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This is the first week that New York state’s network of canals is open for its 189th year. While the canals are often seen as an economic lifeline from another era, this could be a big season for commercial traffic. The Canal Corporation...
More than 100 kids showcased their ideas at the 11th annual Western New York Invention Convention. The event took place at Medaille College in Buffalo, Sunday. It was created to promote creative thinking and encourage scientific problem solving....
Former Senate Democratic Leader John Sampson turned himself in to federal authorities Monday, after being accused in a nine count indictment of embezzling nearly half a million dollars from mortgage foreclosure accounts,  and then trying to...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A natural gas storage and transportation hub being developed in depleted salt mines in western New York's Finger Lakes region is the latest flash point in the ongoing battle over hydraulic fracturing. A dozen protesters were...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York conservation officials say continuing dry weather has raised the danger of wildfires, advising rural and suburban residents that all residential brush burning is prohibited during the usually high fire risk period from...
Republicans in the State Senate plan to hold hearings next Tuesday, May 7th, on what they say are abuses in New York City’s public campaign finance system.  The Senate GOP is against a proposal by Governor Cuomo and other Democrats to...