State News

Plastic bag ban
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February 28, 2020 - 7:15 am
Here’s what to know about New York State’s ban on most plastic bags, which goes into effect Sunday.
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David Caplan
February 27, 2020 - 12:19 pm
A victim of the Hanukkah attack in Monsey who had been in critical condition since the attack is "showing signs of improvement," according to a community leader.
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Sipa USA
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February 26, 2020 - 3:53 pm
New York's governor says he will ask state lawmakers in coming days to approve $40 million to help state health officials respond to the deadly coronavirus outbreak.
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Syracuse University
Syracuse University
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February 26, 2020 - 2:35 pm
Syracuse University is going to close a study abroad program in Italy because of the spread of the new coronavirus.
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Sandra Wilson
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February 24, 2020 - 7:20 pm
A suburban New York library guard who was stabbed to death on the job had loved her work, her relatives said Monday as she was laid to rest and the suspect was indicted on a murder charge.
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Albany Jewish Community Center
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's Office
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February 23, 2020 - 4:44 pm
The Albany Jewish Community Center was evacuated and searched Sunday morning after it and several other centers around the country received anonymous emails with vague threats that mentioned a bomb, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said.
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Josef Gluck
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February 22, 2020 - 8:21 pm
WEST NYACK, N.Y. (AP) — An Orthodox Jewish man credited as a hero for attacking a knife-wielding man who stabbed five people during a Hanukkah celebration north of New York City is refusing to take a $20,000 reward from established Jewish groups because he considers them Zionists, according to a...
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Cuomo Trump
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February 21, 2020 - 5:59 pm
New York’s governor is offering to allow federal officials access to the state’s motor vehicle database but not to drivers’ Social Security numbers in an effort to persuade the Trump administration to let state residents back into Global Entry and other frequent traveler programs.
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Alzheimers
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February 21, 2020 - 9:29 am
Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Friday a 30-day amendment to the FY 2021 Executive Budget which will include legislation to establish the SUNY Curing Alzheimer's Health Consortium within the State University of New York.
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Library stab
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Kimberly Dole
February 19, 2020 - 10:02 am
A female security guard was stabbed to death inside a Rockland County library, police say.
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