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NY Senate leader: state budget deal close

March 27, 2015 | 05:08 PM
The Republican leader of the New York state Senate said a deal on the disclosure ...more»

Mixed reviews for Cuomo's 'Hunger Games' competitive streak

March 27, 2015 | 08:42 AM
It seems to be his nature. From the bruising basketball games he once played ...more»

Judge rejects challenge to Oneidas' tax-exempt land

March 27, 2015 | 08:35 AM
A federal judge on Thursday rejected a challenge to the U.S. Interior Department's ...more»

US defense chief to visit New York's Fort Drum next week

March 27, 2015 | 08:26 AM
The U.S. secretary of defense will be in northern New York to visit Fort Drum, ...more»

New York fire, building collapse injure 12; gas blast blamed

March 27, 2015 | 08:23 AM
An apparent gas explosion leveled an apartment building, partially destroyed ...more»

Budget talks wear on over minimum wage, school funding

March 27, 2015 | 08:22 AM
Minimum wage increases, spending on schools and a requirement that lawmakers ...more»

Lawsuit seeks complete detail from NY state on alleged abuse

March 26, 2015 | 01:16 PM
The Cuomo administration is fighting an attempt by a legal services group with ...more»

Speaker: Minimum wage hike should be part of budget

March 26, 2015 | 01:10 PM
Raising New York's minimum wage must be a part of negotiations over the state ...more»

Immigrant students start hunger strike for NY Dream Act

March 26, 2015 | 01:10 PM
About 50 immigrant students who live illegally in New York state have started ...more»

Fight for $15

March 25, 2015 | 03:25 PM
Workers are not satisfied with Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposal of raising ...more»

Senate creates workforce development task force

March 24, 2015 | 03:48 PM
Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos, R-Rockville Centre, announced the creation ...more»

Clergy deliver petition to Gov's Office asking for another $800 million in schools funding

March 24, 2015 | 03:03 PM
An open letter supporting additional funding for public education signed by ...more»

Cuomo stands by ethics ultimatum as NY budget talks heat up

March 24, 2015 | 07:54 AM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is so far holding firm to a promise not to sign a state budget ...more»

New York religious coalition pans Cuomo's education changes

March 24, 2015 | 07:54 AM
A group of clergy and lay people from around New York is writing to state leaders ...more»

2 boys hospitalized after spending frigid night on mountain

March 24, 2015 | 07:53 AM
Two young brothers who got lost while hiking with their mother to the top of ...more»

Judge dismisses teachers union challenge to NY tax cap

March 24, 2015 | 07:48 AM
A judge has once again dismissed a challenge to New York's property tax cap ...more»

MMA star Ronda Rousey joins lobbying effort in Albany

March 24, 2015 | 07:37 AM
Lobbyists trying to persuade New York lawmakers to legalize mixed martial arts ...more»

Gaming Commission issues request for applications for Southern Tier casino

March 23, 2015 | 03:35 PM
The New York State Gaming Commission on Monday approved a new "Request for ...more»

Voters say, keep ethics, school reform out of budget

March 23, 2015 | 02:34 PM
A majority of New York voters say reforms in ethics and education policies ...more»

No budget without ethics fix, voters say

March 23, 2015 | 01:53 PM
Eighty-four percent of New York state voters say elected officials should be ...more»

Sandra Lee pulled into ethics debate

March 23, 2015 | 01:52 PM
Sandra Lee has built an empire on lifestyle and cooking advice, but it’s ...more»

DEC revises mute swan eradication plan

March 23, 2015 | 01:44 PM
The state Department of Environmental Conservation has released a revised mute ...more»

Bill would ban ‘Palcohol’ in NY

March 23, 2015 | 01:41 PM
Two state lawmakers have introduced a bill to ban the sale of powdered alcohol ...more»
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Winning numbers drawn in 'Win 4 Midday' game
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7 injured in Brooklyn apartment fire
NEW YORK (AP) -- The fire department says a fast-moving blaze in a Brooklyn apartment injured seven people, including three critically...
Run from Cuba, Americans cling to claims for seized property
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De Blasio, reporters to joke at annual NYC Inner Circle show
NEW YORK (AP) -- Mayor Bill de Blasio is rarely shy about cracking a joke, and his Dad-like sense of humor usually draws a mix of laughs and groans from New York City's political press corps...
Nationals' Strasburg to start vs Mets' Harvey on April 9
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) -- Stephen Strasburg will start for the Washington Nationals in the third game of the season on April 9 in a likely showdown with New York Mets ace Matt Harvey...
In NYC, an unusual task force fights home-as-hotel rentals
NEW YORK (AP) -- From an office by the Brooklyn Bridge, a specialized team of investigators tackles a fast-growing concern in the nation's biggest city: apartments being rented like hotel rooms...
Trucker hauling wine arrested on drunken driving charge
KIRKWOOD, N.Y. (AP) -- Broome County Sheriff's deputies say the driver of a tractor-trailer carrying 80,000 pounds of wine has been arrested on a drunken driving charge...
Impact of Ohio's moves to reduce Lake Erie algae years away
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NY comptroller approves $2.1B in contracts, $8.8B payments
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Newtown advocates kick off annual ride to Washington
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NY wants help keeping state parks on list of best
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- State officials are encouraging residents to help keep two New York parks atop a list of the best nationally...
Connecticut aims to step up sewage removal from boats
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) -- Boaters, the state of Connecticut wants your sewage...
Woman charged with stealing funds from mobile home park
BLOOMINGBURG, N.Y. (AP) -- State police say they've charged the former office manager for an upstate New York mobile home park with stealing more than $15,000 from her employer...
Members of 1980 Olympic hockey team conduct Lake Placid camp
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) -- Some members of the 1980 U...
Pa. author of new book on 1777 battle to give talk in NY
STILLWATER, N.Y. (AP) -- The author of a new book on the largest battle of the Revolutionary War is giving a talk at the upstate New York site of one of the conflict's most significant clashes...
Sooners wear down in 62-58 loss to Spartans in East semis
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) -- It took four years for coach Lon Kruger to rebuild the Oklahoma Sooners into bona fide NCAA Tournament contenders...
Search continues for at least 2 after apparent NYC gas blast
NEW YORK (AP) -- Police are searching for at least two people still missing after an apparent gas line explosion leveled three New York City apartment buildings...
Spartans knock off Sooners 62-58 in East semifinal
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) -- All but counted out a little over a month ago, coach Tom Izzo and the Michigan State Spartans are still playing...

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