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Friday 22 September 2017
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Category: State/National News

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State Police to Increase Road Patrols, Sobriety Checkpoints over St. Patrick’s Day Weekend

The New York State Police will initiate special law enforcement efforts during the St. Patrick’s Day weekend to keep drunk drivers off...

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Cuomo says Minimum Wage Increase will have $3.4 Billion Direct Economic Value

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has detailed the projected impact of a minimum wage increase from the current $8.75 to his proposed $10.50 statewide and...

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Cuomo says Minimum Wage Increase will have $3.4 Billion in Economic Value

By Staff   Gov. Andrew Cuomo has detailed the projected impact of a minimum wage increase from the current $8.75 to his proposed...

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Michael Brown’s Parents to file Civil Lawsuit

By Staff   The parents of Michael Brown, the Ferguson, Mo. teen who was killed last year by police officer Darren Wilson, said they...

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President and First Lady Launch “Let Girls Learn” Initiative

By Staff   President Barack Obama, and First Lady Michelle Obama, announced a new “Let Girl’s Learn” U.S. Government Initiative...

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Bettinger-López New White House Advisor on Violence Against Women

WASHINGTON, DC— Vice President Joe Biden has announced the appointment of Caroline “Carrie” Bettinger-López as the new...

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Charter School Organization says State Should Put Failing Schools into Receivership

By Staff   Families for Excellent Schools (FES), a grassroots charter school organization based in New York City, has announced it...

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Keystone XL Bill Gets Quick Veto from President Obama

By Staff President Obama’s third veto in his six years in office came Tuesday when he quickly killed the Keystone XL pipeline legislation...

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Syracuse University announces Self-Imposed Ban on Basketball Program

Syracuse University announced it has notified the NCAA it will institute a self-imposed post-season ban for the men’s basketball...

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NY State Senators: State Will Receive Additional $33 Million in Home Heating Funds

The Empire State is set to receive $33,337,670 in additional heating assistance funding allocated through the U.S. Department of Health and...