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All this week, we’re acknowledging the 50th anniversary of the historic civil rights march in Washington, and the Innovation Trail reporting project is gathering voices from African-American business owners across the region. “If we look...
A new report on the status of workers finds the period since the 2008 market crash may turn out to be a “lost decade” for New Yorkers, as wages stagnate and the average time for unemployment lengthens. The union financed think tank, the...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A state environmental board has given preliminary approval to new regulations covering the oil and gas industry. The Department of Environmental Protection says in a Tuesday release that it's recommending a 60-day public...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A new report showing pay for New York's county and municipal employees lists one public worker from Long Island getting near $360,000 in Suffolk County followed by a police officer paid $306,000 in neighboring Nassau...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York doctors, physician assistants and nurse practitioners are now required to check the new statewide drug database before prescribing painkillers, with pharmacists responsible for recording the related prescriptions they...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Shell Oil Co. is seeking ethane suppliers for its proposed petrochemical complex in western Pennsylvania. The company says in a statement Tuesday that it will accept bids from August 27 to October 4, 2013. Shell is still a...