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12 hrs ago | The New York Observer

Ex-Governor Paterson Blames Heroin Crisis on Childhood Medication

Former Gov. David Paterson told radio listeners today that he believes the recent spike in heroin overdose deaths is a consequence of over-medicating children.

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Related Topix: Drugs, US Governors, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Medicine, Health, Pain, Ritalin, Methylphenidate (generic), ADHD

Wed Aug 27, 2014

News Max

Sen. Gillibrand: Male Colleagues Have Made Sexist Comments

New York Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand says she has endured boorish remarks from fellow lawmakers including a warning from one male colleague about getting "porky."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, US Governors

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Item

Port Authority dock deal probed

The Manhattan District Attorney's Office is investigating a secret, $25 million legal settlement between the Port Authority and a politically-connected seaport company that excused $15 million in unpaid rent at the docks in Brooklyn and Newark and handed over $10 million of public money to cover other debts.

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Related Topix: Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Jerrold Nadler, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Red Hook, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

New York on pace for record overtime spending a a

New York on pace for record overtime spending ... again New York on pace for record overtime spending ... again Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1tHacM3 ALBANY State agencies are on track to spend a record amount on overtime for the second year in a row, according to a report Tuesday from state Comptroller Thomas ... (more)

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

New York Daily News

New York politicians run for cover in Israeli town

Congressman Pete King former Gov. David Paterson and the Ashkelon Mayor Itamar Shimoni all had to run for cover when the sirens went off.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, New York, New York Government, US Governors, US News

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Daily Kos

Cuomo Team "stunned" by Teachout enthusiasm

The Democratic primary for governor in NY got more interesting today. More political capital was invested in the race.

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, US News, Liberal Political News

Fox News

How Al Sharpton is using Obama, Ferguson and MSNBC to boost his influence

Aug. 23, 2014: The Rev. Al Sharpton, second from right, walks with former New York Gov. David Paterson, second from left, and Gwen Carr, right, mother of Eric Garner, as they arrive before a march to protest the death of Eric Garner, in the Staten Island borough of New York.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Conservative Political News, US News

Sat Aug 23, 2014

FOX Carolina

No arrests as thousands rally over chokehold death

Thousands of people expressing grief, anger and hope for a better future marched peacefully through Staten Island on Saturday to protest the chokehold death of an unarmed black man by a white police officer.

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Related Topix: New York, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Governors, Religion, Society of Friends, Violent Crime

KFVS12

No arrests as thousands rally over chokehold death

A Southern California hot sauce plant that came under fire for its spicy odors is throwing open its doors to the public, offering a whiff of excitement and perhaps a breath of fresh air in its relations with its... A Southern California hot sauce plant that came under fire for its spicy odors is throwing open its doors to the public, offering a ... (more)

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Related Topix: Weather, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, US Governors, Religion, Society of Friends

WTVC

No arrests as thousands rally over chokehold death

Police reported no arrests as thousands of people demonstrated peacefully in protest against the chokehold death of an unarmed black man by a white New York City police officer.

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Related Topix: US Governors

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Staten Island braces for march protesting death of Eric Garner

People stand near where Eric Garner died during an encounter with an NYPD officer in July in Staten Island.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, US Governors

Thu Aug 21, 2014

WNYC-AM New York

Former Governor Paterson, Protests and Physicians

Staten Islander Doug Brinson shows his approval of the NYC medical examiner's finding that Eric Garner's death from a police chokehold was a homicide.

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Related Topix: Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY, US Governors, Columbia University

Mon Aug 18, 2014

New York Daily News

Harlem Week: Basil Paterson: Political powerhouse

Basil Paterson, who achieved notable fame and clout in politics and law, at the swearing-in ceremony of his son David Paterson, who was named governor of New York in 2008.

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Related Topix: US Governors, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Charles Rangel, Democrat, Queens, NY, New York, NY, African-American

Thu Jul 31, 2014

New York Daily News

Rangel's PAC committee violated election rules

Rep. Charles Rangel faced a 2010 ethics scandal that resulted in a hefty FEC fine for accepting illegal in-kind campaign contributions.

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