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'Low pay is not OK'

November 25, 2014 | 02:30 PM
Labor and faith leaders gathered at the state Capitol Tuesday to demand a hike ...more»

Faith leaders: Food is a human right

November 25, 2014 | 12:43 PM
Days before Americans gather with loved ones to feast in honor of Thanksgiving, ...more»

DOT commissioner: Adjust travel plans, check road conditions as storm approaches

November 25, 2014 | 12:36 PM
New York State Department of Transportation Commissioner Joan McDonald is encouraging ...more»

Assemblyman Camara calls for peaceful protests in wake of Ferguson ruling

November 25, 2014 | 09:59 AM
By JIM SALTER and DAVID A. LIEB, The Associated Press and ROGER HANNIGAN GILSON, ...more»

Hundreds march in NYC to protest Ferguson decision

November 25, 2014 | 07:32 AM
Hundreds of people marched in Manhattan to peacefully protest a grand jury's ...more»

Collaborative aims to open palliative care discussion amongst families and loved ones

November 24, 2014 | 03:14 PM
In order to educate health care consumers and create dialogue amongst family ...more»

Cleanup on, flood threat looms after huge snow

November 24, 2014 | 11:17 AM
The weekend offered the Buffalo region a chance to dig out of record levels ...more»

Crime a concern among NYC voters

November 24, 2014 | 11:12 AM
New York City voters, overwhelmingly and across racial lines, are concerned ...more»

A tale of two cities

November 24, 2014 | 11:12 AM
A Quinnipiac Poll released on Tuesday Nov. 18 shows a racial divide over New ...more»

NYC to improve workforce training

November 24, 2014 | 11:12 AM
New York City is reshaping its $500 million workforce development program to ...more»

Field tests a waste of valuable time: NYSUT

November 24, 2014 | 11:11 AM
New York’s primary union for educators has come out against a proposed ...more»

Senate GOP backs deal with breakaway Dems

November 24, 2014 | 11:11 AM
The unusual power-sharing arrangement in the New York state Senate between ...more»

Skelos to lead Senate again

November 24, 2014 | 11:10 AM
Sen. Dean Skelos, R-Rockville Centre, was unanimously re-elected Senate Republican ...more»

A $5B question: How should New York spend surplus?

November 24, 2014 | 11:10 AM
As government problems go, it’s not a bad one to have: How should New ...more»

Report faults handling of Tappan Zee loan approval

November 24, 2014 | 11:09 AM
A New York oversight office on Thursday criticized the way a state board approved ...more»

Groups alert consumers to toxic toysbeing sold in their communities

November 24, 2014 | 11:08 AM
Children’s products containing lead, mercury, arsenic, cadmium and other ...more»

Schumer: Near misses show need for drone rules

November 24, 2014 | 11:08 AM
Sen. Charles Schumer says recent near misses between aerial drones and aircraft ...more»

Duffy to lead Rochester business group

November 24, 2014 | 11:07 AM
New York’s lieutenant governor will lead a Rochester business organization ...more»

DEC opens hotline to report poachers and polluters

November 24, 2014 | 11:04 AM
A new toll-free hotline will be available to report poachers and polluters ...more»

New York tax amnesty nets $530M

November 24, 2014 | 11:04 AM
A tax amnesty program in New York state has exceeded the half-billion dollar ...more»

NY Assembly’s GOP leader re-elected to post

November 24, 2014 | 11:03 AM
The top Republican in the New York state Assembly has been re-elected to his ...more»

Prosecutors collect $44M in penalties from upstate NY

November 24, 2014 | 11:03 AM
Federal prosecutors in upstate New York report collecting $44 million in penalties ...more»

AG faults snowbound price gouging

November 24, 2014 | 11:02 AM
New York’s attorney general has begun investigating complaints of price ...more»
State senate leader seeks new Hudson train tunnel
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- Saying the region's transportation network is facing a crisis, New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney is calling for a new train tunnel connecting New Jersey and New York...
Retired Catholic priest gets 10 years in rape case
LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) -- A former high-ranking member of a Roman Catholic religious order has been sentenced to up to 10 years in prison for raping a boy at a Massachusetts summer camp in the 1980s...
NY state looks into nursing home storm death
CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (AP) -- New York health officials say they're investigating the death of a 92-year-old nursing home patient who was evacuated following a snowstorm last week...
NY pension fund slips amid 'challenges' in quarter
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York's pension fund for state and local government workers declined to $178...
Ethics panel again defers to Justice on Rep. Grimm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Rep. Michael Grimm of New York won re-election this month, but he still faces a criminal investigation into possible campaign finance violations, as well as a 20-count indictment on tax fraud and other charges...
NY Lottery
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- These New York lotteries were drawn Wednesday:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Win 4 Midday' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Wednesday afternoon's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Win 4 Midday" game were:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Numbers Midday' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Wednesday afternoon's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Numbers Midday" game were:...
ACC teams struggling to break big kick returns
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) -- North Carolina's Ryan Switzer made returning punts for touchdowns look easy last season...
Native Americans ask Buffalo, NY, to rename island
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- Two Native American women have asked the city of Buffalo to rename Squaw Island because they say the term is antiquated and offensive...
Native Americans to Buffalo, NY: Rename island
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- Two Native American women have asked the city of Buffalo to rename Squaw Island because they say the term is antiquated and offensive...
Health insurance sign-ups coming to shopping malls
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Obama administration says more than 462,000 people selected a health plan in the first week of 2015 enrollment through HealthCare...
NFL might not flex any Sunday night games in 2014
NEW YORK (AP) -- For the first time since flexible scheduling came to "Sunday Night Football" in 2006, the NFL could go an entire season without needing it...
Ferguson protesters across US peaceful, disruptive
People protesting the Ferguson, Missouri, grand jury decision took to the streets in cities across the U...
The science of setting the NFL schedule
The NFL runs dozens of computers for 24 hours a day for 12 weeks to evaluate its millions of possible schedule combinations...
Holidays start in August for some small businesses
NEW YORK (AP) -- Chris Mann learned it's better to hire help for the November and December holidays while people in many parts of the U...
NY reports lower crime rate by ex-offenders
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Fewer than 10 percent of released state inmates are returning to New York prisons for new felonies, according to the latest data from corrections officials...
Pepsi gets Super Bowl campaign started early
NEW YORK (AP) -- Super Bowl 49 is still more than two months away, but Pepsi is drumming up an audience for the halftime show...
College student's death in May blamed on drugs
GENESEO, N.Y. (AP) -- Authorities say a western New York college student found dead inside a fraternity house last spring died of a lethal drug combination...
NY soldier killed in NC wreck
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) -- A soldier from New York has died in a wreck in North Carolina...

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