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Sen. John DeFrancisco is GOP nomination frontrunner for NY governor

02.12.18 | Brandon Dickson

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb of Canandaigua has chosen to abandon his bid to run against Governor Cuomo noting the time a run would take him away from his family. This leaves DeFrancisco and former Erie County executive Joel Giambra...

A Rochester native moves on to Olympic finals in ski event

02.09.18 | Brandon Dickson

The opening ceremony in PyeongChang is happening today, but last night, Morgan Schild, from Pittsford, came in third qualifying for the freestyle moguls. Two of her ski teammates also qualified. Schild's event is set for Sunday, but it will...

Latest mini-casino license in PA goes for a spot in W PA

02.09.18 | Brandon Dickson

The company that owns Mount Airy Casino resort in the Poconos submitted a winning bid of nearly $22 million for a planned casino near the Ohio border. Licenses have already been granted for casinos in Westmoreland and York counties. The next...

Winter storm turns NY & PA into a snow globe

02.07.18 | Brandon Dickson

A winter storm warning is in effect for much of our listening area until 10 tonight. Syracuse and central New York are expected to receive 7-11 inches, the Twin Tiers will see 6-10 inches, Rochester and the Finger Lakes 5-8, western New York...

26 new flu deaths have been reported in PA

02.07.18 | Brandon Dickson

The total this season in Pennsylvania is now 91. The state health department says total flu cases have climbed to more than 47,000 since October, up from about 35,000 a week ago. The highest activity has been in the southeast region, and...

Gov. Wolf rolls out his fourth and final first-term budget proposal today

02.06.18 | Brandon Dickson

The election-year plan is expected to carry no major new policy initiatives, and instead will look to highlight and cement his accomplishments as he campaigns for a second term. Wolf will seek a nearly 3% increase in spending, driven primarily...

Gov. Cuomo says special election in April is to fill 11 vacant state seats

02.06.18 | Brandon Dickson

Nine of the "open seats" are in the state Assembly. The other two are in the Senate. The special election will happen Tuesday, April 24th.  

VP Pence is set to visit Pittsburgh today

02.02.18 | Brandon Dickson

Mike Pence is headed to the Steel City to help raise money in a congressional election widely viewed as a test of whether Republicans can stave off Democratic gains this year. Pence is scheduled to appear at a rally and fundraiser for Rick...

BU is celebrating a mix of past and present black culture

02.02.18 | Brandon Dickson

The events at Binghamton University include how black culture has impacted American food; a free advance showing of Marvel's first black superhero film, Black Panther; and later this month Hollywood actress Regina Hall will be a keynote speaker.

A Butler, PA dispensary will soon open its doors for medical pot

02.02.18 | Brandon Dickson

City officials toured CY+ dispensary Thursday, saying the facility will help Butler's economy. Pro-family groups say medical pot could still lead people down a slippery slope of addiction.

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