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Podcast: Breaking down NY19 Democrats

Podcast: Breaking down NY19 Democrats

TU's Rachel Silberstein analyzes large field.

Gianaris on Senate dysfunction, November election

Gianaris on Senate dysfunction, November election

Democrat in charge of regaining the majority.

Senate dysfunction returns

Senate dysfunction returns

This week on New York NOW a look at the 31-31 tie in the chamber.

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Controversy still simmers over SUNY Buffalo Shale Institute

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Shortly after opening its doors at this spring, the Shale Resources and Society Institute (SRSI) ignited a controversy that persists several months later.

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Hundreds urge Cuomo not to approve fracking

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Anti fracking advocates rallied in Albany to try to convince Governor Andrew Cuomo to ban the natural gas drilling process in New York.

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Lessons from last summer's hurricane season

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Last summer when Irene and Lee blew through New York, both were classified as tropical storms, not hurricanes.

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Hardest-hit towns one year after tropical storms Irene and Lee

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How are two towns devastated by Tropical Storms Irene and Lee faring one year later?

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Both sides, awaiting fracking decision, air competing ads

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Groups for and against fracking are gearing up for an announcement by Governor Cuomo’s environmental officials on whether the natural gas drilling process will be permitted in New York on a limited basis.

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Lasers and airplanes help scientists combat invasive species

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We follow a team of researchers from the Rochester Institute of Technology into a forest in central Massachusetts.

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Inside the State Education Building

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Take a rare tour of the State Education Building; teacher evaluation plan update.

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Study finds high risk to drinking water from fracking wastewater

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A new study on managing wastewater produced by hydraulic fracturing finds the biggest risk of contamination to drinking water supplies occurs during the disposal process.

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New York to offer online voter registration

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Governor Cuomo and his aides have announced a plan to increase voter registration, allowing online vote registration for the first time, by linking the process to Internet applications for drivers licenses.

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Education Commissioner King on Teacher Evaluation Plan

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This past spring, Governor Cuomo and state legislators passed a new teacher evaluation plan that will be available to parents, but not the general public.

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