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Cuomo: Experts Recommend Statewide Fracking Ban

Governor Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday said his administration will move toward a ban on fracking in New York following recommendations from state Department of Environmental Conservation and health experts. Updated 3:37 PM

Sony Cancels Christmas Release of 'The Interview'

Sony is pulling the plug on the controversial comedy "The Interview" after several major theaters who planned to show it canceled screenings amid terrorist threats from a group also said to be behind a hacking scandal that hit the company.

Updated 5:28 PM

State Board Accepts Three Casino Plans

A New York state board recommended approval of Las Vegas-style resort casinos in the Catskills, near Albany and in the central part of the state.

Updated 7:02 PM

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Early Morning Fire Destroys Row of Bronx Stores

Firefighters are looking into the cause of a fire that tore through a commercial building in the University Heights section of the Bronx early Wednesday morning, heavily damaging at least four stores. Updated 3:17 PM

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