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Cash is finally coming for people impacted by Lake Ontario flooding

10.11.19 | Sarah Harnisch

Governor Andrew Cuomo says up to $20 million is available for homeowners that had flood damage this year in Cayuga, Jefferson, Monroe, Niagara, Orleans, Oswego, Saint Lawrence and Wayne counties. Homeowners can get up to $50,000 for flood damage...

Folks rally in Rochester over proposed health law in NY

10.11.19 | Sarah Harnisch

Single-payer healthcare means New Yorkers would no longer have to pay premiums, deductable or co-pays as a way to make insurance premiums more affordable. Under the New York Health Act, the proposal would put everyone under one health insurance...

A blow to religious freedom advocates in New York

10.10.19 | Brandon Dickson

A judge in Steuben County has denied the stay for those seeking exemptions from mandatory vaccines. That means 26,000 families waiting to see if their kids will be allowed to attend school while the case plays out in court have been banned from...

National Fuel claims this winter's fuel bill could be lower than last year

10.10.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

The natural gas provider for many in western New York and Pennsylvania predicts most customers will pay 15% less than for the winter starting in 2018. The company says the drop in costs comes from it's proximity to shale gas and pipelines and a...

New information today on the deadly 2018 limo crash in Schoharie, NY

10.10.19 | Bob Price

A mechanic now says he falsified a brake repair report before that horrific wreck last October. The former manger at the Mavis Discount Tire Store in Saratoga Springs told prosecutors he purchased a brake part for the limo that crashed, but it...

Cost of prescription pills promps growing pressure on NY’s leadership

10.09.19 | Brandon Dickson

The AARP is now pushing Governor Cuomo to lower drug prices, and cited new data that shows one in five New Yorkers stopped taking their medication because they simply couldn’t afford it. Cuomo’s office said it's still working on the...

2 Customers sue Wegmans grocery chain over ice cream

10.09.19 | Brandon Dickson

They say the Rochester-based company is misleading customers over how much vanilla is in their vanilla ice cream. The lawsuit claims in some cases--no vanilla or vanilla extract is used in the ice cream. Wegmans says they "believe that the...

A Bronx teenager is the first vaping related fatality in New York

10.08.19 | Bob Price

Nationwide, 19 people have died from using electronic cigarettes. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says, "you are playing with your life when you're playing with this stuff." The 17-year-old male victim passed away at a New York City...

WNY folks take part in effort to overturn the state's abortion expansion

10.08.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

"Virginia" from Monroe County tells Family Life News she'll be at the county's legislative meeting tonight wearing pink or light blue to send a message to local legislators. Pro-life supporters are taking part in the "public forum" at 6 tonight...

Today a new pay equity law will be in place across NY state

10.08.19 | Brandon Dickson

It means employers can no longer pay workers differently based on several factors including sex, marital status, or military service history. People with a similar line of work also have to be paid the same--even if their responsibilities are...

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