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March 27, 2017
Erie Canal Opening Day Set

Canal Authority Sets Opening Date

State officials have announced the opening date for the New York State Canal System, which will be free for recreational boaters this year. The Canal Corporation […]
March 27, 2017
Greater Mohawk Valley to Receive $1.6 Million for Land Bank

Greater Mohawk Valley to Receive $1.6 Million for Land Bank

The fight against zombie properties locally is getting a big boost, thanks to a $1.6 million investment in the newly formed Greater Mohawk Valley Land Bank. […]
March 24, 2017
Local Officials are joined by Danfoss Executive Calus Pieterson

Danfoss Silicon Power to Bring 300-Plus Jobs to Quad-C

Empire State Development CEO Howard Zemsky announced that Danfoss Silicon Power, a manufacturer of power modules based in Germany with locations in the U.S., will occupy the entire […]

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March 17, 2017

Rex Tillerson: Military action against North Korea is an option ‘on the table’

(SEOUL, South Korea) — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the U.S. will not rule out the possibility of using military force against North Korea if […]
March 17, 2017

US officials deny airstrike on al-Qaeda targeted nearby mosque

the_guitar_mann/iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The U.S. military says an air strike Thursday in northwestern Syria targeted a large gathering of al-Qaeda members meeting in a building across the […]
March 17, 2017

Centcom confirms airstrike against al Qaeda in Syria

the_guitar_mann/iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — U.S. Central Command has confirmed an airstrike conducted on Thursday against al Qaeda in Syria.The strike targeted a meeting location in Idlib, Centcom said. […]
March 17, 2017

Egyptian statue not of Ramses II, but believed to be of a different ruler

KHALED DESOUKI/AFP/Getty Images(CAIRO) — In a case of mistaken identity, Egypt's antiquities minister says that a statue pulled from the mud is not of Pharaoh Ramses […]
March 16, 2017

Several injured as tourists, BBC crew caught in eruption on Mount Etna

Roberto Lo Savio/iStock/Thinkstock(ROME, Italy) — Tourists and reporters were caught in an eruption on Italy's Mount Etna on Thursday.BBC science reporter Rebecca Morelle tweeted about the […]
March 16, 2017

Prince Harry raises mental health awareness at veterans conference

Samir Hussein/WireImage(LONDON) — Prince Harry lent his support at a conference Thursday to help draw attention to the daunting recovery many veterans face after leaving the […]