State News

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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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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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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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Joseph Neuman
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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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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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