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NY Senate GOP backs deal with breakaway Democrats

Monday, Nov. 17, 2014
The unusual power-sharing arrangement in the New York state Senate between Republicans and a splinter faction of Democrats will continue despite the GOP's gains, the chamber's top Republican said Monday.
 
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NY Green Party hopes to build on 2014 progress

Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014
The Green Party candidate who placed third in this month's New York governor's race says voting trends show his party has a promising future.
 
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NY hotline for reporting poachers, polluters

Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014
New York conservation officials have established a toll-free hotline for reporting poachers and polluters across the state.
 
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Unsettled market spurs speculation NY could go slow on casinos

Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014
After New York voters approved four upstate casinos last November, four Atlantic City casinos have closed, gambling profits plunged from Connecticut to Mississippi, and new casinos opened or were greenlighted in Maryland, Pennsylvania and Massachusetts.
 
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New York debuts new state website

Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014
New York state has a new digital home. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a major overhaul of the state's website Wednesday.
 
NY Assemblyman: put warnings on sugary drinks
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NY Assemblyman: put warnings on sugary drinks

Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014
A New York state assemblyman says sugary drinks should bear warning labels because of related health problems like obesity, heart disease and diabetes.
 
Schenectady family donates Christmas tree for Empire State Plaza
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Schenectady family donates Christmas tree for Empire State Plaza

Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014

A Schenectady family donated a blue spruce tree to the state Wednesday morning to be decorated and featured at the Empire State Plaza for the holiday season.
 
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New York health exchange premiums to rise

Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014
Deductibles and co-payments will be flat but premiums will rise about 4.5 percent for individuals and families during the second year of New York's health exchange, according to state officials.
 
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Advocates call on Cuomo to push minimum wage hike

Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014
Supporters of a higher minimum wage want New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to push the issue in a lame-duck legislative session before Republicans take control of the state Senate next year.
 
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Schenectady family donating tree to Capitol for holiday season

Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014
A pair of blue spruce trees is heading to the state Capitol for the holiday season.
 
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NY farm pays fine for refusing lesbian wedding

Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014
A rural New York wedding venue whose owners were fined $13,000 for refusing to host a lesbian wedding has stopped booking ceremonies.
 
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New flood gauges coming to New York rivers

Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014
Areas along the Hudson, Mohawk and Oswego rivers will soon have new flood gauges to warn of possible floods.
 
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NY posts 90 virtual tours of parks, attractions

Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014
New York has posted online more than 90 virtual tours of parks, campgrounds, attractions and other popular destinations.
 
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New leader for NY state child welfare agency

Friday, Nov. 7, 2014
The New York state agency that oversees child welfare programs is getting a new leader.
 
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NY to take applications for home heating subsidy

Friday, Nov. 7, 2014
New York plans to begin taking applications shortly for federally funded home heating assistance of up to $625 this winter.
 
 

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