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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - An oil and gas industry group is warning that a business exodus from New York will worsen while Gov. Andrew Cuomo waits for a Pennsylvania health study before deciding whether to allow fracking. Meanwhile, landowners are...
Governor Cuomo faces a tough choice as he continues to ponder the decision on whether to allow fracking in New York.  As Karen DeWitt reports, there’s no easy way to win for the governor. It seems wherever Governor Cuomo goes these days,...
Pennsylvania and New York are geographic neighbors, but the two states' stances on natural gas drilling, or fracking, seem at opposite ends of the spectrum. As New York continues along its fracking journey, its citizens look to sites and stories...
Susan Nagle and Will Wickham speak with WSKG's Bill Snyder about the annual Festival of Women in the Arts that runs through the month of March. More information here.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York's Assembly has passed for the second time a proposed state constitutional amendment to let judges keep working until they turn 80. The bill would raise the mandatory retirement age from 76 currently for state Supreme...
Hydrofracking for natural gas is on hold in New York while the Department of Health reviews its potential health impacts. If New York permits the controversial drilling technique, one of the obstacles is how to handle the huge amounts of wastewater...