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  • New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is among 10 senators seeking new federal funding to battle campus sexual assaults.
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  • new york emergency vehicle license plates
  • New York will soon begin issuing red-and-white license plates to state and local emergency response vehicles.
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  • Thousands of gun rights supporters rallied outside New York's Capitol Tuesday to call for the repeal of gun control measures championed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, which they intend to use as a rallying cry in the fall elections.
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  • The New York Legislature on Monday passed a $140 billion election-year budget that will expand pre-kindergarten statewide and provide tax relief to homeowners and corporations.
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  • Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino says he will pull his children from New York's Common Core tests this week.
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  • The state Gaming Commission's Facility Location Board is putting out requests for applications Monday for casinos in the Albany area, the Catskills and the Southern Tier.
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  • The New York Senate rejected a bill Monday that would open up state tuition assistance to students in the country illegally, dashing long-held hopes of immigration advocates and prompting finger-pointing among rival Democrats.
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  • New York State Assemblyman William Boyland has been convicted of 21 counts in his bribery and extortion conspiracies trial.
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  • After nearly four hours of debate, New York's Assembly passed a bill that would delay portions of the Common Core education standards.
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  • Under pressure from gun control advocates, Facebook agreed Wednesday to delete posts from users selling illegal guns or offering weapons for sale without background checks.
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  • Lisa Colagrossi reports on the corruption probe against New York State Senator John Sampson
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  • The split between the Democratic politician and wife Michelle Paige Paterson was first reported Saturday by the New York Post. Paterson representative Sean Darcy says the couple's decision was "mutual and amicable."
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  • Brooklyn Democrats have a new leader Thursday in the wake of state Assemblyman Vito Lopez' ousting.
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  • A New York City police sergeant from a political family has been arrested on charges of vandalizing her boyfriend's car.
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  • The law prohibits children under the age of 17 from using indoor ultraviolet tanning devices, and those who are 17 need a parent's consent to use a tanning bed.
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  • Under the measure agreed to Saturday, students in New York will learn the potentially deadly hazards of cyberbullying.
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  • Jurors convicted the former state senator on four counts of embezzlement, but a judge declared a mistrial on the other charges against the son of former state Sen. Pedro Espada Jr.
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  • The roller-coaster jury deliberations at the trial of a former New York state senator accused of embezzlement will enter a third week.
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  • You wouldn't think a sun worshipper in Long Beach would have any need for an indoor tanning bed, but then you haven't met Jennifer Barisano.
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  • The jury, after appearing to be at an impasse, told the judge they might be able to reach a verdict on some of the charges.
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  • The judge is set to meet this morning with a juror who is refusing to deliberate.
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  • State lawmakers are proposing legislation that would create new regulations for intercity buses, including permits and assigned pick-up and drop-off spots.
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  • Anthony Johnson reports
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  • Governor Andrew Cuomo
  • On his website, Governor Andrew Cuomo launched a clock counting down to January 1, when new tax cuts take effect.
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  • City Councilman Dan Garodnickbut has introduced a bill that would make signs and the combination of signs easier to figure out.
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  • Dave Evans has more on John Liu's fundraiser's fraud charges
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  • Art McFarland reports
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  • The Cuomo administration is putting on hold a new policy that allowed drivers to skip an eye exam when renewing a license.
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  • Opponents of New York's gay marriage law are suing to overturn it one day after weddings began.
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  • Governor Andrew Cuomo wants to get tougher on people caught on the cell phone or texting while driving.
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  • New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is speaking out in support of same-sex marriage rights.
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  • New York state police are investigating an email threat against state senators and assemblymen.
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  • Mayor Michael Bloomberg might have appeared he was in a good mood today, but he is not happy with the governor's budget hammered out Sunday afternoon in Albany.
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  • Former New York Gov. David Paterson has paid $62,124 to settle his fine from the state ethics board over free Yankees tickets he obtained for the 2009 World Series.
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  • Darla Miles reports
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  • Off Track Betting
  • New York's Senate has rejected a rescue plan for the New York City Off-Track Betting Corp. and its 1,000 employees.
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  • Jamie Roth reports
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  • Off Track Betting
  • The New York City Off-Track Betting Corp. has postponed its plan to shut down.
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  • Off Track Betting
  • A day after New York's Senate failed to act on a rescue plan, the Democratic majority didn't return Tuesday.
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  • In his first comments on Thursday since the primary, frontrunner Andrew Cuomo didn't exactly ignore Carl Paladino, but he revealed almost nothing about what he thinks of his controversial opponent.
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  • New York's three most recent governors will will sit down together Thursday for a discussion on the economic future of the state.
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  • Carl Paladino stunned Rick Lazio to win the Republican nomination for governor in New York.
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  • State Sen. Eric Schneiderman won the Democratic nomination for attorney general in a close race with Nassau DA Kathleen Rice.
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  • Controversial State Senator Pedro Espada is facing an even tougher challenge in his race for re-election.
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  • Pedro Espada
  • The primary race is getting a lot tougher Monday for State Senate Majority Leader Pedro Espada.
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  • Sarah Wallace reports.
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  • Stacy Sager reports
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  • Dave Evans reports
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  • Lisa Colagrossi reports.
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  • Lisa Colagrossi reports.
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