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By admin On Saturday, April 22nd, 2017
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Schumer joins officials working on US-Canada dairy dispute

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer says he has spoken with President Trump about a U.S.-Canada trade dispute involving dairy products. Schumer said he is working with the president, More...

By admin On Friday, April 21st, 2017
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Former radical denied parole for role in NY Brinks heist

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A former radical who drove a getaway car during a Brinks armored car robbery that led to the deaths of two police officers and a security guard has been denied parole. The New York state Parole More...

By admin On Friday, April 21st, 2017
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Parole denied for Brinks heist getaway driver Judith Clark

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York's Parole Board has denied the release of a former Weather Underground radical who drove a getaway car in the 1981 Brinks armored car robbery that left three people dead. Judith Clark More...

By admin On Friday, April 21st, 2017
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Volunteers to clean up New York canal system and trails

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - The New York State Canal System is getting a spring cleanup. More than 100 volunteer cleanup events have been scheduled Friday through Sunday along the 524-mile (843-kilometer) canal system and More...

By admin On Thursday, April 20th, 2017
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NY to invest $112M in bicycle and pedestrian transportation

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York state is investing $112 million in federal funding into several dozen projects intended to enhance bicycle and pedestrian transportation. Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office announced the projects More...

By admin On Thursday, April 20th, 2017
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New York devotes $200M to fight heroin and opioid abuse

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York state is devoting another $200 million to fight the scourge of heroin and opioid abuse. Budget legislation signed by Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo will send $145 million to community More...

By admin On Thursday, April 20th, 2017
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Attorney general warns senior citizens of new gift card scam

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman (SHNEYE'-dur-muhn) is warning seniors to be wary of new phone schemes demanding money through gift cards or pre-paid debit cards. The attorney general's More...

By admin On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
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NY education chief orders hearing on effort to oust Paladino

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York's education commissioner has scheduled a hearing to decide whether one-time candidate for governor Carl Paladino should be removed from the Buffalo school board. The June 22 hearing More...

By admin On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
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New York awards $13M to combat violent crime

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York is awarding more than $13 million to help law enforcement agencies combat gun violence. The money will go to 20 police departments in the 17 counties participating in the state's Gun More...

By admin On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
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New York awards funds to family behavioral health services

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York is investing in more mental and behavioral health services for children across the state. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Tuesday that $6.5 million will be distributed to 17 health More...