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113-foot blade falls off New York windmill, lands in field

FENNER, N.Y.— An energy company says it's trying to determine why a 113- foot-long blade fell off a windmill in central New York. The Post-Standard of Syracuse reports that officials in the Madison County town of Fenner say it appears the blade fell off Thursday morning at Enel Green Power-North America's wind farm. Town official say they believe a bolt may have...
Source: The Associated Press
Wall Street poised for strong open ahead of holiday

U.S. stock futures were higher this morning, a day after the S&P 500 breached an intraday two-year low. The stock market is closed Monday for Presidents Day.
Source: | By: Matthew J. Belvedere
ITT tops Street 4Q forecasts

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. _ ITT Corp. on Friday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $36.7 million. The average estimate of 10 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 55 cents per share. Eight analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $636 million.
Source: The Associated Press
NY man arrested after waving gun-like object on live TV

NEW YORK— New York City police say a Brooklyn man caught on camera waving what appeared to be a handgun behind a television reporter during a live broadcast has been arrested. Police say Khanukov waved the weapon-like object while standing behind a WNBC-TV reporter during a live broadcast in front of Brooklyn Supreme Court. It happened Wednesday afternoon as...
Source: The Associated Press
NY to require manufacturers to pay for fouled water cleanup

The Department of Environmental Conservation sent a letter to New Jersey- based Honeywell International and Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics, part of a Paris- based global conglomerate, demanding that they enter into binding consent orders to finance a state Superfund cleanup launched four weeks ago in Hoosick Falls, a small village on the Vermont border.
Source: The Associated Press
Pandora has had talks about sale: NY Times  

CNBC's Dom Chu reports on the latest developements with Pandora after NY Times confirmed the company having had talks about sale.
Western NY-based company to expand, add 1,400 jobs upstate

ALBANY, N.Y.— A Buffalo- based pharmaceutical company that makes cancer drugs plans to expand its headquarters and open a new manufacturing facility in western New York, creating an estimated 1,400 jobs over 10 years. Andrew Cuomo joined Athenex executives Thursday in Dunkirk, N.Y., the future site of the manufacturing plant, to announce the $1.6 billion...
Source: The Associated Press
Judge lifts order blocking Chautauqua venue reconstruction

MAYVILLE, N.Y.— The Chautauqua Institution will be allowed to move ahead with plans to demolish and rebuild its historic open-air theater after a judge Thursday declined a request by preservationists to block the project. The Chautauqua Institution plans to knock down the 123- year-old structure known as the "Amp" and replace it with an updated replica with a...
Source: The Associated Press
Yellen: Too early to determine impact of global developments

WASHINGTON— Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen cautioned Thursday that global economic pressures pose risks to the U.S. economy but said it's too soon to know whether those risks are severe enough to alter the Fed's interest-rate policies. But she said the Fed thought it should study the issue again now that other central banks, including in Europe and Japan,...
Source: The Associated Press | By: By MARTIN CRUTSINGER, AP Economics Writer
Hardinge posts 4Q profit

ELMIRA, N.Y. _ Hardinge Inc. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter profit of $2.8 million. On a per-share basis, the Elmira, New York- based company said it had profit of 21 cents. Hardinge shares have decreased 14 percent since the beginning of the year.
Source: The Associated Press