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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...
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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...
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(AP & WXXI News) NEW YORK (AP) — Northeast residents are girding for a "crippling and potentially historic" storm that could bury communities from...
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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...
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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...
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ALBANY (AP) Sen. Charles Schumer is calling on the Federal Aviation Administration to install a new runway lighting system at JFK, LaGuardia and...
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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...
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(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...
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WATERTOWN, NY (AP) Watertown is again celebrating its "Snowtown'' nickname. The northern New York city's "Snowtown USA" celebration continues this...
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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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