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Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul says she will not try to win back her old seat in congress

07.10.19 | Brandon Dickson

Hochul says she won't run for conservative Congressman Chris Collins' spot in the House. She served part of one term in the 27th district before losing to Collins in 2012. This, as a group of western New York Republicans is courting Medal of...

Miracle at Niagara as man survives hurtle over the falls

07.10.19 | Brandon Dickson

A man is recovering from non-life-threatening injuries after being swept over the Horseshoe Falls Tuesday.   Cops say they responded to a call of a man in crisis, and when they got to the scene, he climbed the retaining wall, jumped into...

Monroe Co. movement attempts to repeal NY's abortion expansion tonight

07.09.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Marla Parsons says one effort to revoke the "Reproductive Health Care Act" started in Putnam County and has spread to the Rochester area. She notes a representative "is willing to draft the resolution and bring it up for a vote if there is...

Charges dismissed against NY man who faced first "Safe Act" conviction

07.09.19 | Brandon Dickson

In 2014, Benjamin Wassell of Silver Creek, was convicted of selling two of his own assault weapons to an undercover investigator. The New York State Supreme Court Appellate Division overturned his conviction back in April.   Monday's...

Summer feeding programs for kids are getting started today across NY

07.08.19 | Jeremy Miller

Syracuse city schools start the Summer Food Summer Fun food service program today with more than 40 sites at city schools, parks, community centers and libraries. Meals are free Monday through Friday to all children up to 18-years-old. The Food...

NY ranger takes to the air to aid Alaska

07.08.19 | Brandon Dickson

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation says one of their forest rangers will go to Alaska to assist in the containment of wildfires. The ranger will be there for two weeks to serve as a helicopter manager in Alaska's Delta...

Empire State takes steps to tighten the reigns on campaign finance

07.05.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

State leaders have selected at least nine people to implement public campaign finance rules for legislative offices--authorizing up to $100 million a year in public funds. The statewide system is meant to trim the influence of big money in...

Audit shows NY's new welcome centers have cost millions more than planned

07.05.19 | Brandon Dickson

The comptroller's report claims taxpayers have paid $12 million more than expected. The inspection revealed the state DOT underestimated the construction costs. However, transportation officials are disputing the report. They say one of the...

New leader for NY Republicans is calling for a conservative comeback

07.02.19 | Sarah Harnisch

Nick Langworthy replaces Ed Cox as the state GOP chairman. Langworthy says just because New York is one of the "brightest blue" states, it doesn't mean Republicans are obsolete. At 38-years-old, Langworthy is the youngest chairman in the...

A NY univ. tries to tackle tick-borne illnesses

07.02.19 | Brandon Dickson

The Upstate Medical University in Syracuse is teaming up with the CDC in launching a program to combat the spread of lyme disease. Since some people don't know what a tick looks like, the state has set up a tick identification program.  It...

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