Regional

Senate Throws Cold Water on Cuomo’s Tax Changes

Republicans who control the New York state Senate threw a major roadblock in front of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s tax code restructuring proposals Tuesday, announcing their opposition to the Democrat’s plan…

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Regional Briefs – February 13, 2018

Court Nixes Disability Benefits to 2 First Responders ALBANY – An Orangetown police officer and Yonkers firefighter injured while responding to emergencies are not entitled to disability benefits, New York…

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Chelsea Bomber Gets Life in Prison

A man who set off small bombs in two states, including a pressure cooker device that blasted shrapnel across a New York City block, was sentenced Tuesday to multiple terms…

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Cuomo’s Favorability Tanks, Now at Just 50 Percent

Weeks after his favorability reached an all-time high, Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s ratings tumbled in a poll that found that just 50 percent of registered New York state voters would re-elect…

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Former Pharma Exec, Christie Backer Seeks to Oust Menendez

A former pharmaceutical company executive and supporter of Chris Christie’s presidential campaign is entering New Jersey’s Republican Senate primary in an attempt to oust incumbent Democrat Bob Menendez. Bob Hugin…

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Trenton to Use Lasers, Audio to Get Rid of Crows

New Jersey’s capital city is taking a high-tech approach to rid the city of an estimated 30,000 crows that are waking up residents and leaving droppings behind. The U.S. Agriculture…

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Regional Briefs – February 11, 2018

Glitch Knocks Out Traffic Lights Across NYC NEW YORK – A glitch led to hundreds of malfunctioning traffic signals across the city early Saturday, a problem that was mostly fixed…

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