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TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) - The Obama administration says a billion-dollar campaign to improve the Great Lakes environment is paying off. U.S. federal agencies taking part in the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative released a report card Wednesday...
The New York State Assembly has approved, by a 95 to 40 vote, a two year moratorium on hydro fracking in New York. While it’s unlikely to be passed in the Senate, the action reflects state lawmaker’s growing worries about potential...
Producer Amoreena Wade and actor Zachary Chastain speak with WSKG's Crystal Sarakas about this weekend's two performances of The MENding Monologues. More information here.
Governor Cuomo has launched a service to streamline regulatory processes for New York’s $22 billion alcoholic beverage industry. The one-stop-shop initiative is designed to give producers a single point of contact for nine regulatory...
Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver says there's been talk of  amending the state’s recently enacted gun control law, to permit a ten-bullet magazine clip in certain circumstances. Silver remained noncommittal about the change. Senate...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - State officials say a system using facial recognition technology to catch people trying to exploit driver licensing has led to 2,500 arrests and administrative action against 5,000 other people. The Department of Motor Vehicles...