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8:25 am
Sun March 1, 2015

MTA Expands Courtesy Campaign

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New Yorkers, please keep your feet off the seat.

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7:34 am
Sat February 28, 2015

Thousands Speak Out Against Gas Pipeline

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Thousands are speaking out against a proposed 124-mile natural gas pipeline in New York.

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6:08 pm
Fri February 27, 2015

New York Casino Development Continues

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Casino development in New York State has forged ahead during the month of February.

The New York State Gaming Commission released a report Friday detailing the selection process of the Gaming Facility Location Board.  The report contains detailed findings on all 16 applicants in earlier bidding, which resulted in recommendations for new casinos in the Catskills, Schenectady and the Finger Lakes.

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5:20 pm
Fri February 27, 2015

Election Season Begins Early In Saratoga Springs

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Election season has begun early this year in Saratoga Springs, with a former city attorney announcing her candidacy against one council member who aims to keep his seat.

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4:38 pm
Fri February 27, 2015

Police: Credit Card Thief Swallowed Diamond Ring

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  Authorities in Western New York say a Capital Region man suspected of using stolen credit cards to buy expensive jewelry tried to hide some of the evidence by swallowing a diamond ring. 

The Ontario County Sheriff's Office says 33-year-old Rahkeim Scarlett of Troy used a stolen card on Feb. 11 to buy a Rolex watch and diamond earrings worth nearly $30,000 at a suburban Rochester jewelry store.

 

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2:18 pm
Fri February 27, 2015

Teachers To Rally Against Cuomo's Proposals On Monday

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Teachers have been holding rallies all around the state protesting Governor Cuomo’s education proposals, and hundreds are expected to converge on the Capitol late Monday to protest over reliance on standardized tests,   and other issues.

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12:12 pm
Fri February 27, 2015

Amsterdam Company To Remain In Mohawk Valley

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More than 360 jobs will be protected after one of Montgomery County’s largest employers, which was considering relocation, has agreed to remain.

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New York News
10:52 am
Fri February 27, 2015

New Bidding For Southern Tier Casino OKed

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The state's casino location board has moved forward with new bidding from developers for a license in New York's Southern Tier.

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New York News
8:00 pm
Thu February 26, 2015

Harness Racing Returns To Saratoga This Weekend

The Saratoga Casino and Raceway says the 74th season of harness racing will begin this Sunday.

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New York News
7:58 pm
Thu February 26, 2015

NY Governor To Lead Spring Trade Mission To Cuba

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Governor Andrew Cuomo plans to visit Cuba this spring for a state trade mission to the communist nation.

Cuomo and Jose Ramon Cabanas, chief of the Obama administration's Cuban Interests Section, say Thursday that the New York Democrat will lead a delegation to Cuba on April 20.

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