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Praise for 'small-town boy' hit by Stewart's car

Praise for 'small-town boy' hit by Stewart's car

Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014
Kevin Ward Jr.'s friends, family and fellow racing enthusiasts overflowed a high school auditorium Thursday to grieve and share stories about the 20-year-old dirt-track racer who was struck and killed by a car driven by NASCAR champion Tony Stewart.
 
ALBANY

NY teacher union won't endorse in governor's race

Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014
New York's powerful teachers' union will sit out of this year's governor's race, announcing Thursday that it won't endorse Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo, his liberal primary challenger, Zephyr Teachout, or any of the other contenders.
 
Communities across US recover after floods

Communities across US recover after floods

Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014
Communities across the U.S. are drying out after unusually heavy rains swamped highways, flooded basements and were blamed for at least four deaths.
 

Cuomo offers 'total solidarity' for Israel

Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo kicked off a two-day visit to Israel on Wednesday, where he expressed "total solidarity" with the country over the monthlong war between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip.
 
SYRACUSE

NJ to central NY heroin ring busted, 19 charged

Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014
Authorities say they've broken up a heroin ring that was moving large amounts of the drug from New Jersey to the Syracuse area.
 
SOUTH GLENS FALLS

Civil War-era cannonballs detonated in NY quarry

Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014
About 180 Civil War-era cannonballs found on the grounds of the nation's oldest arsenal have been detonated in an upstate New York quarry.
 
ALBANY

Stop Common Core ballot line petitions filed in NY

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014
More than 62,000 New York residents have signed on to an effort to create a new "Stop Common Core" ballot line to allow voters to voice their concerns about the state's new education standards.
 
ALBANY

NY law protects big cats, bans 'tiger selfies'

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014
New York's Internet Romeos will have to find new ways to attract mates now that it's illegal to pose for photos with a tiger, lion or other big cat — a practice popular on online dating sites but denounced by wildlife advocates as potentially dangerous to both man and beast.
 
ALBANY

New ethics rules for NY counselors of veterans

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014
New York state's Division of Veterans' Affairs has agreed to new ethics rules following an investigation showing two counselors received large inheritances from vets they helped.
 
ADIRONDACKS

State weighing options for Essex Chain of Lakes

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014
The state will take more time with and substantially revise its plans for managing the Essex Chain of Lakes property in Essex and Hamilton counties.
 
ALBANY

NY regulators to discuss propane storage plan

Monday, Aug. 11, 2014
State regulators say they'll hold an "issues conference" on a proposed propane storage facility in a depleted Finger Lakes salt cavern to determine if an official hearing before a judge is needed.
 
ALBANY

NY truck inspections take 167 off the highway

Monday, Aug. 11, 2014
State Police say special truck inspections along New York's Southern Tier Expressway over 72 hours last week found more than 1,300 violations and put 167 vehicles out of service for more serious vehicle and driver safety violations.
 
Poll: NY voters call Albany corruption serious
ALBANY

Poll: NY voters call Albany corruption serious

Monday, Aug. 11, 2014
Most New York voters think corruption is a serious problem in Albany, though most are unfamiliar with the anti-corruption commission the governor shuttered in April, according to a poll released Monday.
 
ALBANY

NY agency to revise plans for new Adirondack lands

Monday, Aug. 11, 2014
The Department of Environmental Conservation says it's revising its proposed recreation plans for new state land in the Newcomb area of the central Adirondacks in response to public comments.
 
NY Judge rules Teachout stays on primary ballot
ALBANY

NY Judge rules Teachout stays on primary ballot

Monday, Aug. 11, 2014
An attempt by supporters of Gov. Andrew Cuomo to knock challenger Zephyr Teachout off next month's Democratic ballot was dismissed Monday by a judge in Brooklyn who ruled the liberal law professor met a residency requirement.
 
 

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