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Clock ticking on GE benefits lawsuit
SCHENECTADY

Clock ticking on GE benefits lawsuit

Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014
The plaintiffs in a lawsuit recently filed against General Electric are hoping a federal court in Milwaukee grants a preliminary injunction soon — by Jan. 1, in fact — to prevent changes to GE retiree health benefits from taking effect.
 
Vagaries of world oil market perplex truckers
FULTONVILLE

Vagaries of world oil market perplex truckers

Monday, Dec. 22, 2014
As gas prices have plummeted, one group of drivers and their employers have not benefited as much as other motorists: Truckers.
 

Moody's: Casinos good for NY communities

Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014
A leading rating agency says new casinos coming to upstate New York will benefit their local communities — even though the overall outlook for the gambling industry remains negative.
 
Season’s hot toys reach well beyond ‘Frozen’
CAPITAL REGION

Season’s hot toys reach well beyond ‘Frozen’

Friday, Dec. 19, 2014
In small toy stores across the Capital Region, the hot toys this holiday season are geared toward fostering science, technology, engineering and math skills in fun, hands-on ways.
 
CAPITAL REGION

Capital Region tops upstate job gains

Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014
The Capital Region had the most job gains of any upstate metropolitan area in November, according to preliminary figures released today by the state Department of Labor.
 
Sony cyberattack may be costliest ever
NEW YORK

Sony cyberattack may be costliest ever

Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014
The unprecedented hack of Sony Pictures which a U.S. official says is linked to North Korea may be the most damaging cyberattack ever inflicted on an American business.
 
CLIFTON PARK

Stewart’s opens new shop near Clifton Park center

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014
A new Stewart’s Shop opened Wednesday at 418 Clifton Park Center Road, opposite the Clifton Park Center mall.
 
Southwest bag workers picketing over flight delays
DENVER

Southwest bag workers picketing over flight delays

Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014
Saying Southwest Airlines is neglecting workers and its customers, baggage handlers are bringing attention to the company's slide in on-time performance as they seek a new contract.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga racino sheds event center plan

Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014
Saratoga Gaming and Raceway has abandoned plans for a controversial 24,000-square-foot, 2,000-seat event center as part of its planned expansion in an effort to garner support for the project among city officials.
 
AMSTERDAM

Publisher acquires Amsterdam newspaper

Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014
The Recorder, an Amsterdam-based newspaper covering Montgomery County, is undergoing its second ownership change in as many years.
 
SCHENECTADY

Moody's raises Schenectady County bond rating

Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014
Moody’s Investors Services has removed its negative outlook on Schenectady County, citing the county’s diverse tax base, increasing sales tax revenue and financial stabilization over the past two years.
 
Identity theft victims face months of hassle
SAN FRANCISCO

Identity theft victims face months of hassle

Monday, Dec. 15, 2014
The Target hack during last year's Black Friday shopping weekend was just one in a wave of data breaches that have exposed more than 100 million customer records at U.S. retailers, banks and Internet companies.
 

GE to hold shareholder meeting in Oklahoma City

Monday, Dec. 15, 2014
General Electric Co. has announced plans to hold its annual shareholder meeting in Oklahoma City.
 
US stocks plunge as oil rout continues
NEW YORK

US stocks plunge as oil rout continues

Friday, Dec. 12, 2014
A rout in oil prices shook financial markets Friday, pushing stocks to their worst weekly loss in two and a half years.
 
ALBANY

NY casino recommendations expected Wednesday

Friday, Dec. 12, 2014
The state Gaming Facility Location Board will recommend locations for casinos during a public meeting Wednesday afternoon at the Empire State Plaza in Albany.
 
 

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