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Around 1 billion people routinely take an aspirin tablet to help prevent strokes and heart attacks. New research suggests one dosage doesn't fit all.

Livingston County Sheriff's Department

People in New York's Livingston County are on edge and classes at SUNY Geneseo have been canceled, as authorities search for a man suspected of pointing a gun at a police officer during a traffic stop.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is directing the state university system to continue policies that promote racial diversity among students after the Trump administration said the federal government will let schools leave race out of admission decisions.

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The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is expected to soon release its management plans to combat harmful algal blooms in 12 lakes. The Great Lakes Research Consortium is also commissioning five projects to address the outbreaks and other environmental issues.

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New York is making free food pantries a standard fixture on all its public college campuses.

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With diabetes becoming an increasing problem, a local expert on the health problem is suggesting a different way to help treat diabetics.

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Albany is closing Buffalo's academically-challenged Oracle Charter School.

The prospect of going to college for little or no money is paying off for SUNY and CUNY, with statewide applications up - a lot.

State University of New York

A state audit finds New York education officials are falling behind in implementing a new state law aimed at combating sexual violence on college campuses.

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State University of New York officials have revoked an honorary award given to television host Charlie Rose over sexual harassment allegations. 

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New York State United Teachers and its largest local affiliate, the United Federation of Teachers, are taking newly approved rules for charter school teachers to court.

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Some of the state’s top ranking education officials are condemning a vote by a State University of New York committee that would weaken regulations for teachers at some charter schools.

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A lot of New York residents want to take advantage of the Excelsior scholarship for public colleges and universities in the state. However, with Gov. Andrew Cuomo talking about a $4 billion budget deficit, there might be a fight over money for the next three years.

When he announced the Excelsior Scholarship, billed as the biggest-in-the-nation free college program, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo promised dreams could come true for all.

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Ten campuses in New York's public university system are part of a project to establish a sustainable village and learning community in Haiti.

Niagara County Community College

A longtime State University at New York leader, who is familiar with leading colleges in trouble, has been appointed Interim President of Niagara County Community College.

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The State University of New York board members overseeing charter schools are in the midst of a public comment period on whether charter school teachers should be allowed to have fewer qualifications than public school teachers.

New York State is planning to expand opportunities for college courses in some state prisons. However, one Republican Assemblymember is blasting the "handout to cons" as a publicity-grabber for the Governor.

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What does the state's free SUNY tuition plan mean for private schools? WBFO Senior Reporter Eileen Buckley sat down with Daemen College President Dr. Gary Olson and D'Youville College President Dr. Lorrie Clemo to discuss how they're dealing with the tuition plan—and why they opted out of the state's new Enhanced Tuition Awards.   

What does the state’s free SUNY tuition plan mean for private schools? Join us on Facebook Live at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, July 11.

New York state has passed legislation that would create the largest experiment in the country to offer free tuition at two- and four-year colleges. The Excelsior Scholarship, approved over the weekend as part of the state budget, would cover full-time students in the State University of New York system, which totals 64 campuses and 1.3 million students.

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat, appeared with Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont and state education leaders in an event hailing the new program, which would begin this fall and is estimated to cost $163 million per year.

New York will be the first state in the nation to offer free college tuition to middle-class students under the new state budget deal worked out by Governor Andrew Cuomo and lawmakers.

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New York State lawmakers have agreed upon a new $153 billion budget that is expected to be approved next week.

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State University of New York Trustees are moving forward with a proposal to provide all students with access to telecounseling and online mental health services. SUNY Trustees passed a directive for University administration to consider the use of the remote counseling services across the state.

Matt Ryan New York Now

The state Legislature’s one-house budgets make some changes to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s $163 million proposal to offer free tuition at public colleges in New York to some middle-class students.

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A boost is in store for the New York economy. Empire State Development says 43 businesses are expanding or coming to New York state to partner with colleges and universities.

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Students from across the state are gathering in Albany today to encourage elected officials to commit more resources to student financial aid programs.

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The State University of New York Upstate Medical University in Syracuse has opened its cord blood bank, only the second facility of its kind in the state and the first outside New York City. Blood from umbilical cords is processed for stem cells, which can treat cancers and other diseases. The bank is open for public and private use.

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With Congress and the government re-opening in Washington today, there may be some clarity about immigration which has been tangled all weekend.

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As Gov. Andrew Cuomo talked about his plan for free tuition for most SUNY and CUNY students during his visit to Niagara Falls Monday, Niagara University's President sat in the front row, listening. He wanted details about what the plan does and what effect it might have on private schools like his, but there weren't any.

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