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Senate Republicans held a hearing on how to cut taxes that focused on whether some targeted special tax breaks are worth the money. Meanwhile, some groups complained that they’d been unfairly excluded from the discussion. Senate Finance...
WSKG's Sarah Gager speaks to Arleigh Kincheloe of Sister Sparrow and the Dirty Birds about the truth in sound, and their upcoming performance at the Catskill Chill music festival.
NEW YORK (AP) — A new poll shows New York City Democratic mayoral hopeful Bill de Blasio surging past the 40 percent threshold that would avoid a runoff election. The Quinnipiac  University poll shows de Blasio, the public advocate, as...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — With a filing deadline for the next state police entrance examination falling Sunday, the agency has 26,883 people signed up to take it. After several years with no trooper training classes due to budget limits, there have...
ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) — Sen. Charles Schumer is asking federal officials to work with Cornell University on dairy safety issues. Schumer took a tour of the new food science facility at Cornell on Tuesday and made the request to the Federal Food...
Upstate researchers have found a way to predict the likelihood of getting sick after visiting a particular restaurant. The system is called nEmesis and it monitors the tweets from restaurant patrons and detects likely cases of foodborne illness in...