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New N.Y. Lawyers May Have To Work For Free Before They Can Land A Job

05.02.12 | Sarah Harnisch

New lawyers in the Empire state are going to have to provide hours of free legal work before they can join the bar. A New York Court of Appeals chief judge unveiled new licensing regulations requiring new lawyers to donate 50 hours of pro-bono work ...

Gas-drilling Job Training programs pop up in NY

04.30.12 | Bob Price

Rick Allen moved to upstate New York to escape the rat race and tension of Washington, D.C., but when he arrived in his hometown, the 49-year-old electronics technician couldn't find a job.

Most NY Schools will comply with Tax Cap Law

04.30.12 | Bob Price

Most school districts in New York have complied with new state-imposed taxing limits in the budgets they'll put before voters next month.

NY Seeks Action Over Verizon Service

04.27.12 | Bob Price

State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is asking a state regulator to take action against Verizon New York over mounting complaints of poor repair service for land-based telephone service that serves millions of New Yorkers.

DEC May Let Towns Decide For Themselves If They Want To Allow Gas Drilling

04.27.12 | Sarah Harnisch

There are nearly a hundred towns across upstate New York that have banned hydraulic fracturing, the process used in extracting natural gas from the Marcellus Shale. On Thursday, the head of the D.E.C. signaled he may allow each town to decide for ...

Senator wants Goose Kills near NY Airport

04.26.12 | Bob Price

The problem of birds living near some of the nation's busiest airports is coming under renewed scrutiny after two emergency landings in a week and more than three years after the famous ditching of a jetliner in the Hudson River.

NY Governor Cuomo Uses His Teen Daughters To Talk Texting And Driving

04.25.12 | Sarah Harnisch

65,081 drivers. That's how many people have been ticketed for talking on a cell phone while driving in New York since January 1st. Governor Andrew Cuomo held a press conference yesterday with the details of the new law operation hang up. He said he ...

First Lego Store To Open In Upstate NY

04.25.12 | Sarah Harnisch

If you are a Lego fanatic, there's a new store opening in New York. In fact, it's the first Lego store in all of upstate New York. This weekend, April 27th to 29th, the store will open in Victor, in Eastview Mall, near Rochester. The company, based ...

5 States Vote In Primaries Today

04.24.12 | Jeremy Miller

It's primary day and voters are heading to the polls in New York, Pennsylvania and three other states. Only Republicans are voting in New York's Presidential primary, but Republicans and Democrats are voting in multiple races in Pennsylvania. ...

April Showers....And Then Some!

04.23.12 | Jeremy Miller

The calendar says Spring, but it looks like Winter isn't quite finished with the Northeast.  Forecasters say a potentially destructive storm is blasting the region with heavy snow and strong winds.  Meteorologist Gary Best says this ...

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