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  • Upstate New York health centers to get $6.3M

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Twenty-three community health centers in upstate New York are getting $6.3 million in federal funding to help them meet increasing demand for primary care services. U.S. senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand made the funding announcement on Monday. The money will...

  • Young colt dies in upstate NY from malnourishment

    HOOSICK, N.Y. (AP) — State Police say a six-month-old colt seized as part of an animal neglect investigation has died in upstate New York. The animal was taken on Friday from a Rensselaer County property. Troopers say it took a turn for the worse and died Sunday morning at Miller Animal...

  • Tot in stroller struck by vehicle on Long Island

    SHIRLEY, N.Y. (AP) — Police on Long Island say a 30-year-old driver has been arrested in connection with an accident that injured a 3-year-old girl being pushed in a stroller. Police say Scott Shea of Middle Island was driving a Jeep northbound on William Floyd Parkway, just south of Montauk...

  • 12 years for NY mother who strangled newborn

    NEW CITY, N.Y. (AP) — A young mother who admitted strangling her newborn son and leaving his body in a recycling container outside a convenience store was sentenced Monday to 12 years in prison and deportation. Maria Guaman-Guaman, 24, of Spring Valley, had been allowed to plead guilty to...

  • Smoking rates on the rise in New York City

    NEW YORK (AP) — For the first time in years, more than 1 million New Yorkers are smoking, according to data released Monday, marking a disturbing rise of tobacco use in the city that pioneered a number of anti-smoking initiatives that were emulated nationally. Sixteen percent of adult New...

  • US cites state secrets in civil lawsuit over Iran

    NEW YORK (AP) — Citing state secrets, the United States has asked a judge to toss out a defamation lawsuit a wealthy Greek shipping magnate brought against a nonprofit organization seeking to thwart Iran's efforts to obtain nuclear weapons. Victor Restis, a billionaire Greek citizen, sued the...

  • Cuomo wants Astorino to release tax returns

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo and his Republican opponent, Rob Astorino, traded barbs Monday over tax returns, tax assessments and family photos. Cuomo's campaign began the back-and-forth with a demand that Astorino release his last five tax returns, saying the financial disclosures...

  • Cuomo, Christie meet to discuss security

    NEW YORK (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie have met with U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson to discuss ways to secure the region from what they described as a mounting terror threat fueled by Islamic State extremists. The governors emerged from the...

  • Tipped workers ask New York for a pay raise

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Restaurant servers, busboys and other tipped workers in New York may get a raise from a little-known state board that will review whether to require their employers to pay the minimum wage. Under current law, restaurants, hotels and other employers can pay service workers...

  • Obama narrows library search

    The Barack Obama Foundation issued a request for proposals Monday to the University of Chicago, University of Illinois at Chicago, Columbia University and the University of Hawaii, all of which submitted their qualifications to host the future Obama Presidential Library earlier this year.

  • Suspect indicted in killing of Rochester cop

    ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — The 38-year-old man accused of fatally shooting Rochester police officer Daryl Pierson has been indicted on six criminal counts, including aggravated murder. The grand jury indictment against Thomas Johnson III was handed up Friday and made public Monday morning at about...

  • Afro-Caribbean nonprofit to move to East Harlem

    NEW YORK (AP) — The nation's leading Afro-Caribbean cultural center is set to break ground on a new home at a decommissioned historic firehouse in East Harlem. The Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute said Monday that the four-story building will more than double the space of...

  • Think Tanks: New York hurts its millionaires

    The Empire Center, a nonpartisan think tank in New York, released a report suggesting that New York has lagged behind the rest of the nation in making new millionaires.

  • Andrew Cuomo beats back challenger

    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo dispatched with a Democratic primary challenge Tuesday from Zephyr Teachout, a Fordham University law professor who was viewed as a protest candidate from the progressive wing of the party. When the Associated Press called the race for Cuomo, he was receiving nearly...

  • New York golf courses turned Obama down

    President Obama was turned down by several top golf courses in New York over Labor Day weekend that didn't want to deal with the hassle of a presidential visit.



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