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For Obama, a bumpy road to immigration orders

November 21, 2014 | 10:57 AM
President Barack Obama's sweeping immigration executive orders cap a turbulent, ...more»

As snow ends, roof collapses, floods are concerns

November 21, 2014 | 10:49 AM
A snowfall that brought huge drifts and closed roads in the Buffalo area finally ...more»

State leaders condemn deadly Jerusalem attack

November 18, 2014 | 02:57 PM
State leaders are responding to a deadly attack in Jerusalem Tuesday that killed ...more»

Latest security breach at Brooklyn Bridge spurs new legislation

November 18, 2014 | 02:52 PM
Lawmakers are seeking to introduce harsher penalties for trespassing on high-profile ...more»

Deutsch to head Fiscal Policy Institute

November 18, 2014 | 10:55 AM
The Board of Directors of the Fiscal Policy Institute has announced that Ron ...more»

DiNapoli eyes municipal finances, contractor use

November 18, 2014 | 08:59 AM
After a solid win at the polls, New York Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli plans ...more»

Hotline for reporting poachers, polluters

November 18, 2014 | 08:58 AM
New York conservation officials have established a toll-free hotline for reporting ...more»

NY appeals Tappan Zee Bridge loan rejection

November 18, 2014 | 08:56 AM
New York state has formally appealed a federal rejection of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s ...more»

4 banks agree to use NY database against illegal payday loans

November 18, 2014 | 08:55 AM
New York financial regulators say four more banks have agreed to use the state’s ...more»

Pipeline builders accused of misleading NJ residents

November 18, 2014 | 08:54 AM
Environmental groups are accusing Pilgrim Pipeline Holdings, LLC of resorting ...more»

Silk Road 2.0 shuttered by law enforcement

November 18, 2014 | 08:52 AM
Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for New York’s Southern District, ...more»

New York sees drop in gun death rate

November 18, 2014 | 08:51 AM
According to a recent report by the Violence Policy Center, New York state’s ...more»

Farm Bureau, Biz Council and county leaders fighting proposed water regulations

November 18, 2014 | 08:50 AM
A new coalition has been formed to fight a proposed rule change by the EPA ...more»

NYC Council approves greenhouse gas cuts

November 18, 2014 | 08:47 AM
The City Council has overwhelmingly approved legislation requiring New York ...more»

NY providing $206M for 4 renewable energy projects

November 18, 2014 | 08:45 AM
New York has committed $206 million to four large upstate clean energy projects. ...more»

OCFS gets new commish

November 18, 2014 | 08:44 AM
New York has a new commissioner for the agency overseeing state child care ...more»

Empire Center report shines light on ‘double-dipping’ by public employees

November 18, 2014 | 08:43 AM
Gazette staff writerA waiver allowing retired state and local government employees ...more»

NY health exchange premiums to rise

November 18, 2014 | 08:40 AM
Deductibles and co-payments will be flat but premiums will rise about 4.5 percent ...more»

NY approves new round of P-TECH partnerships

November 18, 2014 | 08:38 AM
New York is in line for more so-called P-TECH schools that allow students to ...more»

Local govts offered advice on pet store laws

November 18, 2014 | 08:35 AM
New York’s attorney general is offering advice to localities on drafting ...more»

Schumer: Loophole hinders missing child cases

November 18, 2014 | 08:33 AM
Legislation before Congress aims to fix a legal loophole that Sen. Charles ...more»

Cuomo debuts new state website

November 18, 2014 | 08:30 AM
New York state has a new digital home. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a major ...more»

New York loosens rules for craft beer, wine

November 18, 2014 | 08:20 AM
New York is eliminating some restrictions on craft beer, wine and spirits producers ...more»
Thruway fully open after western NY snow cleared
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- The state Thruway Authority says the entire length of the interstate is open, after snow from last week's lake-effect storm in the Buffalo area was removed...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Numbers Midday' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Sunday 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 Sunday:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Win 4 Midday' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Sunday afternoon's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Win 4 Midday" game were:...
Pressure builds after Pacquiao win for Mayweather
MACAU (AP) -- Manny Pacquiao is done taking the high road, tired of pretending he doesn't care...
Fort Drum powered by wood in renewable energy push
FORT DRUM, N.Y. (AP) -- Bulldozers rumble up and down steaming mountains of wood chips 24 hours a day, stoking the boilers that provide electricity to all 168 square miles of Fort Drum, home of the Army's 10th Mountain Division...
Cuomo: Evacuation plans in place in Buffalo area
CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (AP) -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo says evacuation plans are being prepared and the Red Cross is setting up shelters as rising temperatures melt 7 feet of snow in the Buffalo area, causing a risk of flooding...
New Jersey looks at 'yes means yes' college policy
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- You think the attractive woman at the party who has been chatting you up all night is ready to take things to the next level...
Rhodes scholars include 3 from New York
NEW YORK (AP) -- The 32 Rhodes scholars headed to Oxford University next year include three from New York state...
Health exchanges' finances face test in 2nd year
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- The federal government shelled out billions of dollars to get health insurance marketplaces going in the 14 states that opted to run their own...
Driver faces DWI charge after crashing into house
NEW YORK (AP) -- Authorities say a Long Island man is facing a DWI charge after driving his car into his next-door neighbor's house...
NYC announces contract for school custodians
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City officials say a contract agreement has been reached for about 5,000 school custodians...
4,200 rabbis from around the world convene in NYC
NEW YORK (AP) -- About 4,200 rabbis from 80 countries are convening in Brooklyn...
Buffalo residents urged to prepare for flooding
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- Buffalo is making significant progress clearing streets still clogged from an epic storm left more than 7 feet of snow even as a flooding threat looms, the city's mayor said Sunday...
NY attorney general faults snowbound price gouging
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York's attorney general has begun investigating complaints of price gouging by businesses in the Buffalo area where residents have been snowbound by storms off Lake Erie...
Schumer: Near misses show need for drone rules
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Sen. Charles Schumer says recent near misses between aerial drones and aircraft at New York City's Kennedy Airport show the need for federal regulations on the small, remote controlled aircraft...
No. 13 Gonzaga eases past St Thomas Aquinas 109-55
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -- Gonzaga's bench players got plenty of minutes again and came through with 50 points - giving the team's reserves 157 through its first four wins...
Baby girl accidentally shot in New York City home
NEW YORK (AP) -- Police say a 9-month-old girl is hospitalized after she was accidentally shot inside her home in New York City...
Hartford holds off Niagara, 65-62
LEWISTON, N.Y. (AP) -- John Carroll scored 16 points and Yolonzo Moore scored on a key tip-in in the final minute as Hartford held off Niagara, 65-62 on Saturday night...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Powerball' game
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the "Powerball" game were:...

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