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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand says the federal government needs to change the way dairy farmers get paid for their milk. Many dairy farmers in New York continue to struggle with high feed costs despite new demand from upstate yogurt...
The Senator Malcolm Smith scandal is continuing to have repercussions in both political parties and in every level of the state’s government. The State’s Republican Party Chair is calling on two New York City top party officials accused...
Playwright James Micali and director Judith Present speak with WSKG's Bill Snyder about Mr. Micali's new one-man play Wigdiculous opening on April 5th in the Carousel Theatre in the Roberson Museum and Science Center.  More information...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Officials have released preliminary data showing the unemployment rate in upstate New York was 9.2 percent in February, unchanged from a year earlier, while the New York City metro area rate dropped to 8.6 percent from 9.1. The...
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius' office says she hopes constructive dialogue can continue with Republican Gov. Tom Corbett in an effort to persuade him to go along with a taxpayer-funded...
State Senator Malcolm Smith, a former Senate Majority Leader, has been arrested and indicted in a far reaching bribery and corruption scandal. The corruption case against Senator Malcolm Smith spans village, county, state and New York City...