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Lake Placid Olympian refused to attend 1936 Games

Lake Placid Olympian refused to attend 1936 Games

Book details Jack Shea's courage.

WEB EXTRA: Larry Sharpe on gun control, Andrew Cuomo

WEB EXTRA: Larry Sharpe on gun control, Andrew Cuomo

Libertarian candidate criticizes governor.

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Ethics panel meets amid controversy

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The head of the state ethics commission, Janet DiFiore, says she has “done nothing wrong,” after allegations she used her influence as Westchester County DA to obtain welfare benefits for her maid.

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U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu on powering NY and the nation

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U.S. Energy Secretary Stephen Chu on national energy policy and some of the issues NY faces.

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Analysis: Cuomo's political speech, State takeover of NYRA

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Analysis of NYRA takeover, minimum wage debate, and Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s political speech.

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Cuomo puts stamp on State Democratic Party

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Governor Andrew Cuomo gave a rousing speech at a meeting of the State Democratic Party, but stopped short of endorsing a democratic take over of the State Senate.

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Growing opposition to Cuomo's disabled reform measure

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There’s growing opposition in the legislature to Governor Cuomo’s top end of session priority, enacting a new agency to curb abuse of the mentally and physically disabled at state run centers. Opponents, though, say the proposed new entity does not go far enough.

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Cuomo rescinds food stamp fingerprint requirement

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Governor Cuomo announced Thursday that he’s rescinding a state regulation that requires food stamp recipients be fingerprinted, saying the poor and hungry are not criminals.

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Teachers, school boards see disturbing trends in school vote outcome

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Governor Cuomo is pleased with the outcome of Tuesday’s state wide school budget vote, but teachers and school board leaders see some disturbing trends.

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Will Cuomo spurn the Legislative Correspondents Association Show again?

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This coming Tuesday May 22 is the 111th annual Legislative Correspondents Association Show.

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Lawmakers agree to change primary date from September 11th

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The state’s September primary is going to be delayed by two days, now that the legislature has agreed to move the date from Tuesday September 11th to Thursday September 13th.

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Movie stars rely on Albany startup to hone their online images

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A small startup based in Albany has managed to help some of Hollywood's biggest celebrities protect and promote their own online images.

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