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New business to provide new hope for those struggling with obesity

The number of Central New Yorkers going under the knife for weight loss surgery is growing as the obesity rate continues to rise.

New York opens bidding process for Southern Tier casino

The bidding process is formally underway for those interested in building a Las Vegas-style casino in New York's Southern Tier.

Louisville Slugger sells to Wilson Sporting Goods

The manufacturer of Louisville Slugger baseball bats, Hillerich and Bradsby, has sold its global brand, sales and innovation rights to Wilson Sporting Goods.

Herkimer County Chamber of Commerce holds legislative breakfast

It was a packed house at the legislative breakfast this morning at the Knight’s Inn in Little Falls.

Corning Museum of Glass unveiling $64M art and design wing

The Corning Museum of Glass is taking the wraps off its new $64 million wing.

Gillibrand announces legislation to provide every American worker with paid leave

With 4.1 million New Yorkers serving as family caregivers, today U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand reintroduced legislation that would create paid family leave, including maternity and paternity leave, personal medical leave, and spousal support.

Tech guru discusses new video app Meerkat

Tech guru PC Mike Wendland takes a look at the popular new streaming video app "Meerkat."

Coffee chain launches "Race Together" campaign

Starbucks has made a name for itself by brewing up delicious coffee. Now the coffee giant is trying something new.

Centro holds public input meeting at Radisson Hotel

Centro Bus Company will address Uticans about its proposed changes to bus routes and fares from 4 to 7 tonight, March 18, 2015, at the Radisson Hotel - Utica Center.

Kraft recalls 242,000 cases of mac and cheese

Kraft Foods is recalling 242,000 cases of original flavor Kraft Macaroni & Cheese because some of the boxes contain small pieces of metal.

Nintendo games go mobile to smartphones and tablets

Nintendo fans may soon see their favorite characters make their way to their smartphones and tablets.

Popular eateries in Rome closing March 20

A popular eatery and catering business in Rome is closing later this month. Lettuce Eat and Fresh Mex will close in just three days.

Facebook explains what posts are not allowed on its network

Facebook is trying to clarify what posts, images and other content it allows on its site and why.

Chittenango casino seeks 250 workers at job fair

A new casino in Chittenango will open this spring or summer in Chittenango. Today, March 16, it holds the first job fair for its more than 250 positions.

Cuomo's minimum wage increase picks up business support

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's push to raise the state minimum wage to $10.50 is winning praise from some business leaders.

Just in time for warmer weather, Starbucks is bringing a new cold brew to some of its stores.

On March 31st, Starbucks will launch what it calls "Starbucks cold brew."

It's "free cone day” at Dairy Queen!

Dairy Queen is celebrating 75 years of business this year. And today is the 75th day of the calendar year.

Wal-mart gets exclusive rights to premium-priced laundry detergent

The world's largest retailer is now stocking its laundry detergent shelves with a new premium priced product – Persil - after striking a deal to be its exclusive carrier in the U.S.

New Facebook page created to market Downtown Utica

UTICA, NY - A new Facebook page has been created to highlight the city's new branding campaign, 'Get to Know a New Downtown Utica.'

Proposal for meat processing plant in Rome has been shut down

It's back to square one for those looking to bring a meat processing plant to Rome.

Executive Director of the Children's Museum announces plans to retire

Executive Director of the Children's Museum in Utica has announced that she plans to retire.