Wednesday 17 October 2018
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Category: Hot News, State/National News


More Republicans Call on Skelos to Step Down

By Staff   Although New York State Senate Republicans have largely stood in support of GOP Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos,...

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Injured NYPD Officer Dies after Shooting

By Staff   New York City Police Department Officer Brian Moore, who was shot in Queens over the weekend, has died, according to New...


Baltimore State Attorney Rules Gray’s Death a Homicide, Charges Officers

By Staff   Baltimore State Attorney Marilyn Mosby has ruled Freddie Gray’s death a homicide, reports stated. Mosby said the six...

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Baltimore in ‘State of Emergency’ after Funeral of Black Man Killed by Police

By Hazel Trice Edney   BALTIMORE – ( – Protests gave way to chaos, looting and burning this week as...


Vice President Biden Marks Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Announcing It’s On Us Progress

“Violence against women is not a women’s issue alone. It’s a man’s issue as well… So to all of the guys out there—you have to...

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New Opportunities for Farm Stands Across New York

ALBANY – State Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball and Acting State Health Commissioner Dr. Howard A. Zucker announced a new...


Three Steps to Improve Your Credit

(StatePoint) Good credit is a key ingredient in succeeding financially; yet building a strong foundation takes time. If you are new to...


USDA Awards $31 Million in Grants to Help SNAP Participants Afford Healthy Foods

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that USDA has awarded $31.5 million in funding to local, state, and national...


Cuomo and Lawmakers Reach Deal, but Budget Lacks Initial Policy Plans

By Staff Although New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo and legislators have come to an agreement regarding the final state budget,...

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Cuomo, Lawmakers to Continue Budget Talks through Weekend

By Staff   Although legislators expected to have a New York state budget agreement with Gov. Andrew Cuomo in place by Thursday, March...