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Measles Alert

NY State Advises Non-Immune After Train Rider Gets Measles


ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Health officials say a New York college student who now has measles recently traveled across the state on a train. So they want to make people aware while noting that most New Yorkers have been vaccinated against the disease.
  
 
Officially Resigns

Speaker Silver Resigns as Field to Replace Him Drops to 2


ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Sheldon Silver, the longtime speaker of the New York state Assembly, has resigned following federal charges that he took nearly $4 million in kickbacks.
 
Asylum Denied

Immigration Judge Denies Asylum for Afghan Soldier


BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - An immigration judge has denied asylum for one of three Afghan military officers who fled a U.S. training exercise in Massachusetts to avoid returning to Afghanistan.
 
Pats Penalty?

Goodell: Pats Could Be Penalized Even If No Competitive Edge


PHOENIX (AP) -- Commissioner Roger Goodell says that even if no competitive advantage was gained, the New England Patriots could face increased penalties if the NFL investigation finds they violated rules by deflating footballs in the AFC championship game.

 
Wage Hike

NY Wage Board Suggests $7.50 Wage for Tipped Workers


ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A state board has recommended an increase in the hourly wage paid to restaurant servers and other tipped workers in New York.
 
Next Generation

Goodell: Next Generation Stadium Needed for Bills


Phoenix, AZ (WBEN) A future football stadium in Buffalo was one of the questions addressed by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell at a Super Bowl news conference Friday.
 
Super Bets

Prop Bets Rule Super Sunday


LAS VEGAS (AP/WBEN) -- For some bettors, there's just not much value picking either the New England Patriots or Seattle Seahawks in a Super Bowl that is a tossup almost everywhere in this gambling city.
Out of Race

Rochester Legislator Drops Bid to Lead NY Assembly


ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A third candidate to lead New York's Assembly has dropped out and thrown his support to the Bronx lawmaker who appears to have the job locked up.
 
Mitt Romney
Won't Run

Mitt Romney Won't Run!


WASHINGTON (AP) -- Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney will not run for president in 2016.
Investigated?

Report: Republican Dean Skelos Targeted by Corruption Probe


State Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos could be up next on U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara's hit list-- facing a possible corruption probe. According to WNBC New York. Bharara is investigating Skelos’ sources of outside income.
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