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Lawsuit: BBQ chain doesn't pay fair wages to tipped workers

March 30, 2015 | 02:50 PM
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — A lawsuit filed against the popular Dinosaur Bar-B-Que ...more»

GNC reaches deal with NY AG over Herbal Plus products

March 30, 2015 | 02:48 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — GNC Holdings Inc. said Monday that it has reached a deal ...more»

NY state budget deal: Big tax cut for yacht owners

March 30, 2015 | 02:12 PM
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — There's no minimum wage hike or property tax relief, ...more»

MMA amateurs say NY should let them turn pro here

March 30, 2015 | 02:09 PM
COLONIE, N.Y. (AP) — At the gym just down the road from New York's Capitol, ...more»

Northeast, despite highest gas costs, resists more pipelines

March 30, 2015 | 02:01 PM
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — There is near universal agreement that the Northeast ...more»

NY starts out-of-network health coverage protections

March 30, 2015 | 01:54 PM
New protections against big surprise medical bills are starting in New York. ...more»

NY budget: school funding hike, legislator disclosure deal

March 30, 2015 | 05:14 AM
Top New York state lawmakers and Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a budget deal ...more»

Budget leaves lawmakers with a long to-do list

March 29, 2015 | 08:49 AM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo's budget recommendation this year came crammed with big policy ...more»

Mixed reviews for Cuomo's 'Hunger Games' competitive streak

March 27, 2015 | 08:42 AM
It seems to be his nature. From the bruising basketball games he once played ...more»

Judge rejects challenge to Oneidas' tax-exempt land

March 27, 2015 | 08:35 AM
A federal judge on Thursday rejected a challenge to the U.S. Interior Department's ...more»

New York fire, building collapse injure 12; gas blast blamed

March 27, 2015 | 08:23 AM
An apparent gas explosion leveled an apartment building, partially destroyed ...more»

Lawsuit seeks complete detail from NY state on alleged abuse

March 26, 2015 | 01:16 PM
The Cuomo administration is fighting an attempt by a legal services group with ...more»

Immigrant students start hunger strike for NY Dream Act

March 26, 2015 | 01:10 PM
About 50 immigrant students who live illegally in New York state have started ...more»

Senate creates workforce development task force

March 24, 2015 | 03:48 PM
Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos, R-Rockville Centre, announced the creation ...more»

2 boys hospitalized after spending frigid night on mountain

March 24, 2015 | 07:53 AM
Two young brothers who got lost while hiking with their mother to the top of ...more»

Judge dismisses teachers union challenge to NY tax cap

March 24, 2015 | 07:48 AM
A judge has once again dismissed a challenge to New York's property tax cap ...more»

MMA star Ronda Rousey joins lobbying effort in Albany

March 24, 2015 | 07:37 AM
Lobbyists trying to persuade New York lawmakers to legalize mixed martial arts ...more»

Gaming Commission issues request for applications for Southern Tier casino

March 23, 2015 | 03:35 PM
The New York State Gaming Commission on Monday approved a new "Request for ...more»

Voters say, keep ethics, school reform out of budget

March 23, 2015 | 02:34 PM
A majority of New York voters say reforms in ethics and education policies ...more»

No budget without ethics fix, voters say

March 23, 2015 | 01:53 PM
Eighty-four percent of New York state voters say elected officials should be ...more»

Sandra Lee pulled into ethics debate

March 23, 2015 | 01:52 PM
Sandra Lee has built an empire on lifestyle and cooking advice, but it’s ...more»

DEC revises mute swan eradication plan

March 23, 2015 | 01:44 PM
The state Department of Environmental Conservation has released a revised mute ...more»

Bill would ban ‘Palcohol’ in NY

March 23, 2015 | 01:41 PM
Two state lawmakers have introduced a bill to ban the sale of powdered alcohol ...more»
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Winning numbers drawn in 'Numbers Midday' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Monday afternoon's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Numbers Midday" game were:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Win 4 Midday' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Monday afternoon's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Win 4 Midday" game were:...
NYC explosion victim is officially identified
NEW YORK (AP) -- After two bodies were pulled from the rubble of a Manhattan apartment building collapse, authorities shifted their focus to what caused the massive explosion and fire and the possibility that someone may have improperly tapped a gas line serving one of the buildings...
Pentagon chief considers easing of enlistment standards
ABINGTON, Pa. (AP) -- Saying the military needs to do more to compete with corporate America for quality recruits, Defense Secretary Ash Carter opened the door Monday to relaxing some enlistment standards - particularly for high-tech or cyber security jobs...
Century-old NYC matzo factory faces a high-tech future
NEW YORK (AP) -- The last Passover matzos have rolled out of a century-old bakery on Manhattan's Lower East Side - a neighborhood that's been dubbed the "Jewish Plymouth Rock...
NY in settlement with college group on sports eligibility
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York's attorney general has announced a settlement with the National Junior College Athletic Association to eliminate a rule adopted in 2012 that limited sports eligibility mostly to students who attended at least three years of high school in the U...
Man's body recovered after being spotted floating in river
UNION, N.Y. (AP) -- Authorities say a man's body has been found floating in the Susquehanna River near Binghamton...
14 hurt, 2 seriously, in Brooklyn collision of bus, minivan
NEW YORK (AP) -- Authorities say a minivan has collided with a New York City bus, injuring 14 people, two of them seriously...
A week before opener, owner Fred Wilpon addresses Mets
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) -- New York Mets owner Fred Wilpon addressed the team in a closed-door meeting Monday morning...
National parks call on Americans to 'Find Your Park'
WASHINGTON (AP) -- After nearly 100 years, the National Park Service holds some of the most beautiful and historic places in the country, though there's also an $11 billion backlog of unfunded maintenance and a visitor base that's aging and mostly white...
2 injured in building explosion, fire outside Rochester
EAST ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) -- Authorities say two people have been hospitalized after an explosion and fire tore through a suburban Rochester building housing a pizzeria and apartments...
Toyota cuts price of automatic braking safety devices
DETROIT (AP) -- Those pricey high-tech systems that automatically stop or slow your car if it's about to run into something are getting a lot cheaper...
Lawsuit: BBQ chain doesn't pay fair wages to tipped workers
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) -- A lawsuit filed against the popular Dinosaur Bar-B-Que restaurant chain claims the Syracuse-based business doesn't pay tipped workers fair wages...
NYC mayor taps longtime union official as his chief of staff
NEW YORK (AP) -- A union official who previously served in Boston's government has been appointed chief of staff for New York City's mayor...
High court rejects church appeal over use of public school
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court has again rejected an appeal from a small evangelical church in the Bronx seeking to overturn New York City's ban on after-hours religious worship services at public schools...
2 National Guardsmen from upstate NY earn event's top honors
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Two Army National Guardsmen from upstate New York have been selected as the state organization's top enlisted soldier and top non-commissioned officer...
Schumer in Rochester for renaming of post office after hero
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) -- U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer will be in Rochester for a ceremony officially dedicating a Rochester post office in honor of a local soldier killed in Afghanistan...
Blaze destroys assistant fire chief's central New York home
ROME, N.Y. (AP) -- Authorities say they're looking at a wood stove as the possible cause of a blaze that destroyed an assistant chief's home located across the street from a central New York firehouse...
GNC reaches deal with NY AG over Herbal Plus products
NEW YORK (AP) -- GNC Holdings Inc. said Monday that it has reached a deal with New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman over its Herbal Plus products...

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