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Has the weather changed? Do stronger storms indicate a shift in weather patterns?

(WKTV) - It has been a busy summer weather season across Central New York this year with numerous tornadoes, microbursts and even tornadoes. Read more »

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ConMed sees big changes from the top

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - The local family that founded a global medical supply company has stepped down from its leadership. Read More »

Gov. Cuomo signs bill allowing Utica school district to enforce mandatory kindergarten

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) -- If you live in the city of Utica plan on strapping a backpack on your five year old this fall. Gov. Cuomo signed a bill Wednesday giving the school district legal grounds to enforce mandatory kindergarten. Read More »

National Hot Dog Day serves up big American flavor

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - It's National Hot Dog Day around the country, Thursday, and locally places such as Nicky Doodles in North Utica have a grill full of dogs ready to go. Read More »

Wetlands permit for Marcy Nanocenter site OK'd

(WKTV) - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has issued a wetlands permit for the Marcy Nanocenter site, which will enable the next phase of the Nano Utica initiative, Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office... Read More »

Blueberries are sweet and large this season

(WKTV) - One local fruit crop has benefited from the rain we've had this summer. Growers at North Star Orchards in Westmoreland said the blueberries are larger and sweeter than usual, and... Read More »

Chinese tourism experts offer tips to lure visitors

(WKTV) - New York State is trying to lure more tourists here from China, and who better to help with that than Chinese tourism experts? Read More »

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