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Major snowstorm heads east; winter storm warnings to start Tuesday night

Region could see around a foot of snow from latest storm to hit the eastern U.S.

Fire damages Lansing home

Fire was first reported around 3 p.m.; six different departments responded to fire

Congressional reps, candidates talk jobs, education following State of the Union

Reactions varied Tuesday on President Obama's remarks on issues such as jobs, education, tax loopholes

Study: Psychiatrists refusing to accept private insurance

More and more of America’s psychiatrists are refusing private insurance from patients, instead preferring cash.

I-90 in Rochester closed in both directions

A more than 130-mile stretch of the Thruway in western New York has been closed in both directions because of blizzard conditions across the region.

Astorino still considering NY gubernatorial run

Westchester County Executive Robert Astorino says he has yet to decide whether to challenge Gov. Andrew Cuomo, even as he criticized the governor's performance.

Heavy snow, strong winds lead to blizzard conditions across New York

3 to 4 feet of snow could fall on parts of western, northern New York

UPDATE: Crews back at work trying to break up ice jam

Some Ithaca streets still closed; city asking residents to avoid parking and driving in areas of Fall Creek

Cuomo: Scandals in Albany could hurt Legislature

New York's new legislative session will kick off under a lingering cloud of scandals involving lawmakers, prompting concern from Gov. Andrew Cuomo that people will lose faith in the state Legislature.

Cuomo likes executive action on marijuana

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he's comfortable with his plan to allow a limited number of hospitals to dispense marijuana for certain ailments, even as other states loosen marijuana laws more dramatically.

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