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About 100 towns in New York State have passed laws that ban gas drilling. Most of the bans are temporary, about 20 are permanent. In the first installment of a two part series, the Innovation Trail's Matt Richmond reports on the two Ithaca...
Governor Cuomo is proposing the decriminalization of small amounts of marijuana found during police searches, to  fix what he  says is a “blatant inconsistency” in New York City’s controversial stop and frisk policy....
Syracuse has come out with a draft of the first sustainability plan for the city... The plan includes reducing energy usage and switching to renewable power sources. But increasing access to grocery stores and fresh produce for certain...
Karen Dewitt, ALBANY- The allegations against the Westchester County DA chosen by Governor Cuomo to head a newly formulated state ethics commission were first reported in the New York Post.  The paper quoted a political rival of Janet DiFiore,...
Rochester's first Startup Weekend has identified its first winner. The Innovation Trail's Zack Seward filed a report. It started out as “The Death App.” “I called it that because I couldn’t think of anything else,...
ARGYLE, N.Y. (AP) - A 19-year-old college student in upstate New York has died of meningitis shortly after returning home.      Family members say Krista Depew had just finished her freshman year at Cornell University...