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Governor Cuomo recently announced that he would close several more state prisons, using provisions of a law that allows him to by pass the legislature.It’s part of a pattern of government consolidation that the governor has been quietly...
Lockheed Martin has laid off 139 workers at two locations in central New York and the Southern Tier. The defense contractor is blaming uncertain program funding. One hundred fourteen workers at the suburban Syracuse site and another 25 in Owego will...
The Republican Leader of the State Assembly is calling for the legislature to return for a special session to wrap up some unfinished business. The legislature adjourned at the end of June with no firm plans to meet again before next January....
The growing number of voices against tearing down the part of Interstate 81 that runs through downtown Syracuse has become more organized. The new group called 'Save 81' says they're opposed to the seemingly narrowed options for the mile...
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Hancock International Airport in Syracuse is getting a $4.5 million federal grant for construction of a new taxiway and a place for planes to park overnight. Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner said Wednesday the grant will...
New crime data from the state’s Division of Criminal Justice Statistics show an uptick in domestic violence across New York last year. There was a 3% increase in reported incidents outside of New York City compared to 2011. Last year’s...