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The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission has issued a citation to the owners of the Ginna nuclear power plant in Wayne County. The NRC cited the plant for failing to address a long-standing flood risk. NRC spokesman Neil Sheehan says an improperly...
The City of Binghamton is starting a new effort to crack down on residential properties with repeated criminal activity.  If the city deems a property a public nuisance, they’re just going to lock it down until the landlord fixes the...
The United States Labor Secretary is promoting a new workforce training grant program and says the focus should be on high-tech manufacturing. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez went to the Fulton Companies in Pulaski and then on to the Center of...
The New York legislature is preparing to elect four members to the Board of Regents. Often, incumbents are simply re-appointed, but this year 22 candidates are vying for those four spots. And Common Core is issue number one. Windsor native, Carol...
NY judge signs deal reforming solitary confinement NEW YORK (AP) — A New York judge has approved a deal between the state's prison system and civil liberties lawyers to reform solitary confinement. Federal Judge Shira Scheindlin signed the...
INMATE COLLEGE NY senators oppose expanding inmate college ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Several state senators are attacking Gov. Andrew Cuomo's proposal to fund more college classes in New York prisons. One launched an online petition against it...