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State lawmakers in both the Assembly and the Senate are coming under scrutiny from the FBI. The State Capitol offices of an Assemblyman were raided, and a State Senator gave a tour of her home property in an attempt to debunk accusations from...
Judge: Cornell U. can be sued for bridge suicide ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) — A federal judge says that Cornell University and the city of Ithaca can be sued for negligence in the death of a student from Florida who jumped to his death from a bridge...
Americans United for Change, a progressive advocacy group, stopped in Binghamton on a national bus tour to promote an increase in the minimum wage to 10.10 an hour. ‘Give American A Raise’ was plastered on the side of the large blue and...
Governor Andrew Cuomo is continuing his public push for government consolidation, using a property tax credit as an incentive. But he admitted yesterday that it’s been met with opposition in the state Senate.  Governor Cuomo wants to give...
The legislative leaders, following a two hour closed door meeting with Governor Cuomo, seemed in high spirits.  Senate Republican Leader Dean Skelos gave his often times rival Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver a hug. “Look how much I love...
Heroin is becoming a nationwide epidemic and the Southern Tier is no exception. Deaths from heroin and drugs like it have more then doubled in the past year. Thomas Kimble is a deputy with the Chemung Sheriff Department. “We’re going to...