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As far right rises, LGBTQ gun group hits firing line in NY

October 23, 2017

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — A gay, lesbian and transgender group concerned that extremists have become more emboldened and dangerous has decided to take up arms. more »»

 
 
 
Dem attorneys general unite against concealed-carry gun law

October 23, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Democratic attorneys general from 17 states are calling on Congress to abandon legislation backed by the National Rifle Association that would allow concealed-carry gun permits... more »»

Schumer takes fight against GOP tax plan to western NY

October 23, 2017

CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. (AP) — Sen. Chuck Schumer is taking the tax battle in Congress to western New York. more »»

Upstate NY nature preserve to close for pesticide treatment

October 23, 2017

ROTTERDAM, N.Y. (AP) — A popular hiking area in New York with steep gorges and numerous waterfalls is closing down for pesticide treatments to fight an insect that damages hemlock tree. more »»

Bribery trial for jail guard union's ex-boss set to begin

October 22, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — The man who became a powerbroker in New York City while representing guards in the city's 10,000-inmate jail system will soon face a bribery trial. more »»

Hartwick College program will groom Peace Corps volunteers

October 22, 2017

ONEONTA, N.Y. (AP) — Hartwick College is working with the Peace Corps to create a preparatory program for the overseas agency. more »»

Mother, 2 adult children charged in store robberies

October 22, 2017

MASTIC BEACH, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a woman and her adult son and daughter have been arrested in connection to a string of seven armed robberies of small businesses. more »»

Plans to store idle rail cars in Adirondacks draw fire

October 22, 2017

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A state agency is looking into the potential environmental impact of thousands of old railroad tanker cars being hauled into the Adirondacks for storage on idle tracks. more »»

New program in New York to help veterans become farmers

October 22, 2017

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York is working to help veterans interested in becoming farmer. more »»

Schumer: White House must name Puerto Rico recovery chief

October 22, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Sen. Charles Schumer is urging the White House to appoint a chief executive in charge of helping Puerto Rico recover from the devastating effects of Hurricane Maria. more »»

Astros reach World Series, top Yankees 4-0 in Game 7 of ALCS

October 22, 2017

HOUSTON (AP) — Charlie Morton and Lance McCullers combined on a three-hitter, Jose Altuve and Evan Gattis homered and the Houston Astros reached the World Series for only the second time, blankin... more »»

Astros beat Yankees 4-0 in Game 7, reach World Series

October 22, 2017

HOUSTON (AP) — Charlie Morton and Lance McCullers combined for a three-hitter, Jose Altuve and Evan Gattis homered and the Houston Astros reached the World Series, blanking the New York Yankees... more »»

Court weighing whether graffiti mecca was protected by law

October 21, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Four years after a graffiti-covered warehouse complex was whitewashed then demolished in New York City, the street artists whose work was destroyed are getting their day in court. more »»

Capitol Watch: Uber leads lobbying, Heastie on fall session

October 21, 2017

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — In New York government news, Uber spent more on state lobbying than any other group in the first half of 2017 as it worked to convince lawmakers to allow it to expand upstate. more »»

'Diamond' mine owner overwhelmed by support following fire

October 21, 2017

HERKIMER, N.Y. (AP) — The owner of upstate New York "diamond" mines says she is receiving overwhelming support after part of her business was destroyed by fire earlier this month. more »»

Disease-carrying ticks can stay active in fall, NY warns

October 21, 2017

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York health officials are warning state residents that disease-carrying ticks might still be active this fall. more »»

New York puts up $5 million for animal shelter upgrades

October 21, 2017

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The state is putting up $5 million to help animal shelters update their facilities.

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Verlander, Altuve help Astros top Yanks to force ALCS Game 7

October 21, 2017

HOUSTON (AP) — Justin Verlander stayed perfect with the Houston Astros when they couldn't afford anything els. more »»

 
 
 

 

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