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November 19, 2017 - 4:32 pm
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — The Coast Guard and state officials in Connecticut and New York are urging boaters to winterize their vessels within the next few weeks to guard against hazards from cold weather conditions and storms. Authorities say people who plan to take their boats out of the water...
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November 19, 2017 - 1:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — An upstate New York woman says in a federal lawsuit that she was sexually harassed by a state employee, and the governor knew and did nothing to stop it. The governor's office denies the allegations. Lisa Marie Cater says former Empire State Development Corp. Regional President...
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November 19, 2017 - 12:44 pm
WINDHAM, N.Y. (AP) — New multi-use trails have been established on state-owned forest land in the Catskills. The trails are being promoted as a mountain biking destination. The trails are in the Elm Ridge Wild Forest in the town of Windham. The five miles of new trails bring the total to 25 miles...
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November 19, 2017 - 12:24 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The grandchildren of a New York City firefighter found dead in his bunk in 1935 intends to sue if the city's fire department does not reverse an 82-year-old decision keeping Thomas O'Brien off the department's memorial wall. O'Brien's heirs say he suffered a fractured skull at a...
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November 19, 2017 - 11:44 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York woman says in a federal lawsuit that she was sexually harassed by a state employee, and the governor knew and did nothing to stop it, allegations the governor's office denies. Lisa Marie Cater says that former Empire State Development Corp. regional president William "Sam...
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November 19, 2017 - 9:29 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Santa Claus may be coming to town, but you'll need a reservation to see him. At Macy's flagship store in New York, a chance to sit on Saint Nick's lap is by appointment only this year, for the first time ever. Starting Monday, eager families can go online to sign up for a time slot...
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November 19, 2017 - 9:28 am
QUINCY, Ill. (AP) — A father and son from Texas who travel around the United States repairing handbells recently traveled to Illinois with their mobile shop The Herald-Whig reports that Mark and Aaron Bond take four trips annually with their shop, The Bellman, to cover 46 states. Their recent trip...
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November 19, 2017 - 9:24 am
A prominent neurologist who is already charged with groping patients at a Philadelphia clinic is facing a growing number of accusations that he assaulted women at medical facilities in three states. The Associated Press has learned at least 17 women in Pennsylvania, New York and New Jersey have...
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November 19, 2017 - 6:29 am
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Members of the lobster industry say Maine's lobster haul might be less this year, and prices have drifted downward for both lobstermen and consumers. American lobster fishing is in the midst of a multiyear boom, with Maine fishermen setting a record of nearly 131 million...
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November 18, 2017 - 11:45 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say a New York Police Department sergeant has been injured in a car crash while responding to a Bronx shooting. WCBS-TV reports the sergeant was responding to a report of a person shot in the foot around 9 p.m. Saturday when she became involved in a collision with...
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