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Tech Investment Is Helping Buffalo Come Back, But Immigrants Are The Real Secret
Buffalo’s is a potential renaissance in two parts: immigrants are restoring some of the population lost to seven decades of decline. And, at the same time, the state’s money is helping to drive a new tech community. [Read more.]
AFL-CIO’s Mario Cilento on the State of Labor in New York
Chipotle, Amazon and Starbucks employees have all started to unionize, which may be one of the reasons a new poll from Gallup indicates that support for labor unions is at a 57-year-high in the U.S. Capital Tonight’s Susan Arbetter checked in with Mario Cilento, president of the New York State AFL-CIO. [Watch here.]
Why Can’t You Buy Whipped Cream in NY if You’re Under 21?
Everyone knows to bring their ID with them when going to buy alcohol or tobacco products — but what about when looking to get a can of Reddi Whip from the grocery store? There is a little-known state law that is causing confusion over who can purchase the ice cream topping. [Read more.]
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US Virgin Islands say JP Morgan Chase Helped Jeffrey Epstein Traffic Girls
Seeking Asylum and Work, Migrants Bused Out of NYC Find Hostility
NYC Is Just 25K Jobs Away From Full COVID Recovery
Buffalo Common Council Cuts $5M from Mayor's Plan
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