Saturday, October 25, 2014

New York State News

Governor: Ebola doc sought help with lower fever
NEW YORK - Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the New York doctor who has tested positive for Ebola sought help with a 100.3-degree fever, not a higher temperature.

Health-care worker monitored for Ebola in New York City
(WKTV) - A health-care worker who returned to the United States within the past 21 days from West Africa is being monitored for Ebola after he was rushed to Bellevue Hospital in New York City.

SUNY Canton cancels classes after online threats
(WKTV) - The SUNY Canton campus canceled classes Thursday after two threats via the social media app Yik Yak, university officials said.

Gubernatorial candidates debate economy, leadership
BUFFALO, N.Y. - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and his Republican challenger traded insults and clashed over the economy and corruption during the only scheduled debate of the governor's race.

Bill Clinton to rally for Rep. Maffei in Syracuse
SYRACUSE - Bill Clinton's barnstorming tour is coming to Syracuse with a get-out-the-vote rally for Rep. Dan Maffei.

Four candidates for governor to debate
BUFFALO - The debate between Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Republican Rob Astorino and two third-party candidates probably will be the only chance voters get to see the candidates for New York governor spar before the election.

Dec. 15 trial set for two in Amish girls' kidnapping
Court: Ex-ball boys can sue Boeheim for slander
Vietnam casualty's lost medal being returned
MANLIUS - A Purple Heart medal posthumously awarded to a New York soldier killed in Vietnam is being returned to his widow and daughter 15 years after it was found on a school playground.

NY ballot question divides government watchdogs
ALBANY - New York voters will face a ballot question next month that if approved would create a commission to oversee redrawing the state's political map - a process that has long been criticized for being controlled by politics.