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Out Late Tonight? You Can Grab An Uber

Ride-hailing apps are authorized to operate in upstate New York starting today . Apps like Lyft and Uber had been bound to the New York City area until now.

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Ride-hailing apps are authorized to operate in upstate New York starting today. Apps like Lyft and Uber had been bound to the New York City area until now.

Payne Horning, WRVO

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