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Personal information of 17,743 Medicaid recipients in NYS breached

Gary Muntz of Whitesboro received a letter from the State Office of Medicaid Inspector General, saying his personal information had been breached. Read more »

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Police warn of counterfeit money circulating

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Local police agencies are warning shoppers and business owners to be on the lookout for counterfeit money circulating. The Utica Police Department along with the United States Secret Service and other local police agencies is currently investigating approximately 50 reports of counterfeit currency being passed within the past month. Read More »

Looking to get seniors more mobile

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Seniors who can't get around may soon have more options as consultants working with the Parkway Senior Center in Utica are looking into ways to get seniors more mobile. Read More »

Deconstruction already showing (dollar) signs of savings

Officials from the cities of Utica and Rome, along with other area organizations met Wednesday to discuss the formation of a "Regional Deconstruction Program." Read More »

Teens getting creative when it comes to prom and prom spending

NEW HARTFORD, N.Y. (WKTV) - A recent survey reports that prom spending is on the rise with families expected to spend $1,078 on the night. Read More »

Utica Mayor lobbying against ATM fees

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - After getting more than a few visits from people who are upset about increased ATM charges, Utica's mayor is trying to do something about it. Read More »

Shopping for the holidays without ruining your credit

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - As the holiday shopping season rolls on, credit experts are warning consumers to be careful about the purchases they make. Read More »

The heat is on and National Grid has tips to help you keep cool

(WKTV) - As temperatures continue to rise, National Grid reminds customers that it is possible to keep cool without turning up the heat on your energy budget. Read More »

Otsego County offering discount prescription program

OTSEGO COUNTY, N.Y. (WKTV) - Otsego County residents can look for their new prescription drug discount cards in the mail beginning Tuesday. Read More »

Despite tight economy, camping at state parks gaining popularity

OLD FORGE, N.Y. (WKTV) - As the unofficial start to the summer season approaches, many people are preparing vacation plans and looking for things to do on these long weekends. People who are looking for something relatively inexpensive to do might find interest in the many local state parts. Read More »

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