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Public health advocates are applauding the Obama administration's newly-proposed limits on carbon dioxide emissions from power plants. The Environmental Protection Agency's proposed regs would cut overall carbon dioxide emissions from power...
Part of the Obama administration’s plan to reduce carbon emitted by power plants has each state taking responsibility for the emissions within their borders. Pennsylvania would be required to make 30 percent in cuts over the next 15 years....
NY trooper killed on highway to be buried Tuesday JOHNSON CITY, N.Y. (AP) - A funeral service for a state trooper who was struck and killed while making a routine traffic stop on a four-lane highway is to be held Tuesday morning. Services for...
The Ithaca Festival has long celebrated that community’s arts traditions. But for the first time this year, the festival named a poet laureate.  Alex Chertok was commissioned to create a poem for the event, but, most of the writing was...
Governor Cuomo will be on the ballot line of the state’s left leaning Working Families Party. The party endorsed Cuomo after a messy convention vote that stretched to nearly midnight on Saturday night. Cuomo did not attend the contentious...
The fate of a medical marijuana bill remains up in the air in New York State. The State Assembly has approved a version that would allow patients to obtain the drug for medical treatment, while a similar measure remains hung up in the State Senate....