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Governor Cuomo’s running mate, Lieutenant Governor Nominee Kathy Hochul, is keeping an unusually low profile during the first months of the election campaign.  The lack of public campaigning by Hochul is starting to raise some questions....
The Democrat who challenging Governor Andrew Cuomo in September’s primary expects to file over 40,000 signatures later today. That number would far exceed the legal requirement. Zephyr Teachout, a Fordham Law School professor who is...
Weather service: Tornado hit homes where 4 died SMITHFIELD, N.Y. (AP) - The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado destroyed the homes in upstate New York where four people were killed. Barbara Watson, the meteorologist leading the...
The Tappan Zee Bridge rebuild is undergoing another review by the Environmental Protection Agency.  The EPA wants to ensure the work satisfies standards set in the Clean Water Act. Last week, the Environmental Facilities Corporation agreed to...
New York is now the 23rd state to allow medical marijuana, now that Governor Cuomo has signed a bill into law. But, it will be some time before patients will have access to the drug. New York will now permit patients with diseases like cancer and...
NY becomes 23rd state to allow medical marijuana ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York has become the 23rd state in the U.S. to authorize medical marijuana - though the state's program is one of the nation's most restrictive. Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed...