New York


Regional Briefs – November 20, 2017

2020? Mayor de Blasio Is Coming to Iowa NEW YORK – Raising speculation about his national ambition, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Sunday he will headline a political fundraiser for…

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NYC Launches New Tourism Campaign: True York City

The tourism agency NYC & Company on Monday launched a new campaign called “True York City”, designed to promote iconic attractions as well as unique experiences, neighborhoods and local businesses.…

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Regional Briefs – November 19, 2017

Officials End Plan to Herd Whale Out of Channel LONG BEACH, N.Y. – Officials ended efforts Saturday to herd a 28-foot wayward humpback whale that has been seen swimming in…

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Confused Motorist Drives Onto LIRR Platform

A confused motorist has driven onto a train platform in suburban New York. Newsday reports that a gray sedan was driven onto the westbound Long Island Rail Road platform in…

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Regional Briefs – November 16, 2017

Bus Drivers Union Strike On Long Island Settled HICKSVILLE, N.Y. – A two-week-long school bus strike affecting 20,000 students on Long Island ended Thursday after a federal mediator got involved,…

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New York State Fines Cigna for Insurance Violations

New York state has fined Cigna Health and Life Insurance Co. $2 million on accusations that it violated state insurance law. The state said the Bloomfield, Conn.-based insurer illegally sold…

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Regional Briefs – November 15, 2017

Jury Awards $2.2 Million in Police Shooting of EDP NEW YORK – A jury awarded $2.2 million Tuesday to the family of an emotionally disturbed Guinean immigrant who was fatally…

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Regional Briefs – November 13, 2017

Billionaire’s Lawsuit for Yacht Decorating Tab Goes to Trial ROCHESTER – The lawsuit brought by billionaire Thomas Golisano, a three-time candidate for governor, went to court Monday over charges an…

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Regional Briefs – November 12, 2017

Gov.-elect Murphy Promises Allegiance to Teachers Union ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – Members of New Jersey’s largest teachers’ union cheered Gov.-elect Phil Murphy on Friday as the Democrat promised to march…

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New York Politicians Rally Against Tax Cut Bill

The Senate’s top Democrat called on New York and New Jersey representatives to defeat the tax cut bill Sunday, saying solid opposition from politicians in two states, where middle-class residents…

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