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New York State Department of Motor Vehicles sign
New York State Department of Motor Vehicles
1010 WINS Newsroom
December 12, 2019 - 4:43 pm
A new law allowing New Yorkers to get driver's licenses without having to prove they are in the country legally is set to take effect Monday, though immigrants might still face hurdles in some parts of the state.
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New York City traffic
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December 08, 2019 - 4:21 pm
Next weekend New York State will begin issuing driver’s licenses to people who are in the U.S. illegally.
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Minimum wage
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December 07, 2019 - 1:56 pm
New York is moving ahead with a law that will raise the minimum wage statewide on New Year's Eve.
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NY State trooper
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November 29, 2019 - 12:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Some lawmakers are proposing to equip state troopers with body cameras in New York, one of few states where the primary law enforcement agency doesn't have body or dashboard cameras already. The New York state police force is the largest among them. The camera proposal was...
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NYC Board of Elections
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November 05, 2019 - 8:24 pm
NEW YORK (AP) - New York's first election with early voting is reaching its conclusion as people across the state cast ballots in county and municipal races. With no federal or statewide contests on the ballot Tuesday, turnout low. This year's contests mark the first time New York allowed all...
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Foie gras
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November 02, 2019 - 12:33 pm
A day after the New York City Council voted to ban the sale of foie gras, animal rights activists sued the biggest U.S. distributor of the French delicacy for inhumane treatment of ducks.
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Barney Greengrass
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1010 WINS Newsroom
October 13, 2019 - 11:58 am
New York health officials have shut down one of the city's oldest, best known delis for sanitary violations including mice and roaches.
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Kimberly Dole
October 10, 2019 - 1:56 pm
WASHINGTON (1010/AP) -- Rep. Nita Lowey, who leads the powerful House Appropriations Committee and is a 31-year veteran of Congress, announced that she'll retire at the end of next year. The 82-year-old New York Democrat says on Twitter that it's been a "deep honor and privilege to serve my...
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Prison
Rattankun Thongbun
1010 WINS Newsroom
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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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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