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  1. Libous joins the growing heap of N.Y. corruptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    Former State Senator Thomas W. Libous barely had time to hear his guilty verdict Wednesday before his Albany colleagues were erasing his name. Libous joins the growing heap of N.Y. corruption Former State Senator Thomas W. Libous barely had time to hear his guilty verdict Wednesday before his Albany colleagues were erasing his name.

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  2. Seneca County calls on NY to protect plannedaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    Seneca County calls on NY to protect planned casino Tioga Downs would fall within the requested 90-mile 'exclusivity zone' Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1MFpVnh The current gaming room at Tioga Downs features 800 gaming machines. A full casino license would allow the venue to add table games.

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  3. Only defense witness calls Libous honestRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    Only defense witness calls Libous honest Only defense witness calls Libous honest Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1Jd98t5 State Sen. Thomas Libous leaves the federal courthouse in White Plains on July 13 after jury selection for his trial. A federal judge from Binghamton was the only defense witness at state Sen. Thomas Libous' federal trial Monday, and he told the jury the senator has a reputation for honesty.

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  4. NY gets one application for Southern Tier casino licenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 6 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    NY gets one application for Southern Tier casino license Owner Jeff Gural has said his application will center on a multimillion-dollar expansion Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1M8NPYd Tioga Downs Casino and Racing is the sole applicant for a proposed Southern Tier casino license, according to the New York State Gaming Commission. The Nichols racino submitted dozens of boxes of documents Thursday, ahead of the 4 p.m. Monday deadline to deliver about 100 exhibits and a $1 million application fee.

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  5. Recaptured killer's condition upgraded to seriousRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2015 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    The condition of recaptured killer David Sweat was upgraded Monday to serious from critical, the Albany Medical Center announced. "Following examination, it was determined by our trauma team Recaptured killer's condition upgraded to serious The condition of recaptured killer David Sweat was upgraded Monday to serious from critical, the Albany Medical Center announced.

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  6. New York Legislature extends sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    New York Legislature extends session Thorny issues persist in Albany Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1LfxzHu Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie, D-Bronx, is followed by reporters Tuesday after leaving Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office at the Capitol on Tuesday in Albany. The state legislature's work will continue into at least Thursday as it tries to finish up hundreds of outstanding bills and seeks resolution on a number of thorny issues.

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  7. Battling cancer and trial, Libous returns toaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    Battling cancer and trial, Libous returns to Capitol The state senator from Binghamton is back for the final three days of the 2015 session Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1JQ2h9V Sen.Tom Libous, R-Binghamton, speaks in the Senate Chamber at the state Capitol in Albany in January. He returned to work Monday after a lengthy absence recovering from a post-surgery blood infection. 3 comments

  8. Residents 'grateful' as police swarm town in hunt for killersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2015 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    Residents 'grateful' as police swarm town in hunt for killers Massive manhunt continues after prison worker pleads not guilty to helping pair escape. Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://usat.ly/1JNKwYz The search for the two men who escaped from their cells at the Clinton Correctional facility in New York a week ago is taking its toll on the local community.

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  9. New York honors deceased police officersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2015 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    New York honors deceased police officers Two Broome County officers, Christopher Skinner and David W. Smith, are on the list Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1IcxBNF David Smith Sr. looks at the tracing of his son's name after a ceremony Tuesday at the New York State Police Officers Memorial in Albany. David Smith Jr., of the Johnson City Police Department, died in the line of duty in 2014.

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  10. Fast-food strikers protest at McDonald's on LivernoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    Organizers are calling it the largest-ever mobilization of U.S. workers seeking higher pay. That's yet to be determined.

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  11. Casino bids: 'Nothing about process rang true at end'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    Casino bids: 'Nothing about process rang true at end' Cuomo asked board to reconsider Southern Tier after it was passed over in initial picks Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1BnHVBs An inquiry by the Attorney General's Office into the selection of three casino projects has raised new questions about the process as the state looks to grant the gambling licenses in the coming months. Some of the losing bidders said state investigators have contacted them over the Dec. 17 pick of casinos in the Finger Lakes, Catskills and Schenectady.

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  12. Open N.Y. grand jury process to restore trust inaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    Open N.Y. grand jury process to restore trust in system State must open up grand jury process to regain public's trust in the judicial system Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1ENhRNj Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman delivers his State of the Judiciary at the Court of Appeals this month in Albany. Lippman suggests courts release transcripts and documents from grand jury proceedings if there is no indictment.

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  13. Morelle drops out of speaker race, backs HeastieRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    Morelle drops out of speaker race, backs Heastie The move means Heastie is all but certain to be the next speaker. Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1CHKtZc Assembly Majority Leader Joseph Morelle, D-Rochester, with Democratic members of the Assembly behind him, pauses before talking to reporters at the Capitol about the arrest of Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver on Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, in Albany, N.Y. Silver, who has been one of the most powerful men in Albany for more than two decades, was arrested Thursday on public corruption charges.

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  14. Silver's leadership under siegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    Silver's leadership under siege Lawmakers have becoming increasingly uncomfortable with Silver leading their ranks Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1JPi1oR Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, D-Manhattan, during a news conference on Wednesday, June 18, 2014, in Albany, N.Y. Pressure was building Monday for Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver to step down from his powerful post, despite his attempt to strike a deal that would allow him to keep his lucrative stipend and title. A deal struck late Sunday that would shift Silver's power to a five-member delegation of Assembly Democrats was unraveling ahead of a critical 1 p.m. closed-door meeting of the 106-member conference.

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  15. How many? Read about all the troubled NY lawmakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    How many? Read about all the troubled NY lawmakers Details on all the state lawmakers who have faced ethical or legal charges since 2000.

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  16. Cuomo looks to balance agenda with austerityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    Cuomo looks to balance agenda with austerity The governor will detail how he will pay for his new initiatives at 1:30 today Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1BFlvLh Over the past week, Gov. Andrew Cuomo has offered some big-ticket spending items: $1.5 billion split between three upstate cities who can win a competition; $1.3 billion for the state Thruway and $500 million for high-speed broadband. The priorities would tally $3.3 billion of the more than $5 billion the state has received over the past year from bank settlements.

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  17. Hit the rest area for a stretch - and a New YorkaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    Hit the rest area for a stretch - and a New York snack A Taste NY vending machine is now fully operational at the Broome Gateway Rest Area. Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1ILbNWA State officials announced Tuesday that Taste NY vending machines are now fully operational at the Broome Gateway Rest Area, located between the Pennsylvania state line and Exit 1 on Interstate 81 in Broome County, and at the Clifton Park Rest Area on Interstate 87 north of Albany.

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  18. Ithaca Mayor Svante Myrick speaks on incomeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    The mayors of Ithaca, Rochester and Albany have called on the state to remedy urban poverty. A higher minimum wage and additional aid for cities will be among issues before the state Legislature.

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  19. In this Oct. 18, 2011 file photo, former New York Gov.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2015 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    Former N.Y. governor Mario Cuomo dies at 82 Mario Cuomo was a giant of contemporary American politics. Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://usat.ly/1zDTY6U In this Oct. 18, 2011 file photo, former New York Gov. Mario Cuomo speaks from the podium at the Game Changers Awards at Skylight Soho in New York.

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  20. How fracking got stopped in N.Y.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    How fracking got stopped in N.Y. Seven years of fracking debate in NY Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/16AOToU Opponents of hydraulic fracturing for natural gas, or fracking, rally outside the Empire State Plaza Convention Center before Gov. Andrew Cuomo's State of the State address on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, in Albany. When a manager at GreenStar Natural Foods Market in Ithaca announced the news over a loud speaker, people in the store began applauding, cheering, shouting and hugging.

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