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Voters approve 99 percent of New York school budgets

May 22, 2015 | 11:38 AM
New York voters have again approved nearly all school budgets put before them ...more»

Hearing focuses on climate change

May 22, 2015 | 11:36 AM
The push for New York to take greater steps to fight climate change continues ...more»

DEC reconsiders oil transfer facility at Port of Albany

May 22, 2015 | 11:34 AM
T wo Capital District state lawmakers are praising a decision by the DEC that ...more»

‘Brittany’s Law’ would create a registry of violent felons

May 22, 2015 | 11:34 AM
Lawmakers, activists and victims’ families are calling for the passage ...more»

Wage board to consider fast food wage hike

May 22, 2015 | 11:33 AM
Fast-food workers raised their voices across New York last Wednesday to demand ...more»

Bill prohibits sex offenders from holding leadership positions in schools

May 22, 2015 | 11:32 AM
The Senate passed legislation (S.4153), sponsored by Senator Kenneth LaValle, ...more»

Lawmakers hope to shame companies whose employees rely on public assistance

May 22, 2015 | 11:31 AM
Sen. Gustavo Rivera and Assemblyman Michael Blake say they will introduce a ...more»

Strong ethics rules must be an end-of-session priority, says good-government coalition

May 22, 2015 | 11:24 AM
New York’s leading good government groups last Wednesday urged Gov. Andrew ...more»

Senator’s son gets 6-month sentence

May 22, 2015 | 11:24 AM
The son of the New York state Senate’s No. 2 Republican has been sentenced ...more»

Bill removes obstacles to recovering abducted children

May 22, 2015 | 11:22 AM
When Scott Berne was a young child, he was taken to five different countries ...more»

Progressives, watchdogs speak out against education tax credit

May 22, 2015 | 11:09 AM
Good government groups and religious leaders are calling on the New York Legislature ...more»

New report on Attica prison riot reveals inmates were beaten

May 22, 2015 | 07:36 AM
More than 40 years after the nation's bloodiest prison rebellion, newly released ...more»

Little interest in Gov. Cuomo's summit on purging emails

May 22, 2015 | 07:33 AM
There should be plenty of seats available at Friday's meeting called by Democratic ...more»

NY to require further review of crude oil facility at port

May 22, 2015 | 07:32 AM
New York state regulators said Thursday they'll require further environmental ...more»

O'Donnell calls on governor to ban state-sponsored travel to Louisiana

May 21, 2015 | 02:15 PM
A day after Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal issued an executive order protecting ...more»

Thruway board approves 2015 budget without toll hikes

May 21, 2015 | 02:08 PM
The Thruway Authority board has approved a revised budget for 2015 without ...more»

AARP warns of 'Gen-Xodus'

May 21, 2015 | 02:06 PM
A majority of New Yorkers turning 50 this year worry about not saving enough ...more»

Legislature hosts Consul General of Italy

May 21, 2015 | 02:05 PM
Sen. David Carlucci, president of the Conference of Italian-American state ...more»

Ethics rules must be an end-of-session priority, says good government coalition

May 20, 2015 | 06:58 AM
New York's leading good government groups on Wednesday urged Gov. Andrew Cuomo ...more»

Hearing focuses on climate change

May 20, 2015 | 06:56 AM
The push for New York to take greater steps to fight climate change continues ...more»

'Brittany's Law' would create a violent felon registry

May 19, 2015 | 07:30 AM
Lawmakers, activists and victims' families were at the state Capitol Monday ...more»

Progressives, watchdogs speak out against education tax credit proposal

May 19, 2015 | 07:24 AM
Good government groups and religious leaders are calling on the New York Legislature ...more»

Regulators say 11 lenders to monitor vacant properties

May 19, 2015 | 07:23 AM
New York regulators said Monday that 11 lenders have agreed to monitor and ...more»
New York State Fair picks vendor for vegan/vegetarian stand
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) -- The New York State Fair has chosen a vendor for its first ever all-vegan and vegetarian stand...
NY senator backs legislation to combat child ID theft
NEW YORK (AP) -- Sen. Charles Schumer is proposing a measure to fight what he calls the growing trend of child ID theft...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Numbers Midday' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Sunday afternoon's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Numbers Midday" game were:...
NY Lottery
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- These New York lotteries were drawn Sunday:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Win 4 Midday' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Sunday afternoon's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Win 4 Midday" game were:...
Vermont hosting Great Lakes scientists at not-so-great lake
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) -- Scientists at the University of Vermont still chuckle at the memory of Lake Champlain's brief listing as the sixth Great Lake, and they don't hold a grudge: those who spent years studying the not-so-great lake are hosting colleagues from across the globe eager to hear about the latest research about the world's largest bodies of fresh water...
A head scratcher: 9 brains found next to train tracks
GOUVERNEUR, N.Y. (AP) -- Nine brains were found along a street in a northern New York village, but authorities say there's nothing to fear...
Forgotten for decades, fallen NY soldier finally honored
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Carroll Heath didn't have it easy growing up in the Great Depression...
Aging Catholic nuns get care at Jewish nursing home
NEW YORK (AP) -- For 98-year-old Sister Angela Rooney, it was one of the most jarring moves of her life...
Saved from Sandy: Shorebird efforts are declared a success
MIDDLE TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) -- A crash program to restore New Jersey bay and ocean beaches wrecked by Superstorm Sandy appears to have succeeded in saving tens of thousands of shorebirds that otherwise might have died after the 2012 storm wiped out their feeding grounds...
Nine brains found on Northern NY street
GOUVERNEUR, N.Y. (AP) -- Nine brains were found along a street in a northern New York village, but authorities are telling the public there's nothing to fear...
Northeast marinas scramble to repair damage from deep freeze
GLASTONBURY, Conn. (AP) -- The deep freeze that gripped the Northeast last winter dealt a severe blow to marinas and yacht clubs: Ice snapped pilings in half, shredded wooden docks and left behind wreckage that many compare to the effects of a hurricane...
Buffalo's new women's pro hockey team holds training camp
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- The "Beauts," Buffalo's entry into the National Women's Hockey League, are spending the unofficial start of summer on the ice...
West Point tells neighbors summer training might get loud
WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) -- West Point officials are telling the school's Hudson Valley neighbors that cadet training this summer might get noisy sometimes...
NY teacher's prom role: sewing-kit ace who fixes fashions
BAYPORT, N.Y. (AP) -- When retiring Long Island math teacher Carol Pitkewicz looks back on prom fashion, she says a common thread runs through it...
Lengthy police pursuit ends with fugitive's arrest
WALPOLE, N.H. (AP) -- New Hampshire police say they pursued a fugitive in a stolen truck through multiple towns before using a tire-deflating device to bring the vehicle to a stop...
NY lawmakers want to regulate motorized bicycles
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Two state lawmakers from Queens have introduced bills to regulate motorized bicycles used commercially with safety and insurance requirements...
NY buys land to protect Lake George water quality
LAKE GEORGE, N.Y. (AP) -- New York state has bought a more than 1,400-acre nature preserve to protect water quality in Lake George and a major tributary...
Bear spotted in NY suburbs, latest in series of sightings
ORANGETOWN, N.Y. (AP) -- A black bear appears to be making rounds in New York's suburban Rockland County...
Police say lengthy pursuit ends with fugitive's arrest
WALPOLE, N.H. (AP) -- New Hampshire police say they pursued a fugitive in a stolen truck through multiple towns before using a tire-deflating device to bring the vehicle to a stop...

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