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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Fewer and fewer Pennsylvania school districts are seeking approval to raise property taxes beyond a state-imposed inflation index without voter approval. A state Department of Education report released Tuesday shows 171 of the...
The state’s Attorney General and Assembly Speaker have proposed an early voting system for New York that they say can improve voter participation and democracy. Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman...
A new program aims to promote high-tech manufacturing careers in high schools across Western New York.  Dream it, Do it WNY educates high school students about the broad range of  careers available in the industry. The educational program...
Composer and choreographer Lavinia Reid speaks with WSKG's Bill Snyder about the Ithaca Ballet performances of her ballet version of Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tale The Little Mermaid. More information here.
FORT EDWARD, N.Y. (AP) - General Electric Company has filed a lawsuit against National Grid seeking funds to cover the cleanup costs of contaminated sediment from the upper Hudson River. GE announced the suit Monday, just as crews began a fourth...
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) - Athletes in James Fenimore Cooper's upstate New York hometown will take the field as the Hawkeyes after dropping the long-standing nickname Redskins. Local media outlets report that the school board in the village of...