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Spring Is In Bloom In The Southern Finger Lakes Video included

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Warmer weather is finally making a comeback and it’s a good thing because Corning and the Southern Finger Lakes has a packed schedule this upcoming month.

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Gov. Cuomo Introduces Bill to Ban All Single-Use Plastic Bags in NYS

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Governor Cuomo introduced a bill Monday, April 23 that would ban all single-use plastic bags in New York State. This follows a state report in January that outlined the environmental impact of plastic bags and proposed actions that New York could take to reduce pollution. 

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New York Residential Burning Ban In Effect Through Mid-May

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Small wildfires have broken out across New York in the past week, and state officials are warning residents to beware of dry conditions as temperatures rise. 

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National Weather Service holds class to become a "Skywarn Spotter"

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People from around Steuben County got a chance to learn more about how to distinguish different kinds of weather patterns and report them back to the National Weather Service.   

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70 Cats Abandoned in Elmira Home

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Horseheads, N.Y. (WENY) - 70 cats were found in an Elmira home after being left behind by evicted tenants on Friday. Both the Elmira Animal Shelter and the Horseheads Community Animal Shelter were called to 524 West Clinton Street in Elmira, but had no idea how many cats would be there when they arrived.

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Legislative hearing on aid-in-dying bill attracts big crowds

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The legislation would require two doctors to approve the use of life-ending medication. It has been proposed for years but has yet to receive a vote.

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18 Syracuse students out of classes after offensive videos

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Eighteen Syracuse University students face disciplinary charges after videos emerged showing fraternity members using racial slurs and simulating a sexual assault of a disabled person.    

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Gov. Wolf pushes to end gun-show exception to background checks

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Gov. Tom Wolf wants the Legislature to pass a measure expanding background checks on firearms in Pennsylvania and end an exception for shotguns, sporting rifles and semi-automatic rifles that are sold at gun shows.    

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Waffle House suspect on the loose; residents on alert

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Police are warning residents of a Nashville neighborhood to watch out for a suspect in a Waffle House restaurant shooting that killed four people. 

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Another crude video surfaces after fraternity's expulsion

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Syracuse University has expelled a fraternity over an offensive video that members say was intended as satire, but the controversy is continuing with the emergence of more video simulating a sexual assault of a disabled person.

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Parole Absconder Arrested in Corning After Foot Pursuit

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A wanted parole absconder was caught by Corning Police last week, but not before leading them on a foot pursuit.

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Nighttime Road Work to Begin Monday on I-86 in Chemung County

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Road crews will begin work on a portion of  I-86 Monday, but the construction most likely won't affect your daily commute.

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  • Gov. Cuomo Introduces Bill to Ban All Single-Use Plastic Bags in NYS

    Gov. Cuomo Introduces Bill to Ban All Single-Use Plastic Bags in NYS

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 2:57 AM EDT2018-04-24 06:57:59 GMT

    Governor Cuomo introduced a bill Monday, April 23 that would ban all single-use plastic bags in New York State. This follows a state report in January that outlined the environmental impact of plastic bags and proposed actions that New York could take to reduce pollution. 

    Governor Cuomo introduced a bill Monday, April 23 that would ban all single-use plastic bags in New York State. This follows a state report in January that outlined the environmental impact of plastic bags and proposed actions that New York could take to reduce pollution. 

  • National Weather Service holds class to become a "Skywarn Spotter"

    National Weather Service holds class to become a "Skywarn Spotter"

    Monday, April 23 2018 11:41 PM EDT2018-04-24 03:41:45 GMT

    People from around Steuben County got a chance to learn more about how to distinguish different kinds of weather patterns and report them back to the National Weather Service.   

    People from around Steuben County got a chance to learn more about how to distinguish different kinds of weather patterns and report them back to the National Weather Service.   

  • UPDATE: 70 Cats Abandoned in Elmira Home

    UPDATE: 70 Cats Abandoned in Elmira Home

    Monday, April 23 2018 7:22 PM EDT2018-04-23 23:22:10 GMT

    Elmira, N.Y. (WENY) - 49 cats were found in an Elmira home after being left behind by evicted tenants. According to their Facebook page, Elmira Animal Control officers were called to 524 West Clinton Street to help police with a tenant eviction. It was there that they found the 49 cats. It was determined that none of the abandoned animals were spayed or neutered and some of the females were pregnant.

    Elmira, N.Y. (WENY) - 49 cats were found in an Elmira home after being left behind by evicted tenants. According to their Facebook page, Elmira Animal Control officers were called to 524 West Clinton Street to help police with a tenant eviction. It was there that they found the 49 cats. It was determined that none of the abandoned animals were spayed or neutered and some of the females were pregnant.

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  • Number of IAC Stars Named to Class C All-State

    Number of IAC Stars Named to Class C All-State

    A number of IAC stars were named as Class C All-State selections on Monday. Notre Dame's Gary Raupers (3rd team), Tioga's Connor Hutchinson (6th team), and Edison's Nate Chorney (8th team) were honored. Odessa-Montour's Curtis, Tioga's Nick Klossner, and Spencer-Van Etten's Nathan Mack were named honorable mention.  

    A number of IAC stars were named as Class C All-State selections on Monday. Notre Dame's Gary Raupers (3rd team), Tioga's Connor Hutchinson (6th team), and Edison's Nate Chorney (8th team) were honored. Odessa-Montour's Curtis, Tioga's Nick Klossner, and Spencer-Van Etten's Nathan Mack were named honorable mention.  

  • WENY Top Plays of the Week - April 23, 2018

    WENY Top Plays of the Week - April 23, 2018

    WENY Top Plays of the Week

    5) Brenna Wilson, Corning Girls Lacrosse

    4) Cole Jenner, Waverly Baseball

    3) Atalyia Rijo and Kalea Faulk, Corning Softball

    2) Nik Nickerson, Corning Boys Lacrosse

    1) Alexis Wood, Elmira Softball 

    WENY Top Plays of the Week

    5) Brenna Wilson, Corning Girls Lacrosse

    4) Cole Jenner, Waverly Baseball

    3) Atalyia Rijo and Kalea Faulk, Corning Softball

    2) Nik Nickerson, Corning Boys Lacrosse

    1) Alexis Wood, Elmira Softball 

  • Newfield Boys Receive Class D All-State Honors

    Newfield Boys Receive Class D All-State Honors

    Two Newfield Boys Basketball players were honored as Class D All-State selections on Monday. Quintel Clements was named to the 2nd team, while Greg Moravec was named to the 5th team. 

    Two Newfield Boys Basketball players were honored as Class D All-State selections on Monday. Quintel Clements was named to the 2nd team, while Greg Moravec was named to the 5th team. 

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