Category: Education, State/National News

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14-Year-Old Stabbed at Fowler High School

A 14-year-old student was stabbed in the parking lot of George W. Fowler High School this morning, sources say. At about 8 a.m. this...

National Guard and Volunteer Crews Remove Enough Snow in Buffalo To Prevent Widespread Flooding

Residents of Western New York are certainly no strangers to a good snowstorm every now and again, but Mother Nature’s latest joke on...

Upstate NY Farmers Ordered to Pay Hefty Fine for Refusing to Host Same-Sex Wedding on Their Property

They paid the $10,000. state civil penalty, in addition to paying $1,500 for mental anguish to the lesbian couple, Melisa and Jennie...

New York State today released the following fact sheet on the institution of State screening procedures for Ebola at JFK International Airport.

New York State Releases Fact Sheet on State Screening Protocols at JFK International Airport

New York State today released the following fact sheet on the institution of State screening procedures for Ebola at JFK International...

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Women’s Equality Act Largely Unpopular Among NYS Politicians, But That Hasn’t Deterred Crowds of Advocates From Protesting

It’s been 40 years since the Roe v. Wade decision gave women the legal right — for the first time, ever, in the U.S. — to...

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Green Party Is Now New York’s Third Major Party

The Green Party established itself as the third major party in New York State Nov. 4, with its highest vote ever for statewide office,...

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Governor Cuomo Outlines Ebola Preparedness Plan for New York State

Unannounced Training Drills in Health Facilities Expanded to Occur in Mass Transit Centers and on College Campuses Statewide Education...

Some states roll back teacher tenure protections

By KIMBERLY HEFLING WASHINGTON (AP) – Even before a judge’s scathing ruling against California’s teacher tenure policies,...

US government wary of sanctions on Venezuela

uela Luis Alonso Lugo & Joshua WASHINGTON (AP) – As sanctions legislation against Venezuela advances in Congress, the Obama...

GED test overhauled; some states opt for new exam

KIMBERLY HEFLING WASHINGTON (AP) – The GED test, for decades the brand name for the high school equivalency exam, is about to undergo...