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Flooding becomes new threat in snowy Buffalo
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- After a three-day onslaught that dumped a historic 7 feet of snow on the Buffalo area and killed at least 12 people, the sun came out, but so did predictions of flooding caused by rain and temperatures of up to 60 degrees....
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NY's poor gain from health insurance changes
NEW YORK (AP) -- A year into New York's operation of a medical insurance exchange, more than half of the people with new coverage qualified for Medicaid - the federal program for the poor - and many didn't know they were eligible until the push under the Affordable Care Act....
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Unarmed man killed by police in NY housing complex
NEW YORK (AP) -- A rookie police officer walking with his gun drawn in a darkened stairwell of a crime-ridden public housing complex accidentally shot and killed a man who was leaving the building with his girlfriend, authorities said Friday....
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New York casino board meets as decision nears
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The decision on where to build casinos in upstate New York will make some developers very happy. For others, it will spell the disappointing end to a long and expensive bid for a piece of the action....
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Bin Laden son-in-law's lawyer is heading to prison
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) -- An attorney for Osama bin Laden's son-in-law has been sentenced to 18 months in prison on tax charges....
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Family of NYC man killed by police seek answers
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Rev. Al Sharpton is calling for prosecutors to do a thorough investigation into the police killing of an unarmed man in a darkened stairwell at a public housing building in New York City....
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NY state OK's $3.6 million after conviction tossed
NEW YORK (AP) -- A man whose New York City murder conviction was overturned after he spent over 20 years in prison is getting $3.6 million from the state....
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NYC to improve workforce training
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City is reshaping its $500 million workforce development program to help residents get better-paying jobs....
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Man killed when driver, 81, crashes on Long Island
WEST HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) -- Police say an 81-year-old driver lost control of her car and crashed it on a Long Island road, killing her passenger and seriously injuring herself....
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Army officer convicted of sex trafficking in Texas
SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- An Army officer from New Hampshire has been convicted of sex trafficking of a minor while on temporary duty last year in Texas....
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