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Gene Conway Sworn in as Onondaga County Sheriff

DeWitt

Gene Conway Sworn in as Onondaga County Sheriff

For the first time in 20 years Onondaga County will have a new sheriff. Wednesday, Gene Conway was sworn in as the 61st sheriff. He doesn't officially begin his duties until the New Year. Iris St. Meran spoke to him about his new role and what residents can expect. Updated 10:03 PM

Tioga Downs Owner: I Feel Like a Complete Fool

Southern Tier

Tioga Downs Owner: I Feel Like a Complete Fool

It's been a staple in the Southern Tier since 2006. Tioga Downs was one of three potential bidders vying for the casino license. But on Wednesday, they lost their hand to Lago Resort and Casino in Seneca County. Alexa Green has more on the emotional reaction from Tioga Downs' owner, who invested a lot in the idea of a Southern Tier casino. Updated 9:00 PM

New Projects in the Works for the ADK Scenic Railroad

New York

New Projects in the Works for the ADK Scenic Railroad

The Adirondack Scenic Railroad's Polar Express continues to grow in popularity, with tickets now selling out months in advance. To give more people the chance to enjoy the railroad all year round, updates and additional services are in the works. Cara Thomas has more about some new projects officials expect to break ground on next year. Updated 7:39 PM

Casino Location Board Recommends 3 Projects for Construction

New York State

Casino Location Board Recommends 3 Projects for Construction

The casino countdown is over. The state's gaming commission siting board has made its recommendations on where they think casinos should be placed across the state. Reporter Geoff Redick has more on which regions will be cashing in. Updated 6:30 PM

Salvation Army in Watertown Prepares for Special Event

Watertown

Salvation Army in Watertown Prepares for Special Event

For some families in need living in the North Country, celebrating Christmas can be a real challenge. That's why community members and volunteers step up each year to help make the holiday possible. Elizabeth Jeneault explains what goes into making Christmas bright. Updated 6:27 PM

Predictably, Reaction to Fracking Ban Mixed in Southern Tier

Vestal

Predictably, Reaction to Fracking Ban Mixed in Southern Tier

The Southern Tier has been the epicenter for debate on fracking for years, and Wednesday, state health and environment officials dealt a significant win to those who oppose the natural gas exploration method. Carmella Mataloni has more on the location reaction. 5:22 PM

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