In the NBA, Dallas topped New York 107-87, Miami bested Brooklyn 95-91, Washington beat Minnesota 109-95, Memphis won against Golden State 105-98 ending their 16-game winning streak, New Orleans squeaked by Utah 119-111, and it was Oklahoma City over Sacramento 104-92.
Dr. Otis Brawley is a professor of hematology, oncology, medicine and epidemiology at Emory University. He is also the chief medical and scientific officer and executive vice president of the American Cancer Society. He talks this week about the War on Cancer.
A Schenectady anti-casino group's environmental objection to the proposed Electric City casino site has fallen on deaf ears, as the state's Gaming Facility Location Board moves ahead with plans to announce its decision Wednesday in Albany.
A reform group studied votes taken by local governments across the state on whether to allow hydro-fracking, and found numerous potential conflicts of interest that they say could have tainted the outcome of the votes.
The New York Public Interest Research Group studied 59 municipalities that have voted to permit hydro-fracking in the past few years, if New York State eventually approves the process. They found numerous questionable activities, including local elected officials holding gas leases and town attorneys who also represented oil and gas companies.