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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Federal officials say the number of farms in New York remained unchanged last year. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says the state had about 36,000 farms last year with about 7 million acres in use. Farms with sales of more...
ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) - Robert C. Richardson, a Cornell University professor who shared a Nobel Prize for a key discovery in experimental physics, has died. He was 75. Cornell says Richardson died Tuesday in Ithaca from complications of a heart attack....
The state’s largest teachers union has filed a lawsuit against the state’s property tax cap, arguing it’s unconstitutional. New York State United Teachers President Dick Iannuzzi says the cap, passed by Cuomo and the legislature in...
The low prices for natural gas in North America are driving a lot of construction and development in the energy sector, including a pipeline project that's brought good news for one New York company, and created a big issue for some Vermonters...
A state union and advocates of New York's Erie Canal system are pushing back against proposed job cuts for canal workers. The Thruway Authority's plan to eliminate 234 employees in order to save money includes 42 Canal Corporation employees...
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - The New York attorney general says the $60 million initiative to provide counseling and legal services to homeowners at risk of foreclosure reached 3,600 in the first three months including 547 in the Buffalo and Niagara Falls...