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5 things to know as Pyrex brand marks 100th year
CORNING, N.Y. (AP) -- Pyrex cookware has been around for 100 years, ever since creator Corning Glass Works determined the heat-resistant glass used for rugged railroad lanterns also made a lovely sponge cake....
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NY to require further review of crude oil facility at port
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York state regulators said Thursday they'll require further environmental review before deciding whether to allow a fuel transport company to install facilities at the Port of Albany that critics say would make the port a hub for heavy Canadian tar sands crude oil....
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NY Gov. Cuomo's office to host meeting on email policy
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The top lawyer to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo plans to meet with representatives of other state leaders to discuss potential changes to the administration's policy of purging emails....
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Suspect in slaying of wealthy family hunted in New York
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Police and federal agents searched Thursday for a welder suspected in the slayings of a wealthy construction executive, his wife, their 10-year-old son and a housekeeper inside their Washington mansion last week....
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Finally, NY Mayor Bill de Blasio returns to Staten Island
NEW YORK (AP) -- Since Mayor Bill de Blasio's last official public event on Staten Island, to see if a groundhog spotted its shadow, he has traveled to Nebraska, Iowa, Wisconsin, California and the nation's capital....
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Man convicted of setting up wife's killing sentenced to life
MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) -- A New York City man convicted of setting up the fatal shooting of his wife while they were on a walk with one of their young sons in New Jersey was sentenced to life in prison Thursday....
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NYC mayor picks Karen Hinton as his new press secretary
NEW YORK (AP) -- After a three-month search, Mayor Bill de Blasio has hired a new press secretary - and she has ties to his frequent political rival, Gov. Andrew Cuomo....
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New report on Attica prison riot reveals inmates were beaten
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- More than 40 years after the nation's bloodiest prison rebellion, newly released documents contain accounts, some never before seen publicly, from National Guardsmen and a doctor who said they saw injured inmates beaten with clubs and others with wounds indicating they were tortured as state police and guards retook control of Attica....
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Prosecutors would face high bar in filing Amtrak charges
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Amtrak engineer at the controls of a train that derailed in Philadelphia, killing eight people, remains the focus of an inquiry by federal transportation safety investigators. But a second probe could prove more personally devastating: Prosecutors are trying to determine if he committed a crime....
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NFL suspends Bills defensive tackle Dareus for 1 game
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) -- Bills star defensive tackle Marcell Dareus will not play in Buffalo's season opener after being suspended without pay by the NFL for violating the league's substance abuse policy....
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