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Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivering his budget address last year. Photo: Gov. Cuomo's office
Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivering his budget address last year. Photo: Gov. Cuomo's office

The 8 O'Clock Hour 01/20/14

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Elise Stefanik the Republican who hopes to win North Country's 21st congressional district seat won endorsements from former candidate Doug Hoffman and Senator Ray Meier. State Assemblywoman Addie Russell says that she will not be running for the 21st Congressional District seat. State lawmakers seem to be changing their minds over whether to call special elections for a growing number of vacancies in the legislature. Governor Cuomo releases his state budget proposal Tuesday and many are anticipating the outcome.

Last weekend, skiers from all over the world gathered for the World Cup freestyle championships, which included mogul competition at Whiteface Mountain in Wilmington and aerial jumping at the Olympic complex in Lake Placid. In order to reduce the number of people getting sick from foods contaminated with harmful bacteria, the Food and Drug Administration is proposing new food safety rules for produce farmers across the country. Martha Foley and Amy Ivy talk about how the dry air in the house can harm houseplants.

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