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5:04 pm
Fri October 31, 2014

Libertarian Michael McDermott Runs for NY Govenor

This year's Libertarian candidate for the Governor of New York is Michael McDermott.
Credit https://www.facebook.com/Mcdermottforgovernor

  Michael McDermott is the Libertarian candidate for Governor in New York. McDermott is also the newly minted head of the Libertarian party. 

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Campus Sexual Assault
9:42 am
Wed October 22, 2014

Lt. Gov. Candidate Checks Out Le Moyne College's Campus Sexual Assault Policies and Programs

Lt Governor Candidate Kathy Hochul spoke with students at Le Moyne College Monday about campus sexual assaults
Credit John Smith/WAER News

  Democratic candidate for Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul stopped by Le Moyne College Tuesday to further the discussion about sexual assault on college campuses.  The SUNY system recently passed a progressive set of rules to advocate for students of sexual assaults and how universities within the system respond.

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168th New York State Fair
6:57 pm
Thu August 21, 2014

State Fair Opens with Gov Cuomo, Lightning and Downpours, Fracking and Common Core Protestors

Gov Cuomo greeted by downpour as he opens New York State Fair
Jessica Eley/WAER News

Thunder, lightning and drenching rains might have made a bigger bang to open the New York State Fair then Andrew Cuomo did.  But the governor did eventually cut the ribbon to start this year’s event.  The state invested pretty heavily into the fairgrounds themselves while the property has an interim director.  Cuomo might not rush to name a new head.

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MEDICAL MARIJUANA
6:25 pm
Thu June 19, 2014

Governor Cuomo, Legislative Leaders Announce Agreement on Medical Marijuana Program

Kate Hintz and her daughter Morgan at the state capitol Thursday as the governor and legislative leaders announced an agreement on a medical marijuana program.
Credit Karen DeWitt

Governor Cuomo and the legislature have agreed to a limited medical marijuana program for patients with cancer, AIDS, and childhood seizure disorders.  It will not allow the drug to be smoked.  Cuomo, who  had expressed reservations about allowing medical marijuana, says the bill will grant sick people access to the drug, while imposing limits that will prevent abuse of marijuana.

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2014 NY GUBERNATORIAL RACE
6:04 pm
Thu May 22, 2014

Gov. Cuomo Accepts Nomination to Seek 2nd Term with New Running Mate

The view of the crowd gathered for Gov. Cuomo's appearance at the state's Democratic Party convention on Long Island.
Credit Matt Ryan / New York Now

Governor Cuomo was nominated to run for a second term, along with his freshly chosen running mate, former Western New York Congresswoman Kathy Hochul.

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