New York State News
New Yorkers urged to clean dirty bird feeders
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - State conservation officials are calling for New Yorkers to clean their bird feeders, noting that about this time last year they confirmed bacterial infections in common redpolls that frequented feeders across 13 counties.
Cuomo names 3 to board for tax-free NY plan
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced the approval board for the state program to give new employers and their employees 10 years of tax-free living if they locate on or near college campuses.
NY Sen. Schumer: Guidelines needed for car data
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Sen. Charles Schumer is calling on federal regulators to set guidelines to protect consumers as car companies collect personal information through "smart car" technology and sell it to third parties.
Kerry Kennedy acquitted of drugged driving
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) - Kerry Kennedy has been acquitted of drugged driving after she accidentally took a sleeping pill and then took a wild spin down a New York highway.