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Making "life" a local issue in western New York

01.23.20 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

While the National March for Life launches tomorrow in Washington, D.C., three clergy members are bringing a rally and march to western New York on Saturday. Pastor Jack Hempfling tells Family Life News more than 61 million children have been...

Local event aims to stop human trafficking in the Southern Tier

01.23.20 | Bill Price

Tomorrow's event is called "It Takes a Village." Christine Battisti co-chairs the Southern Tier Human Trafficking Task Force. She says tomorrow's event in Johnson City will focus on youth and how to protect them from predators. Tomorrow's...

Gov. Cuomo has taken the wraps off his $178 billion state budget proposal

01.22.20 | Brandon Dickson

The plan includes a plan to rein in spending on medicaid, increase school aid $826 million, and a push for legalizing pot. Cuomo calls the spending plan both "progressive and fiscally sound." But, Republican state Assemblyman, Stephen Hawley...

Congressman Tom Reed is standing up for free speech on the college campus

01.22.20 | Bob Price

The congressman from New York showed up at Binghampton University yesterday to show solidarity with conservative students who say their rights are being trampled on. Some students say they don't feel safe on campus anymore after getting into an...

The Baseball Hall of Fame announces its class of 2020 today

01.21.20 | Family Life News Team

Former Yankees Captain Derek Jeter is considered to be a lock for induction in his first year of eligibility and could join former teammate, Mariano Rivera, as the only unanimous hall-of-famers in history. Candidates need 75% of the total...

Cuomo may try to close the budget gap is through rec. marijuana

01.21.20 | Bill Price

Today, Governor Cuomo will be laying out his fiscal plan for the Empire State when he gives his budget address. One way the governor may try and close the $6 billion budget gap is through the legalization and taxation of recreational...

Remembering a reverend and civil rights activist

01.20.20 | Brandon Dickson

Today, is Martin Luther King Jr. Day and folks around the country will be honoring his legacy. In Albany, there will be a memorial observance in the Hart Theater located at the Empire State Plaza. In Scranton, a community dinner will be held...

Former Rep. Chris Collins has been sentenced to 2 years & 2 mos.

01.20.20 | Brandon Dickson

The ex-western New York representative plead guilty to helping his son and others dodge $800,000 in stock market losses and lying to the FBI about it. Meanwhile, Buffalo Bills hall-of-famer Jim Kelly is supporting Republican Beth Parlato to...

Winter weather returns

01.16.20 | Bill Price

Up to six inches of snow is possible in parts of "ski country" today. Steve Welch at the National Weather Service in Buffalo says the "white stuff" and the wind put "lake effect" on full display. Winter weather advisories are up through six...

President names Rep. Tom Reed as chair of re-election campaign in NY

01.16.20 | Brandon Dickson

The Corning Republican was one of the first U.S. representatives to endorse Donald Trump for president in 2016. New york state's presidential primary is April 28th. The last Republican presidential candidate to win New York was Ronald Reagan in...

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