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Local Business Leader Optimistic Despite Recent Economic Study
Despite a recent study that shows the Rochester area still has a ways to go in recovering from the Recession, one local business leader is optimistic...
Sheldon Silver Expected To Temporarily Give Leadership Power To Group Of Legislators
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP & NY Times) — The speaker of the New York state Assembly plans to temporarily cede power to a small group of top lawmakers as he...
Historic Storm Expected To Slam The Northeast
(AP & WXXI News) NEW YORK (AP) — Northeast residents are girding for a "crippling and potentially historic" storm that could bury communities from...
Lack Of Vitamin B Threatens Steelheads
Steelhead – a strain of rainbow trout - are showing stress in Lake Ontario and its tributaries. For the first time in New York, some steelhead are...
Cuomo's Proposed Minimum Wage Increase Isn't a Done Deal
In last week’s State of the State Address, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a proposal to raise the minimum wage to $10.50 per hour across the state...
Schumer: New Runway Lights Needed
ALBANY (AP) Sen. Charles Schumer is calling on the Federal Aviation Administration to install a new runway lighting system at JFK, LaGuardia and...
Joe Franklin Dies, Ending 60 Year Career
NEW YORK (AP) A pioneering New York City radio and TV host who gave breaks to Al Pacino and Bill Cosby long before they became famous and boasted he...
Kia To Recall Thousands Of Fortes
(AP) Kia Motors America is recalling nearly 87,000 of its 2014 Forte sedans because of faulty equipment that could cause the cars to catch fire. The...
Welcome Back to "Snowtown"
WATERTOWN, NY (AP) Watertown is again celebrating its "Snowtown'' nickname. The northern New York city's "Snowtown USA" celebration continues this...
Renewed Calls For NYS Ethics Reform
ALBANY (AP) New York good government advocates are renewing calls for ethics reform at the state Capitol after the arrest of the Legislature's top...
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