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Governor Cuomo’s plan to cut the estate tax is drawing praise from fiscally conservative groups, and condemnation from advocates for the poor. Cuomo’s proposal would raise the threshold for New York’s estate tax from the current...
Ornithologists at Cornell are deep into analyzing data from last weekend’s Great Backyard Bird Count. Birdwatchers were asked to pick a spot and count the birds there for at least 15 minutes. So far, participants from 131 countries have...
New York state says it plans to create the nation’s first college dedicated to homeland security and emergency preparedness. Backers say it’s a necessary measure given the major storms and terrorist threats the state has dealt with....
Tuition aid for students in NY illegally gets bump ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Supporters of a bill that would give New York students in the U.S. illegally access to state tuition assistance weren't giving it much of a chance in this election year...
This winter’s cold temperatures are creating tough survival conditions for honeybees. And when spring arrives, the bees will be relied on to pollinate upstate New York apple, cherry, and other fruit trees. Mike Martino began the winter with a...
NY village appeals ban on fracking water sales ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Environmental groups and a Steuben County village are headed to an appeals court over water sales to a Shell Oil Company subsidiary for shale gas drilling in Pennsylvania. The...