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    Monday Nov 12 | WENY

    The bishop of the Albany, New York Episcopal Diocese has issued a directive banning same-sex marriages in the diocese, saying that the church has been "hijacked by the 'Gay Rights Agenda.' " The Rev.

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    Nov 1, 2018 | WENY

    ALBANY, N.Y. The First of November marks the first day of STOP-DWI Month across New York State. "We have made tremendous progress in New York thanks to the STOP-DWI program, and we look forward to building on that success and continuing to save lives," said Terri Egan, DMV Executive Deputy Commissioner and Acting Chair of the Governor's Traffic Safety Committee.

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  3. Gov. Cuomo Increases Security at NYS Infrastructure Sites Following Wave of Suspected ExplosivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2018 | WENY

    ALBANY, N.Y. Following the wave of suspicious packages sent to Democratic political figureheads and CNN's New York Bureau, Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced he will double security at critical New York infrastructure sites. According to Cuomo's statement, state law enforcement will be doubled at bridges, tunnels, airports and mass transit systems.

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    Oct 1, 2018 | WENY

    ALBANY, N.Y. The Raise the Age Law takes effect as of today throughout New York State. The law, passed last year, calls for most 16-year-old charged with offenses to be tried in Family Court instead of automatically in adult criminal court.

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  5. Important Tips to Follow Before Donating to Hurricane Relief FundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2018 | WENY

    ALBANY, N.Y. If you are planning on donating to relief funds following Hurricane Florence, it is important to know where your money is going. The New York State Attorney General's office has some tips to follow before making a donation to support organizations assisting hurricane victims, or after any natural disasters.

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  6. NY Catholic dioceses subpoenaed in sex abuse probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2018 | WENY

    UPDATE The Diocese of Rochester, which covers 12 counties - Steuben, Chemung, Wayne, Schuyler. Tioga, Tompkins, Monroe, Livingston, Ontario, Seneca, Cayuga and Yates.

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  7. Gov. Cuomo receives high-profile endorsement for re-electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2018 | WENY

    ALBANY, N.Y. U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer today officially endorsed Governor Andrew Cuomo for re-election. In his endorsement, Schumer cited Cuomo's "proven progressive record of accomplishment for New York's working- and middle-class families".

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  8. Dairy farmer co-op hosting industry summit in AlbanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2018 | WENY

    Hundreds of dairy farmers from the Northeast will be gathering in Albany for an industry summit to discuss such issues as low milk prices. Monday's event is being hosted by Agri-Mark, based in Lawrence, Massachusetts.

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    Aug 10, 2018 | WENY

    ALBANY, N.Y. Several libraries, including two in Steuben County, have been selected by the New York State Library and New York State Education Departments for construction projects. The projects, which were announced by Assemblyman Joseph Errigo , are supported by a $24 million capital fund in the 2017-18 state budget for the construction and renovation of public library systems in New York State.

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    Jul 27, 2018 | WENY

    ALBANY, N.Y. New York's utility regulators have moved to revoke Charter Communication's ability to operate in the state. Officials argue the cable giant hasn't met the terms agreed upon with the state during its 2016 merger with Time Warner Cable.

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  11. New, Dangerous Tick Found in Westchester CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2018 | WENY

    ALBANY, N.Y. The New York State Health Department has warned about a new type of tick that was found in Westchester County. The Haemaphysalis longicornis tick, or longhorned tick, was found in multiple parts of the county recently, according to the health department.

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    Jul 17, 2018 | WENY

    ALBANY, N.Y. New York and three other states have announced they are suing the federal government in an attempt to overturn the new $10,000 cap on state and local tax deductions, which was included in the Republican tax reform plan last year, saying that it is unconstitutional. Governor Andrew Cuomo and state Attorney General Barbara Underwood announced the lawsuit Tuesday morning.

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  13. Verizon to Expand High-Speed Internet Services in Upstate NYRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2018 | WENY

    ALBANY, N.Y. Last week, Verizon reached a deal with New York State regulators to expand its high-speed internet services to upstate, as well as repairing its existing telephone infrastructure. The agreement was announced Thursday with the state Public Service Commission.

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    Jul 10, 2018 | WENY

    ALBANY, N.Y. The New York State Senate has announced the "Drug Take Back Act" has been signed into law. The measure establishes a unified statewide drug take-back program that will reduce medication misuse, and intended to save government and taxpayer money.

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  15. Gov. Cuomo Says SUNY and CUNY Systems Will Continue to Promote Racial DiversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2018 | WENY

    ALBANY, N.Y. Governor Cuomo says New York's SUNY and CUNY systems will continue to promote racial diversity among their students. This comes after the Trump Administration announced earlier this week that the government will let schools leave race out of admission decisions, which comes from an Obama-era policy aimed at promoting diversity in education.

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  16. NYSTPBA Accepting Donations on Behalf of Trooper Clark's FamilyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2018 | WENY

    ALBANY, N.Y. The New York State Troopers Police Benevolent Association is accepting donations to assist the family of Trooper Nicholas Clark, who was killed in the line of duty on Monday, July 2. The PBA's charity, the Signal 30 Benefit Fund, will be the ones accepting donations on behalf of the family. The Signal 30 Fund was created to support the members of the New York State Police and their families in extraordinary circumstances such as line-of-duty death, illness, injury, and loss of residence to fires or floods.

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  17. NYS Assembly Fails to Bring Finger Lakes Incinerator Bill to FloorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2018 | WENY

    ALBANY, N.Y. New York State Assembly Democrats are facing scrutiny after they did not move forward on the bill that would block plans for a massive garbage incinerator in the Finger Lakes. Despite local lobbying efforts, the attempt to block Circular enerG's Romulus incinerator was never brought to the Assembly floor before they adjourned for the end of 2018 legislative session.

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    Jun 26, 2018 | WENY

    ALBANY, N.Y. New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood, alongside Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey have announced they will sue the Trump Administration over its Association Health Plans. On Tuesday, June 19, President Trump rolled out the plan, which is aimed at making health insurance policies cheaper for some small businesses.

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  19. Gov. Andrew Cuomo Announces Multi-Agency Lawsuit Against Federal GovernmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2018 | WENY

    ALBANY, N.Y. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced the state intends to file a multi-agency lawsuit against the Trump Administration. Cuomo says the suit is on the grounds that the federal government is violating the Constitutional rights of thousands of immigrant children and their parents who have been separated at the border.

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  20. Governor Cuomo Announces Deployment of Student Volunteers to Puerto RicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2018 | WENY

    ALBANY, N.Y. Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Monday, June 18 the first deployment of volunteers to Puerto Rico as part of the summer-long NY Stands with Puerto Rico Recovery and Rebuilding Initiative. Over the course of the summer, New York will mobilize more than 500 SUNY and CUNY student volunteers, as well as dozens of skilled labor volunteers, to assist with recovery and rebuilding efforts.

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