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Cuomo: Plan for $5B surplus will come with budget

Specifics on Governor Cuomo's plan to spend New York state's $5 billion surplus aren't likely to be known before January.

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Cuomo: Expect 4-5 day cleanup for ‘historic’ snow

The Buffalo area will likely see a few more feet of snow before the week ends.

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Facebook launches new app for groups

Users will be able to get in touch with their chosen group easier — especially when using a mobile device.

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SUNY Cortland named Center of Innovation in Education

SUNY Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher formally launched a new Center of Innovation in Education at SUNY Cortland Friday, creating a regional hub for the advancement and improvement of teacher education.

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Sugary drinks still marketed to children

Children are seeing fewer ads for sugary drinks on TV, but they remain a prime target for marketers.

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Obama to unveil immigration plan Thursday

The controversial plan on immigration policy is a go-it-alone move that could deepen the partisan divide.

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Lieutenant Governor Duffy lands job heading Rochester business group

Duffy to lead Rochester Business Alliance in January

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Jason Collins, first openly gay NBA player, retires

Collins, a 7-foot defensive specialist, played for six teams during his 13-year NBA career.

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Bono has 18 screws in his arm

The U2 frontman is recovering after fracturing his arm, eye, and shoulder blade in a bicycle crash.

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A year’s worth of snow in a few days

An unseasonably cold blast of weather moved across the country while heavy snow contributed to multiple deaths.

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Bono, Affleck stay silent in PSA on Ebola response

Celebrities play he waiting game in a new online campaign calling for a unified response to the Ebola epidemic.

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WATCH: Drone footage of historic New York snowfall

Take a look at the record-setting snowfall in Buffalo.

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Snow storm delays Amtrak service throughout New York

Service between Albany, Buffalo suspended due to heavy snow

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130-mile stretch of Thruway closed through Wednesday morning

State Police using ATV's to reach drivers stuck on roadway since Tuesday morning

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Christmas commercial takes century-old inspiration

The ad relives the extraordinary events of Christmas 1914, when the guns fell silent and two armies found the true meaning of the holiday.

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AG sues Cortlandville landowner over cemetery, Route 281 flooding

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says James Stevens III illegally cleared land, leading to flooding on Route 281, at St. Mary's Cemetery

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VW recalls 442K cars to fix suspension problem

Volkswagen is recalling hundreds of thousands of Jettas and Beetles to fix a problem that can cause rear suspension failure.

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‘Vape’ is the word of the year

The Oxford English Dictionary has declared "vape" its 2014 word of the year.

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Dog has its day as mayor of San Fran

A Chihuahua named Frida won her first political office, being named Mayor of San Francisco for the day.

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Community members critical of Ithaca’s moves on community, police relations

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Mayor Svante Myrick called Wednesday meeting productive, but says more needs to be done to improve relations

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Seneca County one of three winners in bid for casino license

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Lago Resort & Casino in the Seneca County town of Tyre will be recommended for a casino license.

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Widespread reaction in New York, Ithaca following fracking ban decision

Anti-fracking protesters at Binghamton University in 2013

A number of politicians, non-profit groups and those for and against expanded natural gas drilling have weighed in through statements…

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Pro-drilling group: Cuomo made post-election fracking decision to avoid criticism

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Spokesperson for Energy In Depth says decision means oil, gas companies will now look to more business-friendly states

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U.S., Cuba to restore diplomatic relations after 50 years

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The major policy shift will end decades of hostile ties with the communist-ruled island.