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APNewsBreak: 2 bats proposed for endangered list
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- Two bat species are being proposed for the Maine endangered species list since they've been decimated by white nose syndrome, state officials said Wednesday....
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Port Authority promises fixes at NYC bus terminal
NEW YORK (AP) -- A replacement for the aging and outdated Port Authority Bus Terminal may be a decade or more away, but officials at the agency said Wednesday they plan to improve commuters' daily experience with a series of smaller measures while rethinking a long-term capital plan to include a new facility....
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Port Authority approves new chairman Degnan
NEW YORK (AP) -- John Degnan has taken over as the chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey....
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Hall of Famer Jim Brown sues over '64 title ring
NEW YORK (AP) -- Hall of Fame football star Jim Brown - running out of time to retrieve his 1964 NFL championship ring - has sued a memorabilia dealer....
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Bloomberg lands in Israel in show of support
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg landed Wednesday in Israel in spite of a U.S. flight ban amid the ongoing war in the Gaza Strip, offering the country support amid growing international frustration over the violence....
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New York raises fine for pet theft to $1,000
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York on Wednesday raised the fine for trying to steal someone's pet to $1,000....
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Burglar who fled to Canada gets more jail time
FLEMINGTON, N.J. (AP) -- Another state prison term has been handed down to a New Jersey man who fled to Canada just before he was due to be sentenced for stealing from his neighbors after Tropical Storm Irene....
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Funeral set for man who died in NYC police custody
NEW YORK (AP) -- A funeral is scheduled Wednesday for the 43-year-old New York City man whose death while in police custody has led to accusations of police misconduct....
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NY agencies collecting more gender data
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- State agencies have begun adding gender identity to their data collection, part of an effort Gov. Andrew Cuomo said will help the state better meet the needs of lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender New Yorkers....
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Criminal probe of Cuomo administration urged
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Political foes of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo called Wednesday for prompt criminal investigation of his administration following a news report that his office thwarted attempts by his own special corruption commission to investigate groups with ties to him....
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