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National School Bus Safety Week Begins Monday VIEW VIDEO
October 20, 2014 - 2.3 million children ride school buses in New York State every day. To help keep them safe, officials want drivers to know how important it is to stop for buses that have red lights flashing. It... more

New Legislation to Eliminate 2 Local Agencies VIEW VIDEO
October 20, 2014 - Governor Cuomo signed legislation Monday that will eliminate 36 groups that he calls "ghost authorities" across New York State, including two in our area.     The legislation will terminate either... more

SUNY Taking Additional Precautions To Deal With Ebola
October 17, 2014 - After Governor Cuomo outlined the states plan on how it will handle an Ebola outbreak, the Chancellor of SUNY campuses says its taking additional precautionary measures to ensure its students and... more

Anti-Frackers Call For A Renewed Moratorium On Gas Drilling VIEW VIDEO
October 16, 2014 - Saying a new and growing body of science is raising serious concerns about the health effects of fracking, anti-fracking activists renewed their call for a moratorium on the gas drilling practice. ... more

New York State Prepares To Treat Potential Ebola Patients VIEW VIDEO
October 16, 2014 - As the Ebola virus infects another Texas health care worker this week, here in New York State, Officials are working to ensure that the state is prepared to treat potential patients with ebola.   ... more

Governor Cuomo to Begin Initiative to End AIDS Epidemic in New York VIEW VIDEO
October 14, 2014 - Could the number of HIV-AIDS infections eventually go down to zero? That's the goal --  Governor Cuomo is trying to implement a plan to end the AIDS epidemic in New York State.     The... more

First Multi-State Heroin Task Force VIEW VIDEO
October 8, 2014 - New York is joining forces with Pennsylvania and other states to combat the heroin crisis in the Northeast. Officials say it will be the first multi-state heroin task force, and will allow top... more

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