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Family gets $6.75 million in Botox lawsuit
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) -- A federal jury has awarded an upstate New York family $6.75 million in a lawsuit against Botox maker Allergan. The family charged that treatment of their son's cerebral palsy with Botox left him with life-threatening complications....
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Roofs collapse under Buffalo snow
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- Roofs began to creak and collapse under the weight as another storm brought the Buffalo area's three-day snowfall total Thursday to an epic 6 feet or more....
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Officials not ready to call Buffalo snow a record
A lake-effect storm that dumped more than 6 feet of snow in the Buffalo area trapped people on highways in an area where heavy snow is the norm for most of the winter. More than 2 to 3 feet is forecast to fall Thursday. Why was this storm so fierce? Some tales from the storm and tips on how to deal if you're caught in the next one:...
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A $5B question: How should New York spend surplus?
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- As government problems go, it's not a bad one to have: How should New York spend a $5 billion surplus?...
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Researcher who found cause of Lyme disease dies
HAMILTON, Mont. (AP) -- The Swiss-born researcher who gained international recognition for discovering the bacteria that causes Lyme disease has died in western Montana....
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Longer visas for Chinese could spur US tourism
NEW YORK (AP) -- A rule change allowing Chinese visitors to return to the U.S. multiple times over a 10-year period is being hailed as a boon to American tourism, with the federal government predicting the economic impact could be $85 billion by 2021....
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Colombian admits importing tons of coke into US
NEW YORK (AP) -- A Colombian described by authorities as one of the biggest cocaine dealers in history pleaded guilty Thursday to a drug trafficking charge, admitting that he imported hundreds of tons of cocaine into the United States....
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Cuomo: `Impractical' for Bills to play Jets Sunday
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- A severe lake-effect snowstorm hitting the Buffalo region has prompted the NFL to consider alternatives to the Bills playing their home game against the New York Jets on Sunday....
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Truckers wait out storm at Thruway truck stops
PEMBROKE, N.Y. (AP) -- More than 250 truckers remain idled at a pair of truck stops just off the Thruway in western New York as they wait for the highway to be cleared of snow and reopened....
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Grand jury indicts man in 3-state crime spree
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- A federal grand jury in New Jersey has indicted a man accused of waging a three-state crime spree from Pennsylvania to New York that ended when he crashed near the George Washington Bridge....
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