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Repeat sex offender gets 60 years to life for abusing girl
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) -- A registered sex offender has been sentenced to 60 years to life in prison for sexually abusing a 10-year-old girl....
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Albany, Rochester get $300K to reach disconnected youth
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- School districts in Albany and Rochester are getting financial help to reach young people who are neither working nor in school....
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Disputed 'I Love NY' highway signs cost state $8.1M
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York has spent $8.1 million to install hundreds of "I Love NY" highway signs that are the subject of a dispute with the federal government....
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Former Syracuse player sentenced to 10 years in stabbing
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) -- A former Syracuse University football player has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for the stabbing attack on two of his former teammates last year....
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2 killed in upstate NY snowmobile collision
WEST TURIN, N.Y. (AP) -- Authorities say two people have been killed in a head-on snowmobile crash in upstate New York....
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Toughening penalties if pets are harmed during crimes
FLORIDA, N.Y. (AP) -- When Denise Krohn came home to find her goldendoodle Kirby bleeding on the kitchen floor, she at first thought it was a terrible accident. But she soon realized that her home had been ransacked, and that her other dog, Quigley, was lying dead on his favorite blanket in the living room....
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Times Square rally protests Trump immigration policies
NEW YORK (AP) -- More than a thousand people of various faiths rallied in New York City in support of Muslim Americans and to protest President Donald Trump's immigration policies....
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Avalanche risk in Adirondack High Peaks after snow, warmth
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Officials say the risk of avalanches in the Adirondack High Peaks has increased because of recent storms and expected warmer weather....
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Upstate NY Republican confronts jeers at town hall meetings
NORTH HARMONY, N.Y. (AP) -- Republican Rep. Thomas Reed was greeted by scores of boisterous protesters at town hall meetings in western New York....
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This Week from Albany: Break before budget work
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- In New York state government news, budget deliberations get serious and lawmakers examine a growing shortage of home health care workers....
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