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Election Day recap

Election Day recap

Lovett, Campbell help analyze.

A dead-end road out of the USA

A dead-end road out of the USA

Group in Plattsburgh seeks to aid refugees.

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Lt. Gov Hochul on Sam Hoyt allegations: "I'm not happy about it."

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Fellow WNYer abruptly quit state job

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Comptroller reports Wall Street profits are up

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Wall Street profits are up by one third over the same period last year, says the New York State Comptroller. Comptroller Tom DiNapoli says the gain of $12.3 billion dollars is good news for New Yorkers with retirement accounts invested in the market, as well as the state’s pension fund.

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New York, California governors team up against tax overhaul

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New York’s Governor Cuomo, in a conference call with California Governor Jerry Brown, singled out two New York GOP Congressmen for criticism, after they voted for a budget measure that clears the way for a vote on the Republican plan to overhaul the tax system.

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State lawmakers less sure that they will hold a special session

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New York’s leaders are continuing to struggle with actions in Congress on the federal budget and tax overhaul that could adversely affect the state’s finances.

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Debunking some myths about New York's ballot questions

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There’s some misinformation on social media regarding a key ballot item in next month’s elections on whether to hold a Constitutional Convention.

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New SUNY Chancellor discusses challenges ahead

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She sits down with Karen DeWitt.

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"Dangerous Loophole" in Clean Indoor Air Act closed, says Cuomo

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New Yorkers who use e-cigarettes will have to comply with the same limits on smoking in public that apply to regular cigarettes, now that Governor Cuomo has signed a bill into law. But anti-smoking advocates say more needs to be done to combat the rising use of the nicotine product.

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Citizens Union director turns himself in for illegal drug possession

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The executive director of a leading government reform group has been replaced after he turned himself in for possession of addictive illegal drugs.

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SUNY Chancellor says she will continue to monitor charter schools, in light of new teacher certification standards

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The Chancellor of the State University of New York is defending a SUNY board committee’s decision to lower some requirements for teachers at some charter schools.

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New York's top 2 Dems team up against federal tax changes

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The state’s governor and senior senator teamed up to urge New York’s Congressional delegation to oppose a provision in the federal tax overhaul plan that they say could be harmful to the state’s taxpayers and New York’s economy.

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