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  1. Anti-vaxxers could lose their religious exemption in New York under proposed lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | The Post-Standard

    After Dariyon Paris, 4, of Syracuse, gets three vaccination, to keep him up to date for his school records, Lisa Winkle, RN shows him the Spiderman band-aide on his arm after she placed stickers on his sleeves during his visit to Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital Pediatric and Adolescent Center at University Health Care Center in February. The New York state legislature is now considering eliminating religious exemptions from the state's vaccination requirements.

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  2. Albany-area cop accused of sex with teen girls at elementary school, cemeteriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | The Post-Standard

    An Albany-area police officer is facing sodomy charges over allegations that he had sexual relationships with two teenage girls, and engaged in sex acts at two cemeteries and the parking lot of an elementary school. Watervliet Police Officer Joshua Spratt, 34, is an Iraq war veteran and a married father of three.

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  3. NY is blowing new medical pot business, expert saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | The Post-Standard

    Medical marijuana is poised to be an economic flop in New York, according to a Syracuse University business professor who invests in the legal marijuana industry. John Torrens, a professor of entrepreneurial practice in SU's Whitman School, calls New York's medical marijuana law "the worst in the nation in terms of its business friendliness and accessibility for patients."

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  4. NY's fast-food minimum wage: Cuomo talks about going around lawmakers to get what he wantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | The Post-Standard

    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who is a car aficionado, talks with an aide at the Syracuse Nationals show at the New York State Fairgrounds on Friday, July 17, 2015. In the background is a blue 1950 Pontiac 4-door owned by Bill Barker.

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  5. NY regulators to hear public comments in Syracuse on telecom industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | The Post-Standard

    If Syracuse residents want to sound off on the state of telecommunications, they won't have to mail in their comments anymore. The Public Service Commission has agreed to hold a public statement hearing in Syracuse as part of its sweeping reassessment of telecom rules and regulations, Mayor Stephanie Miner announced today.

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  6. Syracuse school, 19 others in the state, get one year to turn around before being taken overRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | The Post-Standard

    Grant Middle School math teacher Erin Kiley helps 13-year-old Brianna Seals with a math problem in her 8th grade Algebra Class. In the beginning of the class period, students work independently on math problems from their individual folders.

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  7. Propeller falls off plane, slices through roof of NY homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | The Post-Standard

    Officials say a propeller has fallen off a single-engine plane and sliced through the roof of a home in upstate New York. The Daily Gazette of Schenectady reports the owners of the home in the Montgomery County hamlet of Hagaman were out when the accident occurred around 2 p.m. Thursday.

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  8. Poll: Cuomo scores better on pursuing prisoners than on schools, jobs & politicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | The Post-Standard

    New Yorkers like how Gov. Andrew Cuomo handled the recent pursuit of two escaped state prisoners far better than his recent work to improve education, create jobs, decrease political corruption and steer other lawmaking in Albany, according to a new poll out this morning. Overall, Cuomo's favorability dropped to 49 percent, the lowest it's been since he became governor in 2011, according to the poll out today from Siena College Research Institute.

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  9. Sonic preview? Albany-area opening sparks four-hour waits, traffic backupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | The Post-Standard

    For all of you who think Syracuse is the only fast-food, chain-obsessed city out there, check out what happened near Albany earlier this month. The Capital Region's first Sonic Drive-In had its grand opening in Latham on July 6, after a weeklong soft opening.

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  10. Cuomo-GOP Senate deal on gun law faulted as doing littleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 13 | The Post-Standard

    Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan, R-Smithtown, right, speaks during a June 25, 2015 news conference in the Red Room at the Capitol as New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo listens, in Albany, N.Y. The head of New York's National Rifle Association affiliate said Monday that a gun control deal between Gov. Cuomo and Republicans in the state Senate does little, and possibly nothing, to lift restrictions on ammunition sales. ) ALBANY, N.Y. - The head of New York's National Rifle Association affiliate said Monday that a gun control deal between Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Republicans in the state Senate does little, and possibly nothing, to lift restrictions on ammunition sales.

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  11. Brew Central: NY state grant boosts ad campaign for the local beer and spirits industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | The Post-Standard

    Tim Butler, Empire Brewing Co.' s director of brewing operations, gets ready to be interviewed by a crew producing a video for Brew Central.

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  12. Gov. Cuomo: Special prosecutors will now investigate killings by policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | The Post-Standard

    Women whose families members where killed by police officers, including Natasha Duncan, sister of Shantel Davis, right, and Iris Baez, mother of Anthony Baez, second from right, react after New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed an executive order in New York, Wednesday, July 8, 2015. Cuomo has issued an executive order that puts the office of the state attorney general in charge of investigating killings by police.

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  13. Sneak peek: The Brasserie at Township 5 opens this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | The Post-Standard

    The mixed-use Township 5 development already has a few chains in place, including Subway, Buffalo Wild Wings and LongHorn Steakhouse. The new addition is The Brasserie, co-owned by the mother-daughter duo of Nora and Michele Roesch.

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  14. NY prison escape: David Sweat remains in Albany hospital; police seek stolen backpack's ownerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | The Post-Standard

    A prison inmate shot and captured after three weeks on the run in northern New York remained hospitalized Friday while the body of his fellow escapee was handled in accordance with the wishes of his son. Winthrop Allen, with the John O. Roth Funeral Home in Tonawanda, near Buffalo, said that the "final disposition" of Richard Matt's body had taken place.

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  15. Recess Coffee to expand from Westcott area with new downtown Syracuse locationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Post-Standard

    Recess Coffee, a successful local roaster and Westcott Street area coffee house , is opening a second retail location, in downtown Syracuse. The Courier Building, 110 Motgomery Street in downtown Syracuse.

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  16. DEC Adirondack forest rangers rescue lost, injured and overdue hikersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | The Post-Standard

    A DEC forest ranger looks back at Heart Lake and the High Peaks of the Adirondacks as he nears the summit of Mt. Jo in North Elba, The state Department of Environmental Conservation this week reported the following recent rescues of lost, injured and overdue hikers in the Adirondacks by state forest rangers.

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  17. NY prison escape: Gene Palmer appears in court, says he had no knowledge of escapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2015 | The Post-Standard

    A New York State Police officer escorts suspended Clinton Correctional Facility guard Gene Palmer, left, from Plattsburgh Town Court in Plattsburgh, N.Y., Wednesday, June 24, 2015. Palmer is believed to have delivered tools inside frozen meat to two Clinton Correctional Facility inmates before they escaped on June 6. He faces charges including promoting prison contraband and tampering with physical evidence, state police said.

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  18. Ups and downs: NY state Legislature's last gaspRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2015 | The Post-Standard

    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, center, participates in a news conference along with Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie, D-Bronx, left, and Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan, R-Smithtown, Tuesday, June 23, 2015, at the Capitol in Albany, N.Y. Cuomo and legislative leaders have reached agreements on extending rent controls for more than two million tenants and for property tax rebates for homeowners upstate and on Long Island. We're giving thumbs up and thumbs down to New York state Legislature session that ended late last week.

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  19. Albany 2015: Even after few tough policy decisions, NY lawmakers craft a winRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | The Post-Standard

    In a year when Albany's top two lawmakers were arrested, their remaining colleagues may be the biggest winners of all. The arrests of Sheldon Silver and Dean Skelos rocked the Capitol so dramatically that the legislators left took only very small steps before this year's session ended Thursday.

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  20. Gov. Cuomo can now officiate weddings: 'Anyone who's interested, let me know'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | The Post-Standard

    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is introduced during a rally outside the Capitol on Wednesday, June 10, 2015, in Albany, N.Y. . "My advice to the governor is there's more money to be made in divorce," Assemblyman Matthew Titone added.

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