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NY Attorney General Raids Office Of Lobbyist At SUNY Poly

Probes into alleged corruption by former members and associates of the Cuomo Administration deepened, as the Attorney General’s office conducted a raid at SUNY Polytechnic Institute offices in Albany on Thursday afternoon.
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All-Female Electric Team Races Into Global Spotlight

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An all-female car race team from Rochester Institute of Technology finished third place in the electric category in its first global event. In early May, Hot Wheelz took part in the Formula Hybrid at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

Ellen Abbott, WRVO

Supporters of farmworker justice chanted “yes we can” at a rally in Syracuse Thursday. They’re encouraging support for the Farmworkers Fair Labor practices Act, a piece of legislation that’s been stalled in the state legislature for 15 years.

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Several bills in the New York state legislature would extend or eliminate the criminal and/or civil statute of limitations for child sex abuse. Kathryn Robb with Massachusetts Citizens for Children, is a survivor of child sex abuse and an advocate for removing the criminal and civil statute of limitations.

Ellen Abbott, WRVO

The executive director of the Syracuse Hancock International Airport told a congressional panel in Washington Thursday that the addition of the Transportation Security Administration's (TSA) PreCheck Enrollment System has been very successful in cutting down on security lines at the facility.

Education advocates across Pennsylvania are celebrating the fact that the state is about to commit to a new student weighted formula for distributing state aid. But not everyone is happy.

Bret Jaspers / WSKG News

  

Birth defects in children of former IBM workers in Endicott is the focus of a federal study now out. But a lack of data seemed to prevent researchers---and residents---from getting conclusive results.

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Probes into alleged corruption by former members and associates of the Cuomo Administration deepened, as the Attorney General’s office conducted a raid at SUNY Polytechnic Institute offices in Albany on Thursday afternoon. 

Bret Jaspers / WSKG News

 

Almost one-fifth of Broome County residents live in poverty, including about a quarter of all children. The county’s anti-poverty task force is trying to figure out the best way to bring those numbers down. 

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Voters in Brockport are not unique in their rejection of a plan to dissolve their village government. Tuesday's vote marked the second time in six years Brockport residents have said no to a proposal to consolidate with the Town of Sweden.

Payne Horning, WRVO

During nearly two hours of testimony in Oswego City Hall Tuesday, community leaders and Nine Mile Point Nuclear Plant employees begged staff from New York's Public Service Commission to support the proposed "clean energy standard" under Gov. Andrew Cuomo's goal to generate half of the state's energy from renewable sources, like wind and solar, by 2030.

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