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New York Proposes Free College
On Tuesday, New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo proposed that New York give free college to students.
To qualify, the household must make less than $125,000 per year and the State will pay for students' education at state SUNY schools and universities...
Parents Suing Apple Over FaceTime That Caused Fatal Accident
A couple is suing Apple, the software giant, citing that FaceTime distracted a driver in a fatal crash.
James and Bethany Modisette are suing apple for failing to install and implement a "safer, alternative design" for FaceTime that would have helped to prevent a driver from using t…
New 2017 Breast-Cancer Screenings Laws
Governor Cuomo is stepping up to the plate even more for breast cancer screenings in 2017. Beginning immediately here are some of the important points to note.

Hospitals will have four additional morning, evening or weekend hours each week for screenings beginning this year
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New 2017 Law Starting If You Are Future Mother
Newborn babies will not be covered under the Child Health Plus program retroactively. Babies will not be covered starting on the first day of the month they were born in, closing the insurance gap that was happening. According to the New York State website:
This bill would allow coverage under Child …
New 2017 Law On The Road You Need To Know Immediately
You know when you are driving down the street and sometimes question whether or not that random pick up truck with lights on top is an emergency vehicle? Do I legally need to pull over for them when they're on the side of the road?
Starting on January 17 the answer is yes...
UB South Has New Law Because They Were So Annoying
If you have every gone to UB South you know how unruly and loud the college students who live over by University Heights can get. Heck, if you live their you're probably about to lose your mind.
Recently, the City of Buffalo has passed the "Nuisance Party" ordinance and basical…
Propsed New York State Law May Screw up Drivers at Inspections
You may already get a ticket if you have this on your car, but now your car may not be able to go on the road at all.
We're talking tinted windows.
If you're pulled over because your windows are tinted too dark you may get a ticket. But if you have tints too dark on your car at the time of y…
New York Bill Will Stop Your Annoying Scam Phone Calls
I may have a Buffalo record for receiving the most scam phone calls in one single day. One time, I was scammed for a couple hundred dollars; and since that day, my phone number must have gotten placed on one of those lists.
New York State Senator Chuck Schumer is taking action on those scam, automate…

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