Friday Jul 4
Fracking Opponents in New York Achieve Landmark Legal Victory
In a huge victory for fracking opponents and a major blow to the shale gas drilling industry, the New York Court of Appeals, the state's highest, ruled on June 30 that municipalities can use zoning laws to enact fracking bans or moratoria.
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Wed Jul 02, 2014
The Pike County Courier
NY court: Towns can ban fracking
The state Court of Appeals ruled 5-2 in favor of the towns of Middlefield, in Otsego County, and Dryden, in Tompkins County, which had passed local bans against fracking.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
US News & World Report
Should New York's Town Fracking Ban Be Allowed Elsewhere?
A New York appeals court ruled Monday that towns in the state may use local zoning laws to ban hydraulic fracking.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Press & Sun-Bulletin
New York top court OKs local fracking bans
New York's towns are able to use zoning laws to ban hydraulic fracturing within their borders, the state's top court ruled Monday.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
Judy Sanders, TV reporter with Berkshire roots, remembered as 'woman on the go'
Judy Sanders, an award-winning television news reporter and photographer who died of cancer on June 19, left behind images of "a woman on the go" who lived to the fullest to the end of her life.
Tue Jun 24, 2014
Medient Studios ex-CEO files lawsuit to dissolve company
Julia Ritchey / Savannah Morning News The ousted CEO of Medient Studios, Manu Kumaran, is suing the company's board of directors and seeking to dissolve the corporation.
Mon Jun 23, 2014
Albany Times Union
Judy Sanders dies after a round of emotional goodbyes
Photographer to the Governor, Judy Sanders, center, take pictures of Gov. Andrew Cuomo, background at podium, during the New York State Regional Economic Development Awards Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, at the Hart Theatre in Albany, N./Y.
Tue Jun 17, 2014
Former Gov. Paterson's affiliation with Greenetrack casino plan raises questions
Former Governor David Paterson is affiliated with the company that wants to build a casino near Stewart Airport - an association that raises questions about its implications, says an official with one of the state's leading government watchdog groups.
Fri Jun 13, 2014
Cuomo Has Raised Millions Through Loophole He Pledged to Close
The governor has called for closing a gap in the state's campaign finance laws, but he's taken far more through the loophole than his predecessors, much of it from real estate developers.
Wed Jun 11, 2014
Cuomo satire video calls GOP the a Lollipop Guilda
A satirical video from Democratic Gov. Andrew mocks state Republicans as the "Lollipop Guild" Munchkins from "The Wizard of Oz."
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