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Updated Sep 28, 2014 at 10:46 PM

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo is receiving counterterrorism briefings and visiting New York soldiers during a visit to Afghanistan with three other governors.In a conference call Sunday, Cuomo said much progress has been made in Afghanistan, but Islamic State extremists are now spreading a new "virulent strain of terrorist activity and culture." He said his goal is for New York to have "the most sophisticated homeland security system ever designed,"...

Updated Sep 26, 2014 at 1:44 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Her shadow was one of the last things she saw.The groundhog that escaped Mayor Bill de Blasio's grasp during this year's Staten Island Zoo Groundhog Day ceremony died a week after the fall.But the...

Updated Sep 26, 2014 at 1:08 PM

HORNELL — Lately, Hornell has been a cross-roads of political campaigning, hosting candidates for Congress, the governorship, comptroller and lieutenant governor.Democratic lieutenant governor candidate Kathy Hochul's campaign was...

Updated Sep 23, 2014 at 7:37 PM

ROCHESTER — Each year, when the National Toy Hall of Fame makes its final selection of inductees households and offices across America clamor with nostalgia fueled debate.On Monday The National Toy Hall of Fame at The Strong...

Updated Sep 22, 2014 at 3:55 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Accompanied by drumbeats, wearing costumes and carrying signs, thousands of demonstrators filled the streets of Manhattan and other cities around the world on Sunday to urge policy makers to take action on climate...

Updated Sep 17, 2014 at 10:23 PM

WASHINGTON — Congressman Tom Reed (R-Corning) reported on Tuesday that his marquee piece of legislation, "The Revitalize American Manufacturing and Innovation Act of 2013" (RAMI) was passed late Monday evening in a vote by the...

Updated Sep 16, 2014 at 8:26 PM

HORNELL — After shaking every hand in the house, and sitting down to lunch at Marino's Restaurant during a campaign event in Hornell on Saturday, State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli (D-Nassau) touted the successes his office has had in keeping...

Updated Sep 15, 2014 at 1:31 PM

HORNELL — Leaving no stone unturned, the New York state State Comptroller's office has been busy lately, rooting out local government corruption, maintaining the state's pension fund, and looking for sound investment opportunities,...

Updated Sep 13, 2014 at 8:58 PM

DANSVILLE — On Sept. 14, the Dansville Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Downtown Partnership of Livingston County, will host "Presenting Dansville" to Senator Katharine Young and Assemblyman Bill Nojay.Young is...

Updated Sep 13, 2014 at 8:32 PM

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's bumpy win in the Democratic primary is energizing his general election opponents, who said Wednesday that a little-known liberal challenger's better-than-expected showing exposed big...

Updated Sep 10, 2014 at 10:11 PM

ALBANY — Assemblyman Phillip Palmesano, R-Corning, introduced a bill in 2013 that, if enacted, would give a tax credit of up to $500 to elementary and secondary school teachers who use personal funds to purchase school supplies they are...

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