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NY plan to stop spread of aquatic invasive species

October 30, 2014

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York environmental officials are accepting public comments on their plan to check the spread of aquatic invasive species. more »»

Quarantines rarely used, effectiveness questioned

October 30, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Spanish flu pandemic a century ago prompted the last large-scale quarantines in this country. more »»

Wisconsin studies music and memory program

October 30, 2014

UNION GROVE, Wis. (AP) — Mike Knutson taught himself to play the harmonica as a child, and the 96-year-old sang with his family for most of his life. more »»

Viral video documents New York street harassment

October 30, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — The creators of a video recording the comments a woman hears as she walks around New York City say it's a testament to the pervasiveness of street harassment women face. more »»

Viral video documents street harassment in NYC

October 30, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — The creators of a video recording the comments a young woman hears as she walks the blocks of Manhattan say it's a testament to the pervasiveness of street harassment that women... more »»

NY man moves back into Sandy-damaged home

October 29, 2014

NEW YORK, N.Y. (AP) — A New York City sanitation worker is finally moving back into his Staten Island home damaged during Superstorm Sandy. more »»

Judge mulling release of 2011 toll hike documents

October 29, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — An automobile association went back to court Wednesday to try and convince a judge to force the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to release internal documents that could... more »»

Protesters arrested at NY gas storage facility

October 29, 2014

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Amtrak worker killed by train in upstate NY

October 29, 2014

GERMANTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Officials say an Amtrak worker has died after being struck by a passenger train while working on a section of track in the Hudson Valley. more »»

Weight Watchers beats Street 3Q forecasts

October 29, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Weight Watchers International Inc. (WTW) on Wednesday reported third-quarter profit of $37.9 million. more »»

Take-Two tops Street 2Q forecasts

October 29, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Take-Two Interactive Software Inc. (TTWO) on Wednesday reported a loss of $41.4 million in its fiscal second quarter. more »»

Ebola nurse plans to end voluntary quarantine

October 29, 2014

FORT KENT, Maine (AP) — A nurse who treated Ebola patients in West Africa said Wednesday she plans to stop quarantining herself in rural Maine, signaling a potential showdown with state police... more »»

NY man charged in false threat against Obama

October 29, 2014

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Prosecutors say the Secret Service got involved in a love triangle when a New York man falsely reported that his rival planned to kill President Barack Obama.

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Dems rush to save suddenly vulnerable incumbents

October 29, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Desperate Democrats are scrambling to save vulnerable House incumbents, even in states where President Barack Obama cruised to double-digit wins in the past two presidential... more »»

Missouri knitter-runner prepares for NYC Marathon

October 29, 2014

WARRENSBURG, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri runner who knitted his way into the record books is preparing for the New York City Marathon. more »»

Cuomo: NY can encourage medical work in W. Africa

October 29, 2014

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he's looking for ways to encourage medical workers to go to West Africa to fight Ebola. more »»

Ex-Islanders co-owner may try to withdraw plea

October 29, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — A lawyer for a former part-owner of the New York Islanders says his client may try to withdraw his guilty plea after learning he would be sentenced to 20 years in prison. more »»

 
 

 

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