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Fast Food Wage Board needs to deliberate on proposed increase

June 29, 2015 | 03:13 PM
The state’s Fast Food Wage Board was unable to come to a unanimous decision ...more»

It's official: DEC bans fracking in 44-page 'findings statement'

June 29, 2015 | 02:58 PM
The state Department of Environmental Conservation seven-year review on hydraulic ...more»

Second Dannemora convict captured; lawmakers thank police, look to prevent future incidents

June 29, 2015 | 12:44 PM
Following the death of escaped inmate Richard Matt and the capture of David ...more»

Tedisco calls for 3-month legislative session to stop taxpayer-funded ‘pontification, thumb-twiddling’

June 29, 2015 | 12:02 PM
Assemblyman Jim Tedisco, R-Glenville, is calling for a dramatic rethinking ...more»

Status Quo

June 29, 2015 | 12:00 PM
A laundry list of changes in the state Legislature this session has made for ...more»

Good-govt. groups: lawmakers have unfinished business

June 29, 2015 | 11:59 AM
New York’s leading watchdog groups are calling on Gov. Andrew Cuomo and ...more»

Education tax credit fails in final days of session

June 29, 2015 | 11:55 AM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the death of the Parental Choice in Education Act, ...more»

‘The nightmare is finally over’

June 29, 2015 | 11:55 AM
Some of the same state troopers who spent three weeks hunting down two escaped ...more»

NYU study projects single-contract savings

June 29, 2015 | 11:53 AM
A new report from New York University projects major savings from combining ...more»

Legislature passes IDA reform bill

June 29, 2015 | 11:53 AM
The passage of a series of Industrial Development Agency reforms under a recent ...more»

Bill would establish forcible touching crime on public transit systems

June 29, 2015 | 11:52 AM
A bill (A.4969-b/S.3203-a) relating to the crime of forcible touching was passed ...more»

AG to serve as special prosecutor in cases where police kill civilians

June 29, 2015 | 11:52 AM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo will appoint Attorney General Eric Schneiderman as a statewide ...more»

Bill would give inmates’ families access to prison medical records

June 29, 2015 | 11:51 AM
A bill that would disclose an inmate’s medical information to family ...more»

‘Raise the Age’ effort fails; youth can still be prosecuted and tried as adults

June 29, 2015 | 11:50 AM
To the dismay of the Raise the Age NY Campaign and its supporters, lawmakers ...more»

Bill would consider a veteran’s disabilities when prosecuting certain crimes

June 29, 2015 | 11:50 AM
In 2009, Robert "Bar" Porter found himself in Saratoga County watching on as ...more»

AG settles with liquid nicotine manufacturers over safety issues

June 29, 2015 | 11:49 AM
New York state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced June 22 that four ...more»

Legislature passes requirement for student meningitis vaccine

June 29, 2015 | 11:48 AM
A bill (S.4324-a/A.791-c) that requires young people to be vaccinated against ...more»

Bill requires caregivers to report abuse directly to 911

June 29, 2015 | 11:47 AM
A bill introduced late in the session would have required that employees of ...more»

Pataki outlines presidential goals

June 29, 2015 | 11:47 AM
Presidential candidate and former New York Gov. George Pataki appeared on the ...more»

Jeb Bush leads in NH primary; Pataki has ground to cover

June 29, 2015 | 11:46 AM
Jeb Bush, the former governor of Florida, takes the lead in a crowded field ...more»

Judge Read retiring from Court of Appeals

June 29, 2015 | 11:46 AM
Judge Susan Read plans to retire after more than 12 years on New York’s ...more»

New York celebrates same-sex marriage law

June 29, 2015 | 11:45 AM
More than 20,000 people marched Sunday in New York city’s gay pride parade, ...more»

Gov. Cuomo officiates gay couple’s wedding

June 29, 2015 | 11:43 AM
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Sunday made use of some newly granted powers ...more»
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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The latest on the capture of one convicted murderer from a maximum-security prison and the killing of the other...
Misty Copeland named first black female principal at ABT
NEW YORK (AP) -- Misty Copeland, the Missouri-born dancer who has become a forceful voice for diversity in ballet, was named a principal dancer at American Ballet Theatre on Tuesday - the first African-American ballerina to achieve that status in the company's 75-year history...
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Winning numbers drawn in 'Numbers Midday' game
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United Nations secretary general to obtain NYC ID card
NEW YORK (AP) -- United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is becoming the proud owner of a New York City municipal identification card...
Source: Prison chief, 11 others put on leave after escapes
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The superintendent at the northern New York prison where two killers escaped three weeks ago and his deputy in charge of security are among 12 more staff who have been put on administrative leave, officials said Tuesday...
Officers kill upstate NY man after he points shotgun at them
EDINBURG, N.Y. (AP) -- Authorities say law enforcement officers have shot and killed a distraught man who pointed a shotgun at them during a standoff at an upstate New York home...
NYC proposal would limit for-hire vehicles
NEW YORK (AP) -- A new bill proposes a growth cap on vehicles for hire while New York City studies how e-hail companies are affecting traffic...
Binghamton City Council considering casino resolution
BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (AP) -- The Binghamton City Council is considering a resolution to support a potential casino in the city...
Judge nixes bridge lane-closing suit against Christie allies
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- A federal judge has dismissed a class-action lawsuit filed by people who were stuck in traffic when lanes of the George Washington Bridge were closed without warning in 2013...
Exhibit explores range, imagination of Heatherwick design
NEW YORK (AP) -- The imaginative and wide-ranging work of Britain's Heatherwick Studio may still be little-known in America, but a traveling exhibition aims to change that...
New book takes on the culture of kids bullying their parents
NEW YORK (AP) -- There's a difference in parenting between a little backtalk and kids actually bullying their grown-ups...
Police: 1 dead, 4 others injured in Niagara County crash
LEWISTON, N.Y. (AP) -- State police have released the name of a man who was killed in a three-vehicle crash in Niagara County that left four other people injured...
NY court upholds racketeering counts from clinics
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The state's top court has upheld racketeering convictions of a physician and chiropractor who worked with Manhattan medical clinics that ran up no-fault insurance bills...
Pope in US to meet with homeless, prisoners and immigrants
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Pope Francis will meet with homeless people, immigrants and prisoners during his upcoming trip to Cuba and the United States and become the first pope to address the U...
8 homes vacated after '03 plant accident will be up for sale
HOLLEY, N.Y. (AP) -- Eight abandoned homes will go on the market more than a decade after the owners moved out of their western New York neighborhood because of a chemical accident...
Top court upholds NYU expansion in Greenwich Village
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York's highest court has upheld New York University's planned expansion in Greenwich Village, which community groups sued to stop...
US court agrees Apple violated antitrust law in e-book entry
NEW YORK (AP) -- Apple violated antitrust laws by colluding with publishers to raise electronic book prices when it entered a market in 2010 that had been dominated by Amazon...

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