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Gov. Cuomo not asking for federal help to deal with flooding, for now
Posted by news on 5/19/2017 4:40:00 AM.

Governor Andrew Cuomo's office says New York can't ask for federal aid to help out with damage caused by rising Lake Ontario water levels, yet.

Lake Ontario is reportedly at its highest recorded level in over a century and may rise another five inches in the next month. And with that, flooding is expected to continue to damage shorefront properties and communities in the near future.

A spokesperson for the governor, however, says that there needs to be about $28 million in damage before a request for federal aid would even be entertained.

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Gov. Cuomo's tuition plan irks North Country college
Posted by news on 5/9/2017 4:48:00 AM.
Governor Andrew Cuomo's plan to eliminate college tuition for qualified residents will lead to fewer students at Clarkson University.

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Officials touring the state to explain the Excelsior Scholarship
Posted by news on 5/2/2017 4:41:00 AM.
State officials are coming to Utica to educate the public about the new college initiative regarding tuition.

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Flooding defense help available for some residents along Lake Ontario
Posted by news on 4/26/2017 4:46:00 AM.
Under orders from Governor Andrew Cuomo, sand and sandbags are being made accessible to residents along Lake Ontario throughout New York.

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Officials to highlight 'Move Over Law'
Posted by news on 4/26/2017 4:45:00 AM.
Through Friday, the state is actively working to educate the public about the move over law.

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New poll shows luv for the Gov.
Posted by news on 4/25/2017 4:38:00 AM.
Governor Andrew Cuomo's favorability numbers are on the rise again, as just over half of the people in a new poll are prepared to reelect him.

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Upstate county considering 'plastic bag tax'
Posted by news on 4/21/2017 4:24:00 AM.
Lawmakers in central New York are moving closer to enacting a so-called "plastic bag tax."

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New York to spend over 750K on half mile addition to trail in Watertown
Posted by news on 4/20/2017 4:20:00 AM.
The state is going to pay over three quarters of a million dollars to add in less than a mile to a trail here in the north country.

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Gov. Cuomo hints at changes to teacher evals
Posted by news on 4/13/2017 4:31:00 AM.
A big change could be coming to the way teachers throughout New York are graded on their job performance.

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New York still explaining college-tuition plan
Posted by news on 4/13/2017 4:29:00 AM.
The New York State Budget Office is explaining Governor Andrew Cuomo's so-called tuition catch.

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