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Cuomo's upstate economic development program gets a boost

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Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a $1 billion dollar high tech development project on the State University of New York’s Polytechnic Institute campus near Utica.

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Wide differences in early voting rules in New York

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This fall, New Yorkers will have their first-ever opportunity to vote early in November’s elections.

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This week on NYN: Ban on flavored e-cigs

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Plus, volunteers help honor forgotten USA soldiers

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Public Finance commission hearing overshadowed by arguments on fusion voting

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Tempers flared at a public hearing of a commission formed to enact a public campaign financing system for New York. But the tensions centered not on that proposal, but on the commission’s decision to also consider whether to end fusion voting, which allows candidates to run on multiple ballot lines.

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New York bans flavored e-cigarettes

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New York’s Health Department Public Health Council voted to ban flavored e-cigarettes in the state beginning October 4.

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Cuomo spokesman says license plate renewal plan won't "go forward"

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The news comes after a Siena College poll finds New Yorkers strongly oppose having to pay for new license plates.

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Vaping stores predict closure after Cuomo declares flavored e-cigarette ban

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The vaping industry is reacting to Governor Andrew Cuomo’s upcoming ban on flavored e-cigarettes- saying it is misguided and will force many small business owners to close their shops and lay off employees. Some are predicting legal action.

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Cuomo issues executive order to ban flavored e-cigarettes in New York

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Governor Andrew Cuomo issued an executive order to direct his health department to ban all flavored electronic cigarettes, in response to a vaping health emergency that has sickened hundreds and killed six people.

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Senator Tedisco: New license plates a "highway heist"

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Outrage continues over planned $25-45 renewal fee

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Cuomo planning lawsuit against drug industry

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Calling it an “industry-wide conspiracy”, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced his intention to file a lawsuit for the over-prescription of opioids that he says has defrauded New Yorkers out of billions of dollars.

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