Jan 20, 2014 — ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) A new poll shows Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo's job approval rating has improved and he has wide leads over two potential Republican challengers in the November election. Go to full article
Jan 20, 2014 — ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) It's an audacious plan that seems out of place for the Catskills: a $6 billion China-themed cultural, business and amusement park to be built on 2,200 acres nearly two hours from New York City. Go to full article
Jan 20, 2014 — LAKE GEORGE, N.Y. (AP) An environmental group has started a database of public sightings of cougars in the Adirondacks in an effort to determine whether there's any truth to rumors that have circulated over the years about the big cats. Go to full article
Jan 17, 2014 — ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) A government watchdog organization says its analysis of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's $33.3 million in re-election campaign funds shows that 80 percent comes from donors who have each given a total of $10,000 or more.
The New York Public Interest Research Group says Thursday that 242 donors have given the incumbent Democrat $40,000 or more, and his largest single donor is Leonard Litwin, who has contributed $800,000 in this election cycle. Go to full article
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Jan 16, 2014 — SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) Health officials say two central New York residents have died of complications from the flu strain that's hitting young and middle-aged adults hard this year. Go to full article