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Government reform groups are split over whether an amendment on the November ballot to change the way legislative district lines are drawn is an improvement, or will make only make gerrymandering worse. On November 4, voters in New York will decide...
“Grafting” fruit trees is a practice almost as old as fruit trees themselves. Mending branches from two different varieties of fruit is how we get hybrid fruit varieties. But Syracuse University art professor Sam Van Aken is taking the...
Florida man pleads not guilty to killing trooper BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (AP) - A 60-year-old Florida man has pleaded not guilty to murder and 10 other charges in the death of a New York state trooper struck down during a highway traffic stop. Almond Upton...
A Pennsylvania court will soon decide if more natural gas leasing can occur in the state’s public forests. So far, much of the debate has focused on impacts to plants and animals. But some gas companies have been blocking people from accessing...
Retired teacher and former Vestal town supervisor Anndrea Starzak is launching her campaign to challenge incumbent Republican Senator Tom Libous. Starzak is running on the Democratic and Working Families Party lines for New York’s 52nd...
Not too long ago, free online courses offered by elite universities were touted as a major part of the future of higher education. The trend fizzled quickly, as students faired poorly in the courses and there was little or no interaction with...