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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York doctors, physician assistants and nurse practitioners are now required to check the new statewide drug database before prescribing painkillers, with pharmacists responsible for recording the related prescriptions they...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Shell Oil Co. is seeking ethane suppliers for its proposed petrochemical complex in western Pennsylvania. The company says in a statement Tuesday that it will accept bids from August 27 to October 4, 2013. Shell is still a...
This November, voters will get a chance to decide whether to expand gambling in upstate New York. But because of a quirk in the election calendar, it’s likely that downstate voters will be the ones to make that decision. Governor Cuomo and the...
For the first time since the recession began, the state’s pension fund has announced that local governments will be able to contribute slightly less money to their employees’ retirement payments. The State’s Comptroller, Tom...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - State wildlife managers are making changes to the September Canada goose hunting season around New York to trim a goose population that continues to be too high in many areas. State Environmental Conservation Commissioner Joe...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York officials say they are making grants available to schools in distressed areas so they can provide support services for children and their families including health care, counseling, nutrition and employment help....