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SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) - Syracuse University is installing a system to collect the rainwater that runs off the 7-acre roof of the Carrier Dome and use it to flush toilets during events at the Dome.   The Syracuse Post-Standard reports that the...
Governor Cuomo says he intends to propose in his State of the State message several recommendations from a disaster preparedness commission, to help the state better cope with major storms in the future. Governor Cuomo, who has had to cope with the...
PERINTON, N.Y. (AP) - Colder weather has kicked off the season for a Finger Lakes region specialty: ice wine. The Rochester Democrat and Chronicle reports workers took to the vineyards Wednesday to pick grapes left on the vine to freeze, a...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Advocates say the mentally ill are far more likely to be victims of violence than to be attackers, faulting media reports and gun rights interests for perpetuating inaccurate stigmas following recent crimes, including the...
A document from Governor Cuomo’s Administration assessing the health impacts of hydro fracking, written several months ago, says the gas drilling process is likely safe if proper precautions are taken by the governor’s environmental...
Governor Cuomo's education commission has recommendations for some education reforms. Commission chair and former Citigroup executive Dick Parsons says school days and the school year should be longer, and children from disadvantaged backgrounds...