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The Tech Effect: New York Looks To High-Tech To Boost Upstate Region

Written by City and State on . Posted in Politics

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who is pushing for high-tech investment in New York, has touted the University of Albany’s College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering. (Photos from College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering) New York City isn’t the only part of the state that has been attracting a growing number of high-tech companies. In upstate areas struggling to rebound from the recession and recover from the longer-term decline in manufacturing, the state has been recruiting companies like Yahoo! and IBM to add or expand operations, create new jobs [&hellip
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NY MOVES TORTURE BILL

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit

New York State is jumping into the national debate on the CIA’s use of torture with a bill that would outlaw New York licensed physicians from participating in torture. Assembly Member Richard Gottfried and State Sen. Tom Duane, who chair their respective Health committee, sponsored the bill. Despite the debate over classifying waterboarding as torture, [&hellip
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