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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Getting caught speeding or gabbing on the cell phone while driving in New York could become costlier.   Budget proposals from Gov. Andrew Cuomo would limit plea deals for speeders clocked more than 20 mph over the limit...
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Pennsylvania plans to do a major study of radiation levels in oil and gas industry wastewater and byproducts. The Department of Environmental Protection says in a release Thursday that Gov. Tom Corbett ordered the study. The agency...
RENSSELAER, N.Y. (AP) - New York's electrical grid operator says the average price of wholesale electricity hit a 12-year low last year, thanks to a glut of cheap natural gas and market competition that drives greater efficiency. The New York...
In Governor Cuomo's budget for 2013-2014, the Department of Environmental Conservation is looking at a budget cut of five and a half percent. What might this might mean if fracking comes to New York? During an interview last week with public...
Governor Cuomo has proposed raising the minimum wage as part of his budget plan, even though the increase would not cost New York State any money. That tactic might make it easier for the proposal to become law. Last year, Governor Cuomo did not...
The wind chill this evening is projected at about five below zero in Binghamton, and, on nights like these, homeless shelters like the one operated by the Volunteers of America of Western New York are over-capacity. Barbara Rick is the program...