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Saturday 25 January 2020
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Category: Hot News, State/National News, Top Stories

Terrorism

A Rise in NYS Hate Crimes call for Task Force on Domestic Terrorism to Combat Problem

By Tyronda James There has been an increase in hate crimes in New York State and across the nation, and in response, the Task Force on...

New York State Attorney General Letitia James

Letter from New York State Attorney General Letitia James

Editor’s note: New York Attorney General Letitia James last week, released a report chronicling the legal, policy, and community...

childvictim

Five U. S. Tech Giants Linked to ‘Cruel and Brutal Use of Children’ in Congo Mines

In 1910, an estimated 2 million American children under the age of 15 were working in factories and mines for low wages and long shifts....

Congressman John Lewis

Civil Rights Giant Congressman John Lewis Prepares to Fight Pancreatic Cancer

By Hazel Trice Edney Civil rights giant John Lewis, representing Georgia’s 5th Congressional District in the U. S. House of...

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Assembly Pass GENDA and Legislation to Ban Conversion Therapy

A new bill protecting transgender rights was passed by the New York Assembly Tuesday and signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo. The Gender Expression...

jail-cell

Hundreds Travel to Albany to Demand End in Mass Incarceration

ALBANY, N.Y. (January 14, 2019) – Over 500 parents, educators and people impacted by New York’s unjust pretrial system traveled to...

Internet

Charter and Spectrum to pay $174.2 Million Settlement to Settle Internet Fraud Case

NEW YORK – Attorney General Barbara D. Underwood announced a record $174.2 million consumer fraud settlement with Charter Communications,...

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Albany Area Albany Area Subway Restaurant Settles EEOC Sexual Harassment Suit for $80,000

NEW YORK – Draper Development LLC, the owner of more than a dozen Subway franchises in the Albany and Schenectady areas have agreed to...

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Land Banks Across NYS Including Syracuse to share $26 Million in New Funding

The Syracuse land bank is among 25 land banks across New York State slated to receive a combined $25.9 million in new funding. This new...

Vote

A look at voters’ views ahead of the 2018 midterms

Here are some key findings from Pew Research Center surveys over the past several months about some of the dynamics and issues shaping the...