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Updated Dec 17, 2014 at 11:34 PM

The announcement New York's next three casino sites brought an end to a fierce competition among 16 developers and earned the applause of many in the local business community. But it also fueled frustration among owners of the nearly 20 gaming outlets already in operation, who wonder if the market has already become too saturated.

Updated Dec 17, 2014 at 10:26 PM

Many say debate is not over, despite governor's plan to prohibit hydrofracking in New York

Updated Dec 17, 2014 at 1:48 PM

Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration will move to prohibit fracking in the state, citing unresolved health issues and dubious economic benefits of the widely used gas-drilling technique.Environmental Commissioner Joe Martens said...

Updated Dec 17, 2014 at 12:36 PM

Authorities say a 12-year-old boy has been charged with stabbing a 12-year-old girl inside a K-8 school in Syracuse.

Updated Dec 16, 2014 at 9:06 PM

NEW YORK Republican George Pataki said he is "very seriously" considering a run for president in 2016, arguing that the nation needs a chief executive with the kind of experience he gained during three terms as New...

Updated Dec 15, 2014 at 10:22 PM

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says a long-awaited study from the state Health Department on the impact of hydraulic fracturing is expected by the end of the year.

Updated Dec 15, 2014 at 7:29 PM

ALBANY The winning proposals for casinos in upstate New York are set to be announced Wednesday, ending a competition among 16 developers and job-hungry communities for up to four available casino licenses.Officials involved in the...

Updated Dec 15, 2014 at 2:17 PM

A person could go to prison for 15 days, along with paying a hefty fine for violating the law.

Updated Dec 12, 2014 at 7:48 PM

Certain electronics will no longer be allowed in the trash as of Jan. 1.

Updated Dec 12, 2014 at 7:24 PM

The New York State Department of Health announced Friday it has extended of the Dec. 15 deadline for enrolling or renewing health insurance coverage through the NY State of Health Marketplace.

Updated Dec 9, 2014 at 7:16 PM

ALBANY Restaurateurs and hoteliers urged a state board Tuesday to leave the current subminimum wage for tipped workers intact, while service workers called for an increase to the basic minimum wage paid to other employees.

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