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Weather service: Tornado caused damage Sunday WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) - Meteorologists with the National Weather Service have confirmed that a tornado touched down in the Finger Lakes during violent storms over the weekend. The weather service in...
Advocates for a higher minimum wage are urging for better wages for workers who rely on tips. Governor Cuomo has promised to create a committee to consider raising the minimum rate for the workers, and the groups say they have evidence that an...
New York Republican Congressman Tom Reed is getting behind a proposal to shore up the highway trust fund. But, some Washington Republicans say that plan is bad policy. The people who maintain the roads and bridges we rely upon may soon run out of...
If elected, Tom Wolf, who’s the Democratic gubernatorial candidate in Pennsylvania, says he’d promote transparency at the state Department of Health. The agency was accused by two former employees of trying to muzzle its workers on the...
A law sponsored by New York Senator Charles Schumer became the basis of last week's ruling by the US Supreme Court. It said companies like Hobby Lobby can deny health coverage for contraceptives to employees. Back in 1993 when Schumer served in...
A group of health care professionals are seeking a meeting with Governor Cuomo’s health department, saying they have compiled a compendium of new and on going research  that highlights numerous health risks associated with hydrofracking....