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Central New York News
3:30 pm
Wed July 9, 2014

Confirmed EF2 Tornado Kills 4, Damages Homes In Central New York


  The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado destroyed homes and property in central New York, and killed four people.

Violent winds Tuesday clocked in at least 100 miles per hour in the Madison county town of Smithfield, between Syracuse and Utica, according to National Weather Service meteorologist Barbara Watson. 

"It's going to be at least an EF2," Watson said. 

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New York News
6:10 pm
Wed June 25, 2014

Fight For NYS Senate Leadership Begins

Credit Office of Governor Andrew Cuomo

The New York State Senate is not likely to meet again until next January, but the fight for leadership of the chamber has already begun.

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Hudson Valley News
6:13 am
Fri June 13, 2014

HV Schools Receive NYS Funding


New York Governor Andrew Cuomo Thursday announced three schools in the Hudson Valley that will be included in a second round of funding as part of state’s community schools initiative.

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Vox Pop
12:20 pm
Sat June 7, 2014

With 8 Days Left, Uncertainty Over What Legislative Session Can Accomplish

Credit Office of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo

  The 2014 legislative session has just eight working days left to go, with the closing day scheduled for June 20. As lawmakers prepare to return for the final two weeks, there’s uncertainty whether anything will get done, now that Governor Cuomo has publicly vowed to try to oust the current Senate leadership. 

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3:49 pm
Fri June 6, 2014

Senate Democratic Leader Says Conference Has Changed

Credit WAMC Photo by Dave Lucas

The leader of the New York State Senate Democrats says if Governor Andrew Cuomo is successful in helping retake the chamber for Democrats in the fall elections, she expects the Senate to be much more functional than it was the last time the Democrats were in power.

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The Roundtable
9:00 am
Fri May 30, 2014

5/30/14 Panel


  Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, and Legislative Director of the New York Public Interest Research Group, Blair Horner.

Topics include:
Working Families Party
Deval Patrick
Veteran's Affairs
First Lady's School Lunch Plan Setback
Clippers sold

The Roundtable
9:00 am
Thu May 29, 2014

5/29/14 Panel


  Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Publisher Emeritus of The Kingston Daily Freeman, Ira Fusfeld, and Editor of the Daily Gazette, Judy Patrick.

Topics include:
Defense Policy reset?
Veterans Affairs
Liberals v. Cuomo
Daily Gazette stories

New York News
6:10 pm
Tue May 27, 2014

Cuomo Critic Primary Threat Against Lt. Governor Choice

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo continues to face a challenge from the left leaning members of his own party, that will play out at the end of the week in the Working Families Party convention.  In addition, a progressive Democrat and wealthy businessman who’s been a harsh critic of Cuomo is threatening to try to get on the ballot for Lieutenant Governor.

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New York News
3:38 pm
Fri May 23, 2014

Protesters Greet Obama, Cuomo In Cooperstown

Credit Lucas Willard / WAMC

Hours before President Obama spoke at the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown on Thursday, area residents lined up along Main Street to send their own message.

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New York News
6:06 pm
Tue May 6, 2014

Senate Democrats: More Reasons Than Ever To Adopt Reform Bills

Senate Democratic Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins, Democratic colleagues, and government reform advocates announce package of anti-corruption bills at the state capitol.
Credit Karen DeWitt

New York Democrats pressing for bills to reform the state’s campaign finance system, say the US Attorney’s investigations into a panel controlled by Governor Andrew Cuomo might help spur action on their measures.

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