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Independence Day fireworks in the Finger Lakes

Fourth of July fireworks displays in and around the Finger Lakes: Sunday Auburn Symphonia concert at 8 p.m., followed by fireworks. Canandaigua fireworks over Canandaigua Lake 9:30 p.m. Conesus – Conesus Lake Ring of Fire 10 p.m. Farmington live music and food ... MORE
Stimulus payments worth $350 could go to Ohio residents depending on election

Stimulus payments worth $350 could go to Ohio residents depending on election

Nan Whaley, an Ohio Democrat running for Governor, has a plan to send stimulus payments worth $350 to families if she’s elected. The stimulus payment would help to offset the rising costs of groceries and gas. The funds will become available to ... MORE
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Stimulus tax rebates worth up to $500 going to New Mexico residents in days

Millions of Americans are seeing stimulus tax rebates from their states amid inflation, and in just days so will New Mexicans. Thousands of residents in the state will see tax rebates worth as much as $500 in coming days. There are currently ... MORE
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Sales tax elimination for Kansas food sales

Sales tax elimination for Kansas food sales

A discussion happening with lawmakers in Kansas could possibly eliminate sales tax on food sales for residents. If the bill passes, food sales tax would end in 2025. The bill is currently making its way through the state legislature. Right now, the ... MORE
UBI payments in every city in the United States

UBI payments in every city in the United States

UBI payments have become a popular way for states to help support residents still struggling financially from the pandemic and inflation. Federal stimulus checks have ended, with the last one being sent out in March of 2021. The difference between UBI payments ... MORE
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Local, regional reaction to Roe v. Wade getting overturned by SCOTUS (video)

Michelle Casey saw this day coming, but she says that doesn’t make it any easier. “I’m completely devastated and it really feels like a real gut punch,” Casey said Friday. Planned Parenthood of Central and Western NY reacts to Supreme Court decision ... MORE
Stimulus checks worth $300 for Delaware residents this summer

Stimulus checks worth $300 for Delaware residents this summer

Under House Bill 360, or the Delaware Relief Rebate Program, Delaware residents will see stimulus checks worth $300. These stimulus checks are meant as a way to offset the costs of gas or groceries as they continue to rise. The payments were ... MORE
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CONCRETE JUNGLE: Unlimited Power (podcast)

The power was in full effect for many of the teams we talk about on Concrete Jungle. Paul Russo and Kyle Evans talk about the Yankees taking the series in Tampa against the Rays. The home runs were plentiful in the series ... MORE
Bird feeder battle divides neighborhood in Sodus Point

Bird feeder battle divides neighborhood in Sodus Point (video)

Sodus Point resident Don Antal feeds the neighborhood birds, squirrels and ducks with his 23 sheet pans of peanuts and bird food. The 71-year-old lives in Sodus Point year-round and started his project in 2011. “It so happened that I put a ... MORE
“It’s killing us:”  First responders are trying to work around high gas prices (Video)

Training vs. Fuel: First responders forced to make tough choices due to high cost of diesel (video)

Editor’s Note: New York State Senator Pam Helming was mistakenly referred to as “United States Senator” in the video portion of this story. Firefighter Carrie Smalser fills her truck with diesel fuel at the Village of Ovid Municipal Building. “It’s just something ... MORE
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Waterloo school board selects tigers as new mascot for sports teams (video)

The Board of Education for the Waterloo Central School District voted last night to replace the district’s former ‘Indians’ mascot a new one- ‘Tigers’- yesterday. Final decision on new name for Waterloo mascot due in June June 13 school board meeting Superintendent ... MORE
Tax refunds from the IRS in 2022 are bigger than before, and only getting bigger

Tax refunds from the IRS in 2022 are bigger than before, and only getting bigger

According to the IRS, tax refunds are, on average, around $3,025 for the year 2022 as of last month. That number has since increased. The IRS is making its way through quite a backlog of tax returns, and continue to update the ... MORE
Gov. Hochul urges Congress to pass gun laws after BUffa

U.S. House passes sweeping gun bill after testimony from Buffalo shooting victims’ families

On Wednesday evening, the U.S. House of Representatives passed an extensive gun bill that would raise the age of purchase for assault rifles to 21. Just hours before, New York Governor Kathy Hochul urged Congress to pass gun safety laws. Her statement ... MORE
Inflation remains high, rent prices continue to climb in New York and across nation

Inflation remains high, rent prices continue to climb in New York and across nation

Rent prices keep climbing. Rent.com recently released its report on April 2022 rent trends, which showed that national average rent prices for one and two-bedroom apartments are up by 27% and 26%, respectively, compared to this time last year. Rent prices in ... MORE
Did stimulus checks ruin the economy? Stimulus payments have caused many issues with Americans, states, and the IRS

Did stimulus checks ruin the economy? Stimulus payments have caused many issues with Americans, states, and the IRS

The answer to financial struggle during the pandemic was stimulus checks, but they may have aided in inflation, as well as cause issues with people, states, and the IRS. Millions of Americans suffered both health issues and job loss during the pandemic, ... MORE