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Civil Lawsuit Could Change LLC Rules in New York

A state Board of Elections investigator appointed by Governor Cuomo may have found a backdoor into breaking some of the secrecy surrounding a major campaign contribution loophole in New York.
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Porchfest | WSKG's Summer Playlist

Jeb Bush is getting all the millionaires, and Bernie Sanders is getting the small donors — those have been two prominent storylines in the 2016 money race for the presidency.

But what about everyone in between? The Washington, D.C.-based Campaign Finance Institute released data on campaign fundraising, and it paints a fascinating picture — which we decided to make into a literal picture. Here's how the different candidates' donation patterns stack up to each other:

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Rochester Police have made an arrest in connection with the mass shooting on Genesee Street last week that took three lives and injured four others. But authorities say they cannot yet release a lot of details about the suspect. 

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It may have been the most momentous sausage sandwich moment at the New York State Fair since Senate candidate Rick Lazio refused to eat the state fair staple the year he ran against Hillary Clinton. Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul bought a sandwich for one of the protesting teachers trailing her on the fairgrounds opening day Thursday.

Prepare for longer, hotter summers, more rain, more destructive storms, and bankrupt ski resorts. That’s the conclusion of a team from Penn State on what Pennsylvanians can expect from climate change.

Criminal sentencing in Pennsylvania will soon shift from looking at the past to trying to predict the future as well. The state will become one of the first to incorporate risk assessments into sentencing decisions.

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A state Board of Elections investigator appointed by Governor Cuomo may have found a backdoor into breaking some of the secrecy surrounding a major campaign contribution loophole in New York.

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Pennsylvania state budget negotiations are on ice as Governor Tom Wolf considers the most significant offer from Republicans since talks stalled in June.

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For this week’s installment of the WSKG’s Summer Playlist, we’ll take you on a tour of sorts. Binghamton is welcoming a tradition that other cities have enjoyed for years: Porchfest.

Today is the opening day of The New York State Fair which always has a great impact on central New York at this time of the year.

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Whether its singing along to country music or "Be Our Guest" from Beauty and the Beast, this is a weekend for pop music lovers. WSKG's Crystal Sarakas and Entertainment Editor for the Gannett Papers Chris Kocher have some suggestions for how to get up and get out this weekend.

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