State News

NYC birth certificate
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January 15, 2020 - 6:02 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York has become the 10th state to allow adopted adults unrestricted access to their original birth certificates, a step that will help some people investigate their family histories. A new law effective Wednesday does away with restrictions dating back to the 1930s that...
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Flu shot
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January 15, 2020 - 7:45 am
New York state says it's seeing more reported cases of influenza so far this season than in recent years.
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Limousine
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January 14, 2020 - 4:34 pm
Political leaders in New York have reached an agreement to pass new limousine safety bills inspired by deadly crashes in 2015 and 2018, officials said Tuesday.
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Andrew Cuomo leads delegation to Puerto Rico
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Elise Czajkowski
January 14, 2020 - 1:12 pm
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is leading a delegation to Puerto Rico and has pledged to deploy 115 members of the National Guard to help with earthquake recovery efforts
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New York State
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January 14, 2020 - 11:14 am
New York once again is paying much more in federal taxes than it receives in federal spending, according to a report released Tuesday.
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Grafton Thomas
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Adam Warner
January 13, 2020 - 1:31 pm
The man accused of attacking people with a machete as they celebrated Hanukkah in Rockland County pleaded not guilty to federal hate crimes during a court appearance Monday.
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Vaping
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January 12, 2020 - 10:23 am
A judge has blocked New York state from enforcing an executive order banning flavored vaping products.
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Firefighting foam
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January 11, 2020 - 5:53 pm
New York plans to restrict the use of firefighting foam that contains certain chemicals that have the potential to contaminate groundwater.
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Andrew Cuomo
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1010 WINS Newsroom
January 08, 2020 - 7:07 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo used his annual State of the State address Wednesday to advocate for a mix of “practical” progressive goals and urgent responsibilities, including waging war on hate crimes, spending $3 billion on environmental protection and legalizing recreational...
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FILE - In this Oct. 18, 2018, file photo, Summer Zervos leaves New York state appellate court in New York. Zervos' lawsuit over President Donald Trump's response to her sexual assault allegations was put on hold Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020, when a court froze the case until New York's top court weighs whether to dismiss the case or delay it through his presidency. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
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January 07, 2020 - 6:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump got a reprieve Tuesday in a former “Apprentice” contestant's lawsuit over his response to her sexual assault allegations, when appeals judges gave him permission to appeal to New York's highest court and put proceedings on hold in the meantime. Trump's lawyers...
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