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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Shoppers are about to get a yearlong break from the state sales tax on some clothing and footwear bought in New York.      The state tax department says that as of April 1, the 4 percent tax won't be...
GARRETSON, S.D. (AP) - A $2.5 million U.S. Department of Agriculture grant has university researchers from a dozen states gathering information about cold-hardy grapes and teaching viticulturists and winemakers in the northern U.S. how to improve...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) The proposed New York state budget being voted on in Albany is a major factor for public school officials and taxpayers headed into a dicey two months preparing and voting on budgets. Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Senate and Assembly...
Reaction to the newly agreed upon state budget continued to pour in at the State Capitol, as lawmakers began passing the first of a series of budget bills, in the hope of finishing the spending plan by the end of the week. Senate Leader Dean Skelos...
NEW YORK (AP) - Poetry has returned to New York City's mass transit system.      The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has relaunched its popular Poetry in Motion program.      The literary...
Governor Cuomo gave up some items in the newly announced state budget deal, but so did the legislature. Karen DeWitt takes a look at the winner and losers. The budget that will be adopted by the legislature is largely unchanged from what the...