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New York, North Carolina: When should teen be tried as adult
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Luis Padilla remembers the terror he felt as a 16-year-old arrested on a robbery charge and locked up with adults in New York City's notorious Rikers Island jail. At one point, he pretended to be suicidal so he could be placed in the relative safety of a locked observation cell....
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Report: Metro-North bar carts may be derailed for good
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) -- A published report says Metro-North bar carts that enable commuters to grab a quick beverage may be shut down for good....
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This week from Albany: Budget ramps up, nuke plant deal eyed
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- In New York state government, lawmakers return for the busiest month of the legislative session and a plan to shutter Indian Point nuclear plant goes under the microscope....
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Survey: Fraud-free elections, free speech, key to democracy
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- A survey of U.S. political science professors a month into Donald Trump's presidency shows that fraud-free elections tops a list of 19 principles as most essential to democracy, as do free speech and a free press....
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Ex-judge admits reducing fine in exchange for sexual favors
WATERTOWN, N.Y. (AP) -- A former village justice in northern New York has pleaded guilty to abusing his position as a judge....
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NY congresswoman urges open White House press briefings
NEW YORK (AP) -- A New York congresswoman has voiced outrage over the White House decision to block The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, CNN, Politico and others from a press briefing....
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Conservative free market group opposes NY nuclear bailout
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- A conservative free market group has joined liberal environmental advocates criticizing New York's plan to charge ratepayers up to $7.6 billion to keep three aging upstate nuclear plants operating....
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World Snowshoe Championships are Saturday in Saranac Lake
SARANAC LAKE, N.Y. (AP) -- Organizers are as set as they can be for Saturday's World Snowshoe Championships in Saranac Lake....
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Niagara University plans diversity center
LEWISTON, N.Y. (AP) -- Niagara University plans a new center focused on race and equality....
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Former hockey player guilty in murder-for-hire of wife
BATH, N.Y. (AP) -- A former minor league hockey player has been found guilty in a murder-for-hire killing of his wife nearly two years ago in the Southern Tier....
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