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Feds on hunt for Florida panther killer
Subspecies of mountain lion is critically endangered with
than 100 remaining. Read full article on USA Today Top Stories ...
Tuesday, 12 May 2015
Democrat Michael Scotto announces bid for Nassau DA
Former Manhattan prosecutor Michael Scotto launched his campaign for Nassau district attorney Wednesday, pledging to work to stem heroin overdoses, offer
plea bargains to violent felons and more ...
Wednesday, 06 May 2015
Fewer immigrants join yearly call for reform on International Workers' Day
Advocates for immigrants held the annual May Day march for immigration reform in Hempstead Friday afternoon, but their efforts did not appeal to the crowds of years past. Read full article on NewsDAY ...
Friday, 01 May 2015
Bond Referendum Defeated
... and soccer day and night." “Cuts to …, no adult education programs at night like we used to have, larger class sizes,
teachers and they are pumping millions into better fields and gyms…Hell no”, ...
Thursday, 05 December 2013
How Many Calories? More Than You Think!
... 34 percent
calories than they actually are. That works out to 259 extra calories in an average meal. Paying closer attention to nutrition labels can help teens keep their weight in check. Currently, ...
Saturday, 22 June 2013
Action sought on 'food deserts'
groceries in urban and rural areas statewide have worsened the so-called food deserts in New York, where the poor have little access to affordable fresh produce and nutritious foods, ...
Tuesday, 29 November 2011
State GOP chairman upbeat
... Clearly Rob Astorino is a comer." Republicans have
bright spots to point to in the Capital Region. They didn't field candidates for many races in Albany County, including county executive, and lost ...
Friday, 11 November 2011
'25' list bypasses Gibson for 2012
... Democratic incumbent Dan Maffei in 2010, winning by
than 1,000 of the more than 200,000 votes cast. Israel, D-Huntington, said that recent polls show a reversal of the 2010 feeling, citing recent ...
Monday, 07 November 2011
Changes help push prison rolls down
... nearly 17,000
minorities serve state time today than in 2000, groups that were hardest hit by the so-called war on drugs. Overall, the prison population declined 22 percent. Hispanics and blacks ...
Monday, 17 October 2011
1,149 facing ax in region
... winning roughly half of them. "That's money out there where they're supposed to be fighting to bring it to the state," Wells said. "Having far
people to do that is going to mean less coming in, and ...
Tuesday, 04 October 2011
Poised to ride the tech wave
... NanoCollege has spoken for nine years to Intel about relocating major elements of its research operations to Albany, but they have always been content with
than two dozen employees working through ...
Thursday, 29 September 2011
Study: Bikes hurt 1,000 pedestrians a year in NY
... and don't have cars, he said. With only one subway line, East Harlem also has
mass transit options than other parts of Manhattan, he said. Nancy Gruskin, an activist whose husband was killed by a ...
Tuesday, 20 September 2011
Evacuations pushed as Irene nears
... Saturday, only a few hours after the first rain is expected to fall. The transit system carries about 5 million people on an average weekday,
on weekends. It has been shut down several times before, ...
Saturday, 27 August 2011
State seeks savings with health homes
... problems like diabetes, asthma and heart disease. Medicaid is the state health program for low-income and disabled New Yorkers.
than 20 percent of Medicaid enrollees, about 1 million people, account ...
Thursday, 18 August 2011
New tests to avoid tricking kids
ALBANY -- New York state is turning a new page on standardized tests -- with one big change:
trick questions. Starting next spring, redesigned tests designed by a new company will be offered to students ...
Sunday, 14 August 2011
Protesters on Hudson River say patrols violate their rights
... department, which oversees local marine enforcement, said it is doing
water patrols and concentrating on safety in the parks. And in Orange County, Roxanne Donnery, a lawmaker on the county legislature's ...
Tuesday, 19 July 2011
Cancer deaths down in New York
ALBANY -- Nearly 3,000
New Yorkers died of cancer last year compared with a decade ago, according to the state's new draft cancer plan. The draft report obtained by the Associated Press also shows ...
Monday, 18 July 2011
Key ISIS figure dies in U.S. raid
Merchant mariner Academy students show off repair skills at auto show
Kathleen Rice to Hofstra graduates: Follow your passions
Boston bomber's sentencing doesn't end the pain
The lasting mystery of the Tsarnaev brothers
Pluto's tiny moons spotted
FBI experts to examine train's windshield
SUNY Old Westbury grads praised for activism, passion for education
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