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A Long Island Rail Road train. (credit: CBS 2)

With 10 Days Before Potential Strike, Still No Deal For MTA, LIRR Unions

With time running out, there was still no deal Thursday between Long Island Rail Road unions and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, with just 10 days to go before a strike could begin.

07/10/2014

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, 9-year-old Amanda Houser and other elected officials applaud July 7, 2014, at a ceremony in which the governor signed a bill into law legalizing medical marijuana. (Credit: Gov. Andrew Cuomo's Office)

New York Becomes 23rd State To Allow Medical Marijuana

Under legislation signed into law on Saturday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, patients with one of 10 diseases will be able to obtain nonsmokeable versions of the drug.

07/07/2014

Riders get ready to board a Long Island Rail Road train in Bethpage, N.Y. (file/credit: Getty Images)

MTA, LIRR Contract Talks Set Resume Next Week As L.I. Lawmakers Call On Cuomo To Intervene

The latest round of talks last week ended with no compromise in sight and both sides have blamed the other for the stalemate.

07/02/2014

Israelis hold Israeli flags along the road of the funeral procession of Gilad Shaer, 16, on July 1, 2014 in Hashmonaim settelment, West Bank. (Photo by Lior Mizrahi/Getty Images)

As Israel Buries Teens And World Mourns, Airstrikes Target Hamas

Hundreds of people participated in separate memorial services in the hometowns of the three teens — Eyal Yifrah, 19, Gilad Shaar, 16, and Naftali Fraenkel ahead of a joint funeral.

07/01/2014

FILE - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Gov. Cuomo Responds To U.S. Team, Gives State Workers Long Lunch Break

Cuomo’s letter came in response to a series of tweets from the U.S. team and coach Jurgen Klinsmann, who wrote a letter of their own imploring America’s bosses to give their workers the day off.

06/26/2014

An 8-mile stretch of Broadway and two dozen other areas have been designated slow zones - reducing the speed limit from 30 to 25 - in an effort to reduce pedestrian fatalities. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

State Lawmakers Give OK To 25 MPH Speed Limit For New York City

The state Assembly approved the city’s request late Thursday and the Senate followed suit early Friday morning as the Legislature worked to adjourn their six-month session.

06/20/2014

Marijuana plants grow at Perennial Holistic Wellness Center, a not-for-profit medical marijuana dispensary in Los Angeles. (credit: Getty Images)

Tensions Run High As NY Medical Marijuana Deadline Nears

An agreement between the state Senate and Assembly on whether to legalize medical marijuana in New York is due before midnight Monday in order to be voted on before the legislative session ends later this week.

06/16/2014

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

Governors Cuomo, Brown Make Friendly Wager Ahead Of Rangers-Kings Final

With the Rangers set to take on the Kings in the Stanley Cup Final, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and California Governor Jerry Brown have made a friendly interstate wager.

06/03/2014

Traffic drives across the George Washington Bridge, which connects Fort Lee, NJ, and New York City, on Jan. 9, 2014 in Fort Lee, N.J.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Announcement On Port Authority Reforms Canceled

A Friday news conference in Fort Lee, New Jersey, was scrapped little more than an hour before it was to take place.

05/30/2014

President Barack Obama throws out the first pitch at a little league baseball game at Friendship Park May 19, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Kevin Dietsch-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama To Tout Tourism During Historic Visit To Baseball Hall Of Fame

President Barack Obama is ready to take in some baseball history. And he’ll make a little history of his own in the process.

05/22/2014

President Barack Obama speaks during the dedication ceremony in Foundation Hall at the National September 11 Memorial Museum on  May 15, 2014. Photo by Richard Drew-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama, Others Dedicate 9/11 Museum In Solemn Ceremony

The National September 11 Memorial Museum is being dedicated Thursday before opening to the general public May 21.

05/15/2014

Gov. Andrew Cuomo  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)/Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino (credit: CBS 2)

Upset-Minded Astorino Depicts Gov. Cuomo As Dictatorial In Campaign Film

The race for governor of New York has barely begun and it’s already testy.

05/15/2014

A pothole on Long Island (file/credit: Mike Xiriniachs/WCBS 880)

More Than $100-Million In Road Repairs Set To Begin On Long Island

Repairs will include removing the worn top layer of pavement from travel lanes and shoulders, repairing the base asphalt, improving drainage and installing new a new asphalt surface.

05/11/2014

This is the skin of a patient after 3 days of measles infection; treated at a New York hospital. (CDC/file)

As Case Count Rises, Gov. Cuomo Urges New Yorkers To Get Measles Vaccination

Governor Andrew Cuomo has urged all New Yorkers to get a measles vaccination. An outbreak of the highly contagious disease has continued to spread across the country.

04/26/2014

Gov. Andrew Cuomo  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)/Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino (credit: CBS 2)

Siena Poll Shows Cuomo Holding Lead Over Astorino

The Siena College poll shows the Democrat leading Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino 58 percent to 28 percent.

04/22/2014

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