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A 180 on town halls in NY19 and NY22

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Actress Sorvino reveals she suffered date-rape

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New York delays fracking decision again

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A February deadline on New York’s process to allow hydrofracking will be missed, with Governor Cuomo’s Health Commissioner now saying he needs more time to complete an on going health study.

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Dueling fracking filmmakers visit capitol

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Dueling pro and anti-fracking filmmakers held screenings and promotions for their films, as they await a decision by Governor Cuomo on whether fracking will go forward in New York.

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Health commissioner tells DEC fracking review needs more time

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Department of Health Commissioner Nirav Shah sent a letter to DEC commissioner Joe Martens today, asking for more time to complete a review of the public health impacts of fracking.

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DEC Commissioner grilled; binding arbitration reform

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DEC Commissioner grilled by lawmakers; Cuomo's binding arbitration reform proposal.

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New York NOW garners third straight Emmy nod

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New York NOW, a collaboration between WMHT-TV and the Times Union, has received a nomination for a prestigious New York State Emmy Award for the third consecutive year.

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DEC may miss deadline for fracking regulations

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New York’s DEC Commissioner Joe Martens suggested today that the state may miss a February 27th deadline to complete its proposed fracking regulations

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Lawmaker compares Cuomo's actions to Hitler

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Capital Region Assemblyman Steve McLaughlin (R-Melrose) appeared at a press conference today for a bill that would prevent "messages of necessity" from the governor and compared the use of this legislative power by Andrew Cuomo to something dictators Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini would do.

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Former NYC Mayor, Ed Koch, dies at 88

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Longtime New York City mayor Ed Koch died of congestive heart failure this morning at New York-Presbyterian Columbia Hospital. He was 88.

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Speaker Silver says 'pension smoothing' is comptroller's call

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Longtime Democratic Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver (Manhattan) sat down with us this week to give his reaction to, among other things, Governor Cuomo's budget proposal.

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Bloomberg and Nolan clash on education

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Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Queens Assemblywoman Cathy Nolan got into a fairly heated exchange today at the joint budget hearing in Albany.

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