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President Obama is planning on visiting upstate New York next week to promote an education plan. But whenever a major politician visits the region, the issue of fracking is often on the agenda, whether they like it or not. President Obama’s...
SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. (AP) - Many people set off a few fireworks on special occasions, but there's another world of die-hard pyrotechnics lovers who build hand-made comets, rockets, and exploding shells from scratch. Thousands of fireworks fanatics...
A political controversy involving the issue of abortion has erupted this summer at the state’s ethics commission. It stems from whether some not for profit groups should be granted exemptions from publicly disclosing their donors. The Joint...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A farm family unwilling to give up land it tilled for four generations took on a major power utility and New York state and won, at least for now. The Krenzer family on Thursday persuaded the state Public Service Commission...
Federal regulators announced new labeling requirements today for certain pesticides that pose a threat to honey bees. The class of pesticides known as neonicotinoids will now be prohibited in areas where pollinators are present. The decision comes...
The state Attorney General has settled with 211 housing contractors following an investigation into unlawful home repair practices. There were 48 Binghamton-based businesses included in the settlement, the highest concentration of any city....