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State Senate Candidates Debate in Front of Binghamton Rotary

Binghamton

State Senate Candidates Debate in Front of Binghamton Rotary

State Senate candidates square off over lunch. Republican Senator Tom Libous and his Democratic challenger Anndrea Starzak debated in front of Binghamton rotary club members, Tuesday. Alexa Green explains what both candidates say they'll bring to the table if elected. Updated 7:38 PM

Can 3rd Party Candidate Move Beyond 'Spoiler' in NY21?

Essex County

Can 3rd Party Candidate Move Beyond 'Spoiler' in NY21?

For the past four years, the race for the North Country congressional seat has seen a third party candidate play spoiler. As Brian Dwyer reports, the man playing that role this year says he's anything but. 6:13 PM

Mohawk Valley ACR Health Opens LGBT Center for Kids

Utica

Mohawk Valley ACR Health Opens LGBT Center for Kids

Life as a teenager can be a challenge. It's a time in life when teens start to figure out who they are and where they belong. For teens questioning their sexuality, that journey can be even more difficult. Cara Thomas reports on a new service through ACR Health created to help these kids be the best version of themselves. Updated 4:23 PM

Secret Service Director Testifies on White House Security Breach

Washington D.C.

Secret Service Director Testifies on White House Security Breach

Members of the Secret Service are under fire after a man hopped a fence and made it inside the White House. Secret Service Director Julia Pierson testified at a Congressional oversight hearing Tuesday. Washington Bureau reporter Michael Scotto has more. 2:10 PM

AAA Says Teens Need More Driving Education

US

AAA Says Teens Need More Driving Education

The American Automobile Association says fewer teens are getting the proper education to prepare them for driving. AAA recently released a study encouraging parents to do a better job preparing teens for the roads. Brad Vivacqua reports. Updated 7:56 AM

Oprah Winfrey Writes $100,000 Check to The Mary Nelson Youth Center

City of Syracuse

Oprah Winfrey Writes $100,000 Check to The Mary Nelson Youth Center

Dreams are coming true for the founder of a Syracuse Community Center, in a way she never anticipated. Mary Nelson has dreamed of building basketball courts next to her facility, but didn't have the money to do so. As reporter Iris St. Meran explains, a special visit from media mogul Oprah Winfrey changed all of that. Updated 09/29/2014 10:35 PM

Astorino Campaign Tries Its Own 'Daisy' Ad

Albany

Astorino Campaign Tries Its Own 'Daisy' Ad

Hearkening back to an infamous 1964 political ad, the Republican candidate for governor continues to try and draw attention. Capital Tonight's Nick Reisman has more on the ad. 09/29/2014 10:13 PM

Two Killed, One Seriously Injured in Granby Crash

Oswego County

Two Killed, One Seriously Injured in Granby Crash

A FedEx truck hit an oncoming car, and both vehicles went off the road, into a pond. The drivers died at the scene and a passenger was trapped in the car partially underwater. Updated 09/29/2014 09:30 PM

Students Past and Present Say New Studios at Newhouse Were a Long Time Coming

City of Syracuse

Students Past and Present Say New Studios at Newhouse Were a Long Time Coming

A full soundstage, digital workflow integrating studio, and virtual studio with a green screen are just some of the features of the newest addition to SU's Newhouse School. Reporter Sarah Blazonis talked to students and alumni who said the changes were a long time coming. Updated 09/29/2014 08:01 PM

Charges of Coverup in Investigation of Disabled Abuse

City of Syracuse

Charges of Coverup in Investigation of Disabled Abuse

Can the state's system for finding and punishing abuse to the disabled be successful if police and district attorneys are urged to back off, allowing most abuse cases to be reviewed by the very agencies and centers where the abuse took place? Bill Carey reports. 09/29/2014 07:53 PM

Group Prepares to Protest Planned Closure of Sheltered Workshops

Watertown

Group Prepares to Protest Planned Closure of Sheltered Workshops

One North Country foundation is doing everything it can to prevent the developmentally disabled from having their jobs taken from them. Reporter Elizabeth Jeneault explains how the Northern New York Autism Foundation is gearing up to protest the state's planned closure of sheltered workshops. 09/29/2014 06:29 PM

Excitement is Building Up for Utica Comets Second Season

Utica

Excitement is Building Up for Utica Comets Second Season

Hockey season is right around the corner and teams across the country are getting back on the ice. Excitement for the upcoming season is strong in Utica, where the Comets are preparing for their second season. Reporter Cara Thomas spoke with players and coaches about what fans can expect this year. 09/29/2014 06:08 PM

Oswego Superintendent Responds to Student Concerns About Homecoming Nominations

Oswego

Oswego Superintendent Responds to Student Concerns About Homecoming Nominations

Last week, a group of students in the Oswego School District claimed they were banned from running for positions in the homecoming court because of their sexual preference. The district's superintendent refuted those claims on Monday. As Katie Gibas reports, he said the whole thing is a misunderstanding about the way homecoming court is decided. 09/29/2014 05:54 PM

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