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  • Gibson, Eldridge to debate at WMHT

    WMHT will hold the second of its two congressional debates on October 16th when Rep. Chris Gibson and Sean Eldridge will square off. 

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  • Politics & Elections
  • AG challenger focuses on corruption commission

    The Republican challenger in the race for New York Attorney General has begun airing TV ads and is making an issue of incumbent Eric Schneiderman’s role in a controversial ethics commission.

    Republican candidate for Attorney General John Cahill has made several stops around the state in recent days, focusing on the controversial Moreland Commission on corruption.

    Cahill says there are unanswered questions about how deeply involved the current Attorney General, Eric Schneiderman, was with the commission. The commission's actions are now under federal investigation.

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  • Cuomo won't say whether he'll debate

    Governor Cuomo is non-committal about whether he’ll debate his Democratic and Republican opponents in the fall elections.

    Cuomo, who spoke after an early morning stop at the State Fair in Syracuse, would not say whether he’ll debate Republican candidate for Governor Rob Astorino, or a Democratic primary opponent Zephyr Teachout.

    “I’ll leave that to the campaigns to talk through,” said Cuomo.

    The governor was asked what he meant by the statement.

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  • How Money Worries Can Scramble Your Thinking

    There's no question that dealing with mortgages, car payments and other bills takes up time and energy. But having a tight budget may also zap our ability to think clearly, scientists report Thursday in the journal Science.

    In a series of clever experiments involving farmers in India and shoppers in New Jersey, scientists found that people are worse at solving puzzles — similar to those on the IQ test — when they're first reminded of money problems.

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  • IRS Will Recognize All Legal Same-Sex Marriages

    The U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service announced on Thursday that when it comes to federal tax purposes, same-sex couples who have legally married will be treated the same as straight married couples, no matter what state they reside in now.

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  • Report: Spy Agencies' 'Black Budget' Reveals Intelligence Gaps

    The Washington Post on Thursday reports on U.S. spy agencies' $52.6 billion secret budget for fiscal year 2013, a document that reveals significant "blind spots" obscuring the intentions and motives of U.S. friends and foes alike.

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