New York State

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October 23, 2018 - 9:50 am
The FBI and Bedford police are investigating near the home of prominent philanthropist George Soros after a suspicious package was discovered inside his mailbox.
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October 21, 2018 - 1:16 pm
Multiple cases of a mysterious illness mimicking the symptoms of polio are under investigation in New York State.
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October 21, 2018 - 12:21 pm
A New York City college is among the top schools with the highest number of sexual misconduct reports, according to a New York Post article.
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October 17, 2018 - 5:54 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- A new report finds that when it comes to federal government, New York gives more than it receives. Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli says taxes paid by residents and businesses last year total about $24 billion more than the federal funds allotted to New York. It's the third straight...
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October 15, 2018 - 5:53 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The New York state Senate is taking a look at state efforts to boost women- and minority-owned businesses. The Senate's committees on labor, agriculture and economic development will hold a hearing Tuesday in Manhattan to review current programs designed to encourage more...
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October 15, 2018 - 5:46 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York is putting up $40 million to support solar projects that include energy storage. Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced that the NY-Sun program will make the money available in early November to jumpstart the development of at least 50 megawatts of energy storage paired with...
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October 09, 2018 - 5:14 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The names of 28 firefighters have been added to the New York State Fallen Firefighters Memorial in downtown Albany. Of the 28 names being added to the memorial, 22 were members of the Fire Department of New York. The newest of the 2,552 names on the memorial were dedicated...
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October 05, 2018 - 6:00 pm
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (AP) -- Prosecutors in upstate New York say a Brooklyn man who masterminded a scheme to plunder a quadriplegic's trust fund has been sent to prison. Schenectady County District Attorney Robert M. Carney says Jayquan Drumgold was sentenced on Thursday to 121/2 to 25 years behind...
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October 01, 2018 - 5:39 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- A New York state agency that cares for the disabled racked up hundreds of traffic tickets, including running red lights and speeding through school zones, according to an audit released Monday. The review found that the Office for the Protection of People with Disabilities does...
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September 27, 2018 - 5:35 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The deadline for removing New York's famous ``I Love NY'' signs is fast approaching, and neither the state nor the federal government seems to be backing down. Federal highway regulators and Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo say they're still in discussions over whether the state...
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