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Senate committee concerned about NY'ers cyber security

May 27, 2015 | 03:59 PM
The co-chairs of the Senate's Science, Technology, Incubation and Entrepreneurship ...more»

Education commissioner-elect tours Albany school

May 27, 2015 | 03:29 PM
During a visit to a school in Albany, the state’s new Education Commissioner ...more»

Lawyer: Confinement of chimps for research akin to slavery

May 27, 2015 | 02:24 PM
A lawyer seeking to free two chimpanzees from a state university told a judge ...more»

Attorney general to submit broad ethics reforms bill

May 27, 2015 | 08:14 AM
New York's attorney general soon plans to submit broad and detailed legislation ...more»

Florida schools chief to lead New York education department

May 27, 2015 | 08:03 AM
A former Florida school superintendent praised for her collaborative style ...more»

Letter to the Editor: No rational analysis of the facts

May 26, 2015 | 03:57 PM
Assembly bills A.791A (Gunther) and S.4324 (Hannon) are identical bills both ...more»

Voters divided on Education Tax Credit

May 26, 2015 | 01:25 PM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposed education tax credit is opposed by a plurality ...more»

Orange County DA announces indictment in kayak case

May 26, 2015 | 12:04 PM
Orange County District Attorney David Hoovler announced Tuesday afternoon that ...more»

Settlement cited in disabled man's homicide at NY facility

May 26, 2015 | 11:45 AM
Court papers show New York settling lawsuits against staff at a state residence ...more»

Corruption is not exclusive to politics in Albany

May 26, 2015 | 10:16 AM
You should know that in his Commencement Address on Sunday, May 17, 2015 at ...more»

Corruption has not gotten worse over last few years, voters say

May 26, 2015 | 07:33 AM
While 90 percent of voters say corruption in state government is a serious ...more»

New York lawmakers may aim for status quo in housing debates

May 26, 2015 | 07:25 AM
With Albany still reeling from corruption scandals and time running out on ...more»

GOP lawmaker: NY lawmakers must act on ethics

May 26, 2015 | 07:24 AM
The leader of the Republican minority in New York's state Assembly says legislators ...more»

Voters approve 99 percent of New York school budgets

May 22, 2015 | 11:38 AM
New York voters have again approved nearly all school budgets put before them ...more»

Hearing focuses on climate change

May 22, 2015 | 11:36 AM
The push for New York to take greater steps to fight climate change continues ...more»

DEC reconsiders oil transfer facility at Port of Albany

May 22, 2015 | 11:34 AM
T wo Capital District state lawmakers are praising a decision by the DEC that ...more»

‘Brittany’s Law’ would create a registry of violent felons

May 22, 2015 | 11:34 AM
Lawmakers, activists and victims’ families are calling for the passage ...more»

Wage board to consider fast food wage hike

May 22, 2015 | 11:33 AM
Fast-food workers raised their voices across New York last Wednesday to demand ...more»

Bill prohibits sex offenders from holding leadership positions in schools

May 22, 2015 | 11:32 AM
The Senate passed legislation (S.4153), sponsored by Senator Kenneth LaValle, ...more»

Lawmakers hope to shame companies whose employees rely on public assistance

May 22, 2015 | 11:31 AM
Sen. Gustavo Rivera and Assemblyman Michael Blake say they will introduce a ...more»

Strong ethics rules must be an end-of-session priority, says good-government coalition

May 22, 2015 | 11:24 AM
New York’s leading good government groups last Wednesday urged Gov. Andrew ...more»

Senator’s son gets 6-month sentence

May 22, 2015 | 11:24 AM
The son of the New York state Senate’s No. 2 Republican has been sentenced ...more»

Bill removes obstacles to recovering abducted children

May 22, 2015 | 11:22 AM
When Scott Berne was a young child, he was taken to five different countries ...more»
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AP Source: Pelicans interview Jeff Van Gundy
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Winning numbers drawn in 'Take 5' game
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Winning numbers drawn in 'Lotto' game
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AP Source: Sabres interview ex-Penguins coach Dan Bylsma
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- Former Pittsburgh Penguins coach Dan Bylsma's interview for the Buffalo Sabres' vacancy extended into Wednesday night, though a deal had not been reached...
Desrosiers makes 27 saves, Oceanic beat Remparts 4-0
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Winning numbers drawn in 'Powerball' game
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Tracy Morgan settles suit with Wal-Mart over fatal crash
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$150M in bribes, dozen schemes: US prosecutors' FIFA case
NEW YORK (AP) -- In accusing soccer federation leaders of tarnishing the sport by taking $150 million in bribes and payoffs, U...
Syndergaard dazzles with bat and glove, Mets sweep Phillies
NEW YORK (AP) -- Noah Syndergaard took care of birthday gifts for his dad and manager with one scintillating start...
NYC approves skyscraper in exchange for transit hub work
NEW YORK (AP) -- City officials cleared the way on Wednesday for construction of a new, 65-story Manhattan skyscraper after the developer made an unusual tradeoff: a promise to make sweeping upgrades to nearby Grand Central Terminal that would allow more rush-hour trains on the subway's busiest lines...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 10' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Pick 10" game were:...
NYC mayor urges Albany to act on rent rules, schools
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday urged Gov...
US, Chinese authors protest major book fair, censorship
NEW YORK (AP) -- Famous Chinese and American authors are protesting a major U...
3 possible host cities for Ironman World Championship
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NY Assembly votes for universal health coverage
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The New York Assembly voted 89-47 on Wednesday for legislation to establish publicly funded universal health coverage in a so-called single payer system...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Win 4 Evening' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Win 4 Evening" game were:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Numbers Evening' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Numbers Evening" game were:...
Pentagon: Military mistakenly shipped live anthrax samples
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday it is investigating what the Pentagon called an inadvertent shipment of live anthrax spores to government and commercial laboratories in as many as nine states, as well as one overseas, that expected to receive dead spores...

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