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Starbucks launches pay-ahead in Portland
NEW YORK

Starbucks launches pay-ahead in Portland

Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014
Starbucks launched a mobile order-and-pay-ahead option in the Portland, Oregon, area this week as it prepares to expand the offering nationally over the next year.
 
Federal regulators approve Constitution Pipeline
SCHOHARIE COUNTY

Federal regulators approve Constitution Pipeline

Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Wednesday approved construction of the 124-mile Constitution Pipeline, which would begin in northeastern Pennsylvania, run through several counties in eastern New York and end in the town of Wright.
 
Glenville car dealer to expand once again
GLENVILLE

Glenville car dealer to expand once again

Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014
Mohawk Honda wants to build a $3 million collision center up the road from its dealership in Glenville, the latest in a series of expansions by the company over the past four years.
 
Sales manager allegedly stole from Glenville company
GLENVILLE

Sales manager allegedly stole from Glenville company

Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014
An employee at a Glenville cable box repair business stole the company’s information and essentially set up a “cloned company” on the side while continuing to work for the company, authorities said Wednesday.
 
Economist Johnson sees growth ahead
COLONIE

Economist Johnson sees growth ahead

Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014
Unemployment will fall, jobs will be added, consumer spending should rise and wages will increase for the first time in a while across the Capital Region and state in the next two years, according to nationally known economist Hugh Johnson.
 
CAPITAL REGION

Cancer practice ends relationship with CDPHP

Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014
New York Oncology Hematology is cutting ties with Capital District Physicians Health Plan, which insures several hundred of the Capital Region practice’s cancer patients.
 
Economist predicts lower unemployment and oil prices
CAPITAL REGION

Economist predicts lower unemployment and oil prices

Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014
Unemployment will fall, jobs will be added, consumer spending should rise and wages will increase for the first time in a while across the Capital Region and state in the next two years.
 
NYRA Chairman David Skorton resigns
ALBANY

NYRA Chairman David Skorton resigns

Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014
New York Racing Association board Chairman David Skorton has resigned effective New Year’s Eve, six months before he’s scheduled to leave his full-time job as Cornell University’s president for an executive position at the Smithsonian Institution.
 
ALBANY

NY comptroller: Read fine print on gift cards

Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014
With $5.8 million from gift cards turned over to New York last year, the state comptroller is urging consumers to read the fine print on the cards this holiday season.
 
Wilton development ‘pioneer’ Dennis dies
NORTHUMBERLAND

Wilton development ‘pioneer’ Dennis dies

Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014
Michael Dennis, the land developer who built hundreds of homes in Wilton and helped turn it into one of Saratoga County’s major suburbs, died Tuesday after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease.
 
Local retailers part of  Makers Monday
CAPITAL REGION

Local retailers part of Makers Monday

Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014
Americans are so far spending less on their holiday shopping this year, despite the earlier promotions offered on Thanksgiving Day and the ever-loyal Black Friday crowds, as well as the online deals that start way before Cyber Monday and last all season long.
 
COBLESKILL

Cobleskill casino backer has new CEO, bigger board

Monday, Dec. 1, 2014
Full House Resorts, which hopes to operate a casino at Howe Caverns, has a new CEO and is expanding its board of directors from five to nine members as part of an agreement with a group of shareholders.
 
CAPITAL REGION

Capital Region nonprofits hope #GivingTuesday is set to take off

Monday, Dec. 1, 2014
Capital Region nonprofits are doing their part to raise awareness today for #GivingTuesday, a day dedicated to charities, nonprofit organizations and volunteer groups across the globe.
 
Amazon's new robot army is ready to ship

Amazon's new robot army is ready to ship

Monday, Dec. 1, 2014
A year ago, Amazon.com workers like 34-year-old Rejinaldo Rosales hiked miles of aisles each shift to "pick" each item a customer ordered and prepare it for shipping.
 
Cyber Monday shoppers give retailers sales bump
NEW YORK

Cyber Monday shoppers give retailers sales bump

Monday, Dec. 1, 2014
Retailers rolled out discounts and free shipping deals on Cyber Monday, with millions of Americans expected to log on and shop on their work computers, laptops and tablets after the busy holiday shopping weekend.
 
 

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