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October 01, 2017 - 8:47 am
CORNING, N.Y. (AP) — A city in New York's Southern Tier now has dozens of new affordable apartments, including nearly two dozen set aside for people recovering from mental illness. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Friday that the Lamphear Court Apartments project in Corning in Steuben (stoo-BEHN')...
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October 01, 2017 - 8:42 am
GENEVA, N.Y. (AP) — New York officials are promoting wine trails now that the fall grape harvest has begun. There are 13 wine trails in the Finger Lakes, Hudson Valley, Long Island and other New York wine growing regions. Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the state has spent $215 million on road work to make...
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October 01, 2017 - 8:25 am
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — School districts on the U.S. mainland are making plans to accommodate a possible influx of students from hurricane-battered Puerto Rico. It's been a point of discussion especially in urban areas from Florida to Massachusetts, where Puerto Rican families are planning to...
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October 01, 2017 - 8:24 am
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A big decision about the future of a little fish is attracting the attention of ocean conservation groups. Industry players are petitioning the Marine Stewardship Council to certify the menhaden (men-HAY-den) fishery as sustainable. The London-based council's sustainability...
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October 01, 2017 - 7:11 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer says charter bus companies should be graded for safety and the grades should be posted the way New York City posts restaurant letter grades. The New York Democrat says letter grades for bus safety are needed after last month's deadly crash in Queens. A...
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October 01, 2017 - 2:46 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Marilyn Manson's representative says the singer was injured in a mishap on stage during a New York City performance and taken to a hospital. Variety reports that Manson was performing a cover of the Eurythmics' "Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)" when he began to climb a podium,...
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September 30, 2017 - 8:28 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — New York's new Kosciuszko (kuh-SHOOS'-koh) Bridge between Brooklyn and Queens will close briefly for a controlled demolition of the old Kosciuszko Bridge. The state Department of Transportation says the Kosciuszko Bridge will be closed from 7:45 to 8:15 a.m. Sunday. Officials say...
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September 30, 2017 - 7:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a bicycle rider has been fatally struck by a hit-and-run driver in Brooklyn. The crash happened at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Nostrand and Church avenues in Flatbush. Police say 30-year-old Jeremy Morales was trying to cross the intersection on a bicycle when a white Infiniti...
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September 30, 2017 - 6:05 pm
BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — Authorities in New Jersey say a Hawaii man stands accused of defacing the greens at four golf courses that President Donald Trump owns in New Jersey and New York. Somerset County prosecutors say 61-year-old Clifford Tillotson, of Kaneohe, is charged with criminal mischief...
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September 30, 2017 - 1:22 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — In a story Sept. 28 about Metropolitan Transportation Authority screening program for sleep apnea, The Associated Press erroneously reported comments made by the authority's chairman, Joe Lhota. Lhota praised the authority's system of screening bus and train drivers for sleep apnea...
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