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Farmers and foodies are urging Governor Cuomo to ban hydraulic fracturing in New York State right away. The groups are alerting the public that fracking is a threat to the state’s agricultural viability. Farmers, caterers and restaurants are...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - The state attorney general's office says it's investigating a company that has become the state's largest private contract provider of jail medical services. The Binghamton Press and Sun-Bulletin reports that the...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - The state Department of Environmental Conservation has adopted a long-term plan to restore and expand the population of the endangered spruce grouse. Spruce grouse were first listed as a threatened species in New York in 1983 and...
A company based in upstate New York has signed a multi-million dollar contract to upgrade South Korea’s weather forecasting capabilities. ITT Exelis, based in Rochester, won the deal over competition from Europe’s space industry. The...
BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (AP) - Police say a longtime employee has been accused of stealing at least $50,000 from an upstate New York parks and recreation department. Binghamton officials tell the Binghamton Press and Sun-Bulletin that 71-year-old John...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer says there are more than 800 hazardous bridges without adequate emergency plans in New York. The Democrat says the bridges are hazardous because they lack emergency plans if the structures break and...