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Thousands skip NY tests, raising questions about evaluations

April 17, 2015 | 07:05 AM
Some New York school districts are reporting that 60 to 70 percent of students ...more»

Skelos vows to cooperate with prosecutors

April 16, 2015 | 03:47 PM
New York state Senate Leader Dean Skelos said Thursday he will cooperate with ...more»

Board of Elections split on campaign rule; 'LLC loophole' intact

April 16, 2015 | 03:45 PM
New York's Board of Elections split Thursday along party lines on closing the ...more»

NY settles suit over death of disabled resident for $2.25M

April 15, 2015 | 03:15 PM
New York on Wednesday settled for $2.25 million a lawsuit filed by a family ...more»

Left, right ally against Cuomo's Start-Up NY

April 15, 2015 | 07:30 AM
An unlikely coalition from New York's political right and left has called for ...more»

NY Comptroller discloses 2014 tax return

April 15, 2015 | 07:29 AM
New York Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli's tax return shows that he made $146,900 ...more»

NY attorney general reports $327,000 in income

April 15, 2015 | 07:28 AM
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman (SHNEYE'-dur-muhn) has reported ...more»

State police investigating inmate death at state prison

April 15, 2015 | 07:28 AM
New York state police say they're investigating an inmate death at the maximum-security ...more»

Advocates for expanded Hudson River dredging renew call

April 15, 2015 | 07:27 AM
A group of environmentalists and elected officials renewed their call Tuesday ...more»

State Ed. data shows minority students more likely to be taught by ineffective teachers

April 14, 2015 | 03:35 PM
  A New York State Education Department report shows an unbalanced ...more»

Rockefeller to host severe weather forum

April 14, 2015 | 02:36 PM
A program will be conducted at UAlbany to address serious weather challenges ...more»

NY'ers can show their support for MMA bill on new website

April 14, 2015 | 02:05 PM
The largest promoter of mixed martial arts fights launched new webpage Tuesday ...more»

Tax and Finance Dept. expected to stop $500 million in fraudulent claims this year

April 14, 2015 | 01:21 PM
Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Tuesday that the New York State Department ...more»

Texting-while-driving tickets up 35 percent; more than half handed out in NYC

April 14, 2015 | 11:58 AM
Tickets handed out to motorists for texting while driving has increased by ...more»

Astorino is 'proud' of Clinton's candidacy, but plans to endorse a Republican in 2016

April 14, 2015 | 09:48 AM
Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino released a statement Monday welcoming ...more»

Astorino: Why my kids are 'opting out'

April 14, 2015 | 09:03 AM
Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino issued a statement Tuesday morning ...more»

Attorney General questions work practices of 13 retailers

April 14, 2015 | 09:02 AM
New York's attorney general has launched an inquiry into 13 major retailers, ...more»

Thousands likely to sit out English, math tests

April 14, 2015 | 08:46 AM
Parent leaders of the movement to boycott New York's standardized tests say ...more»

New York eliminates 57 "nuisance" fees

April 14, 2015 | 08:36 AM
York is eliminating dozens of small fees the state had imposed on things ranging ...more»

Clinton kicks off 2016 campaign online, heads next to Iowa

April 14, 2015 | 08:29 AM
Hillary Rodham Clinton jumped back into presidential politics on Sunday, making ...more»

SUNY chancellor encourgaes students to 'opt-in' to state assessments

April 14, 2015 | 08:05 AM
In a blog post on the State University of New York website, SUNY Chancellor ...more»

Cuomo vetoes 184 budget items for being outdated and unnecessary

April 14, 2015 | 07:39 AM
Governor Andrew Cuomo on Monday submitted 184 vetoes in accordance with Article ...more»

DEC: Hunters took record number of bear last hunting season

April 13, 2015 | 03:24 PM
According to the state Department of Environmental Conservation New York hunters ...more»
Mets get gem from deGrom, beat Marlins for 7th straight win
NEW YORK (AP) -- Minus their closer in addition to their captain, the New York Mets kept rolling right along...
After players meet, slumping Marlins lose 5-4 to Mets
NEW YORK (AP) -- Whatever the Miami Marlins said during their players-only meeting, it didn't seem to help until the ninth inning...
Crosby, Penguins get even with 4-3 win over Rangers
NEW YORK (AP) -- Sidney Crosby woke up, and so did the Pittsburgh Penguins...
NY Lottery
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- These New York lotteries were drawn Saturday:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Lotto' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Lotto" game were:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Take 5' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Take 5" game were:...
Tanaka allows 2 hits over 7 innings as Yanks rout Rays 9-0
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Faced with questions about his elbow and his velocity this season, Masahiro Tanaka put together his best performance against the Tampa Bay Rays...
Rockhold stakes claim as top UFC middleweight contender
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- Luke Rockhold staked his claim in New Jersey as the top middleweight contender in UFC...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Powerball' game
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the "Powerball" game were:...
Woman killed in Huntington auto crash
HUNTINGTON, N.Y. (AP) -- Police are investigating an automobile accident in Huntington, Long Island that killed a 44-year-old woman...
Oilers win NHL draft lottery and chance to select McDavid
The Edmonton Oilers won the Connor McDavid sweepstakes...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 10' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Pick 10" game were:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Win 4 Evening' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Saturday 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 Saturday evening's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Numbers Evening" game were:...
Independent league experiments with 3-ball walks
CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) -- The Long Island Ducks and Bridgeport Bluefish tried some radical speedup rules Saturday in an exhibition of the independent Atlantic League...
A-Rod surprised by his early success
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Alex Rodriguez is the first one to admit it...
Hawks know from experience that 8 seeds can be troublesome
ATLANTA (AP) -- There's nothing to indicate the Atlanta Hawks will have any trouble with the Brooklyn Nets in the opening round of the NBA playoffs...

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