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NYS Power Authority

New York regulators are launching a comprehensive review of energy service companies, saying the competitive residential market created by utility deregulation hasn't lived up to its promise.

Buffalo Bills

Derek Carr threw for 260 yards and two touchdowns to rally the Oakland Raiders to their biggest comeback in 16 years with a 38-24 victory over the Buffalo Bills on Sunday.

It is becoming a love-hate relationship, but no more discussion. The "I Love NY" signs have to come down, says the Federal Highway Administration.

New York is cracking down so-called "ticket bots," software used to snatch up tickets to concerts, plays and other events that are then resold at significantly higher prices.

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The 144-year-old shipwreck of a rare sailing vessel that typically wasn't used for long voyages on the Great Lakes has been found in deep water off Lake Ontario's New York shore, according to two underwater explorers.

Western New York-based explorers Jim Kennard and Roger Pawlowski announced Friday that they identified the wreck as the Black Duck in September, three years after initially coming across it while using side-scan sonar in 350 feet of water off Oswego, New York.

Buffalo Bills

LeSean McCoy scored twice, including a career-best 75-yard run, and the Buffalo Bills won their second in a row by beating the Jacksonville Jaguars 28-21 on Sunday.

New York State

Federal auditors say New York improperly used as much as $150 million in grants to set up its insurance exchange under President Barack Obama's health care law and enroll people for coverage.

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LeSean McCoy ran 7 yards for a touchdown before suffering a thumb injury and the Buffalo Bills got just enough out of their depleted offense, beating the Cincinnati Bengals 16-12 on Sunday.

New York State

Not everyone loves those "I Love NY" signs. New York's top transportation official will be traveling to Washington to discuss an ongoing dispute with federal officials over the signs.

Cornell University trustees have chosen the provost of the University of Michigan as the Ivy League school's new president.

New York lawmakers could soon get their first pay increase in nearly two decades. 

Erie County

New York residents can apply for winter heating assistance starting Monday.

Amtrak and the City of Niagara Falls have reached an agreement on a lease deal for space in the city's new transportation center. 

Buffalo Bills

Jimmy Graham needed only one hand to catch two first-half touchdown passes from Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks held off a late rally for a 31-25 win over the Buffalo Bills on Monday night.

SUNY Polytechnic Institute

A New York-state research institute has a new leader after its last president resigned in the wake of bid-rigging charges.

WBFO's Marian Hetherly

Authorities say the 14-year-old boy accused of setting a massive fire at Lockport's tire recycling plant never told anyone his friend was trapped inside.

A Canadian couple is accused of importing fentanyl products from China into the United States and then mailing the powerful opioid drugs to Canada.

New York State Senate

This year's election could determine which party controls the New York Senate, possibly giving Democrats the keys to state government.

Buffalo Bills

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady asserted his on-field ownership of the Buffalo Bills again Sunday, matching an NFL record in beating them for the 26th time.

dmv.ny.gov

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state's new online Department of Motor Vehicles system is proving to be a big hit. The state says New Yorkers have used the system to make more than 1.4 million DMV reservations since it went online in 2013.

New York's attorney general says an analysis shows that three-quarters of nearly 53,000 guns used to commit crimes in New York over the last five years were originally purchased in another state.

www.ny.gov/programs/lgbt-memorial-commission

A call has gone out to artists who are interested in helping create an LGBT memorial for New York State.

Buffalo Bills

Jay Ajayi tied an NFL record by surpassing 200 yards rushing for the second game in a row, helping the Miami Dolphins rally past the Buffalo Bills 28-25 Sunday.

NYS OPWDD

An investigation of state employees stealing from developmentally disabled people in their care has prompted a call for better oversight by the agency overseeing group homes for the disabled.

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Several natural gas and coal-fired power plant owners sued New York State energy regulators Wednesday over the state's approval of billions of dollars in subsidies for aging nuclear plants.

New York State is requiring more health insurers to cover the cost of medications used to help those struggling with opioid addiction.

New York State Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation

Campers flocked to New York State Parks in record numbers for the fifth year in a row this year.

Buffalo Bills

LeSean McCoy scored three times and the Buffalo Bills extended their winning streak to four with a 45-16 victory over San Francisco and new starter Colin Kaepernick Sunday.

WBFO's Chris Caya

The National Transportation Safety Board has released its preliminary findings into a fatal midair plane collision in North Collins.

WBFO File Photo

Governor Andrew Cuomo's re-election campaign says it will "set aside" $350,000 it received from LPCiminelli and COR Development executives facing federal corruption charges.

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