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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»

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»

Toxic plume spreading at defense plant, tests show

November 24, 2014 | 11:01 AM
A decades-long toxic cleanup around the former aerospace plant that helped ...more»
Longevity, icon status get toys into hall of fame
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) -- Before the holiday wish lists and mad buying rush each year comes a dose of nostalgia with the National Toy Hall of Fame's annual picks for enshrinement...
National Toy Hall of Fame inductees over the years
The inductees into the National Toy Hall of Fame:...
New York courts Chinese tourists
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York state is hoping to cash in on China's growing middle class by attracting more tourists from the world's most populous nation...
Man arrested in Greenwich fur coat theft
GREENWICH, Conn. (AP) -- Police say a New York man was arrested after allegedly stealing tens of thousands of dollars' worth of fur coats from a Connecticut department store and touching off a police chase...
Investigation underway after deadly upstate fire
OSWEGO, N.Y. (AP) -- A 63-year-old man is dead following an apartment fire in upstate New York...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Numbers Midday' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Thursday 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 Thursday:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Win 4 Midday' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Thursday afternoon's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Win 4 Midday" game were:...
Americans mark Thanksgiving with parades, turkey
NEW YORK (AP) -- Turkey, stuffing and a helium-filled Thomas the Tank Engine are on the menu as friends and families gather across the United States to celebrate Thanksgiving...
Expectant mom struck by car dies; baby born alive
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Authorities in Pittsburgh say a pregnant woman sitting outside a neighborhood drugstore was struck and killed when an elderly driver trying to park jumped the curb and pinned her against the wall...
Rochester's new $50M bus terminal set to open
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) -- Buses are scheduled to depart early Friday morning from Rochester's new Downtown Transit Center...
Plane at Sea-Tac scraped by fueling truck
SEATTLE (AP) -- A Delta plane is being inspected at Seattle's Sea-Tac Airport after it was damaged by a ground vehicle Thursday morning...
Suspect in teen stabbing won't face murder charge
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) -- A grand jury has decided not to indict a 61-year-old Rochester-area man on a charge of murder in connection with the stabbing death of a teenager last month...
Frida Kahlo's garden to be reimagined in New York
NEW YORK (AP) -- Mexican artist Frida Kahlo's native garden and studio will be reimagined at the New York Botanical Garden in the spring...
Former Bills star Talley suffers from depression
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- Former Buffalo Bills star linebacker Darryl Talley told The Buffalo News that he is suffering from depression and has contemplated suicide in what he considers side-effects from his hard-hitting playing days...
Citymeals takes NYC elderly out for a meal
NEW YORK (AP) -- Citymeals-on-Wheels staff and volunteers are taking dozens of normally homebound New Yorkers out for a restaurant meal...
Holiday meal includes traditional Jewish stew
NEW YORK (AP) -- The New York City charity Masbia (MAHZ'-bee-uh) is hosting Thanksgiving meals in Queens and Brooklyn...
Storm knocks out power for 51K New York customers
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- More than 51,000 New York utility customers greeted Thanksgiving Day without electricity after an early winter storm caused outages around the state...
Ex-NYPD detective is sentenced to DWI program
NEW YORK (AP) -- A former New York City police detective who accidentally shot his partner in the wrist must participate in a drunken driving awareness panel and pay a $500 fine...
NY Botanical Garden to reimagine Kahlo's garden
NEW YORK (AP) -- Mexican artist Frida Kahlo's (FREE'-duh KAY'-lohz) native garden and studio will be reimagined at the New York Botanical Garden in the spring...

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