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NY councilman wants ban on kid toys in high-calorie meals

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 22:49:40 -0700

(MENAFN - AFP) A New York city councilman wants to ban toys in fast-food restaurant kid meals that do not meet strict dietary guidelines.Democrat Ben Kallos introduced a bill Thurs...

NY-Sun groups solar programs

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 22:43:31 -0700

Albany New York state has consolidated all of its solar electricity incentive programs under NY-Sun, a $1 billion solar expansion initiative. Using a new incentive system that breaks the state up into three regions, New York aims to encourage the installation of 3,000 megawatts of solar electric systems through 2023, enough to power 400,000 homes. — Larry Rulison

Keeping up with changes can avoid surprises

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 22:37:10 -0700

The new e-licensing computer system is experiencing some growing pains, with initial reports of some software glitches, and long wait times to buy licenses online. The Sportsman and Super Sportsman combination licenses are gone, and now each permit or license has to be purchased separately. The state Department of Environmental Conservation adopted the recommendations of their bear management ...

Photos: Casino hearings set

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 22:26:23 -0700

The New York Gaming Commission meets Thursday at the Gideon Putnum in Saratoga Springs. Plans for public comment sessions and project presentations concerning casino expansion were reviewed. Presentations by four Capital Region casino developers will be held Sept. 8 at Meeting Room 6 of the Empire State Plaza in Albany. On Sept. 22, public comments will be taken from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the ...

"Frank Einstein and the Antimatter Motor"

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 22:20:17 -0700

Frank Einstein and the Antimatter Motor by Jon Scieszka New York, NY: Amulet Books (2014). First Edition. Signed. $13.95 Signing On: August 22, 2014 Jon Scieszka is the creator of Trucktown, including the "New York Times" bestselling "Smash, Crash!", and the author of "The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs!", the Time Warp Trio series, Caldecott Honor Book "The Stinky Cheese Man", and many other ...

No bail for woman in Amish girls' kidnapping in NY

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 22:14:15 -0700

FOWLER, N.Y. (AP) — An investigator says a northern New York couple used a dog to lure two Amish sisters from their family farm stand with a plan to turn them into slaves.

DIY Art-Progressive Band Vajra Added to SiriusXM Radio - Octane Channel

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 22:14:10 -0700

"Blind", the new single by art-progressive rock ensemble, Vajra , was added to SiriusXM's hard rock Octane Channel. "We are so thankful for SiriusXM's support." (PRWeb August 21, 2014) Read the full story at

Yoga Darshana Center Announces Launch of New Website

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 22:06:12 -0700

With focus on helping yoga enthusiasts become teachers, new site provides focal point to discover educational opportunities. (PRWeb August 21, 2014) Read the full story at

ER Automotive Proud to Add Certification Badges to Website

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 22:05:49 -0700

Various memberships and certifications provide clients with peace of mind regarding repair and service. (PRWeb August 21, 2014) Read the full story at

Cuomo: End gender identity discrimination in NY

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 22:04:40 -0700

ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo is calling on the state to outlaw discrimination against transgender people, saying gender identity and expression should be included in the state's civil rights law alongside race, religion and disability.In a letter to the Empire State Pride Agenda dated Tuesday, Cuomo said transgender people face significant discrimination, citing surveys that show three-fourths of ...

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