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May 20, 2018 - 9:25 am
WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — West Point cadets are taking part in summer training exercises. The U.S. Military Academy says cadets will be coached in infantry operations, artillery firing, weapons training and other military-related skills. Residents near the Hudson Valley academy might occasionally...
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May 20, 2018 - 9:23 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state has a new plan to control the tick population and combat tick-borne illnesses like Lyme disease. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the state will apply "eco-friendly" tick control treatments on public lands in the Southern Tier, the capital region and the Hudson...
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May 20, 2018 - 9:07 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Stories about New York state's history are being told in a new podcast produced in conjunction with the New York State Museum. The museum in downtown Albany has partnered with WAMC-Northeast Public Radio and Archivist Media to launch "A New York Minute in History." The podcast...
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May 20, 2018 - 8:41 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Criminal investigators are finally getting to study materials seized in raids on the home and office of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer. Their ability to work with the results of the raid were delayed for weeks after attorneys for the lawyer, Michael Cohen, went to...
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May 19, 2018 - 2:41 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Reggie Lucas, the Grammy-winning musician who played with Miles Davis in the 1970s and produced the bulk of Madonna's debut album, has died. He was 65. The performer's daughter, Lisa Lucas, told The Associated Press that her father died from complications with his heart early...
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May 19, 2018 - 1:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — New York's progressive Working Families Party is expected to formally endorse "Sex and the City" actress Cynthia Nixon as its gubernatorial candidate — challenging incumbent Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo. The small, progressive party is holding its annual convention on Saturday...
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May 19, 2018 - 9:00 am
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Among those receiving degrees from the University of Rochester this weekend will be the late abolitionist Frederick Douglass. The escaped slave's great-great-great-grandson, Kenneth Morris Jr., is scheduled to accept the honorary doctor of law degree during Sunday's...
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May 19, 2018 - 8:58 am
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Among those receiving degrees from the University of Rochester this weekend will be the late abolitionist Frederick Douglass. The escaped slave's great-great-great-grandson, Kenneth Morris Jr., is scheduled to accept the honorary doctor of law degree during Sunday's...
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Demonstrator sing along as the Mariachi Tapatio de Alvaro Paulino band performs during a demonstration across the street from the building that once housed the office space of Aaron Schlossberg, Friday, May 18, 2018, in New York. Schlossberg, a lawyer who was caught on video ranting against Spanish-speaking restaurant workers has been kicked out of his office space and faces a complaint from two elected officials. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
May 18, 2018 - 7:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A mariachi band has performed songs like "La Cucaracha" during a protest in front of the former office of a New York City lawyer caught on video ranting against Spanish-speaking workers. The protesters Friday asked for the disbarment of attorney Aaron Schlossberg. They sang along...
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May 18, 2018 - 6:06 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Attorneys for President Donald Trump's personal lawyer say a lawyer for porn star Stormy Daniels has created a "carnival atmosphere" and should be kept from a New York court. Michael Cohen's attorneys made their arguments in papers filed Friday in Manhattan federal court. They say...
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