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NY Senate shelves plan to allow local minimum wage increases

A proposal to let cities in New York state set their own minimum wages has been shelved - and likely for the foreseeable future.

200 more people are heading back to work at Remington Arms

More people are headed back to work at Remington Arms in Ilion.

Citizens in Action speaks out against TPP trade deal affecting Central NY

A coalition of community, labor, environmental, and consumer groups, along with concerned Central New Yorkers released a report detailing the impact of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) on Central New York jobs, farms, environment, businesses, and economy. They also called on Congress to oppose Fast Track authority for secret trade deals like the TPP.

Small businesses in 6 local counties eligible for disaster loans

WASHINGTON, DC - The deadline is fast approaching for small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives and private nonprofit organizations to apply for disaster loans.

ACR Health looks for new home to expand their services

ACR Health is looking for a new home because so many people need their services.

Greater Utica Chamber of Commerce selects Business Person of the Year

The Greater Utica Chamber of Commerce has selected the CEO of the Mohawk Valley Health System as Business Person of the Year.

Google wireless phone service challenges major carriers

Google is offering a wireless phone service designed to pressure major carriers such as AT&T and Verizon Wireless into lowering their prices.

Cooperstown named one of the best small towns in 2015 by Smithsonian Magazine

The Smithsonian Magazine named Cooperstown, New York, one of the best small towns in 2015.

Hundreds of apps for iPhone and iPad could be infected with virus

Hundreds of apps for the iPhone and iPad could be infected with a computer bug.

Summer volunteer program to revitalize Doubleday Field

Doubleday Field to receive a facelift this summer due to a volunteer program organized by Sports Travel and Tours of Hatfield, Massachusetts, and Tourism Cares of Canton, Massachusetts.

Blue Bell recalls of its products in massive listeria sampling

Ice cream giant Blue Bell has issued a total recall of all of its products.

Free Stewart’s coffee with any travel mug for Earth Day

Bring in any travel mug to a Stewart’s Shop on Earth Day, April 22, and fill it with hot coffee, for free. The promotion runs all day.

Heluva Good cheese packing plant in Sodus to close

The Heluva Good cheese packaging plant and country store in Wayne County are shutting down, 90 years after the company's founding.

Google's new mobile search algorithm may hurt small businesses

Google plans to change the way its search engine recommends websites on smartphones.

Kraft Mac & Cheese shedding the dyes

This is the last year that the original version of Kraft Mac & Cheese sold in the U.S. will contain artificial preservatives or synthetic colors.

Seward announces funding for the Glimmerglass Festival

The Glimmerglass Festival in Cooperstown announced fundraising projects this morning alongside State Senator James L. Seward.

Utica's mayor announces upgrades to its financial outlook ratings

Utica's mayor announces Fitch ratings has upgraded the city's financial outlook.

Chittenango Casino unveils Wizard of Oz themed restaurants lineup

The Oneida Indian Nation announced their new lineup of restaurants and bars at its new Yellow Brick Road Casino.

Upstate NY milk cooperative loses Queens contract

An upstate New York milk cooperative has lost a contract with a New York City dairy and is scrambling to sell its milk on the spot market.

Earth Day aims to reach millions with 'Angry Birds' game

The hugely popular game "Angry Birds" is showing Earth Day some love this year.

Racing begins Friday night at Vernon Downs Casino and Hotel

The 62nd year of live harness racing opens at Vernon Downs on Friday. Officials said this season will feature world class stake races and a variety of fun promotions for fans.