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Environmental groups are renewing pressure on Governor Cuomo to make good on his commitment to reduce carbon pollution in the state. On Tuesday, advocates released a report on America’s Dirtiest Power Plants including the 5 worst in New York...
NEW YORK (AP) — Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner fended off a primary challenge from two fellow Democrats as she seeks a second term. Miner made headlines this year by criticizing Gov. Andrew Cuomo's proposal to help cities deal with...
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A number of U.S. Forest Service employees from the Green Mountain and Finger Lakes National Forests are being called on to help fight wildfires in the western United States. The service says that in the past several...
LynOaken Farms in Medina is home to an apple orchard and winery. On a bright and sunny day Wendy Oakes-Wilson takes me on a wagon ride to explore the orchard. She points to signs that tell people which apples are ready for picking on their ‘...
Whatever the outcomes of today’s primaries, most mayors who win a new term in cities across the state will face a similar big challenge -  how to get their municipalities back on secure financial footing.  The next political leaders...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A federal judge has set a date of Dec. 2 for a new fraud trial for former Senate Majority Leader Joseph Bruno, although defense attorneys are pursuing a further appeal. U.S. District Judge Gary Sharpe has ordered prosecutors and...