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Constitution Pipeline Appeal Denied In Federal Court

A federal appeals court ruled against the Constitution Pipeline on Friday, in a challenge it brought against New York State’s denial of a water quality permit.

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Chris Caya, WBFO

BUFFALO (WBFO) - The Niagara Falls Sewage Treatment plant is under a microscope once again. State regulators are investigating a second discharge from the plant into the lower Niagara River.  

President Trump has rolled back rules aimed at protecting federal infrastructure projects from rising sea levels and dangerous storms caused by climate change. Trump announced the move on Tuesday, at a press conference touting plans to fast track the building of roads and bridges.

Katie Meyer

CARLISLE (WSKG) -- Violent clashes between white supremacists and counter-protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia set off a nationwide firestorm over race relations this week. 

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Monica Sandreczki / WSKG Public Media

Republican Representative Claudia Tenney visited Binghamton Wednesday, but refused to talk to reporters about President Trump’s comments on Charlottesville.

Charles Lane / WSHU

New Yorkers who sign up for insurance under the Affordable Care Act exchanges for individuals will see their premiums rise by an average of 14 percent, now that the Cuomo administration has approved rate increases for insurers in the exchanges.

Part of the increase is due to worries and uncertainties over the future of the ACA, also known as Obamacare.

Gabe Altieri / WSKG

The deadline for the final round of funding for New York’s Broadband Program is August 31st.* The funding will cover projects for the last two percent of the state. These are some of the most remote areas, where the terrain can be rough and population is sparse. 

Washington Apple Commission

For decades, Red Delicious represented the definition of an of apple. Kids across the nation got them in their lunch bags, and they were ubiquitous on store shelves. But with the explosion in more tasty apple varieties — like Gala, Fuji and Honeycrisp — the Red Delicious has largely fallen out of favor in the US.

Not so in China, though — Red Delicious are huge there. And that’s a big consideration for Washington state growers.

Beekeepers Urged To Check Hives For Menacing Mite

Aug 16, 2017
University of Kentucky College of Agriculture

ROCHESTER (WXXI) - The abundance of rain this spring and summer has boosted the growth of local honeybee hives, but a menacing mite is continuing to cause havoc. Experts are urging local beekeepers to check their hives now and every three weeks for the varroa mite.  

Katie Meyer

HARRISBURG (WSKG) -- A longtime Republican state lawmaker is seriously exploring a bid for lieutenant governor. Senator David Argall, of Schuylkill County, said controversies surrounding current Lieutenant Governor Mike Stack's behavior strongly influenced his decision to run. 

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