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The challenges to local fracking bans in New York are a step closer to their last day in court. The state’s highest court agreed today to consider cases against the Towns of Dryden and Middlefield. The plaintiffs had to apply to the Court of...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — State officials say 6,000 high school students from across New York will be able to earn an associate degree at no cost under a program designed to land them jobs when they graduate. Gov. Andrew Cuomo says Wednesday that 16...
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. Tom Corbett's effort to hire a private manager for the $3.7 billion Pennsylvania Lottery will continue past the latest deadline of Friday. A spokeswoman for the administration said Wednesday the British...
All this week, we’re acknowledging the 50th anniversary of the historic civil rights march in Washington, and the Innovation Trail reporting project is gathering voices from African-American business owners across the region. “If we look...
A new report on the status of workers finds the period since the 2008 market crash may turn out to be a “lost decade” for New Yorkers, as wages stagnate and the average time for unemployment lengthens. The union financed think tank, the...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A state environmental board has given preliminary approval to new regulations covering the oil and gas industry. The Department of Environmental Protection says in a Tuesday release that it's recommending a 60-day public...