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Local, regional, and statewide news continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

2 hrs ago | Russia Taday

New York joins fight to elect US president by popular vote

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation that could help revamp future presidential elections by agreeing to award the state's 29 electoral votes to the candidate that is most favored on a national level.

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Related Topix: New York, Prison, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Illinois, Illinois Government

6 hrs ago | Cool Hunting

The New York Pizza Project: Native New Yorkers pound the pavement in...

Once synonymous with New York , family-run pizza shops are an endangered species these days as more and more owners are force to shutter their stores to make room for the city's ubiquitous dollar-a-slice chains.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Pizza, New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom

11 hrs ago | JD Supra

New York Estate and Trust Tax Changes: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

The devil is in the details, though. While the new law, which the governor just signed, provides some tax relief for the moderately well-off, the wealthiest New Yorkers will see little, if any, change and, in some cases, will actually experience an increase in estate and income tax.

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Related Topix: New York, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Tax

15 hrs ago | Long Island Business News

New York political leader Basil Paterson dies

Paterson served as a state senator, deputy New York City mayor and New York's first black secretary of state.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Charles Rangel, Democrat, US Politics, New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, African-American

Thu Apr 17, 2014

KABC-AM Los Angeles

'Horseless E-Carriage' Debuts in Time for NY Auto Show

As New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio tries to ban horse-drawn carriages in the city, an animal advocacy group is pushing an alternative to the tourist attraction with "Horseless eCarriages."

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Related Topix: Travel, us Travel, North America Travel, New York City Travel, New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom

Science Daily

Discovery could lead to novel therapies for Fragile X syndrome

Scientists studying the most common form of inherited mental disability -- a genetic disease called 'Fragile X syndrome' -- have uncovered new details about the cellular processes responsible for the condition that could lead to the development of therapies to restore some of the capabilities lost in affected individuals.

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Related Topix: UC San Diego, New York

Car & Driver

50 Years Later, Another Mustang Sits Atop the Empire State Building [New York Auto Show]

In 1964, Ford placed a new Mustang on the 85th-floor observation deck of The Empire State Building.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Ford Mustang, Hatchback, Convertible, Ford, New York

Automotive News

Lindsay Chappell: Some New Yorkers really want that Nissan cab

Despite a judge voiding Nissan's lucrative 10-year, billion-dollar Taxi of Tomorrow contract with the city in October, the company has gone ahead with sales here.

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Related Topix: Nissan, Nissan NV200, New York, Autos

KMIZ

Beer, grilled cheese and really clean clothes

Nestled on a New York side street, a new type of laundromat has opened its doors, offering gourmet cheese sandwiches and drop-off laundry services.

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Related Topix: East Village (New York, NY), Life, Food, Dining, New York

WNYC-AM New York

New York Ranks 6th in Pedestrian and Cyclist Deaths

Among major American cities, New York has the sixth-lowest fatality rate for cyclists and pedestrians.

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Related Topix: New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom

Washington Times

Angry New Yorkers shred gun registrations in deadline day protests

Firearms' owners and Second Amendment activists in New York made it loud and clear to lawmakers that they weren't on board with a new gun registration law that took effect on Tax Day, gathering in downtown Buffalo and shredding the very documents they were supposed to fill out and sign.

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Related Topix: New York

Wed Apr 16, 2014

WIVB-TV Buffalo

New York says 960,000 enrolled in health exchange

About 94,000 of those finished applying in the two weeks after the original March 31 deadline, according to figures released by the exchange's executive director, Donna Frescatore.

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Related Topix: New York, Health Care Policy, Health, New York University

Breitbart.com

De Blasio Surrenders New York to the Jihad

On the first anniversary of the Boston jihad bombing, where in broad daylight on a busy city street teeming with humanity Americans were blown to bits, with three killed and close to three hundred injured, Mayor Bill de Blasio shut down the New York Police Department's counter-terror surveillance program in New York City.

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Related Topix: New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Robert Mugabe, Africa, Zimbabwe

The Huffington Post

Massive Car Orgy Hits New York City

Land Rover's latest concept SUV is one of many cars debuting at the New York International Auto Show.

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Related Topix: New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom

BroadwayWorld.com

The American Museum of Natural History and New York City Student...

The New York City Student Ancestry Project, led by The City College of New York, convened 200 undergraduate student volunteers from eight colleges and universities to trace their ancient family history with National Geographic's Genographic Project.

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Related Topix: City University of New York, City College of New York, New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Genetics, Medicine

LongIsland.com

Governor Cuomo Signs Legislation Adding New York State to the National Popular Vote Compact

April 15, 2014 - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today signed legislation that adds New York to the list of states that have joined National Popular Vote compact.

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Related Topix: New York, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

The Village Voice

New York State's Long-Running War on Weed

A U.S. map that shows where pot is legal looks a lot like recent electoral college maps, except instead of blue, the liberal states are rendered in green: the entire West Coast , progressive mountain and Midwest states , all of New England, plus New Jersey, Washington, D.C., and Hawaii.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Drugs, Marijuana, District of Columbia Government, Washington DC, New York

Norwalk Citizen News

Ex-Pataki deputy eyes run for attorney general

The former chief deputy to Republican Gov. George Pataki is considering a run for New York attorney general, talking to state party officials and potential backers.

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National Post

Liam Neeson takes on animal rights activists in defence of New York City's horse-drawn carriages

Liam Neeson, the Oscar-winning actor, has ridden to the defence of the endangered horse-drawn carriages of Central Park, one of New York's most famous institutions.

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Related Topix: New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

State gives $1M in grants for crime fighting

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday announced 31 law enforcement agencies will share nearly $1 million in grants to boost a crime-prevention efforts in upstate New York.

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, New York

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