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Tax Break for Yacht Buyers Draws Criticism
State lawmakers have not yet finished the budget, but they are already getting blowback from a provision that would give a tax break to owners of...
Schumer Pushes for More Funding for Federal Anti-Drug Initiative
The number of heroin deaths in Rochester is up 300% since 2012. Last year, almost 100 people died from overdoses. Authorities report that a...
Jefferson Road Post Office Named After Local War Hero
Federal officials and family members were on hand for the dedication of the Specialist Theodore M. Glende Building at the postal facility in...
Did Cuomo Overreach in the Budget?
Governor Cuomo began the budget season with an ambitious agenda than included a wide array of items that he tied to the budget, including raising the...
NYS Attorney General Reaches Settlement With GNC Over Herbal Supplements
NEW YORK (AP) There's a deal between GNC and the office of New York's attorney general over the company's Herbal Plus products. Last month, Attorney...
Connections: Ethics Reform in the NYS Budget
Ethics reform is at the center of the budget deal that was drafted over the weekend. But is it the tough, game-changing reform that Governor Cuomo...
Connections: Author Boris Fishman
It's one thing to get published as a first-time fiction writer. It's another to have the New York Times declare, "Is there room in American fiction...
Lawsuit Over Wages Filed Against Dinosaur Bar-B-Que
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP & WXXI News) A lawsuit filed against the popular Dinosaur Bar-B-Que restaurant chain claims the Syracuse-based business doesn't...
Lack of Accessible Homes Pushes Some into Apartment Living
Outside Michelle Fridley's apartment building, mounds of snow line the perimeter of the parking lot. At least the curb ramp on her sidewalk is clear...
Coming Up On NTK: Some RCSD Teachers Take Stand Against Common Core Testing & More
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