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Review of phase 2 of gas pipeline pushed back
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) -- Vermont state regulators have pushed back hearings on the second phase of a gas pipeline....
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NY steps up security, no specific terror threat
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York is starting to deploy National Guard troops and additional police to beef up security at major transit points and other locations in response to a heightened threat of terrorism....
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Italian village honoring pilots of WWII US bomber
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Nearly 70 years after they died when their crippled bomber slammed into a northern Italian mountain, the two Americans at the controls of the ill-fated warplane are being honored by residents of a village near the crash site....
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Expert says chokehold caused NYC man's death
NEW YORK (AP) -- An expert forensic pathologist hired by the family of a New York City man whose death in a police chokehold this summer was ruled a homicide said Friday he agreed with the findings of the city's medical examiner after reviewing the man's organs, slides and the final autopsy report....
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New York City jail watchdog board lacks minorities
NEW YORK (AP) -- At a time when New York City jail officials are struggling to quell rising levels of violence and better care for a growing number of mentally ill inmates, a civilian oversight board is being criticized for having no minorities or experts in mental illness....
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Suspect in 1998 bombings pleads to lesser charges
NEW YORK (AP) -- An Egyptian lawyer pleaded guilty on Friday to lesser charges in the 1998 plot to bomb U.S. embassies in Africa as part of a deal that would greatly reduce his sentence....
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Cuomo: Use surplus to spur municipal consolidation
BOLTON LANDING, N.Y. (AP) -- New York should use nearly half of its more than $4 billion budget surplus to spur upstate economic development and encourage local governments to consolidate and share their services, Gov. Andrew Cuomo told business leaders Friday....
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NYC Council announces climate-change legislation
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York's City Council proposed a package of bills Friday to slash greenhouse gas emissions, shrink the carbon footprint of city operations and reduce the number of cars on the road....
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New York City jail watchdog board lacks minorities
NEW YORK (AP) -- A New York City civilian jail oversight board is being criticized for having no minorities or experts in mental illness. That comes at a time when the nations' second-largest jail system, which is overwhelmingly black and Hispanic, is struggling to quell rising rates of violence and better care for a growing mentally ill inmate population....
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Medal of Honor campaign for WWI hero advances
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The U.S. Senate has passed legislation that would allow the president to consider awarding a posthumous Medal of Honor to Sgt. Henry Johnson, a World War I hero from upstate New York....
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