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Report: Members of anti-corruption panel avoided law

A new report claims that several of Governor Cuomo’s appointments to his commission for investigating political misdoings in Albany didn’t follow the law themselves when it came to campaign finance disclosure.

The weekend inquiry by the New York Daily News says five of Cuomo’s selections to the 25-member Moreland Commission failed to properly file campaign disclosure forms as required by law.

One commission member, Bronx District Attorney Robert Johnson, didn’t file three required disclosure statements when he ran for re-election in 2007.

Cuomo announced the commission’s formation just last week as the answer to his highly-anticipated response for ending corruption within New York state politics.

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Korean War veteran buried in Ithaca

Sgt. Michael James Barra was laid to rest at Calvary Cemetery in Ithaca Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014

Sgt. Michael James Barra was buried in Ithaca Saturday.

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Spencer-Van Etten school bus driver faces charges

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Details about the alleged incident haven’t been revealed.

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Three arrested in violent Halloween home invasion in Cortland County

Greg Hatch, 24, of Van Etten, Ian Burke, 19, of Spencer, and Jennifer Kelly, 18, of Spencer

The suspects are all due back in Cortlandville Town Court next week.

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After epic snow, floods and roof collapses are concerns

New York State Police provide an escort for Suffolk and Nassau County Department of Public Works trucks headed for Buffalo (photo courtesy of New York State Police)

Warmer weather and rain are in the forecast, and that's making people in the Buffalo area nervous.

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NY Casino board meets as decision nears

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A decision on where to build up to four casinos in upstate New York could come any day.