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AARP: Baby Boomers Plan To Leave New York State For Retirement

AARP said Monday that many Baby Boomers plan to leave New York state as they retire — and take a slice of the state’s economy with them.

09/08/2014

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eBay Survey: Firearms Are Most Popular Purchase Items In New York State

Despite strong pushes for gun control at the state level in recent years, firearms and supplies ranked as the most popular items purchased on eBay in New York State in a new survey.

08/26/2014

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Data Breach Strikes 51 UPS Stores Around U.S.

UPS Stores across the country have been hit with a data breach may have been going on since January.

08/20/2014

Actor Robert Redford attends the 29th Santa Barbara International Film Festival American Riviera Award to Robert Redford at the Arlington Theatre on February 7, 2014 in Santa Barbara, California.  (Photo by Mark Davis/Getty Images for SBIFF)

Robert Redford Sues New York State In Dispute Over Tax Bill

Robert Redford has brought some Hollywood-style drama to the New York State Department of Taxation.

08/07/2014

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Palisades Interstate Parkway Repaving Set To Begin

Repaving operations were set to begin Monday on the Palisades Interstate Parkway.

07/20/2014

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N.Y. State Receives $3.3 Billion Windfall From Settlement With France’s Largest Bank

New York State was poised Tuesday to collect $3.3 billion from a recent record settlement with the largest bank in France, and the Cuomo administration plans to add it to the state’s general fund.

07/08/2014

Teen Sex Ed

N.Y. State Suggests HIV Tests For 13-Year-Olds, Sex Ed In Elementary School

One in four adolescents is likely to acquire a sexually transmitted disease, according to the first ever Youth Sexual Health Plan released by New York State.

05/21/2014

Fast Food

Fast Food Workers Rally In Albany In Favor Of Higher Minimum Wage

Fast food workers from around New York state rallied at the Statehouse in Albany Tuesday, demanding a higher minimum wage and calling for the passage of legislation that would let cities and towns set their own wage rules.

05/20/2014

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Victims Urge N.Y. State Lawmakers To Strengthen Penalties For Sex Trafficking

Sex trafficking victims gathered in Albany Tuesday, sharing their stories and urging New York state lawmakers to pass stronger criminal penalties for forcing someone into sexual servitude.

05/13/2014

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Cuomo Must Pick New Running Mate After Duffy Decides Not To Run

Governor Andrew Cuomo will need to find a new running mate, since Lt. Gov. Robert Duffy has decided he will not be seeking another term.

05/08/2014

This Feb. 4, 2013, photo illustration in Manassas, Va., shows a man holding a Colt AR-15 semi-automatic rifle.  (credit: Getty Images)

South Dakota AG: New York State Gun Laws Set Worrying Precedent

The state attorney general in South Dakota said in a court filing that the New York state ban on semi-automatic weapons sets a worrying precedent that could affect the rights of South Dakotans and people across the country.

05/07/2014

The midtown New York City skyline, including the Empire State Building, is seen from the air over New York   (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Study Ranks New York As Worst State For Retiring

Bankrate noted that New York City is home to nearly half of state residents, and the high taxes and cost of living were to blame for the low ranking.

05/05/2014

Surgery

Out-Of-State Breast Reconstructions To Be Covered In New York State

Patients who see out-of-network plastic surgeons for breast reconstruction will be covered in New York state, under an agreement announced Thursday between the state and insurer Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield.

05/01/2014

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New York State Board Of Regents Deems Cheerleading A Sport

New York state education officials voted Tuesday to recognize competitive cheerleading as an interscholastic sport, in an effort to improve safety and coaching standards.

04/29/2014

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NYC Public School Principals Slam State English Tests

Principals at some three dozen New York City public schools led protests Friday against this year’s New York state English tests, which they said were poorly designed and confusing.

04/11/2014

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