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Astor's Son Asks to Avoid Prison Time

Friday, December 04, 2009

Brooke Astor's 85-year-old son says he's too sick and doesn't deserve to go to prison for plundering his late mother's fortune.

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Banker Pleads Guilty in Pension Probe

Thursday, December 03, 2009

A California venture capitalist has pleaded guilty to criminal charges in connection with New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo's investigation of a pay-to-play scandal at the state's giant public pension fund.

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NY State Senate Rejects Gay Marriage Bill

Thursday, December 03, 2009

A bill to legalize same sex marriage was defeated in the Senate by a 38 to 24 margin Wednesday.

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Preparing for the Turkey Day Parade

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Its that time of year again! Preparations, including the inflation of 50 massive balloons for the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade are well underway.

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Queens Teen Was Shot 11 Times by Police

Monday, November 23, 2009

A teenager in Queens killed in a confrontation with New York City police over the weekend was shot 11 times.

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NY's Credit Could be Hurt Over Budget Impasse

Friday, November 20, 2009

Moody's Investors Service says the state's credit rating could suffer if legislature fails to make Governor Paterson's proposed cuts.

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Drunk Driving with Child Now a Felony

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Drunk drivers who have a child in the vehicle will now face felony charges in New York State.

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Holder Says NYC Best Locale for 9/11 Trial

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Attorney General Eric Holder is defending the decision to put alleged September 11 mastermind Khalid Shaikh Mohammed and others on trial in a New York federal court.

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City Agencies Told to Slash Budgets

Monday, November 16, 2009

New York City agencies are being told to come up with $1.75 billion in savings as Mayor Michael Bloomberg tries to bridge next year's multibillion-dollar deficit.

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New FAA Rules for Hudson River Airspace

Monday, November 16, 2009

The Federal Aviation Administration says it will carve the crowded airspace over the Hudson River into separate areas for local and long-distance traffic.

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Terror Suspects To Face U.S. Trials

Friday, November 13, 2009

Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the self-professed mastermind behind the September 11th terrorist attacks, will go on trial in a civilian court in New York.

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Judge Denies Mistrial Motion in Bruno Case

Friday, November 13, 2009

A federal judge in Albany has denied a motion for a mistrial in the corruption case of former New York Senate leader Joseph Bruno.

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City School Aides Cut

Friday, November 13, 2009

Roughly 500 public school aides are losing their jobs today, after weeks of litigation between the city and their union.

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Paterson, Leadership Close to Striking Deal

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Leaders in Albany appear to have reached a logjam on the state budget, at least that's how it appeared on a public telephone conference call with reporters on Thursday.

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Paterson Rebukes Critics of Budget Cuts

Monday, November 09, 2009

Governor Paterson used a rare mid-year appearance before the state legislature to urge lawmakers to support his proposal to address a budget deficit of more than $3 billion.

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