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What do our media consuming habits say about us? The pejorative term is “binge watching,” and it refers to watching an entire season of a show in one...
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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Sullivan, Schenectady and Seneca counties have been selected as sites for casinos in upstate New York, a panel announced Wednesday...
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(TWC & WXXI News) At a New York state cabinet meeting Wednesday, acting state Health Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker and state DEC Commissioner...
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NEW YORK (AP) — Republican George Pataki said he is "very seriously" considering a run for president in 2016, arguing that the nation needs a chief...
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Voters have approved the Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES capital project. The measure on Tuesday passed by a vote of 607 to 99. The $29.2 million project...
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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The New York Power Authority board of trustees has approved another round of low-cost power allocations. Thirty megawatts of...
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A reform group studied votes taken by local governments across the state on whether to allow hydro fracking, and found numerous potential conflicts...
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Is it wrong to lie to kids about Santa? What about Elf on the Shelf? Yes, seriously. Author Sam Harris wrote a book called Lying, in which he says...
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East House, a local organization that provides services for adults in recovery from substance abuse and mental health disorders, has been awarded...
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Three people were killed in a three-vehicle crash in Ontario County on Tuesday morning. It happened in the Town of Phelps on State Route 14 at...
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