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Regional Briefs – May 28, 2017

Shark Tagged Since 2012 Detected Off NJ Coast CAPE MAY, N.J. – A great white shark tagged since 2012 was detected Saturday off New Jersey — and she’s not alone,…

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NY Lawmakers Break Before Session’s Final Push

In this week’s New York state government news, lawmakers stretch Memorial Day weekend into a week off, the New York Court of Appeals takes up physician-assisted suicide, and Uber and…

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NYC Urges Expectant Women to Avoid Zika Areas

New York City health officials are launching a campaign to urge women who are expecting to avoid travel to countries with the Zika virus, many of which are in the…

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Regional Briefs – May 25, 2017

Dutch Officials Retrace Steps of Their Forebears KINGSTON, N.Y. – Dutch officials got a taste Wednesday of how their ancestors explored North America 400 years ago, the Daily Freeman reported.…

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Regional Briefs – May 24, 2017

NY Lawmakers Vote to Let Uber, Lyft Start Earlier Upstate ALBANY – New York lawmakers voted Tuesday to let Uber and Lyft begin picking up passengers upstate on June 29,…

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Regional Briefs – May 23, 2017

Alcoholics Anonymous Sues For 12-step Manuscript NEW YORK – Alcoholics Anonymous is suing for the return of its 1939 original manuscript describing the “Twelve Step” recovery program due to be…

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Manhattan Rally to Protest Terror Apologist CUNY Address

A rally Thursday at the CUNY offices in Manhattan will protest the invitation to terrorism apologist Linda Sarsour to keynote the college’s commencement ceremony. Assemblyman Dov Hikind (D-Brooklyn) will address…

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Cuomo Announces ‘Genius Challenge’ to Renew the MTA

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday announced an international competition to revitalize New York City’s transit system, offering three $1 million prizes for the best ideas. Competitors who enter the “MTA…

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