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Mayors unite to push for Uber expansion upstate

ALBANY — Mayors of some of upstate New York’s largest cities have joined together to support Uber’s proposal to expand throughout the state. Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren, Binghamton Mayor Richard David and Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner announced Monday that they ...

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Schumer: More physician training in upstate

ALBANY (AP) — U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer wants the federal government to boost the number of physician residency slots in areas facing declines in their number of doctors. Schumer’s legislation would boost the number of residency positions funded by Medicare ...

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9 upstate broadband projects OK’d

ALBANY — The state’s economic development agency has announced approval of $14.5 million in grants to support nine projects expanding access to broadband high-speed Internet services to parts of upstate New York. The Empire State Development grants are intended to ...

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Casino referendum debated

Upstate casino gambling may be a foregone conclusion, as poll numbers indicate support for a constitutional amendment to the state constitution allowing them, and proponents cite the jobs and revived economy casinos would bring. But, according to David Blankenhorn, president ...

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Upstate developer plans new harness track, VLTs

SYRACUSE — An upstate New York developer with plans to build a harness racing track and video lottery gambling operation near Syracuse has gotten permission from the state to form a corporation for the project.

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