnisch

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo will share his plan for the state buget today. Budget negotiations officially kick off, when Cuomo will release new state backed programs, without, he says, raising taxes. The final spending plan is due March 31st. A ...

Flu Season Fuels Debate over Paid Time Off

01.21.13 | Bob Price

Sniffling, groggy and afraid she had caught the flu, Diana Zavala dragged herself in to work anyway for a day she felt she couldn't afford to miss.

Plane From Rochester Blows Tires During Landing

01.21.13 | Bob Price

Authorities say a United Express plane from western New York has blown four tires as it landed at Newark Liberty International Airport and veered off a runway.

New Gun Laws Supported By Most New Yorkers, Even Upstaters

01.18.13 | Sarah Harnisch

What do New Yorkers think about having the toughest gun control law in the nation? The study, released by Sienna College, shows 73 percent of voters supported banning assault weapons and magazine clips with more then seven bullets. 91-percent said ...

Another Christian Pastor To Stand Trial In Iran Next Week

01.18.13 | Sarah Harnisch

There's yet another pastor the Family Life newsroom is watching that is being held hostage in Iran. His name is Saeed Abedini. Abedini was yanked off a bus and placed on house arrest last summer. Next week, he will face a trial, and has been told ...

2 Lawsuits Already Being Drawn Up Against NY Gun Control Bill

01.17.13 | Sarah Harnisch

New York State's day-old gun law is already sparking criticism. The National Rifle Association and a lawyer in Buffalo are both planning to file federal lawsuits. Buffalo Attorney Jim Tresmond says the act is unconstitutional because it prevents ...

Judge Rules NY Land Worth Cannot Be Based On Gas Drilling Land Nearby

01.17.13 | Sarah Harnisch

There's been a large court case in favor of anyone wishing to buy a home or land in New York State that might have Marcellus Shale drilling potential. The Tioga County Supreme Court has ruled natural gas speculation cannot impact the taxable value ...

Prayer Case From Greece, NY May Be Heard In U.S. Supreme Court

01.17.13 | Sarah Harnisch

A court case that started in Greece, New York may be heard in the U.S. Supreme Court. The Christian legal firm Alliance Defending Freedom has asked the high court to hear the case of a religious freedom lawsuit over prayers used to start the Greece ...

Gun Law Lowdown In New York State

01.16.13 | Sarah Harnisch

New York has become the first state in the nation to put stricter gun laws in place. The Senate passed it at 11 p.m. Monday night, the Assembly Tuesday afternoon, and Governor Andrew Cuomo signed it into law Tuesday night. Here is what you need to ...

SUNY Releases Information On New Online Bachelor's Degrees

01.16.13 | Sarah Harnisch

As of this fall, you can get earn an entire Bachelor's degree online through New York's SUNY school system. The details were released in the State of the University speech. Three high demand fields like information technology and health care will ...

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