State

February 17, 2018 - 8:48 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state officials are hosting a free fishing weekend and an ice fishing clinic. The Department of Environmental Conservation has designated Saturday and Sunday as one of a series of free fishing weekends , with license fees waived. On Wednesday, DEC and the state parks...
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February 16, 2018 - 4:19 pm
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A member of the New Hampshire executive council has accused state-run liquor stores of turning a blind eye to potential money laundering. Democrat Andru Volinksy sent a letter this week to the governor and attorney general alleging that the New Hampshire Liquor Commission is...
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February 16, 2018 - 4:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City Council member has announced he will challenge Kathy Hochul (HOH'-kuhl) in this year's Democratic primary for lieutenant governor. Jumaane (juh-MAH'-nee) Williams announced his candidacy for the position on Friday outside New York City Hall. The 41-year-old from...
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February 16, 2018 - 12:36 pm
JOHNSBURG, N.Y. (AP) — Railway officials hope a derailed locomotive that was left running for six days in the Adirondacks can be moved soon. The Post-Star reports that the engine derailed Feb. 6 in Johnsburg, New York. It was left running to avoid weather-related problems. Neighbors were upset...
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February 16, 2018 - 12:32 pm
MAYFIELD, N.Y. (AP) — State police say a woman faces driving while intoxicated charges after she drove drunk to the police station to pick up her brother who had also been charged with DWI. Troopers in Fulton County say 50-year-old Scott Vosburgh was charged after a single-vehicle crash early...
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February 16, 2018 - 10:30 am
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Amtrak could prevent New Jersey Transit trains from using its tracks between Trenton and New York if the transit agency doesn't finish installing positive train control. Amtrak President and CEO Richard Anderson told a House subcommittee on Thursday Amtrak is worried passengers...
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February 16, 2018 - 7:45 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A Wisconsin woman running to replace Democratic U.S. Rep. Ron Kind has been charged with scamming a jewelry store in New York City. Thirty-six-year-old Juliet Germanotta was charged with grand larceny Wednesday. Investigators say Germanotta bought a ring online from Manhattan's...
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February 16, 2018 - 6:55 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Botanical Garden has named its first female president. Carrie Rebora Barratt, a career administrator and curator at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, tells The New York Times she is excited to apply her scholarship and management expertise to the world of plants and...
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February 16, 2018 - 6:24 am
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Amtrak could prevent New Jersey Transit trains from entering New York if NJ Transit doesn't finish installing positive train control. Amtrak President and CEO Richard Anderson told a House subcommittee on Thursday Amtrak is worried passengers are being put at risk by delays in...
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February 16, 2018 - 5:14 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A Wisconsin woman in the running to replace Democratic U.S. Rep. Ron Kind has been charged with scamming a jewelry store in New York City. Thirty-six-year-old Juliet Germanotta was charged with grand larceny Wednesday. Investigators say Germanotta bought a ring online from Manhattan...
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