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Immigrant students start hunger strike for NY Dream Act

March 25, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — About 50 immigrant students who live illegally in New York state have started a hunger strike after a proposal that would allow them to apply for state financial aid for college... more »»

NY to award $46M in grants for sewer upgrades

March 25, 2015

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state plans to award $46 million in grants to local communities grappling with aging sewer systems, a dramatic increase from previous years. more »»

Rhino horns case gets Canadian man 2 1/2 years in US prison

March 25, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — A Canadian antiques dealer caught in a U.S. crackdown on illegal trafficking in rhinoceros horns has been sentenced to two and a half years in prison.

U.S. more »»

New York mayor: We've helped dangerous school turn around

March 25, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday visited his third struggling high school this month to promote his Renewal Schools program to boost school performance with extra support such as... more »»

New York Assembly votes again for abortion rights

March 25, 2015

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The state Assembly has voted for legislation to codify in New York the abortion rights established by the U.S. more »»

High school girl asks friend to prom with help from Jets

March 25, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — This was one touchdown of a promposal — with the help of the New York Jets. more »»

Forbes estimates Yankees worth $3.2 billion

March 25, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Forbes estimates the New York Yankees are baseball's most valuable team for the 18th straight year.

Forbes claimed Wednesday the Yankees are worth $3.2 billion, up from $2. more »»

Report calls for improvements at FBI to combat terror

March 25, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI must scramble to keep up with increasingly sophisticated terrorists and improve its ability to gather intelligence on global threats to the nation's security, according... more »»

NYC mayor: We've helped dangerous school turn around

March 25, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Mayor Bill de Blasio says one of New York City's most dangerous schools has started to turn around thanks to his renewal program for struggling schools. more »»

High school girl asks boyfriend to prom with help from Jets

March 25, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — This was one touchdown of a promposal — with the help of the New York Jets. more »»

Schumer calls for federal funding for aging sewer systems

March 25, 2015

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer wants New York to provide more grants instead of loans to local communities grappling with aging sewer systems. more »»

NY speaker: minimum wage hike should be a part of budget

March 25, 2015

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie says a minimum wage increase must be "on the table" as closed-door wrangling over the state budget continues. more »»

StoryCorps to launch global expansion with $1M TED Prize

March 25, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — After amassing a huge collection of recorded voices in the United States and creating a popular fixture on public radio, the national oral history project StoryCorps is going... more »»

29 face charges in suburban NY oxycodone, heroin ring

March 25, 2015

NEW CITY, N.Y. (AP) — Twenty-nine people face federal or state charges in connection with an alleged oxycodone and heroin ring that operated in the New York City suburbs. more »»

Comcast says $45B Time Warner Cable deal to take longer

March 25, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Comcast says it expects its $45 billion purchase of Time Warner Cable to take longer because of a long-running regulatory revie. more »»

FBI investigating threats against New York Islanders' Leddy

March 25, 2015

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — The FBI is investigating social media threats made against New York Islanders defenseman Nick Leddy.

FBI spokesman J. more »»

New York Assembly set to vote again for abortion rights

March 25, 2015

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The state Assembly is set to pass legislation to codify in New York the abortion rights established by the U.S. more »»

A sampling of editorials from around New York

March 25, 2015

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Post-Star of Glens Falls on government ethics reform. more »»

 
 
 

 

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