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December 17, 2017 - 2:00 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer wants the Transportation Security Administration to speed up plans to equip transit hubs with screening devices that can detect suicide vests like the one that exploded in a New York City subway tunnel. Schumer says Sunday that the devices known as stand-...
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December 16, 2017 - 9:46 pm
SALAMANCA, N.Y. (AP) — The supervisor of a small town in western New York and his wife, the town clerk-elect, have been struck and killed by a car. The Post-Journal of Jamestown reports that Michael and Donna Phillips were walking to town hall in Salamanca, New York on Friday when they were hit by...
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December 16, 2017 - 8:36 pm
SALAMANCA, N.Y. (AP) — The supervisor of a small town in western New York and his wife, the town clerk-elect, have been killed in a car crash. The Post-Journal of Jamestown reports that Michael and Donna Phillips were on their way to town hall in Salamanca, New York on Friday when they were hit by...
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December 16, 2017 - 7:44 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer wants the Transportation Security Administration to speed up plans to equip transit hubs with screening devices that can detect suicide vests like the one that exploded in a New York City subway tunnel. Schumer says Sunday that the devices known as stand-...
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December 16, 2017 - 7:26 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Four police officers credited with subduing a would-be suicide bomber in New York City passed out toys to needy children across the Hudson River in New Jersey. The four Port Authority officers helped distribute 1,000 toys at the event in Newark on Saturday. TV station CBS2...
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December 16, 2017 - 6:03 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — "A Prairie Home Companion" has been given a new name — "Live from Here" — in the wake of creator Garrison Keillor's acrimonious split with Minnesota Public Radio. Chris Thile, the mandolin virtuoso who has hosted the weekly variety show since Keillor's retirement last year,...
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December 16, 2017 - 6:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's mayor has signed legislation to enable all city voters to register online. Mayor Bill de Blasio said the bill he signed Saturday is one step toward fixing the city's "antiquated" electoral system. Under the new legislation, the city will create an online portal and...
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December 16, 2017 - 4:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's mayor has signed legislation to enable all city voters to register online. Mayor Bill de Blasio said the bill he signed Saturday is one step toward fixing the city's "antiquated" electoral system. Under the new legislation, the city will create an online portal and...
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December 16, 2017 - 4:13 pm
DETROIT (AP) — A Missouri kayaker who's trying to paddle around all five Great Lakes has stopped her journey because of the rigors of wintry weather. Traci Lynn Martin says she paddled 3,582 miles (5,764 kilometers) since March and completed lakes Superior, Huron and Michigan. In a Facebook video...
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December 16, 2017 - 12:57 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Cuomo administration says it will award another $100 million to revitalize downtowns in New York state. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the third round of the Downtown Revitalization Initiative funding Friday in a preview of his 2018 State of the State address to be...
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