State News

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November 04, 2019 - 7:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- The New York attorney general has filed a lawsuit to stop the Trump administration from scrapping a rule to make light bulbs more energy efficient. Attorney General Letitia James called the rollback a ``not-so-bright idea'' that ``would unlawfully delay the adoption of energy...
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November 04, 2019 - 5:15 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York state would explicitly protect personal staffers of elected officials and judges from harassment under a new bill submitted by two Democrats. Democratic state Sen. Andrew Gounardes, a sponsor, said the bill closes a loophole that has led to the dismissal of lawsuits...
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Adoption
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November 03, 2019 - 6:34 pm
Gov. Cuomo said Sunday that New York State would go to court to block a Trump administration proposal that would allow adoption and foster care agencies to turn away members of the LGBTQ community who want to give kids a home.
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Niagara Falls
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November 03, 2019 - 2:39 pm
A shipwreck that’s been lodged under the rapids over Niagara Falls for 101 years came loose during a powerful storm last week and has moved near the edge of the falls.
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October 30, 2019 - 5:30 pm
ROTTERDAM, N.Y. (AP) — A dog hit by a car in upstate New York rode for 45 minutes wedged between the broken bumper and the grille before the driver realized she was carrying an injured passenger. Coco the shiba inu was being treated for a fractured elbow after being struck Monday morning in Albany...
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October 29, 2019 - 7:55 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A former college football player suffering from early dementia was among those who urged New York state legislators on Tuesday to ban tackle football for children 12 and younger. T.J. Abraham, who is now a doctor, testified before a state Assembly committee hearing in Manhattan...
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Associated Press
Kimberly Dole
October 25, 2019 - 5:25 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS/AP) -- New York is launching a nine day period of early voting for the first time, hoping that the benefits of expanded ballot box access to the polls will outweigh the cost and headaches of keeping them open for more than a single day. Starting Saturday, voters in this autumn's...
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U.S. Military Academy
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October 23, 2019 - 1:04 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – A cadet who had been missing from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point since Friday was found dead Tuesday night. The body of Kade Kurita, 20, was discovered at about 10 p.m. Tuesday, according to officials. Kurita, from Gardena, California, was last seen at the academy at...
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Andrew Weber
October 22, 2019 - 11:30 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – Forty-six state attorneys general have signed on to an antitrust investigation into Facebook, says NY Attorney General Letitia James in a statement Tuesday morning. James said in the statement, “Facebook may have put consumer data at risk, reduced the quality of consumers’...
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October 21, 2019 - 6:45 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- A new law in New York allows breastfeeding mothers to delay jury duty for up to two years. The law signed Monday by Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo requires mothers who want to postpone jury duty to submit a note from a physician. Jury duty can't have already been postponed or...
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