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15 track workers deaths prompt NTSB study

September 24, 2014

An investigation into last year's spike in the number of deaths among track workers has concluded that some federal workplace safety standards should be extended to railroad. more »»

Hal Holbrook bringing Twain show back to Elmira

September 24, 2014

ELMIRA, N.Y. (AP) — Actor Hal Holbrook is bringing his popular portrayal of Mark Twain back to the upstate New York city where the writer is buried. more »»

A sampling of editorials from around New York

September 24, 2014

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Poughkeepsie Journal on voter turnout for the state primary.

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Acorda to buy developer of Parkinson's treatment

September 24, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Acorda Therapeutics Inc. plans to buy privately-held Civitas Therapeutics for $525 million in cash as the drugmaker seeks to expand into treatments for Parkinson's disease. more »»

Upstate NY man convicted of killing wife in 2012

September 24, 2014

NORWICH, N.Y. (AP) — A 39-year-old upstate New York man has been convicted of killing his wife, whose naked, frozen body was found in a rural field three months after he reported her missing. more »»

Study: SI Ferry tourist fare could bring millions

September 24, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — A study estimates creating a Staten Island Ferry "tourist-only" fare could bring New York City millions of dollars in annual revenue. more »»

Charges tossed in disabled NY girl's death

September 24, 2014

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — A judge has dismissed negligent homicide charges against a New York woman and her husband in connection with the death of her severely disabled daughter. more »»

Man ticketed after car crashes into New York river

September 24, 2014

WAVERLY, N.Y. (AP) — State police say they've ticketed a 24-year-old man after he walked away from a crash that sent his car into a northern New York river. more »»

Funeral set for NYPD officer killed in van crash

September 24, 2014

HOPEWELL JUNCTION, N.Y. (AP) — Funeral services are set in the Hudson Valley for the New York City police officer killed in a crash on a Bronx highway last weeken. more »»

School: Another inappropriate photo surfaces

September 24, 2014

COMMACK, N.Y. (AP) — A Long Island school district is investigating an inappropriate photograph of students that has surfaced. more »»

MTA proposes New Haven rail line to Penn Sta.

September 24, 2014

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is proposing to extend Metro-North Railroad's New Haven line to Penn Station in Manhattan. more »»

NYC Council doubles fines for tenant harassment

September 24, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — The City Council has passed a bill that doubles the fines for landlords found guilty of tenant harassmen. more »»

GOP uses terror threat against Dems in campaign

September 24, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — The recurring image in the latest Republican campaign ads is a lone militant walking across a barren land with the black banner of the Islamic State group. more »»

NY board plans 3rd day of public casino comments

September 24, 2014

ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) — The public can weigh in on upstate New York casino proposals for a third day. more »»

Pheasants to be released for fall hunting in NY

September 24, 2014

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Department of Environmental Conservation says it's about to release 30,000 adult pheasants on lands open to public hunting. more »»

New York prison heroin deaths lead to guilty plea

September 24, 2014

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A New York woman has admitted to smuggling heroin into the Attica Correctional Facility following an investigation into the overdose deaths of three inmates.

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Ground broken for new Catskill Interpretive Center

September 24, 2014

SHANDAKEN, N.Y. (AP) — Construction has started on a new Catskill Interpretive Center, which will showcase the natural resources and recreation opportunities in the Catskill Par. more »»

NYC mayor steps onto bigger political stages

September 24, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — A speech at the United Nations. A spot next to Al Gore leading a massive climate change march. A prime speaking slot at a political conference in England. more »»

Anti-addiction groups call for new FDA chief

September 24, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Anti-addiction activists are calling for the Food and Drug Administration's top official to step down, saying the agency's policies have contributed to a national epidemic of... more »»

 
 

 

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