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Despite dustup, NY Gov Cuomo gets liberal backing ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has survived a challenge from the left to win the nomination of the liberal Working Families Party. Cuomo received the endorsement at...
It’s coming down to the wire for a decision on whether the Working Families Party endorses Governor Cuomo for re election or not. The left leaning minor party was angered when Cuomo failed to win a public campaign financing system for...
2 boys declared co-champions of Spelling Bee OXON HILL, Md. (AP) - For the first time in 52 years, two spellers have been declared co-champions of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Sriram Hathwar of Painted Post, New York, and Ansun Sujoe of Fort...
A New York State Trooper was killed on I-81 near the Chenango Bridge yesterday. Matt Martin reports Trooper Christopher Skinner was struck intentionally by a passing car. The 42-year-old Binghamton native was conducting a traffic stop when a passing...
The Republican candidate for Governor, Rob Astorino, is  pressing for term limits for state officials.  He also spoke against another reform proposal percolating in the legislature, campaign finance reform. Astorino proposes limiting the...
A New York State Senate task force led by Republicans has released a package of bills aimed at combating the state’s growing heroin addiction. The bills would require schools to carry supplies of Naloxone, the drug used to treat heroin...