State News

Coronavirus
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March 07, 2020 - 2:36 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Saturday declared a state of emergency in New York over the coronavirus as the number of cases climbed to 76.
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Coronavirus
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March 06, 2020 - 1:15 pm
Officials said a Manhattan man is the latest New Yorker to get the coronavirus as the statewide number of cases trippled in 48 hours.
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InDepth
Susan Richard
March 05, 2020 - 6:16 pm
This week's episode of the podcast "In Depth" takes a look into puppy mills and Albany's effort to ban the sale of dogs in pet stores.
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Andrew Cuomo
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March 04, 2020 - 6:50 am
New York senators moved to strengthen the state's seat belt laws Tuesday and approved a bill that requires backseat adult passengers to buckle up. The legislation, passed by the state Senate and Assembly, now moves on to Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
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Trump
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David Caplan
March 03, 2020 - 7:08 pm
New York state will not hold a Republican presidential primary this year, guaranteeing that President Donald Trump will win all of the state's delegates.
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Lawrence Ray
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March 02, 2020 - 4:49 pm
An ex-convict accused of forcing young women he met in his daughter's dormitory into prostitution or forced labor after winning their trust was in bed with a victim when he was arrested, a prosecutor said Monday as the New Jersey man lost a bid to be freed on bail.
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Plastic bag ban
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March 01, 2020 - 11:28 am
New York State’s ban on single-use plastic bags takes effect Sunday.
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Plastic bags
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February 29, 2020 - 1:46 pm
New York state will wait until April 1 to penalize stores that violate a new ban on single-use plastic bags that is embroiled in litigation, the state’s top environmental official said Friday.
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Coronavirus test
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February 29, 2020 - 12:42 pm
New York City and State are developing their own test for the coronavirus after testing kits by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention proved unreliable in multiple cases.
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New York State Legislature Senate
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1010 WINS Newsroom
February 28, 2020 - 10:17 am
As the debate over New York’s bail law rages in the state Capitol, criminal justice interests have funneled hundreds of thousands of dollars to state lawmakers who will decide whether to amend the reforms, campaign finance records show.
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