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In this Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, photo scientist and study director Jennifer Molignano uses an electronic pipette to prepare culture medium, a dark pink fluid that provides nutrition to living human skin tissue, as she sets up a demonstration of experiments at a MatTek Corporation lab, in Ashland, Mass. Molignano demonstrated experiments created to evaluate the effects of exposing living human skin tissues to commercially available skin care products, as well as an experiment to evaluate the effects of ultraviolet B rays, a simulation of exposing skin tissues to sunlight. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
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February 01, 2020 - 10:46 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A growing number of U.S. states are considering a ban on the sale or import of cosmetics that have been tested on animals, as advocates argue testing products such as lotions, shampoos and makeup on rabbits, mice and rats is cruel and outdated. The cause has gained support from...
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January 31, 2020 - 7:36 pm
The New York State Bar Association is endorsing the legalization of recreational marijuana, a move that comes as state lawmakers consider proposals this session to legalize the drug.
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Kimberly Dole
January 31, 2020 - 4:49 pm
After only a month, supporters of the bail reform law accuse the mayor and the police commissioner of using fear mongering tactics to change back to the way it was.
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State prison
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January 31, 2020 - 2:39 pm
Employees at a maximum security New York prison fell ill Friday after a letter was opened that contained a substance believed to be fentanyl, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said.
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Carol D'Auria
January 29, 2020 - 4:47 pm
New York become the 10th state to allow adopted adults unrestricted access to their original birth certificates this month, a step that will help some people investigate their family histories.
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Marijuana dispensary
Doug Hood
1010 WINS Newsroom
January 28, 2020 - 1:42 pm
New York could have one of the most lenient marijuana possession thresholds in the nation if an alternative legalization proposal is passed this session.
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Newburgh
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1010 WINS Newsroom
January 28, 2020 - 7:47 am
A 30-year-old man charged with fatally shooting a couple in their 20s and a 9-year-old boy in their Hudson Valley home knew the victims, police said Monday.
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Grafton Thomas
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1010 WINS Newsroom
January 27, 2020 - 7:36 pm
A psychiatrist has found Grafton Thomas incompetent to stand trial on federal hate crime charges stemming from a machete attack at a Hanukkah party that wounded five Hasidic Jews, Thomas's attorney said Monday.
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David Caplan
January 27, 2020 - 5:02 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo attended a commemoration ceremony Monday for the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, the Nazi concentration and extermination camp in Oswiecim, Poland.
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Newburgh shooting
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1010 WINS Newsroom
January 26, 2020 - 1:01 pm
Three people were shot and killed and another person was seriously wounded in what was reportedly a home-invasion shooting in Orange County on Sunday morning.
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