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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Some 551 New Yorkers have been certified to obtain medical marijuana, nearly one month after the state's program began. More than...
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Libraries say the state is short-changing them, and the fight is on. We talk about how libraries use public funding -- often to provide internet...
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A top official at Roberts Wesleyan College says that many people at that Chili-based school are angry about the racial epithets written on a...
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First hour: The future of libraries Second hour: To Kill a Mockingbird on the Geva stage; remembering 70s music and the recent pop music losses
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More kids than you may realize in Monroe County are dealing with trauma. On this edition of Need to Know, we discuss the severe impact of traumatic...
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ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) Federal regulators say nearly $80 billion is needed over the next 20 years to reduce sewage overflows and protect drinking...
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Authorities are investigating an incident where racial slurs were found written in a dorm on the Roberts Wesleyan campus. Monroe County deputies say...
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In 1906, the Bronx Zoo opened a new exhibition in its Monkey House. Thousands of visitors flocked to see the highly controversial “attraction” – a...
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In the United States, more than two million Americans are in prison, and 50 percent of those inmates have children under the age of 18. That means...
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A left leaning thank tank is out with its assessment of Governor Cuomo’s budget. They say there’s a lot to like and dislike about it. Ron Deutsch is...
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