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Tuesday, February 4, 201402/04/2014

Major snowstorm heads east; winter storm warnings to start Tuesday night

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Region could see around a foot of snow from latest storm to hit the eastern U.S.

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Friday, January 31, 201401/31/2014

Fire damages Lansing home

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Fire was first reported around 3 p.m.; six different departments responded to fire

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Wednesday, January 29, 201401/29/2014

Congressional reps, candidates talk jobs, education following State of the Union

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Reactions varied Tuesday on President Obama’s remarks on issues such as jobs, education, tax loopholes

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Sunday, January 12, 201401/12/2014

Study: Psychiatrists refusing to accept private insurance

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More and more of America’s psychiatrists are refusing private insurance from patients, instead preferring cash.

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Tuesday, January 7, 201401/07/2014

I-90 in Rochester closed in both directions

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A more than 130-mile stretch of the Thruway in western New York has been closed in both directions because of blizzard conditions across the region.

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Tuesday, January 7, 201401/07/2014

Astorino still considering NY gubernatorial run

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Westchester County Executive Robert Astorino says he has yet to decide whether to challenge Gov. Andrew Cuomo, even as he criticized the governor’s performance.

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Tuesday, January 7, 201401/07/2014

Heavy snow, strong winds lead to blizzard conditions across New York

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3 to 4 feet of snow could fall on parts of western, northern New York

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Monday, January 6, 201401/06/2014

UPDATE: Crews back at work trying to break up ice jam

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Some Ithaca streets still closed; city asking residents to avoid parking and driving in areas of Fall Creek

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Monday, January 6, 201401/06/2014

Cuomo: Scandals in Albany could hurt Legislature

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New York’s new legislative session will kick off under a lingering cloud of scandals involving lawmakers, prompting concern from Gov. Andrew Cuomo that people will lose faith in the state Legislature.

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Monday, January 6, 201401/06/2014

Cuomo likes executive action on marijuana

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he’s comfortable with his plan to allow a limited number of hospitals to dispense marijuana for certain ailments, even as other states loosen marijuana laws more dramatically.

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Former NYC Councilman convicted of bribery

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The U.S. attorney's office says former New York City Councilman Daniel Halloran has been convicted of bribery charges.

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NY commits $27M to grow wood heat industry

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Governor Cuomo has launched a $27 million initiative to build the market for high-efficiency wood heating systems in New York.

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IFD equipped with anti-overdose drug

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As New York State continues to battle the problem of heroin and opioid abuse, local emergency responders have a tool to combat the issue.

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DEC warns of toxic giant hogweed

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If you come across a plant that's as tall as a house and topped with umbrella-shaped white flower clusters, don't touch it. It might be giant hogweed, which can cause blistering and blindness.

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Schumer asks USDA to support programs for start-up farmers

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New York's senior senator says $750,000 in federal funds would help expand program for military veterans