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Lake Placid Olympian refused to attend 1936 Games

Lake Placid Olympian refused to attend 1936 Games

Book details Jack Shea's courage.

WEB EXTRA: Larry Sharpe on gun control, Andrew Cuomo

WEB EXTRA: Larry Sharpe on gun control, Andrew Cuomo

Libertarian candidate criticizes governor.

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Saranac Lake residents eschew 'big box store' trend and build their own retail store.

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When Governor Andrew Cuomo took office in January, he promised to bring a new era of openness and transparency to state government.

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The fight over fracking in New York

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For the past three years, a battle has raged in New York over natural gas.

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Four regional councils win big, but no one goes home empty-handed

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Last summer, when Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the creation of ten new regional economic development councils, his emphasis was on competition.

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NY's top environmental regulator answers your hydrofracking questions

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As New York State wrestles with how to handle natural gas drilling here, the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is at the center of the debate.

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DEC's hydrofracking report may come sooner than expected

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New York's top environmental regulator, Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Joe Martens, says his agency will likely finish its review of hydrofracking late next spring.

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School districts grapple with possibilities

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New York State Education Commissioner King discusses backing of school district mergers.

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School districts grapple with possibilities

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New York State Education Commissioner King discusses backing of school district mergers.

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Exclusive Tour: New Hall of Governors

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'We're all a little bit of history geeks in this administration, from the governor on down,' says State Director of Operations Howard Glaser.

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