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Playing with loaded dice
Playing with loaded dice

Legislative Director for NYPIRG Blair Horner explains what’s going on behind the scenes of the state constitutional amendment to expand gambling.

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County legislature votes down sparkler proposal

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In a close seven to six vote, Tompkins County lawmakers say they still won't allow the small fireworks to be sold in the area.

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Officials break ground on area park rennovations

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The improvements to parks around the Finger Lakes region are made possible by a state program meant to update and improve the park system.

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Jurors resume after deadlock in Cal Harris trial

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Two previous convictions against Harris in his home county had been thrown out.

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Macy’s test stores to offer deals at ‘Backstage’ prices

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The retailer will open the first of four "discount" stores this fall in NYC.

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Huckabee enters the race, Hillary calls for path to citizenship

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Republican Mike Huckabee entered the race for his party's 2016 presidential nomination on Tuesday, while Democrat Hillary Clinton supported a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants.