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8 hrs ago | Empire State News

Cornella s state-of-the-art particle accelerator, recently in danger...

Cornell's High Energy Synchrotron Light Source Lab will receive $100 million in funding over the next five years from the National Science Foundation .

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Related Topix: Chemistry, Science, US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News

12 hrs ago | Times Herald-Record

Schumer proposes greater transparency regarding oil train transport

Sen. Charles Schumer is urging the federal agency overseeing railroads to make information about hazardous cargo more readily available to emergency responders.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Newburgh, NY, Canada, Orange County, NY

16 hrs ago | Times Herald-Record

NEWSWATCH: Schumer: Oil train safety plan inadequate for NY

Featured in todays Record Newswatch - Sen. Charles Schumer comes to Goshen to push a proposal requiring rail lines to provide local emergency responders with information about hazardous materials being transported through the region; two Greenwood Lake residents, including a nurse employed at Valley View, are arrested for possessing drugs with ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Greenwood Lake, NY, New Paltz, NY

20 hrs ago | Watertown Daily Times

North Country People

March 21: First place, Ada Jane Northrop and Helen Keohane; second place, the Rev.

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Related Topix: Sandy Creek, NY, Theresa, NY, Wellsville, NY, Watertown, NY, Albany, NY, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Yesterday | SILive.com

Elected officials promise to fight for Sandy funding amidst reports it could go elsewhere

Elected officials are promising to fight for the region's fair share of federal relief dollars amidst a report that upwards of $1 billion in the remaining rebuilding funding could be spent on disasters other than Hurricane Sandy.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, FEMA, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Michael Grimm, New York

Yesterday | WIVB-TV Buffalo

Niagara Falls may lose funds from federal program

Senator Charles Schumer says the city could be cut off from the Community Development Block Grant program because the city's population has slipped below 50,000.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

NY1

NY Lawmakers Want Federal Gov't to Leave Sandy Aid Untouched

The federal Department of Housing and Urban Development, or HUD, says the law allows it to spread some of the remaining $3.5 billion in relief funds to other places that have suffered disasters, not just to Sandy recovery.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News

LongIsland.com

Schumer Urges FDA to Reverse Course on Ridiculous Proposed Rule That...

Schumer Urges FDA to Reverse Course on Ridiculous Proposed Rule That Would Hurt New York's Craft Brewers & Family Farmers Utica, NY - April 21, 2014 - Today at Saranac Brewery in Utica, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer called on the Food and Drug Administration to reverse course on a proposed rule that would be unnecessarily harmful to Upstate New ... (more)

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Utica, NY, Food Science

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Ira Stoll on Minimum Wage Nonsense in New York

The bill's champion, New York State Senator Daniel Squadron, calls it the "Fair Wage Act."

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Press & Sun-Bulletin

Schumer, Reed to visit Cornell synchotron

A U.S. senator and Congressman will be visiting Cornell University's CHESS lab over the next two days to view one of five high-energy synchrotron x-ray sources in the world.

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North County Public Radio

Schumer calls on FDA to drop spent grain proposal

Sen. Charles Schumer will be at a western New York brewery to call on the federal government to drop a proposal that has the nation's craft beer brewers up in arms.

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WNYC-AM New York

Teachers Sound Off on State English Tests

Following the recent controversy around the state's English tests for grades 3-8, we invited four educators to WNYC's studios over spring break to hear why they're so critical of the tests.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Queens, NY, New York, NY

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Madison software firm Solomo develops customer-tracking technology

Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper.

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Press & Sun-Bulletin

Watchdog Report: Stream gauge funding can imperil safety

Less than three years removed from a flood that inundated 90 percent of the village's land, tensions still rise and fall along with the water in Owego.

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Related Topix: Owego, NY, Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, US Politics, US News, Representative Paul Tonko, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, US Geological Survey, Technical Services

SILive.com

To honor our heroes: Parade is due for Iraq and Afghanistan war vets

It's only fitting that the call has gone out from Staten Island to finally welcome home America's troops from the 9/11-era wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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Related Topix: Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Michael Grimm, Manhattan, NY, Opinion

WIBX-AM Whitesboro

Schumer Urges FDA Not To Regulate 'Spent Grain' Sale To Farmers

For over 100 years, "spent grains" - a natural byproduct of the brewing process have been sold to farms at a very low cost for use as an inexpensive feed for livestock.

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Daily Political

Chatwal Guilty of Violating Electoral Laws in U.S.

When Senator Hillary Clinton was running for U.S. President in 2008, a very enthusiastic supporter financially was Sant Singh Chatwal, owner of hotels and restaurants and an Indian-American.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, New York, Bill Clinton, History in the News, US House of Representatives, Kendrick Meek

Ynetnews

US intelligence opposes Israeli entry into Visa Waiver program

Legislators, aides, and staffers on two US legislative committees have expressed concerns that allowing Israel to join the US visa waiver program would make the US more susceptible to spying efforts, the Washington-based Roll Call reported this week.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Roll Call, US Politics, Nita Lowey, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate

Fri Apr 18, 2014

WENY

Senator Schumer Speaks Against New FDA Rule

In just 30 days, the Food and Drug Administration may pass a rule that will directly effect breweries and farms in New York State.

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The Washington Post

Does Government Printing Office need a digital-era name?

The Senate may vote soon on a bipartisan bill that would give the 153-year-old Government Printing Office a new name to better reflect its digital-age work.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Amy Klobuchar, Republican, Saxby Chambliss, World News

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