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October 11, 2019 - 3:37 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York will become the first state to require the disclosure of ingredients in tampons and other menstrual products. The law was signed Friday by Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who said menstrual products could contain toxic or allergy-causing chemicals unknown to consumers...
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Schoharie
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October 06, 2019 - 2:27 pm
A memorial to the 20 people killed when a stretch limousine blew through an intersection at the bottom of a long hill and barreled into an earthen embankment a year ago was unveiled Saturday at the crash site in upstate New York.
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Prison
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October 06, 2019 - 2:09 pm
New York is taking most 17-year-olds with offenses out of the adult criminal justice system.
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FILE - This Aug. 28, 2019 file photo shows counterfeit packaging for popular vape brands in a display case of a store in downtown Los Angeles. On Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said 1,080 confirmed and probable cases have been reported in 48 states and one U.S. territory. The count includes 18 deaths in 15 states. (AP Photo/Michael R. Blood)
David Caplan
October 03, 2019 - 5:04 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS/AP) -- New York State's ban on flavored vaping products will not go into effect on Friday, as previously scheduled, a state appellate court ruled on Thursday. The court has blocked the state from enforcing the ban until a broader injunction motion is decided at the trial level,...
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FILE - In this June 27, 2013 file photo, Reggie Batiste, program manager with AIDS Healthcare Foundation, administers a free HIV test as part of National HIV Testing Day in Atlanta. Just three weeks after President Donald Trump launched a campaign to end the U.S. HIV epidemic by 2030, new data suggests shows has already stalled. Health officials on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, said that that after declining for several years, the estimated number of new HIV infections held about steady from 2013 to 2016. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)
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October 02, 2019 - 6:31 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo says new state figures show the number of new HIV diagnoses has reached an all-time low. Cuomo in a Wednesday announcement says New York saw 2,481 new HIV diagnoses last year _ a 28% drop from 2014. The state directs $20 million annually to...
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Tarrah Gibbons
October 02, 2019 - 2:40 pm
Theme parks are the building blocks of life. If you're a LEGO lover, today's your lucky day. The toy company announced that they are opening a LEGOLAND resort in Goshen, New York, about two hours north of New York City in the summer of 2020. LEGOLAND New York Resort will be the ninth LEGOLAND theme...
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Vaping
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September 28, 2019 - 4:11 pm
A state judge has denied the vaping industry's request to delay a New York emergency ban on flavored e-cigarette sales.
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FILE- This Jan. 22, 2018, file photo shows the Dunkin' Donuts logo on a shop in Mount Lebanon, Pa. Dunkin' Donuts violated state law by not notifying almost 20,000 customers, including more than 2,000 in New York, about cyberattacks on their accounts in 2015 and inadequately warning more than 300,000 customers in 2018 about another attack, the New York state attorney general said Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019, in announcing a lawsuit. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
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September 26, 2019 - 3:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Dunkin' Donuts violated state law by not notifying almost 20,000 customers, including more than 2,000 in New York, about cyberattacks on their accounts in 2015 and inadequately warning more than 300,000 customers in 2018 about another attack, the New York state attorney general said...
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September 25, 2019 - 6:48 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- The Democratic governors of New York and Connecticut said Wednesday they plan to work together to regulate both recreational marijuana and vaping products, saying it makes no sense to have different rules in neighboring states. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said states are...
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September 25, 2019 - 6:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York's attorney general joined the Brooklyn district attorney and several immigrant advocates' groups Wednesday in filing two separate federal lawsuits challenging Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrests in New York courthouses. The plaintiffs said ICE arrests in...
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