Category: Featured News, State/National News

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Sandra Bland’s Death Ruled a Suicide

By Staff   Waller County, Texas prosecutor Warren Diepraam said Thursday that an autopsy report showed Sandra Bland’s death...

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Seneca Nation May Follow South Dakota Tribe in Legalizing Cannabis

The President of the Seneca Nation said last week that his tribe has an interest in the ever-expanding cannabis industry, especially if and...

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Politicians, Residents Discuss Remediation Plans for Lackawanna Steel Mill Site

A Buffalo, NY, area community is growing more concerned about the industrial waste that will get shifted rather than eliminated, and they...

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CNY Gets New 680 Area Code

By Staff   The New York State Public Service Commission has announced that the North American Numbering Plan Administrator (NANPA) has...

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After Basement Collapse, Neighbors and Strangers Step Up to Help Farmington Couple Rebuild Home

The night of June 14, 2015, seemed like any other for Gary and Janice Burkhart of Farmington, NY. Janice had gone to bed while her husband...

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Carl Heastie to Begin Upstate New York Tour

By Staff   New York State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie (D-Bronx), plans to begin an upstate tour Tuesday, July 21, officials from...

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State Education Department Names “Struggling Schools,” 18 in Syracuse

By Staff   The State Education Department has announced 144 New York schools, in 17 school districts, have been identified as...

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State Attorney General Sends New Procedures for Police Killings to DAs

By Staff   New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman sent a letter to the state’s 62 district attorneys July 13,...

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NYS Health Dept. Will Make Decision on Medical Marijuana Business Licenses Soon

Those who suffer from life-threatening conditions throughout New York State could see a new treatment in as little as six months from the...

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Jacksons to Perform in Free Concert Series at State Fair

By Staff   The Jacksons have been added to this year’s list of performers at the New York State Fair, according to officials....