By Associated Press | 11/18/13 09:17 AM
FORT EDWARD, N.Y. — The union representing workers at an upstate New York General Electric plant slated for closure says the company has rejected its concessions.
By Susan Haigh | 11/13/13 09:43 AM
HARTFORD, Conn. — Thousands of students in five states will be spending more time at school. More than 9,000 students are attending select, high-poverty schools in Connecticut, Colorado, Massachusetts and New York that have developed expanded school schedules as part of the TIME...
11/12/13 09:16 AM
The state Inspector General is launching a probe into the New York State Athletic Commission’s handling of a brutal Nov. 2nd fight that left a Russian boxer with brain damage, the Daily News has learned. The investigation by Inspector General Catherine Leahy Scott into the fight at Madison...
11/12/13 06:37 AM
(www.nytimes.com) New York’s next mayor, Bill de Blasio, is considered a friend of labor, but a looming deficit means he won’t be able to be as friendly as it might like.
By Joel Gehrke | 11/11/13 02:38 PM
A union-allied organization in New York withdrew as an Obamacare navigator just seven days after the state exchange website came online. "It is with deep regret that I inform you that the Restaurant Opportunities Center of New York (ROC-NY) will no longer be participating in the New York State...
By Associated Press | 11/11/13 10:19 AM
NEW YORK — SAC Capital Advisors pleaded guilty to criminal fraud charges Friday, satisfying a deal with the government that requires the Connecticut-based hedge fund to pay a record $1.8 billion to settle charges that it allowed, if not encouraged, insider trading to occur for more than a...
11/08/13 04:41 PM
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11/04/13 07:20 PM
(www.nytimes.com) With two days to go before the election, the actor Harry Belafonte, a supporter of Bill de Blasio, referred to the Koch brothers, the wealthy supporters of Joseph J. Lhota, as “white supremacists.”
By Cal Thomas | 11/04/13 05:36 PM
The Supreme Court will hear arguments this week about prayers in public life, this latest deliberation revolving around a case from Greece, N.Y., and the recitation of prayers during town board meetings. The board used to begin each of its meetings with a moment of silence. When that moment of...
By Gregory Kane | 10/30/13 06:37 PM
Why, shades of the 1960s! It’s been a while since a group of college students caused a campus event to be shut down. I might be wrong, but I have a hunch it hasn’t been done since those student anti-war upheavals over 40 years ago. This past Tuesday, New York City Police Commissioner Ray...
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