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Event held in North Texas to recognize Vietnam veterans

August 2, 2015

WHITE SETTLEMENT, Texas (AP) — Vietnam War veterans waved to friends and family along a parade route in a North Texas town as part of a belated welcome-home even. more »»

Coast Guard helicopter lands on SI golf course; no injuries

August 2, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — A Coast Guard helicopter had to make an emergency landing on the grounds of a Staten Island golf course because of smoke and fumes in the cockpit. No injuries were reported. more »»

Cake: The new favorite mode for American political debate?

August 2, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — It really should be a piece of cake. Customer comes in, asks for a cake with a specific design or for a particular event, baker makes it, everyone's happy. more »»

Things to know about Canadian hydropower in US Northeast

August 2, 2015

Power produced by hydroelectric generators in Canada have played a part in the U.S. Northeast's electricity landscape for four decades, and experts say its role will only increase. more »»

Canadian rivers: Solution to Northeast's high energy prices?

August 2, 2015

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — There's plenty of raw electricity sloshing around in Quebec's rivers and reservoirs, offering promise for U.S. northeasterners who pay the nation's highest power costs. more »»

Separate NYC gunfire incidents leave 2 dead, 11 wounded

August 2, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Two people were killed and 11 others wounded in three overnight shootings in New York City, including nine people hurt when gunfire broke out at a backyard party in Brooklyn,... more »»

Cities make police changes after unrest over citizen deaths

August 2, 2015

The fatal shooting of Michael Brown, a black 18-year-old, by a white Ferguson, Missouri, policeman was a catalyst for change in the St. Louis suburb. more »»

Ferguson spurs 40 new state measures; activists want more

August 2, 2015

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — When a white Ferguson policeman fatally shot a black 18-year-old nearly a year ago, the St. Louis suburb erupted in violent protests and the nation took notice. more »»

Albany airport gets $1.2M to rehabilitate terminal roof

August 2, 2015

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Albany International Airport is getting $1.2 million to help rehabilitate its terminal building.

Rep. Paul Tonko says the money from the U.. more »»

NY health exchange says 2.1 million enrolled for coverage

August 2, 2015

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's health exchange reports connecting 2. more »»

NY State Police cite plan to update patrol vehicle fleet

August 2, 2015

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York State Police say an update of the patrol vehicle fleet will be completed by the next fiscal year, removing those with more than 125,000 miles drive. more »»

Police: Gunfire at Brooklyn backyard party injures 9

August 2, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Police say gunfire broke out at a backyard party in Brooklyn overnight, injuring nine people.

Sgt. more »»

Group wants to restore NY state park's 1930s-era bathhouse

August 2, 2015

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — An effort is underway in Saratoga Springs to obtain funding to revitalize a Depression-era bathhouse that hasn't been used in decades. more »»

NY senator calls for upgrades in stretch limo standards

August 2, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Sen. Charles Schumer is urging federal officials to take action to address gaps in safety standards for stretch limousines after four women were killed in a crash on Long Island. more »»

Schumer calls for upgrades in stretch limo standards

August 2, 2015

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Sen. Charles Schumer is urging federal safety officials to raise standards for stretch limousines following the fatal crash on Long Island that killed four young women. more »»

Verizon workers to stay on job without new contract

August 2, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Unions representing Verizon workers in nine states say their members will work without a contract as more negotiations are scheduled with the wireless carrie. more »»

Photos of endangered animals shine on Empire State Building

August 2, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Dozens of people stopped in Manhattan intersections gazing at photos of endangered animals shining on the side of the Empire State Buildin. more »»

NYC health official expects more Legionnaires' disease cases

August 2, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City health official says there likely will be more cases of Legionnaires' disease over the coming days amid an outbreak that has sickened dozens.

Dr. more »»

Police: LI man seriously injured after touching power line

August 2, 2015

EAST ATLANTIC BEACH, N.Y. (AP) — A Long Island man has been seriously injured after police say he touched a power line while trying to hang an American flag.

It happened around 1 p.m. more »»

 
 

 

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