Elmira tornado leaves behind a big mess
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Cuomo rides in on a white horse, resolves ConEd lockout, stokes speculation on a 2016 run.
New York tribes continue argument with the state, local governments feel the pain.
And have you ever wondered why nobody's improved on Craigslist?
Clean-up after Elmira tornado continues, with 1,500 still without power Sunday night in Elmira (Jeff Murray, Press and Sun).
The Post-Standard has a rundown of the likely votes by Central New York congressional representatives on the future of Bush-era tax cuts.
Cuomo's quick resolution of the ConEd lockout adds fuel to speculation of presidential aspirations (Freeman Klopott, Bloomberg News).
New Quinnipiac University poll finds an even split on hydrofracking in New York (Jon Campbell, Gannett).
New York to alter teacher certification process, starting in 2014 (Al Baker, New York Times).
The Democrat and Chronicle examines the imbalance between tax rates for colleges and universities and the government services they use.
Local governments are feeling the pinch from withheld casino payments to the state (Michael Hill, Associated Press).
Craigslist is blocking innovations that build on its listings (Nick Bilton, New York Times).
Apple's patent lawsuit against Samsung is headed to trial. The litigation is part of Apple's patent dispute with companies producing phones that use Google's operating system (Steve Lohr, New York Times).