Oct 9, 2012 New York is revising the gifted and talented student test that pre-schoolers take. The new standardized test means sleepless nights for parents -- and a new demand for test prep.
Sep 24, 2012 The through line in this election campaign and in the economy for the past year or so has been a debate about income inequality. According to the Census Bureau, the community of Country Knolls, in upstate New York, is the most income equal in the country.
Sep 27, 2012 You know those online display ads that seem to know where you've shopped on the web recently? Facebook had been making the most money on them, but new forecasts suggest Google will earn the most revenue from display ads this year.
Sep 18, 2012 A fracking-fueled job boom has erupted in parts of the U.S. and wages of gas workers have increased. But in New York fracking is banned. That hasn’t stopped an upstate New York school from offering training courses for work in gas fields, because many expect Gov. Andrew Cuomo to lift the ban.
Sep 5, 2012 New York's highest court is hearing legal arguments by a strip club about whether nude lap dancing is art -- and therefore eligible for state tax exemption.
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Aug 14, 2012 Standard Chartered agrees to pay New York state $340 million to settle charges it laundered Iranian money. The bank still faces a federal probe.
Jul 30, 2012 A New York grocery store creates a special space just for men.
Jul 9, 2012 The new HBO documentary, "Hard Times: Lost on Long Island," takes a look at unemployment in the U.S. from the birthplace of post-war suburbia.
Apr 23, 2012 Many states are cutting back on benefits promised to public employees, sparking a political debate.