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Abandoned cemeteries becoming a fiscal issue for towns

Abandoned cemeteries becoming a fiscal issue for towns

Examine what communities are facing from a financial perspective to upkeep these hallowed grounds.

A 180 on town halls in NY19 and NY22

A 180 on town halls in NY19 and NY22

Delgado and Brindisi say lack of availability hurt predecessors.

Actress Sorvino reveals she suffered date-rape

Actress Sorvino reveals she suffered date-rape

Activist calls for statute of limitations to be extended.

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Ethics panel calls special meeting

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The state’s ethics board has called a special meeting immediately after Labor Day.

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State's finances deemed to be improving

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There are signs that the state’s finances are getting healthier, but local governments in New York continue to flounder.

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Controversy still simmers over SUNY Buffalo Shale Institute

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Shortly after opening its doors at this spring, the Shale Resources and Society Institute (SRSI) ignited a controversy that persists several months later.

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Hundreds urge Cuomo not to approve fracking

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Anti fracking advocates rallied in Albany to try to convince Governor Andrew Cuomo to ban the natural gas drilling process in New York.

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Lessons from last summer's hurricane season

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Last summer when Irene and Lee blew through New York, both were classified as tropical storms, not hurricanes.

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Hardest-hit towns one year after tropical storms Irene and Lee

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How are two towns devastated by Tropical Storms Irene and Lee faring one year later?

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Both sides, awaiting fracking decision, air competing ads

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Groups for and against fracking are gearing up for an announcement by Governor Cuomo’s environmental officials on whether the natural gas drilling process will be permitted in New York on a limited basis.

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Lasers and airplanes help scientists combat invasive species

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We follow a team of researchers from the Rochester Institute of Technology into a forest in central Massachusetts.

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Inside the State Education Building

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Take a rare tour of the State Education Building; teacher evaluation plan update.

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Study finds high risk to drinking water from fracking wastewater

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A new study on managing wastewater produced by hydraulic fracturing finds the biggest risk of contamination to drinking water supplies occurs during the disposal process.

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