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Labor, clergy organize a ‘moral march to the polls’

August 29, 2014 | 08:51 AM
Marking the 51st anniversary of the march on Washington, labor unions and faith ...more»

Times endorses Wu over Hochul

August 28, 2014 | 11:39 AM
The New York Times has endorsed Tim Wu for New York lieutenant governor over ...more»

NY Times: No endorsement in Cuomo-Teachout race

August 27, 2014 | 01:23 PM
The New York Times editorial board announced Tuesday that it will not endorse ...more»

DiNapoli: Agency overtime spending is 'troubling'

August 27, 2014 | 12:13 PM
State agencies spent more than $316 million on overtime in the first six months ...more»

Antonacci challenges DiNapoli to debate

August 26, 2014 | 11:56 AM
State comptroller candidate Bob Antonacci is challenging incumbent Tom DiNapoli ...more»

Teachout wins endorsement of women's group

August 26, 2014 | 08:26 AM
Zephyr Teachout has won the endorsement of the National Organization for Women's ...more»

Q poll shows little support for recreational marijuana in NY

August 25, 2014 | 12:36 PM
Only 35 percent of New York State voters want to legalize marijuana for personal ...more»

Cuomo: Time to outlaw gender identity discrimination

August 25, 2014 | 12:34 PM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is calling on the state to outlaw discrimination against ...more»

Wineries can import grapes in wake of a poor harvest

August 25, 2014 | 12:31 PM
New York authorities will allow wineries to buy grapes and juice from out of ...more»

Macy’s to pay $650,000 in shopper-profiling probe

August 25, 2014 | 12:29 PM
Macy’s has agreed to pay $650,000 to settle allegations of racial profiling ...more»

Q poll finds highest-ever opposition to new drilling

August 25, 2014 | 12:13 PM
Opposition to drilling for natural gas in the Marcellus Shale is inching up ...more»

Fracking part of Astorino’s jobs plan

August 25, 2014 | 12:09 PM
Republican gubernatorial hopeful Rob Astorino unveiled a plan to boost New ...more»

Q-poll: Nearly half of New York voters say Cuomo is part of the corruption problem

August 25, 2014 | 12:07 PM
Government corruption in New York state is a "very serious" or "somewhat serious" ...more»

Third major labor union snubs Cuomo

August 25, 2014 | 12:04 PM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo was snubbed by a third major labor union when the 2.5 million ...more»

What’s the difference between Governors Andrew Cuomo, Chris Christie, and Rick Perry?

August 25, 2014 | 12:02 PM
You should know that there is an old saying: "You can indict a ham and cheese ...more»

Two very different racially charged incidents

August 25, 2014 | 11:56 AM
We suppose no one should be surprised that just a few weeks after Eric Garner ...more»

The consequences of this election are serious

August 25, 2014 | 11:55 AM
In 2011, when Republicans regained control of the New York State Senate, the ...more»

Safety standards lag oil train traffic

August 25, 2014 | 11:54 AM
With freight trains likely to rumble through the Rochester area laden with ...more»

Rebuilding the public trust

August 25, 2014 | 11:50 AM
One of the big problems government bodies have always had with retaining public ...more»

Gov. Cuomo under pressure to debate his challenger

August 25, 2014 | 11:39 AM
Rob Astorino, the Republican candidate for governor, has offered to debate ...more»

Primary foe aims for rebuke of Gov. Cuomo

August 25, 2014 | 11:16 AM
As Zephyr Teachout says, there wasn’t supposed to be a Democratic primary ...more»

Conservation voters make Sen. Avella's re-election a priority

August 25, 2014 | 10:57 AM
The New York League of Conservation Voters’ political action committee ...more»

DiNapoli: SUNY improves crime stats reporting, but more needs to be done

August 25, 2014 | 09:02 AM
The State University of New York’s 29 state-operated colleges made improvements ...more»
Obama interrupting weekend trip to return to DC
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama is interrupting a weekend trip to return to the White House...
Peng beats another seeded player at US Open
NEW YORK (AP) -- Peng Shuai beat another seeded player at the U...
NY Lottery
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- These New York lotteries were drawn Friday:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Win 4 Midday' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Friday 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 Friday afternoon's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Numbers Midday" game were:...
NY foster agencies settle suit by kids for $17.5M
MIAMI (AP) -- Attorneys say three private New York foster care agencies will pay $17...
NYC music festival tightens security
NEW YORK (AP) -- Heightened security is in place for a New York City music festival where two people died last year...
Montclair-Boonton repairs ahead of schedule
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey Transit says regular service will resume on its Montclair-Boonton Line trains on Tuesday...
NYC fire academy takes steps to curb MRSA outbreak
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Fire Department of New York is taking steps to prevent infection after more than a dozen probationary firefighters were diagnosed with the drug-resistant staph infection called MRSA...
NBC News says Chelsea Clinton quits as reporter
NEW YORK (AP) -- Chelsea Clinton said Friday she is quitting her job as a reporter at NBC News, citing increased work at the Clinton Foundation and imminent birth of her first child...
NYPD monitoring Britain terror precautions
NEW YORK (AP) -- Police Commissioner William Bratton says New York City is closely following developments overseas after Britain raised its terror threat level...
Ebola in mind, US colleges screen some students
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- College students from West Africa may be subject to extra health checks when they arrive to study in the United States as administrators try to insulate campuses from the worst Ebola outbreak in history...
Israel identifies body as missing American student
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israeli forensic investigators on Friday identified a recently found body as that of a U...
Shark Girl statue debuts in Buffalo
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- Shark Girl is on display in Buffalo and at least one official from the statue's old home of Cincinnati feels a slight bite of sorrow...
In first, memorial will be open on night of 9/11
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Sept. 11 memorial plaza will be open on the night of the attacks' anniversary this year, the first time the general public will be able to visit ground zero on the commemoration date...
Dustin Diamond returns again to his inner Screech
NEW YORK (AP) -- The rank of mega-stars who are known simply by one name includes, of course, Madonna, Cher, Beyonce and Bono...
NYC developer makes changes in 'poor door' design
NEW YORK (AP) -- A developer and city officials say some changes have been negotiated in a plan for a so-called "poor door" for less-affluent residents of a Manhattan skyscraper...
Yonkers man arrested in assault on woman, 3 kids
NEW YORK (AP) -- A Yonkers man has been arrested in an assault on a woman with three children who asked for a cab ride to Queens...
Comedian Joan Rivers hospitalized in New York City
NEW YORK (AP) -- Joan Rivers remained in a New York City hospital Friday, one day after going into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office...
Developer makes some changes in 'poor door' design
NEW YORK (AP) -- A developer and city officials say some changes have been negotiated in a plan for a so-called "poor door" for less-affluent residents of a Manhattan skyscraper...

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