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There's been some positive news for worried employees of the gun manufacturer Remington Arms based near Utica. News of fresh investment and a large military contract have them feeling more secure about their future. Last week several Mohawk...
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - New York's public college system is investing $300,000 in a new program aimed at giving undergraduates experience in STEM research. STEM is short for science, technology, engineering and mathematics, and experts say it's...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Governor Andrew Cuomo is expected in the next few weeks to select a second judge for New York's highest court from among seven candidates proposed by a state commission. Cuomo recently chose City University of New York law...
County nursing homes in upstate New York are in trouble. Increased costs are making it harder for many counties to handle the increasing subsidies they provide. Otsego County is one of them. Otsego’s County Board faces a controversial decision...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York's health commissioner says he won't wait for completion of any of the pending gas drilling studies and plans a recommendation "in weeks" on whether the state should approve hydraulic fracturing. Health...
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Gun shops, shooting ranges and county clerks' offices have seen an upsurge in business since the state Legislature rushed through Gov. Andrew Cuomo's sweeping set of gun laws in December. Dennis Deasy, owner of Niagara...