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Updated at 3:24 PM

Let’s leave aside for the moment the fact that Obama crony Vivek Murthy is not fit or qualified to be Surgeon General of the United States. The more important question is, why do we need a Surgeon General? Isn’t this a great budget cut? Wouldn’t make sense to cut this department and this post and put the money into food stamps, or something else that could really make a difference in people’s lives?

Updated at 12:46 PM

The hot-fudge sundae began as a celebration of ice cream and Sundays. Soda jerks of the late 1800s discovered that the combination of hot and cold was an irresistible temptation. To keep the treat special, they served them only on Sundays, usually...

Updated at 12:45 PM

UTICA — The Faxton-St. Luke’s Healthcare Foundation announced the start of the 18th annual $100,000 Miracle Home Makeover to benefit the local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital at FSLH.

Updated at 12:43 PM

ALBANY — State Sen. James Seward met in Albany with American Legion representatives from Herkimer County during this week’s American Legion Department of New York annual legislative day.

Updated at 12:40 PM

HERKIMER — In order to meet a growing demand for primary and specialty health care in the Mohawk Valley region, Bassett Healthcare Network has renovated and expanded its health center on Albany Street in Herkimer.

Updated at 12:39 PM

If Mother Nature cooperates, we’ll have green onions in our gardens soon — that is if the winter loosens its grip. Then come those morsels of peppery spring sweetness, the radishes.

Updated at 12:32 PM

UTICA — SUNY INSET.The name might not stick, officials said, but with the SUNY Board of Trustees’ unanimous vote Wednesday, the merger of SUNYIT and Albany’s College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering is becoming reality.

Updated at 12:30 PM

Seeking to intensify pressure on Russia, President Barack Obama on Thursday expanded U.S. economic sanctions against Moscow over its actions in Ukraine.

Updated at 12:29 PM

March is National Nutrition Month — a perfect time to breathe new life into stagnant winter eating patterns.

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