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Tourism Council plans increased publicity for New York destinations

September 22, 2014 | 03:05 PM
The Tourism Advisory Council met on Monday in Albany to discuss efforts to ...more»

Screening of "Kids for Cash" documentary to feature panel discussion on prison policies

September 22, 2014 | 02:05 PM
An organization that represents families of children with social, emotional, ...more»

Biz council sees positives in 2013 session

September 22, 2014 | 12:13 PM
An organization representing thousands of businesses across New York gave the ...more»

Cuomo: Use surplus to spur municipal consolidation

September 22, 2014 | 12:13 PM
New York should use nearly half of its more than $4 billion budget surplus ...more»

AARP warns of ‘boomer flight’

September 22, 2014 | 12:12 PM
A survey by the AARP shows that 60 percent of New Yorkers 50 and over plan ...more»

Census: NY poverty, income levels steady in 2013

September 22, 2014 | 12:12 PM
New Census estimates show the number of New Yorkers living in poverty remained ...more»

Board considers raising wages for those who work for tips

September 22, 2014 | 12:11 PM
The State Labor Department’s Wage Board convened in Albany to discuss ...more»

Commission to support state’s disabled workers

September 22, 2014 | 12:11 PM
New York is establishing a new commission to support employment of disabled ...more»

Unemployment benefits to increase in New York

September 22, 2014 | 12:10 PM
Benefits for the unemployed are set to go up in New York. Gov. Andrew Cuomo ...more»

Cahill Announces Initiative to Combat Domestic Abuse and Assault

September 22, 2014 | 12:09 PM
Attorney General candidate John Cahill announced a plan to create a ...more»

DiNapoli accepts PBA endorsement

September 22, 2014 | 12:08 PM
At their headquarters in downtown Albany, the Police Benevolent Association ...more»

Nurses get more power to administer hep-c tests under new state law

September 22, 2014 | 12:08 PM
Registered nurses will now be allowed to administer tests for hepatitis C, ...more»

Gloversville Latin teacher named state’s top educator

September 22, 2014 | 12:07 PM
The New York State Board of Regents named Gloversville Enlarged School District ...more»

Charter group sues for new school funding formula in NY

September 22, 2014 | 12:06 PM
Five families are suing New York state on behalf of charter school students ...more»

NY steps up security, no specific terror threat

September 22, 2014 | 12:06 PM
New York is starting to deploy National Guard troops and additional police ...more»

NYC municipal ID cards to offer free incentives

September 22, 2014 | 12:05 PM
Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration is adding incentives to encourage ...more»

Cuomo, Christie review security measures as U.S. prepares to address ISIS threat

September 22, 2014 | 12:04 PM
In response to the growing tension between the United States and terrorist ...more»

DOS launches efforts to protect new immigrants from fraud

September 22, 2014 | 12:04 PM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is spearheading a new initiative to protect immigrants from ...more»

Mayor De Blasio: Income inequality not acceptable

September 22, 2014 | 12:03 PM
Bill de Blasio, who was elected mayor on a promise to fight New York City’s ...more»

EPA rejects Cuomo’s Tappan Zee bridge loan proposal

September 22, 2014 | 12:01 PM
The Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday balked at Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s ...more»

Agencies seek comment on state’s open space plan

September 22, 2014 | 12:01 PM
New York state is seeking comment on its open space plan. The 2014 State Open ...more»

NYC to build upstate hydroelectric plant

September 22, 2014 | 12:00 PM
New York City says it plans to build a new hydroelectric plant in upstate New ...more»

Advocates: NY is leader for migrant children

September 22, 2014 | 11:57 AM
New York state is a national leader in helping thousands of unaccompanied migrant ...more»
Del. authorities: Bus overturns, 2 dead, injuries
NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) -- A bus carrying dozens of passengers finishing up a sightseeing tour crashed and overturned in Delaware, leaving two women dead and several other passengers injured, authorities said...
NTSB investigating fatal Delaware bus crash
NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) -- The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating a Delaware bus crash that left two dead and dozens injured...
NY Lottery
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- These New York lotteries were drawn Monday:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Numbers Midday' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Monday afternoon's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Numbers Midday" game were:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Win 4 Midday' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Monday afternoon's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Win 4 Midday" game were:...
Feds: $3.6B for post-Sandy transportation projects
NEW YORK (AP) -- Federal officials have announced $3...
Prosecutor: NYC might face legal action over jails
NEW YORK (AP) -- A federal prosecutor in New York says he's ready to take legal action against New York City to force long-overdue reforms at its problem-plagued Rikers Island jail complex...
Hundreds speak out on New York casino plans
COLONIE, N.Y. (AP) -- Supporters and critics of proposals for an Albany area casino are weighing in as three days of public hearings on casinos planned for upstate New York get underway...
NY judge: Cameras could have stopped police deaths
NEW YORK (AP) -- The federal judge who ruled the New York Police Department's stop and frisk policy violated civil rights says body cameras could have prevented the deaths of two men by police...
Wall Street sit-in planned on climate crisis
NEW YORK (AP) -- One day after a huge climate march in New York City, activists on Monday planned to flood Wall Street to protest what they say is corporate and economic institutions' role in the climate crisis...
Engineers call for national approach to flooding
An organization of civil engineers is calling for a national strategy for mitigating flood risks, saying the U...
2 dead in car crash on LI
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) -- Authorities say two people were killed overnight in a single-car crash on Long Island...
Cops: 2 men killed in separate Brooklyn stabbings
NEW YORK (AP) -- Police are in New York City say two men have been fatally stabbed hours apart in separate incidents in Brooklyn...
Arrests made after NY college's homecoming game
BROCKPORT, N.Y. (AP) -- Police in a western New York college town say they made several arrests after bars were shut down when they became overcrowded after a homecoming weekend football game...
Official pushes grading system for NYC nail salons
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Bronx borough president wants New York City nail salons to be graded on cleanliness, safety, ventilation and other issues...
Western NY paper plants damaged in massive fire
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) -- Investigators are trying to determine the cause of a stubborn fire that burned through stacks of paper products at neighboring western New York industries...
2 hurt when ATV crashes into cop car during chase
TICONDEROGA, N.Y. (AP) -- Authorities say two people are recovering after they were injured when their all-terrain vehicle collided with a police car at the end of a four-mile chase in the southeastern Adirondacks...
Man accused of DWI with children in car
SELDEN, N.Y. (AP) -- Police on Long Island say a man is accused of driving while intoxicated with his two children, ages 5 and 8 months, in the car...
Police seek new leads in woman's 1984 slaying
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (AP) -- State police investigators are seeking the public's help in solving the murder of a woman whose body was found in a northern New York corn field 30 years ago...
Toddler struck by minivan dies
VALHALLA, N.Y. (AP) -- Police in Westchester County say a toddler struck by a minivan last week has died...

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