BUDGET VOTE: IS YOUR SCHOOL DISTRICT RAISING SPENDING?
Using data from the NY State Education Dept., this page featured a district-by -district look at proposed spending in the school districts of 8 Western New York counties, ranking them and comparing them to the average in that county. The page also included an interview from our on-air coverage of this, with Tim Kremer of the NYS School Boards Assoc.
INSIDE THE JURY ROOM
As part of our coverage of a DWI Trial with a prominent physician accused of hitting and killing an 18 year old girl, we previewed jury deliberations with a discussion of how jurors reach their decisions, insight from a recent juror, and several on air interviews with legal analysts.
CHANGING NEW YORK STATE's MARIJUANA LAWS
As Gov. Andrew Cuomo proposed cutting the penalty for public possession of a small amount of marijuana, this page featured on air interviews with a youth drug counselor and a Sheriff's Dept. detective, and included articles spotlighting the views of a marijuana user and a police officer.
EXPANDING THE PEACE BRIDGE
With a federal court preparing to rule on expansion of the Peace Bridge linking Buffalo to Canada, this page featured the latest information about environmental concerns from truck idling, contrasted Buffalo's bridge debate with the situation in Detroit Michigan, and included our on air interviews with Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown, Cong.Brian Higgins and a local preservationist fighting the bridge expansion plans