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Casinos slated for Schenectady, Seneca, and Sullivan counties

December 17, 2014 | 03:34 PM
The New York state Gaming Commission's Gaming Facility Location Board has approved ...more»

Stakeholders, experts weigh in on fracking decision

December 17, 2014 | 02:19 PM
After more than five years waiting for a decision on high-volume hydraulic ...more»

State DEC, DOH recommend no high-volume hydraulic fracking in NY

December 17, 2014 | 12:40 PM
New York state Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Joe Martins ...more»

At a glance:Casino proposals for upstate New York

December 17, 2014 | 07:50 AM
New York state has authorized up to four casino licenses to be divided among ...more»

Panel to pick upstate casino sites

December 17, 2014 | 07:49 AM
A state board is expected to decide the locations and developers of up to four ...more»

Most NY teachers rated effective in evaluations

December 17, 2014 | 07:41 AM
Better than nine out of 10 New York school teachers were rated effective or ...more»

The D'oh of Homer: Professors employ TV's Simpsons

December 17, 2014 | 07:27 AM
Bart and Lisa Simpson have been in elementary school for 25 years. But that ...more»

Tensions mount between NYC mayor, police union

December 16, 2014 | 02:22 PM
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is delivering the latest volley in his ongoing ...more»

New York casino decision looms

December 16, 2014 | 10:11 AM
The winning proposals for casinos in upstate New York are set to be announced ...more»

Political powerhouse David Garth dies in New York

December 16, 2014 | 10:05 AM
Powerful political adviser David Garth, who spearheaded the creation of the ...more»

NYCLU proposes changing police tactics

December 15, 2014 | 02:36 PM
In a letter to Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, the ...more»

AG settles with landowner charged with polluting NYC reservoir

December 15, 2014 | 02:32 PM
After a Putnam County landowner’s illegal landfill polluted a New York ...more»

Albany County Exec to hold public hearing on 'toxic toys' bill

December 15, 2014 | 02:21 PM
Albany County Executive Dan McCoy will hold a public hearing before a final ...more»

Rappers urge Cuomo to reform justice system

December 15, 2014 | 12:14 PM
Hip-hop moguls Jay-Z and Russell Simmons and rapper-actor Common on Wednesday ...more»

Civil rights groups request hearings on justice reform

December 15, 2014 | 12:13 PM
Twelve civil rights groups sent a letter to Gov. Andrew Cuomo and legislative ...more»

Cuomo says he will offer justice reform package

December 15, 2014 | 12:12 PM
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Thursday a genuine problem exists with the ...more»

New York education chief to join US Ed Department

December 15, 2014 | 12:10 PM
New York’s education commissioner will step down at year’s end ...more»

Green groups, comptroller concerned about DEC funding and staff levels

December 15, 2014 | 12:08 PM
A new report by state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli regarding a decrease in funding ...more»

Bill provides a reprieve for NYs mute swans

December 15, 2014 | 12:08 PM
A bill introduced by Assemblyman Steve Cymbrowitz, D-Brooklyn, countering a ...more»

New York to provide company grants, tax breaks

December 15, 2014 | 12:07 PM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration on Thursday awarded a new round of ...more»

Doctors, scientists, engineers calling for fracking moratorium

December 15, 2014 | 12:06 PM
Health professionals and scientists are raising awareness about the possible ...more»

Welcome Home!

December 15, 2014 | 12:05 PM
The 10th Mountain Division — the Army’s first to be deployed to ...more»

Zimpher receives Rockefeller award

December 15, 2014 | 12:04 PM
SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher has become the latest recipient of the prestigious ...more»
AP IMPACT: Abused kids die as authorities fail to protect
BUTTE, Montana (AP) -- An Associated Press investigation has found that at least 786 children died of abuse or neglect in the U...
Lowry scores 20 to lead Raptors past Nets 105-89
TORONTO (AP) -- Even though it couldn't make up for that Game 7 loss in last season's playoffs, beating Brooklyn sure felt good to the Raptors...
NY Lottery
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- These New York lotteries were drawn Wednesday:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Lotto' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Lotto" game were:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Take 5' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Take 5" game were:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Powerball' game
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the "Powerball" game were:...
Ottawa's Anderson makes 34 saves, blanks Devils
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- Ottawa Senators goalie Craig Anderson felt he was playing well even if the results showed otherwise...
Artis, Wright lead Pitt over Manhattan 65-56
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pittsburgh coach Jamie Dixon has decided to divide his team's season up into two parts...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 10' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Pick 10" game were:...
American Kennel Club adds 4 new dog breeds
NEW YORK (AP) -- A Spanish farm and fishing dog, a Sicilian rabbit-hunting breed, an Italian sheepdog with a distinctive matted coat and a rugged South African watchdog are joining the American Kennel Club pack...
Man convicted in 1979 Denver church slaying
DENVER (AP) -- A jury has convicted a man accused of beating a woman to death in a Denver church in 1979...
Avon Products settles bribery charges for $135M
NEW YORK (AP) -- The world's largest direct seller of cosmetics, Avon Products Inc...
Reaction to NY decision on hydro-fracturing ban
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Reaction to New York's plan to prohibit hydraulic fracturing, or fracking:...
Avon Products settles bribery charges in NY for $135M
NEW YORK (AP) -- Avon Products Inc., the world's largest direct seller of cosmetics, will pay $135 million to settle criminal and civil charges after its China unit pleaded guilty to conspiring to violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act by bribing officials in China...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Win 4 Evening' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Win 4 Evening" game were:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Numbers Evening' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Numbers Evening" game were:...
Revis heads back to MetLife Stadium as Jets' enemy
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) -- Darrelle Revis has been back before, as an opposing player taking on the New York Jets...
NYC suit: Help transit riders with limited English
NEW YORK (AP) -- The New York City Transit Authority was accused in a lawsuit Wednesday of discriminating against people with limited English who try to use a program providing transportation to those with disabilities...
Win and hope: Bills focus solely on facing Raiders
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) -- Running back Fred Jackson doesn't have the time or patience to figure out the various scenarios that ensure the Buffalo Bills staying alive in the AFC playoff picture for one more week...
A-Rod cousin seeks delay in drug trial
MIAMI (AP) -- A cousin of New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez is asking a federal judge to delay his trial on charges stemming from his dealings with the Florida clinic tied to more than a dozen baseball players suspended for violating the sport's drug program...

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