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On May 24th, 2014, WSKG visited Ithaca Fest to answer a simple question: What would happen if everyone in Ithaca was invited to write one little piece of a poem about Ithaca. Inspired by the festival's mission to 'find the artist in everyone...
This week, the State Senate passed 23 bills to deal with the rise of heroin use in the state. The bills increase access to drug treatment and tracking of prescriptions. But some senators voted against a handful of the bills. Twelve of the twenty-...
The City of Ithaca is considering a proposal to eliminate the city’s odd/even parking rules. From November 1 through April 1, residents are prohibited from parking on the odd side of the street on odd-numbered days and the even side of the...
Democrats and their allies in the legislature say there’s little chance any major issues can be accomplished in the remaining days of the legislative session. Those pushing a Women’s Equality Act are already looking ahead to the fall...
Governor Andrew Cuomo says if the legislature passes a law legalizing medical marijuana in New York, he would consider signing it. Cuomo recently used an executive order to allow 20 hospitals to prescribe marijuana for certain illnesses, like cancer...
Governor Cuomo is downplaying chances for any major agreements before the legislative session ends later this month. The governor, who has already vowed to replace the current Senate leadership coalition of Republicans and break away Democrats, says...