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Where gas prices are highest in Central New York

It seems like nothing is putting the brakes on gas prices. AAA was originally hoping that after Memorial Day, prices would ease slowly. Instead, higher oil prices have continued to drive costs at the pump higher. Locally, commuters in Ithaca and Syracuse are paying the least, according to AAA, while drivers in Watertown are shelling… Keep Reading

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As closures loom, No.Co. prison pops drop

ALBANY — As Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration weighs likely prison closures later this year, thirteen correctional facilities in the North Country could be targets, with most operating far below their inmate capacity. The number of men incarcerated in the region’s state-run prison complex has plummeted by nearly half over the last four years. ‘FISCALLY APPROPRIATE’… Keep Reading

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New York may crack down on fake vaccine cards

Forging a vaccination card or providing fraudulent proof of immunity could soon be a felony in New York based on a measure approved Thursday by the Democratic-led Assembly. The measure, yet to pass in the state Senate, would tighten forgery laws and penalties in New York. The bill would lead to felony charges for forging… Keep Reading

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