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Q poll finds highest-ever opposition to new drilling

August 22, 2014 | 09:19 AM
Opposition to drilling for natural gas in the Marcellus Shale is inching up ...more»

Governor cuts the ribbon on 168th New York State Fair

August 21, 2014 | 01:10 PM
The New York State Fair has kicked off its 12-day run that features national ...more»

New York gets $800 million in Bank of America settlement

August 21, 2014 | 01:00 PM
New York state will get $800 million as its share of a national $16.65 billion ...more»

Clinton, Cuomo fare well against Republicans in presidential matchups

August 21, 2014 | 12:48 PM
With a home court advantage, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and ...more»

Teachout again survives residency challenge

August 21, 2014 | 09:47 AM
Zephyr Teachout survived another attempt by Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s supporters ...more»

AG's office supplying heroin antidote kits to 12 SUNY campuses

August 20, 2014 | 10:54 AM
Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced Wednesday that 12 State University ...more»

DiNapoli, Schneiderman, enjoying comfortable leads over Republican challengers

August 20, 2014 | 09:35 AM
Like Gov. Andrew Cuomo, the other Democratic statewide officials up for reelection ...more»

Group challenges redistricting ballot question

August 20, 2014 | 09:10 AM
A government watchdog group is challenging the wording of a New York ballot ...more»

Nearly half of voters say Cuomo is part of the Albany corruption problem, according to new Q-poll

August 20, 2014 | 08:12 AM
Government corruption in New York State is a "very serious" or "somewhat serious" ...more»

Lawmakers: Remington laying off 105 in New York

August 19, 2014 | 11:15 AM
Two New York state lawmakers say more than 100 workers at the Remington Arms ...more»

An open letter to New York from Senate Republican leader Dean Skelos

August 19, 2014 | 09:56 AM
In 2011, when Republicans regained control of the New York State Senate, the ...more»

Third major union passes on Cuomo

August 19, 2014 | 09:10 AM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo was snubbed by a third major labor union when the 2.5 million ...more»

No AFL-CIO endorsement for Cuomo

August 19, 2014 | 09:09 AM
Another labor union has snubbed New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. The New York State ...more»

First round of full-day pre-K funding announced

August 19, 2014 | 07:56 AM
Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the recipients of $340 million in full-day ...more»

Legislative candidates endorsed by AFL-CIO

August 19, 2014 | 07:54 AM
The 2.5 million member New York State AFL-CIO announced endorsements of candidates ...more»

AFL-CIO endorses DiNapoli

August 18, 2014 | 11:34 AM
The 2.5 million member state chapter of the AFL-CIO announced the endorsement ...more»

New law simplifies absentee ballot process for village elections

August 18, 2014 | 10:59 AM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill into law that will simplify the process of ...more»

Bill would require DOH alert doctors about their opiate prescribing habits

August 18, 2014 | 10:58 AM
In a continued effort to combat the increasing opiate addiction epidemic in ...more»

DEC to hold ‘conference’ on Finger Lakes gas storage plan

August 18, 2014 | 10:57 AM
Based on "extensive public interest" regarding a proposal to build an underground ...more»

In many spots, Hudson is unsafe for swimmers and boaters, according to Riverkeeper

August 18, 2014 | 10:55 AM
A report by the environmental watchdog group Riverkeeper says that 23 percent ...more»

Educators protest corporate influence on public education

August 18, 2014 | 10:55 AM
Protestors from New York State United Teachers demonstrated on the steps of ...more»

Lawsuit challenges tenure laws

August 18, 2014 | 10:54 AM
A group calling itself the Partnership for Educational Justice, led by former ...more»

New law to address school overcrowding

August 18, 2014 | 10:47 AM
A new state law will address future overcrowding in New York City public schools. ...more»
Winning numbers drawn in 'Win 4 Midday' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Friday 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 Friday afternoon's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Numbers Midday" game were:...
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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- These New York lotteries were drawn Friday:...
Man fatally shot in Brooklyn housing project lobby
NEW YORK (AP) -- A 37-year-old man has been fatally shot inside the lobby of a Brooklyn apartment building...
NJ retailer pays $1.56 million over NY taxes
NEW YORK (AP) -- A New Jersey appliance chain has agreed to pay $1...
A goal for Bills starters against Bucs: score a TD
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) -- Bills running back C...
Fitbit to Schumer: We don't sell personal data
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The maker of a popular line of wearable fitness-tracking devices says it has never sold personal data to advertisers, contrary to concerns raised by U...
Port Authority graduates largest police class
ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) -- The Port Authority Police Department has graduated its largest class in the department's 86-year history...
Un-bee-lievable: 50,000 bees living in NYC ceiling
NEW YORK (AP) -- A New York City woman had some unexpected roommates living in her apartment: 50,000 bees...
1990 arson-murder rap tossed, man is set free
A former New York businessman whose arson-murder conviction was overturned in the death of his daughter was freed from prison Friday after 24 years behind bars, following a judge's ruling that the case against him had been based on now-debunked arson science...
Fitness device maker to stop selling personal data
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Fitbit, a company that makes wearable devices that monitor fitness activity, says it's changing its practice of selling users' personal data to advertisers after concerns were raised about consumer privacy...
Un-bee-lievable: 50,000 bees living in NY ceiling
NEW YORK (AP) -- A Queens woman had some unexpected roommates living in her apartment: 50,000 bees!...
New York mulls how to use $300M bank settlement
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Candidates and state officials in New York are proposing ways to use $300 million the state will receive as part of the national Bank of America settlement...
Islamic State backers under scrutiny in US
NEW YORK (AP) -- Officially, the FBI agents who swarmed Donald Ray Morgan at Kennedy Airport this month were there to arrest him on a mundane gun charge...
NYC comptroller says city losing special ed funds
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer says the city failed to secure $356 million in federal Medicaid payments for special education services over the last three years...
NY developer charged in campaign donation probe
HALFMOON, N.Y. (AP) -- A prominent Albany-area developer has been arrested in connection with a government corruption investigation in a suburban town...
Bayern is fast and favored in Travers at Saratoga
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) -- He already knows Bayern is fast, and now Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert is going to give the 3-year-old colt a chance to see how far he can stretch his speed...
1 dead, 4 injured in 2-vehicle crash on rural road
COLCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) -- Authorities say one person is dead and four others are in critical condition after a two-vehicle crash on a rural upstate New York road...
Boston man charged with stealing New York vehicle
HYDE PARK, N.Y. (AP) -- Authorities say they've charged a Massachusetts man with stealing a $23,000 utility vehicle from a Hudson Valley business after claiming to be a member of a Boston-area emergency services unit...

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