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Wednesday 20 September 2017
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Category: Featured News, State/National News

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Carl Heastie to Begin Upstate New York Tour

By Staff   New York State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie (D-Bronx), plans to begin an upstate tour Tuesday, July 21, officials from...

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NYC Settles Case with Eric Garner’s Family for $5.9 Million

By Staff   The family of Eric Garner, an unarmed black man who died last year when an NYPD officer held him on the ground in an...

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State Attorney General Sends New Procedures for Police Killings to DAs

By Staff   New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman sent a letter to the state’s 62 district attorneys July 13,...

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NYS Health Dept. Will Make Decision on Medical Marijuana Business Licenses Soon

Those who suffer from life-threatening conditions throughout New York State could see a new treatment in as little as six months from the...

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2015 African Unity Parade and Festival Aug. 15

The African Diaspora Parade and Festival, and the National Ghana Parade Council, will sponsor the Unity Parade 2015, Aug. 15. The two...

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South Carolina’s Governor Signs Bill to Remove Confederate Flag from State House

By Staff   South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley signed a bill with nine pens, July 9, that will remove the Confederate flag from State...

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Cosby Court Documents Say Comedian Admits to Getting Quaaludes to Give to Women

By Staff   Comedian Bill Cosby has admitted to obtaining prescription Quaaludes to give to women he wanted to have sex with,...

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U.S. Military Celebrates LGBT Pride Month While Still Banning Openly Transgender Soldiers

Although the end of June represented a huge victory for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community after the Supreme...

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Obama Announces Restoration of U.S. Diplomatic Ties with Cuba

President Barack Obama has announced the U.S. will re-establish a diplomatic relationship with Cuba for the first time in over 50 years....

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U.S. Supreme Court Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage

By Staff   In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court ruled the Constitution guarantees a nationwide right to same-sex marriage. As a...