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Thursday 18 October 2018
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Category: State/National News

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Miner Participates in New York City Mayors’ Summit on Immigration

Mayor Stephanie Miner has participated in a New York City summit of mayors from across the U.S. to discuss the implementation of President...

State Attorney General Requests Authority to Investigate Police Involved in Civilian Deaths

New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has requested from Gov. Andrew Cuomo the authority to investigate and, if necessary,...

Women’s Equality Coalition Calls for New York State Pregnant Worker Protections in New York as Supreme Court hears Young v. UPS

(Albany, N.Y.)- The Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the pregnancy discrimination case Young v. United Parcel Service (UPS) Dec. 4,...

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14-Year-Old Stabbed at Fowler High School

A 14-year-old student was stabbed in the parking lot of George W. Fowler High School this morning, sources say. At about 8 a.m. this...

National Guard and Volunteer Crews Remove Enough Snow in Buffalo To Prevent Widespread Flooding

Residents of Western New York are certainly no strangers to a good snowstorm every now and again, but Mother Nature’s latest joke on...

Upstate NY Farmers Ordered to Pay Hefty Fine for Refusing to Host Same-Sex Wedding on Their Property

They paid the $10,000. state civil penalty, in addition to paying $1,500 for mental anguish to the lesbian couple, Melisa and Jennie...

New York State today released the following fact sheet on the institution of State screening procedures for Ebola at JFK International Airport.

New York State Releases Fact Sheet on State Screening Protocols at JFK International Airport

New York State today released the following fact sheet on the institution of State screening procedures for Ebola at JFK International...

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Women’s Equality Act Largely Unpopular Among NYS Politicians, But That Hasn’t Deterred Crowds of Advocates From Protesting

It’s been 40 years since the Roe v. Wade decision gave women the legal right — for the first time, ever, in the U.S. — to...

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Green Party Is Now New York’s Third Major Party

The Green Party established itself as the third major party in New York State Nov. 4, with its highest vote ever for statewide office,...

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Governor Cuomo Outlines Ebola Preparedness Plan for New York State

Unannounced Training Drills in Health Facilities Expanded to Occur in Mass Transit Centers and on College Campuses Statewide Education...