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2014/07/30 16:18
2014/07/30 16:18
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Two Nassau County lawmakers running against each other for higher office have proposed bills aimed at preventing the sale of dogs from abusive “puppy mills,” turning the issue into a political...
2014/07/30 16:18
2014/07/30 16:18
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2014/07/28 20:48
2014/07/28 20:48
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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo is backing the leader of a breakaway faction of Democrats in the New York State Senate following his vow to return to the party fold. Cuomo formally endorsed...
2014/07/23 17:50
2014/07/23 17:50
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Regina Calcaterra of New Suffolk opening her State Senate campaign in the summer of 2009. (Credit: Tim Kelly, file) In mid-September, the three co-chairs of a high-powered commission aimed at rooting...
2014/07/23 11:18
2014/07/23 11:18
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Though comprehensive immigration reform has sputtered and stalled in Congress, many Democrats and activists have turned their attention away from the federal government and started focusing their...
2014/07/22 11:42
2014/07/22 11:42
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With Swirls Of Steel, These Sculptures Mark The Passage Of People And Time Growing up in Philadelphia in the 1940s, Albert Paley played with blocks and Legos. And he loved wandering the streets,...
2014/07/22 04:41
2014/07/22 04:41
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Reviewing the finance reports that candidates file with the New York State Board of Elections can reveal interesting bits of information. Just passing along a few items I came across. Running for...
2014/07/19 13:48
2014/07/19 13:48
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Can the Democratic Party return to its populist roots? It’s an odd question. Unlimited corporate money is pouring into politics after the Supreme Court’s “Citizens United” decision. Dramatic economic...
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2014/07/18 13:30
2014/07/18 13:30
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Like anything else in life, politics is complicated. Sea Cliff Mayor Bruce Kennedy, a life-long Republican, was selected as his party’s choice to challenge long-time Assemb. Charles Levine (D-Glen...
2014/07/17 10:37
2014/07/17 10:37
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Updated: 07/16/2014 9:48 PM Created: 07/16/2014 5:00 AM WHEC.com Monroe County Democrats will announce their candidate Thursday for the 61st New York State Senate. The announcement will be made at...
2014/07/15 17:04
2014/07/15 17:04
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Robert G. Ortt is now an official candidate for the New York State Senate. The Republican mayor of North Tonawanda, who a few days ago was focused on running the government of a small city, is now...
2014/07/14 15:04
2014/07/14 15:04
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Honorable Sherburne Abbott has been appointed to the board of directors at New York State Energy Research and Development Authority, nominated by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and approved by the New York...
2014/07/11 17:59
2014/07/11 17:59
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Failed bidders for Long Island College Hospital have been meeting with Brooklyn clergy and politicians in recent weeks with the goal of prying open some path to derailing the state's new sales...
2014/07/10 15:56
2014/07/10 15:56
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Pat Toro was a soldier, both on the battlefields of Vietnam and on the political front lines when it came to veterans’ affairs. On Friday, he died the same way he lived. Fighting. A decorated...
2014/07/10 11:38
2014/07/10 11:38
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East Hampton Town’s own “lamp doctor,” Russ Calemmo, has been fighting the good fight for master electricians. Late last month, he helped push a bill through both the New York State Senate and...
2014/07/10 04:41
2014/07/10 04:41
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Team trying to maintain footing as All Star break nears There are flashes of brilliance. The team went on a pretty good run in the final homestand in June, barreling through the Rochester Red Wings...
2014/07/09 16:05
2014/07/09 16:05
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SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Eight Central New York state lawmakers have asked New York's top transportation official to "seriously consider" a plan for Interstate 81 being promoted by Destiny USA...
2014/07/08 10:41
2014/07/08 10:41
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In recent months, I’ve taken to quietly deleting comments that I find to be ad hominem, off-topic, and belligerent. If you can’t be bothered to argue an opinion or position, then it’s gone. Repeat or...
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2014/07/08 08:13
2014/07/08 08:13
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Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed a bill on Monday to establish a medical marijuana program for New York State. The new law includes provisions to ensure medical marijuana is reserved only for patients...
2014/07/01 16:05
2014/07/01 16:05
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SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- A city councilor-at-large today dropped her efforts to challenge Sen. David Valesky to a primary, another result of the truce struck among state Democrats last week over the...
2014/06/30 15:57
2014/06/30 15:57
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Earlier this year, Jones announced his retirement at the end of the school year. "With all the changes that have occurred, with the change over in administration, the new Common Core and APPR [Annual...
2014/07/30 16:18
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