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Adam Warner
September 24, 2020 - 7:15 am
The upstate town of Swastika will keep its name after a unanimous vote this month.
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September 22, 2020 - 8:18 am
Two off-duty emergency responders were killed when the car they were in collided with a tractor-trailer on the New York State Thruway early Monday, authorities said.
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FILE - In this June 30, 2020, file photo, a box of absentee ballots wait to be counted at the Albany County Board of Elections in Albany, N.Y. A New York federal judge ordered the U.S. Postal Service to live up to its responsibilities to timely process election mail. The Monday, Sept. 21 written decision by Judge Victor Marrero came after several individuals including candidates for public office sued. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink, File)
1010 WINS Newsroom
September 21, 2020 - 4:46 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — For the second time in a week, a federal judge said a nationwide order is necessary to ensure mail for November's election is delivered on time, and he is threatening to demand weekly updates on efforts by the U.S. Postal Service to process election mail. On Monday, U.S. District...
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Kimberly Dole
September 21, 2020 - 12:12 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday announced that the state recorded only one death Sunday to COVID-19, the lowest one-day death toll from the virus the state has seen since the beginning of the pandemic.
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New York Attorney General Letitia James
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1010 WINS Newsroom
September 20, 2020 - 4:32 pm
New York Attorney General Letitia James promised Sunday to expedite the release of body camera footage in cases of alleged police misconduct that her office investigates.
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One World Trade Center
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Adam Warner
September 19, 2020 - 3:57 pm
Landmarks across New York state will be lit blue on Saturday night in honor of late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said.
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Rochester party shooting
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1010 WINS Newsroom
September 19, 2020 - 10:20 am
Gunfire at a backyard party killed two people and wounded 14 others early Saturday in Rochester, New York, a city that has been roiled in recent weeks by outrage over the suffocation death of Daniel Prude.
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David Caplan
September 18, 2020 - 3:38 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo took to social media Friday to remind New Yorkers to get a flu shot, posting a photo of himself getting one himself.
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Jobs unemployment
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Kimberly Dole
September 18, 2020 - 11:18 am
Unemployment insurance benefits were finally distributed. to 2.26 million New Yorkers this week, for a $1.9 billion total, weeks after the White House accused the state of stonewalling the aid.
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