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  1. How fracking got stopped in N.Y.Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    How fracking got stopped in N.Y. Seven years of fracking debate in NY Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/16AOToU Opponents of hydraulic fracturing for natural gas, or fracking, rally outside the Empire State Plaza Convention Center before Gov. Andrew Cuomo's State of the State address on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, in Albany. When a manager at GreenStar Natural Foods Market in Ithaca announced the news over a loud speaker, people in the store began applauding, cheering, shouting and hugging.

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  2. Inside Bets: What was asked following casino selections?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    Inside Bets: What was asked following casino selections? The Gaming Facility Location Board answered questions from reporters following its final meeting in Albany on Wednesday. Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1AJHJaO The Gaming Facility Location Board recommended Lago Resort & Casino, Rivers Casino & Resort and Montreign Resort Casino for gambling licenses at its final meeting Wednesday.

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  3. NYSED head moves to Obama adminstrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    NYSED head moves to Obama adminstration State Education Commissioner John King will step down as the state's top-ranking education official Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1DcJOBz State Education Commissioner John King Jr. testifies during a joint legislative budget hearing on higher education on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, in Albany, N.Y. ALBANY - State Education Commissioner John King will step down as the state's top-ranking education official for a job in President Obama's administration. King announced Wednesday he will leave the state Department of Education to become senior advisor to U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan.

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  4. Advocates press for higher tip wagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    Advocates for working poor people asked the New York wage board for higher wages for tipped employees, who do not have to be paid as much as non-tipped employees earning minimum wage. Advocates press for higher tip wages Advocates for working poor people asked the New York wage board for higher wages for tipped employees, who do not have to be paid as much as non-tipped employees earning minimum wage.

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  5. A road in coastal North Carolina was closed MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    A potent winter storm will plaster the interior Northeast with snow this week while drenching the big cities along the I-95 corridor with heavy, potentially flooding rains. Heavy snow, rain to slam Northeast this week A potent winter storm will plaster the interior Northeast with snow this week while drenching the big cities along the I-95 corridor with heavy, potentially flooding rains.

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  6. Senate GOP: Immigration order will cost NYRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    Senate GOP: Immigration order will cost NY Republicans in the state Senate say the federal immigration order could cost $2 billion Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1CKd5Dz Televisions lights and cameras are positioned in front of the state Capitol in Albany, N.Y., Tuesday, March 11, 2008. Gov. Eliot Spitzer apologized on Monday after he was accused of involvement in a prostitution ring.

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  7. Regional councils awards set for next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    New York plans to give out more than $700million in economic development grants and tax breaks at an event next week in Albany. Regional councils awards set for next week New York plans to give out more than $700million in economic development grants and tax breaks at an event next week in Albany.

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  8. Labor, faith groups ask for minimum wage increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    Labor advocates and religious leaders gathered Tuesday at the state Capitol to deliver a message to state lawmakers: Don't raise your pay without raising the minimum wage. Labor, faith groups ask for minimum wage increase Labor advocates and religious leaders gathered Tuesday at the state Capitol to deliver a message to state lawmakers: Don't raise your pay without raising the minimum wage.

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  9. Report: Binghamton property tax rate highest in NYRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    Report: Binghamton property tax rate highest in NY Report: Binghamton tax rate high Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1vHQGTp White Plains last year had the highest total taxes per capita among cities in New York, while Binghamton had the highest effective property-tax rate in the state, a review Monday found. Albany had the highest effective property-tax rate -- which is the total raised through property taxes divided by adjusted full value of the municipality's total property -- among large cities at 1.22 percent. 1 comment

  10. Where will the casino land? Decision expected Dec. 17Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    Where will the casino land? Decision expected Dec. 17 There are 16 proposals vying for up to four licenses in three regions of the state. Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1r3i8tS The state Gaming Commission indicated Monday that its siting board for casinos in New York is expected to make its decisions public on Dec. 17. The Gaming Facility Location Board met Friday, and said it would make its selections at its next meeting.

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  11. Should lawmakers get a raise? Talks heat upRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 22 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    New York has one of the worst business climates in the country, and the state Legislature already is the third highest paid in the nation for what is technically a part-time job. Talks are heating up about a potential pay raise for the 213 state lawmakers before the year ends.

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  12. Confused on the ballot questions? We've gotaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    Confused on the ballot questions? We've got details This year, voters will be asked to decide three issues Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1wPrckV Registered voters will have two chances Tuesday to change the state's constitution, and another to approve or deny $2 billion in borrowing. They just have to remember to flip their ballots first.

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  13. Casinos, fracking on hold. Why? Election Day.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    Casinos, fracking on hold. Why? Election Day. Some thorny issues won't get resolved until well after the next governor is picked.

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  14. U.S. attorney rips N.Y. corruption before debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    Ahead of the only New York gubernatorial debate, the U.S. attorney who is investigating if Gov. Andrew Cuomo interfered with the Moreland Commission blasted corruption in Albany. U.S. attorney rips N.Y. corruption before debate Ahead of the only New York gubernatorial debate, the U.S. attorney who is investigating if Gov. Andrew Cuomo interfered with the Moreland Commission blasted corruption in Albany.

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  15. NY 'monitoring' IBM-GlobalFoundries negotiationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    NY 'monitoring' IBM-GlobalFoundries negotiations State officials are pressing the companies to keep all the jobs in the state under any sale. Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1vRnl7b ALBANY - Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday the state is "monitoring" negotiations between IBM Corp. and GlobalFoundries as IBM looks to sell its chip manufacturing facilities, a move that would have a dramatic impact in New York.

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  16. Battle for N.Y.: Economy at issue in governor raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2014 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    Battle for N.Y.: Economy at issue in governor race Who is best able to guide the state's economy over the next four years? Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1xePynL New York has gained 500,000 jobs since he took office in 2011, the unemployment rate is the lowest in five years, and the upstate unemployment had its sharpest one-year drop in state history earlier this year. He points to the highest taxes in the nation and to reports that show New York has among the worst business climates in the nation and a GDP growth that ranked 47th out of 50 states last year.

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  17. Hundreds speak out on N.Y. casino plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    Hundreds speak out on N.Y. casino plans Hundreds speak out on New York casino plans Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1siLpAF Supporters and critics of proposals for an Albany-area casino weighed in Monday at the first of three days of public hearings on casinos planned for upstate New York. Supporters of the proposed Rivers Casino and Resort at Mohawk Harbor in Schenectady cut a cake during a news conference as a public meeting on casinos was being held in a nearby conference room, on Monday in Albany.

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  18. Public to get say on casino projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    Public to get say on casino projects How many casinos will be built in new York and where will get a public airing starting Monday. Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1sbEGZg State law allows a siting board to select up to four casinos proposals for licenses in New York.

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  19. Federal charges for pair in Amish kidnapping caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    The suspects in the kidnapping of two young Amish sisters in Northern New York have pleaded not guilty to state charges. Now they have been charged federally.

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  20. NY judge cuts - independent' from redistrictingaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    NY judge cuts 'independent' from redistricting question Some argued the word "independent" was inaccurate Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1s6Ylta A New York judge has ordered the removal of the word "independent" from an upcoming legislative redistricting referendum. If the decision holds up, the state Board of Election will need to update the language.

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