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'Low pay is not OK'

November 25, 2014 | 02:30 PM
Labor and faith leaders gathered at the state Capitol Tuesday to demand a hike ...more»

Faith leaders: Food is a human right

November 25, 2014 | 12:43 PM
Days before Americans gather with loved ones to feast in honor of Thanksgiving, ...more»

DOT commissioner: Adjust travel plans, check road conditions as storm approaches

November 25, 2014 | 12:36 PM
New York State Department of Transportation Commissioner Joan McDonald is encouraging ...more»

Assemblyman Camara calls for peaceful protests in wake of Ferguson ruling

November 25, 2014 | 09:59 AM
By JIM SALTER and DAVID A. LIEB, The Associated Press and ROGER HANNIGAN GILSON, ...more»

Hundreds march in NYC to protest Ferguson decision

November 25, 2014 | 07:32 AM
Hundreds of people marched in Manhattan to peacefully protest a grand jury's ...more»

Collaborative aims to open palliative care discussion amongst families and loved ones

November 24, 2014 | 03:14 PM
In order to educate health care consumers and create dialogue amongst family ...more»

Cleanup on, flood threat looms after huge snow

November 24, 2014 | 11:17 AM
The weekend offered the Buffalo region a chance to dig out of record levels ...more»

Crime a concern among NYC voters

November 24, 2014 | 11:12 AM
New York City voters, overwhelmingly and across racial lines, are concerned ...more»

A tale of two cities

November 24, 2014 | 11:12 AM
A Quinnipiac Poll released on Tuesday Nov. 18 shows a racial divide over New ...more»

NYC to improve workforce training

November 24, 2014 | 11:12 AM
New York City is reshaping its $500 million workforce development program to ...more»

Field tests a waste of valuable time: NYSUT

November 24, 2014 | 11:11 AM
New York’s primary union for educators has come out against a proposed ...more»

Senate GOP backs deal with breakaway Dems

November 24, 2014 | 11:11 AM
The unusual power-sharing arrangement in the New York state Senate between ...more»

Skelos to lead Senate again

November 24, 2014 | 11:10 AM
Sen. Dean Skelos, R-Rockville Centre, was unanimously re-elected Senate Republican ...more»

A $5B question: How should New York spend surplus?

November 24, 2014 | 11:10 AM
As government problems go, it’s not a bad one to have: How should New ...more»

Report faults handling of Tappan Zee loan approval

November 24, 2014 | 11:09 AM
A New York oversight office on Thursday criticized the way a state board approved ...more»

Groups alert consumers to toxic toysbeing sold in their communities

November 24, 2014 | 11:08 AM
Children’s products containing lead, mercury, arsenic, cadmium and other ...more»

Schumer: Near misses show need for drone rules

November 24, 2014 | 11:08 AM
Sen. Charles Schumer says recent near misses between aerial drones and aircraft ...more»

Duffy to lead Rochester business group

November 24, 2014 | 11:07 AM
New York’s lieutenant governor will lead a Rochester business organization ...more»

DEC opens hotline to report poachers and polluters

November 24, 2014 | 11:04 AM
A new toll-free hotline will be available to report poachers and polluters ...more»

New York tax amnesty nets $530M

November 24, 2014 | 11:04 AM
A tax amnesty program in New York state has exceeded the half-billion dollar ...more»

NY Assembly’s GOP leader re-elected to post

November 24, 2014 | 11:03 AM
The top Republican in the New York state Assembly has been re-elected to his ...more»

Prosecutors collect $44M in penalties from upstate NY

November 24, 2014 | 11:03 AM
Federal prosecutors in upstate New York report collecting $44 million in penalties ...more»

AG faults snowbound price gouging

November 24, 2014 | 11:02 AM
New York’s attorney general has begun investigating complaints of price ...more»
Bills set to host Browns despite stadium damage
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) -- Buffalo Bills president Russ Brandon expects Ralph Wilson Stadium to be "100 percent operational" in time to host the Cleveland Browns on Sunday...
Faith leaders decry push for legislative pay hike
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Nuns and other faith leaders are pushing back on efforts by New York state lawmakers to raise their own salaries...
NY Lottery
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- These New York lotteries were drawn Tuesday:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Win 4 Midday' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Tuesday afternoon's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Win 4 Midday" game were:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Numbers Midday' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Tuesday afternoon's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Numbers Midday" game were:...
Bankruptcy wrangling for ex-Trump, Revel casinos
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) -- Some of the hottest action in Atlantic City involves closed casinos in bankruptcy court, where Donald Trump is trying to recoup rent he paid on a driveway leading to the former Trump Plaza casino, and Revel is fighting an effort by the city to collect $32 million in unpaid taxes...
Met gets major gift of African-American art
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Metropolitan Museum of Art has received a major gift of 57 works by contemporary African-American artists from the South...
NY court: Seneca golf course not immune from suit
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The Seneca Indian Nation's golf course in western New York lacks sovereign immunity and can be sued, the state's highest court ruled Tuesday...
NYC program aims to protect pets from neglect
NEW YORK (AP) -- A new program aims to protect pets from neglect by helping people who can't afford veterinary services...
Nobel Prize for DNA discovery going to auction
NEW YORK (AP) -- The 1962 Nobel Prize James Watson won for his role in the discovery of the structure of DNA is going on the auction block...
Latin American art auctions set artist records
NEW YORK (AP) -- A bronze sculpture by Fernando Botero has set a new auction record for the Colombian artist...
Rain, snow to challenge eastern holiday travelers
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) -- Some Thanksgiving travelers along the East Coast were heading out early because of a forecast calling for a nor'easter that will bring rain and snow...
Police: Man killed, brother wounded in Schenectady
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (AP) -- Authorities say a 30-year-old man has been fatally shot and his brother is hospitalized with stab wounds after a confrontation in the city of Schenectady...
Helium: It gives NYC's Thanksgiving parade a lift
NEW YORK (AP) -- It'll never rank up there with turkey and pumpkin pie, but for millions of Americans the Thanksgiving experience just wouldn't be the same without ...
Bill: New Yorkers could identify as multiracial
NEW YORK (AP) -- New Yorkers may soon be able to identify themselves as more than one race under legislation set to be introduced by the City Council on Tuesday...
Hundreds march in NYC to protest Ferguson decision
NEW YORK (AP) -- Hundreds of people marched in Manhattan to peacefully protest a grand jury's decision not to indict a white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teenager in Missouri, a shooting that has sparked weeks of sometime violent protests...
Upstate woman, 21, indicted in hit-and-run death
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- A western New York woman has been indicted in the hit-and-run death of a 29-year-old mother who was killed while walking along a suburban Buffalo road last summer...
James Watson's Nobel Prize going to auction
NEW YORK (AP) -- The 1962 Nobel Prize James Watson won for his role in the discovery of the structure of DNA is going on the auction block...
Schumer to Dems: Make government help workers
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sen. Charles Schumer of New York is urging fellow Democrats to embrace an active federal government that can help middle class workers facing a daunting global economy...
3 workers hurt in explosion on NY college campus
CORTLAND, N.Y. (AP) -- Authorities say three construction workers have been injured in an explosion at a job site on the campus of the State University of New York at Cortland...

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