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By admin On Saturday, May 27th, 2017
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Package that led to Newark airport evacuation deemed safe

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - A suspicious package that forced the partial evacuation of a terminal at Newark Liberty International Airport has been determined not to be a threat. Police for the Port Authority of New York More...

By admin On Saturday, May 27th, 2017
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Trump says decision on Paris climate deal coming next week

President Trump will make up his mind on the Paris climate deal soon, he tweeted early Saturday. “I will make my final decision on the Paris Accord next week!” he wrote from the G-7 summit in Italy at More...

By admin On Saturday, May 27th, 2017
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People seek doomsday shelters in South Dakota city

IGLOO, S.D. (AP) - They came from Pennsylvania, New Mexico, Indiana and New York, all for the chance to put $5,000 down on one of the hundreds of concrete bunkers in a cow pasture on the remote southern edge of More...

By admin On Friday, May 26th, 2017
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Test show skull from swamp isn’t that of missing 12-year-old

COXSACKIE, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities say test results show a skull found in wetlands along the Hudson River is that of a man 20 to 50 years old, not a 12-year-old upstate New York boy who disappeared a decade ago. More...

By admin On Friday, May 26th, 2017
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Repairs on NY highways pause over busy holiday weekend

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Repair crews on New York state highways are taking a break over the busy Memorial Day holiday weekend. Road and bridge construction projects on state highways will be suspended from 6 a.m. Friday More...

By admin On Thursday, May 25th, 2017
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Sotheby’s sells Tamayo’s ‘Bird Charmer’ for $4.3M in NY

NEW YORK (AP) - "The Bird Charmer" by Rufino Tamayo was sold for $4.3 million on Thursday at Sotheby's Latin American art auction in New York. The 60 1/4 by 50 1/4 inch (153 x 128 cm) oil on canvas was sold a day More...

By admin On Thursday, May 25th, 2017
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New Amazon bookstore looks like airport desperation pit-stop

Amazon may have finally killed the bookstore once and for all — by opening one. The online retailer has launched New York’s first Amazon Books, a glorified airport stall located on the third floor at the Shops More...

By admin On Thursday, May 25th, 2017
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Poll: Voters unaware of constitutional convention vote

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A new poll has found that most New York state voters haven't heard anything about this fall's vote on a state constitutional convention. Voters will decide in November whether to hold a convention More...

By admin On Thursday, May 25th, 2017
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Report identifies areas where New York is short of teachers

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - A new report examining New York's teacher shortage says it's mostly confined to a handful of subjects and geographic regions. The New York State Schools Boards Association says hard-to-staff More...

By admin On Thursday, May 25th, 2017
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New York man sentenced in drug trafficking rung

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - A New York man has been sentenced to more than nine years in prison for his participation in a drug trafficking ring that operated in Vermont. Federal prosecutors say 36-year-old Micahel J. More...