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Across the country, municipalities are saying no to hydrofracking, with varying results. And recent rulings in New York and Pennsylvania offers opponents some hope.
The Seneca and Mohawk tribes are refusing to make payments from their casinos to the State of New York, claiming the state is in violation of contracts with the tribes by allowing gambling in their exclusive territories. As a result, New York has stopped sending money — more than $100 million to date —...
Meadow Lake and its sister to the south, Willow Lake, are the forgotten stepchildren of New York City’s failed bid for the 2012 summer Olympics, which started this week in London. New York’s Olympic bid had proposed transforming the manmade lakes into a 2,000-meter rowing course, a project that early reports estimated at around...
City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, a leading mayoral contender in 2013, is often on the same business-friendly page as Mayor Michael Bloomberg, but when it comes to the now-controversial remarks against gay marriage made by the head of a fast food c...
Despite running a deficit, the Ramapo Democratic Committee wrote a check for $1,500 to the Rockland Republican Committee earlier this year. This move has caused some Rockland Democratic Committee members to ask why. The donation, given on April 12, may be part of a "non-agression" pact between the two political parties say some...
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