CARS HOMES JOBS
 
FONDA

Feds fine Fonda manufacturer $53K, cite safety violations

Thursday, July 31, 2014
Workers at the Keymark Corp. aluminum plant in Fonda were exposed to a known carcinogen, high noise levels and potentially fatal 17-foot falls, federal regulators say.
 
Grand jury indicts Malta man in wife’s strangling death
SARATOGA COUNTY

Grand jury indicts Malta man in wife’s strangling death

Thursday, July 31, 2014
Charles Wilkinson was indicted Thursday on the charge of second-degree murder for allegedly strangling his wife of 46 years in late May.
 
SCHENECTADY

Dog deal bites Schenectady

Thursday, July 31, 2014
The dangerous dogs that were seized by police last month have now gone missing.
 
ALBANY

Federal prosecutor warns Cuomo over corruption probe

Thursday, July 31, 2014
Gov. Andrew Cuomo faced more questions about his handling of a special anti-corruption commission Thursday after Manhattan’s federal prosecutor threatened to investigate his office for possible witness tampering and obstruction for allegedly encouraging members of the panel to speak out on Cuomo’s behalf.
 
Probe exposes flaws behind HealthCare.gov rollout
WASHINGTON

Probe exposes flaws behind HealthCare.gov rollout

Thursday, July 31, 2014
Management failures by the Obama administration set the stage for computer woes that paralyzed the president's new health care program last fall, nonpartisan investigators said in a report released Wednesday.
 
ALBANY

Gaming Commission posts, removes casino proposals from website

Thursday, July 31, 2014
The state Gaming Commission briefly released today the 17 casino applications received last month from developers proposing projects across upstate New York.
 
US warns against traveling to Ebola-hit countries
NEW YORK

US warns against traveling to Ebola-hit countries

Thursday, July 31, 2014
U.S. health officials on Thursday warned Americans not to travel to the three West African countries hit by an outbreak of Ebola.
 
NEW YORK

NBA to put Twitter handle on ball in 2014-15

Thursday, July 31, 2014
The NBA is adding its Twitter handle to its official game ball for next season.
 
As US job market strengthens, many don't feel it
WASHINGTON

As US job market strengthens, many don't feel it

Thursday, July 31, 2014
The U.S. unemployment rate has plunged since the start of last year to a five-year low of 6.1 percent. And the July jobs report being released Friday will likely show a sixth straight month of healthy 200,000-plus gains. But for millions of Americans, happy days aren't quite here again.
 

Island near Buffalo overrun by hundreds of cats

Thursday, July 31, 2014
A small island near Buffalo has a big cat problem thanks to people who have abandoned felines there over the years.
 
Israel vows to destroy Hamas tunnels

Israel vows to destroy Hamas tunnels

Thursday, July 31, 2014
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday that Israel will destroy the Hamas tunnel network in the Gaza Strip "with or without a cease-fire," as the military called up another 16,000 reservists to pursue its campaign in the densely-populated territory.
 

Oakland Zoo animals enjoy fruit after truck crash

Thursday, July 31, 2014
Animals at the Oakland Zoo were treated to a buffet of tropical fruit after a truck spilled its shipment on a freeway.
 
Candidate lives as homeless person for a week
SACRAMENTO

Candidate lives as homeless person for a week

Thursday, July 31, 2014
California's Republican candidate for governor said he spent a week living as a homeless person in search of a job to test Gov. Jerry Brown's claim that the state is making a comeback after the economic downturn.
 
Haunting memories 70 years after Warsaw Uprising

Haunting memories 70 years after Warsaw Uprising

Thursday, July 31, 2014
On Friday, a group of insurgents will be honored in state ceremonies marking the 70th anniversary of the start of the 1944 Warsaw Uprising.
 
State Dept: 'No American is proud' of CIA tactics
WASHINGTON

State Dept: 'No American is proud' of CIA tactics

Thursday, July 31, 2014
The State Department has endorsed the broad conclusions of a harshly critical Senate report on the CIA's interrogation and detention practices after the 9/11 attacks, a report that accuses the agency of brutally treating terror suspects and misleading Congress, according to a White House document.
 
 

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