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Carl Paladino and Andrew Cuomo shake hands at the debate for New York Governor at Hofstra University - Hempstead, NY - Oct 18, 2010 - Photo: Audrey C. Tiernan-Pool/Getty Images

New Poll Shows Cuomo With Big Lead Over Paladino

The Siena College poll shows Cuomo not only has a lead that Siena’s pollster called “overwhelming,” but he also has the momentum.


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Judge Bars NYC From Hiring New Firefighters

Judge Nicholas Garaufis said his permanent injunction would be lifted if the city agreed to court-proposed hiring methods.


Carl Paladino participates in a debate in the New York Governor's race at Hofstra University - Hempstead, NY - Oct 18, 2010 - Photo: Audrey C. Tiernan-Pool/Getty Images

Carl Paladino Bashes Governor’s Debate Format

The Republican candidate says Monday’s debate had a “terrible format” and he wants a better chance to grill front-runner Andrew Cuomo.


NYC Muslim Leaders Seek To Dispel Misconceptions

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Officials from the Islamic Leadership Council of New York were among the Muslim leaders promoting what they called a “Week of Dialogue” designed to dispel misconceptions about Islam. LISTEN: 1010 […]


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Christie: Rail Tunnel Beyond NJ’s Budget

The governor killed the tunnel project because of cost overruns, but Christie agreed to reconsider at U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood’s urging.


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1 Dead, 3 Injured When Small Plane Crashes In L.I.

A quiet Long Island town became the scene of a deadly plane crash on Sunday. Four people were aboard a single-engine prop plane when it crashed, and one of them – a passenger – was killed.


Massa’s N.Y. Congressional Seat Likely To Go To GOP

CORNING, N.Y. (AP) — Republicans are eyeing a Congressional district in New York as a key stepping stone in their campaign to regain power in the U.S. House. The 29th Congressional District stretches from New […]


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N.Y. Brothers Who Sold Heroin Sentenced

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Two New York brothers who acknowledged their parts in a fatal heroin overdose are going to prison for it. Twenty-nine-year-old Jordan Dougher and 31-year-old Jesse Dougher, of Hudson Falls, N.Y., were […]


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Gillibrand, DioGuardi Clash In First Debate

NEW YORK (AP) — Democratic New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and Republican challenger Joe DioGuardi are clashing in their first debate over health care, terror trials and each other’s trustworthiness. Gillibrand, a former House member […]


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Authorities Arrest Dozens In New York-Florida Pot Ring

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal authorities say they’ve rounded up more than 40 people in New York and Florida, including one of the founders of the Roc-A-Fella rap label founder, during a takedown of a […]


In this June 19, 2008 file photo, New York Gov. David Paterson, left, and aide David Johnson walk down the steps of the Capitol in Albany, N.Y. (AP Photo/Mike Groll, File)

Judge Extends Protection Order Against Paterson Aide

David Johnson was charged Aug. 12 with assault, menacing, harassment and criminal mischief, all misdemeanors. He did not enter a plea.


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Sen. Lautenberg Tries Arranging Private Help For Tunnel

A new study says a $9 billion rail tunnel would cut the commuting time between New Jersey and New York City.


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Take A Virtual Tour Of The NY Governor’s Mansion

Governor David Paterson calls the structure an “historic treasure” that truly belongs to all New Yorkers.


Hollis Hills home of Phillip and Lilian Zimmer (Photo/Steve Sandberg)

Elderly Queens Couple Found Dead In Home

Neighbors said they hadn’t seen the couple for some time. Their son, who suffered from mental illness, was found living in the home days after his parents had died, authorities said.


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Cops: NYer Shoots, Wounds Lover’s Son, Kills Self

Police say a man shot and critically wounded his lover’s 27-year-old son before killing himself at their home on New York’s Long Island.