November 08, 2018 - 11:57 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Crews have started removing hundreds of New York interstate highway tourism signs that the federal government said the Cuomo administration installed illegally. The state Department of Transportation says Thursday that the agency and Thruway Authority have begun removing the "I...
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November 03, 2018 - 10:58 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - It's the final campaign weekend of 2018 and both major candidates for governor visited Western New York to hold rallies. #GOTV rallies in #Buffalo and Cheektowaga as @NYGovCuomo and @marcmolinaro bring their campaigns to town just days before the important #MidtermElections...
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October 08, 2018 - 12:36 pm
SCHOHARIE, N.Y. (WBEN) - Governor Andrew Cuomo told reporters on Monday that the driver of the limousine that crashed in the small town of Schoharie lacked the appropriate license to drive the limousine. Cuomo also said the limo recently failed an inspection and should not have been on the road...
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Marc Molinaro, speaking with supporters, in Lancaster. September 25, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
October 02, 2018 - 7:14 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) - An attempt by local Democratic officials to create a website attacking Gov. Andrew Cuomo's challenger backfired after Republican candidate Marc Molinaro's campaign bought the site and reconfigured it to redirect traffic to an anti-Cuomo website. The Dutchess County...
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Governor Andrew Cuomo at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center. September 26, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Dana Casullo))
Mike Baggerman
September 27, 2018 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Governor Andrew Cuomo clarified his Tuesday comments where he blamed upstate weather for encouraging New Yorkers to live elsewhere in the country. The governor was highly criticized after he said that people are leaving New York for personal reasons or decisions that were "...
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September 26, 2018 - 3:12 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Marc Molinaro campaign is blasting Governor Cuomo, accusing him of lying to the Albany Times Union Editorial Board for about contact with Crystal Run Healthcare, a company that may have shared problems with some of its $400,000 donations to the governor five years ago. "I...
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AP Photo/Julie Jacobson
September 26, 2018 - 7:17 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) - Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo blamed upstate weather for prompting New Yorkers to flee to other states. Cuomo told reporters Tuesday that while job losses and high taxes once drove people to leave New York, his administration has ended that trend and improved the local...
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(WBEN) - Just days before state Primary Day in New York, new poll numbers show that Governor Andrew Cuomo has a growing lead over his challenger, Cynthia Nixon. According to the new poll by Siena Research, Cuomo leads Nixon 63-22 percent, which is up from 60-29 percent at the end of July. “Cuomo...
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August 13, 2018 - 1:12 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Governor Andrew Cuomo signed anti-hazing legislation ahead the beginning of a new semester at New York colleges. The bill prohibits physical contact or activity in any organization's initiating ceremony. This new law was created in response to the December 8, 2013 incident...
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Produce at Agle Farm in Eden. June 18, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
August 10, 2018 - 7:08 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Schools in New York state can apply for grants of up to $100,000 to help increase the amount of locally grown food on school menus this year. Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the $1.5 million available statewide for farm-to-school programs will help both students and farmers. Eligible...
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