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Employers Gather for Regions First Shale Gas Job Fair

04.11.12 | Bob Price

Businesses ranging from wildlife consultants to titans of the oil and gas industry will gather in Binghamton for New York's first shale gas job fair, buoyed by hopes that state regulators will lift a four-year-old ban and start permitting hydraulic ...

Cuomo says Medical Marijuana won't pass this year

04.10.12 | Bob Price

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he understands the benefits of medical marijuana but at this point believes the risks still outweigh them.

Coming soon to New York State Parks ...smoke-free zones

04.09.12 | Bob Price

Smoke-free areas will be coming to New York state's parks.

County Public Works Commissioner wants to use goats ..NOT lawmowers

04.09.12 | Bob Price

A public employee in western New York thinks chewing tops mowing any day.

New Yorkers Support Raising Minimum Wage

04.05.12 | Bob Price

The Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday found 78 percent of voters support raising the $7.25 minimum wage.

Fighters Want Mixed Martial Arts Legalized in New York (Courtesy of AP)

04.03.12 | Bob Price

Forty-five states would welcome the upcoming mixed martial arts title fight between Jon Jones and Rashad Evans. Their home state of New York still isn't one of them.

New York Landowners Consider Fracking Differently

03.30.12 | Jeremy Miller

An upstate New York landowners group is looking to partner with a Canadian company that uses liquid propane instead of controversial water-based hydraulic fracturing to get natural gas flowing into wells. Chris Denton is a lawyer representing the ...

NY Landowners Plan to Frack using Liquid Propane

03.29.12 | Bob Price

An upstate New York landowners group may have found a way to get around the state's de facto moratorium on shale gas drilling by using propane instead of water for hydraulic fracturing.

Cuomo, Legislative Leaders strike on-time Budget Deal for NY

03.28.12 | Bob Price

New York is poised to embark on a large economic development program, provide more assistance to the poor, and increase spending on public schools under a budget deal announced Tuesday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders.

Gas Prices Expected to Rise all Summer Long

03.27.12 | Bob Price

Just when you thought it couldn’t get any worse, gas prices are up again this week.

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