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GE hit by loss of Export-Import Bank financing

Friday, July 31, 2015
General Electric is taking steps to move manufacturing work in the U.S. overseas after Congress failed this week to reauthorize the U.S. Export-Import Bank before its summer recess.
 
Company lands medical marijuana license for Fulton County facility

Company lands medical marijuana license for Fulton County facility

Friday, July 31, 2015
The state Department of Health today announced the five companies that will be allowed to produce and dispense medical marijuana in the state, including a company with plans for a manufacturing facility in Fulton County.
 
Hamburg Street merchants want sewers as part of street upgrades
ROTTERDAM

Hamburg Street merchants want sewers as part of street upgrades

Friday, July 31, 2015

Toni Bascue will lose a few parking spots in front of her hair salon if the state Department of Transportation’s safety improvements for Hamburg Street go through as planned.
 
Shell icebreaker retreats after showdown with protesters
PORTLAND, Ore.

Shell icebreaker retreats after showdown with protesters

Thursday, July 30, 2015
A Shell Oil icebreaker retreated Thursday after a showdown with environmental activists dangling from Portland, Oregon's tallest bridge.
 
Quirky on its last legs?
SCHENECTADY

Quirky on its last legs?

Wednesday, July 29, 2015
The New York City-based startup that received a hero’s welcome in Schenectady last spring when it announced it would open an office downtown and create 180 local jobs is facing massive layoffs and dwindling funds.
 
HAGAMAN

40 to lose jobs with Hagaman plant closing

Wednesday, July 29, 2015
The GreenFiber insulation plant in Hagaman, the village’s largest employer, plans to shut down by the end of the summer, putting nearly 40 employees out of work.
 
BALLSTON

Dolomite sues over town's blocking of Ballston asphalt plant

Wednesday, July 29, 2015
The asphalt company involved in a long-running dispute with the town of Ballston over a proposed asphalt plant has sued the town in federal court.
 
Will the Internet listen to your private conversations?
SAN FRANCISCO

Will the Internet listen to your private conversations?

Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Like a lot of teenagers, Aanya Nigam reflexively shares her whereabouts, activities and thoughts on Twitter, Instagram and other social networks without a qualm.
 
From rents to haircuts, Americans start to feel price hikes
WASHINGTON

From rents to haircuts, Americans start to feel price hikes

Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Apartment rents are up. So are prices for restaurant meals, haircuts, gym memberships and a cup of coffee.
 
GE cuts last of post-65 retiree health care plans
SCHENECTADY

GE cuts last of post-65 retiree health care plans

Tuesday, July 28, 2015
General Electric’s current post-65 retiree health care plans won’t exist come 2016.
 
Thieves have appetite for Malta restaurant signs
MALTA

Thieves have appetite for Malta restaurant signs

Monday, July 27, 2015
Anyone who is offered a local restaurant sign as a collector’s item — or sees one decorating a teenager’s man cave — should be on the alert that it might be stolen.
 
Cuomo announces new LaGuardia Airport
NEW YORK

Cuomo announces new LaGuardia Airport

Monday, July 27, 2015
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday introduced a plan to redesign and rebuild LaGuardia airport, replacing the cramped, outdated hub with a unified terminal that will have more than double the operational space for airliners.
 
Plastic bag foes make inroads in Capital Region
CAPITAL REGION

Plastic bag foes make inroads in Capital Region

Monday, July 27, 2015
Plastic, paper or canvas: In grocery and retail stores across the region, efforts to promote the use of one and completely eliminate another continue.
 
Saratoga Spring’s housing market ‘hot’
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga Spring’s housing market ‘hot’

Sunday, July 26, 2015

If it seems like there’s been a lot of new construction around Saratoga Springs these days, that’s not just a summer construction boom you’re witnessing.
 
Wage hike for fast-food workers won't end debate in NY
ALBANY

Wage hike for fast-food workers won't end debate in NY

Saturday, July 25, 2015
Rather than ending New York's long debate over the minimum wage, the plan to give a big pay bump to fast-food workers guarantees the debate will continue in the halls of the state Capitol for years to come.
 
 

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