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The fight over Uber's plans to expand throughout New York state is escalating as lawmakers enter the final weeks of their 2016 legislative session.

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The mayors of four cities in upstate New York have joined an effort to allow Uber to expand outside of New York City.

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App-controlled ridesharing services such as Uber and Lyft have exploded in popularity in many of the United States’ major cities. But the services are outlawed in upstate New York. In Saratoga Springs, opponents and supporters gathered for the city’s first dialogue on bringing the services to the Spa City last night.

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Two Albany-area Assemblymembers  have joined the push for ride-sharing companies to be allowed to operate across New York.

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If you’ve ever found yourself standing on a busy city street corner with one foot in the gutter and an outstretched arm, you know the perils and victory that can be associated with travel by taxi.

We’ve all heard the urban legends of the child born in the back of a cab, or the long lost loves rain soaked reunion in the back seat of a yellow livery car, but today we want to hear your real life “taxi cab confessions” whether hopeful, or harrowing. WAMC's Alan Chartock hosts.