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Mussels disappearing from New England waters, scientists say

August 28, 2016

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — New England is running out of mussels.

The Gulf of Maine's once strong population of wild blue mussels is disappearing, scientists say. more »»

NY conducting fire safety inspections on campuses

August 28, 2016

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — State officials in New York are marking the start of fall college classes with a series of campus fire safety inspections.

Gov. more »»

Police pull 2 from NY's Hudson River after boat catches fire

August 28, 2016

BRIARCLIFF MANOR, N.Y. (AP) — Police have rescued two people who jumped into the Hudson River north of New York City after their boat caught fire. more »»

Woman admits crickets, worms spilling on subway was a stunt

August 27, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — A woman who caused chaos aboard a subway train by releasing a container of crickets and worms says it was all a prank.

Zaida Pugh tells the New York Post (http://nyp. more »»

Union: NY hospital and nurses reach contract agreement

August 27, 2016

UTICA, N.Y. (AP) — The New York State Nurses Association says it has reached a tentative contract agreement with management on a new contract for nurses at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Utica. more »»

Studio Museum in Harlem initiative: Art beyond its walls

August 27, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — The Studio Museum is expanding its reach into the community with four public art installations at four Harlem parks. more »»

Officials: Thousands of dead bunker fish wash ashore on LI

August 27, 2016

HUNTINGTON, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say thousands of dead bunker fish have washed up on shore on Long Island.

Huntington Town officials tell Newsday (http://nwsdy. more »»

You talkin' to me? English no longer a must for NYC cabbies

August 27, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Drivers who want to get behind the wheel of one of New York City's yellow cabs are tested on a host of regulations before they can get their licenses. more »»

Airbnb cites its enforcement as crackdown bill awaits Cuomo

August 27, 2016

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo must soon decide whether to authorize hefty fines for many people who offer to rent out their New York City apartments on Airbnb. more »»

NY court says strippers are club's employees

August 27, 2016

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A midlevel state court has ruled that a suburban Syracuse strip club's dancers are employees and the company owes unemployment insurance payments on their behalf. more »»

Ex-NY SPCA executive director charged with stealing $400K

August 27, 2016

DEWITT, N.Y. (AP) — The former executive director of an animal welfare organization based in Syracuse has been charged with stealing more than $400,000 from the agency. more »»

Man pleads guilty in kidnap of 2 New York college students

August 27, 2016

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — One of nine people charged with kidnapping and torturing two University of Rochester students in December has pleaded guilt. more »»

Report: NY Legislature passed fewer bills in 2016 than 2015

August 27, 2016

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state lawmakers passed fewer bills during the 2016 session than in past year, continuing a trend in recent years. more »»

SUV hits Amish buggy; man and child injured, horse killed

August 27, 2016

HEUVELTON, N.Y. (AP) — A crash involving a sport utility vehicle and an Amish buggy in northern New York has seriously injured two people.

The Watertown Daily Times reports (http://bit. more »»

2 injured in northern NY when Jeep hits Amish buggy

August 27, 2016

HEUVELTON, N.Y. (AP) — Two people have been seriously injured in a crash involving a sport utility vehicle and an Amish buggy in northern New York. more »»

Libous, NY lawmaker, may have conviction vacated after death

August 26, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — The conviction of a New York state lawmaker on charges of lying to the FBI may be reversed after his death.

The New York Times reports (http://nyti. more »»

Biden: $2.45B loan for Amtrak upgrades in Northeast Corridor

August 26, 2016

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Amtrak is receiving a $. more »»

DA: NYC jail guard raped female inmate on Rikers Island

August 26, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors say a New York City jail guard raped an inmate last year in the women's facility of the Rikers Island jail comple. more »»

Court says it's OK for city to use GPS to track taxi drivers

August 26, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court has ruled New York City can track taxi drivers by using their cabs' GPS systems. more »»



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