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Pope, after historic talk to Congress, visits NYC

...gestured toward them from his popemobile. On the steps of the recently spruced up cathedral, dignitaries including Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Mayor Bill de Blasio and U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer welcomed him.In Washington earlier Thursday, the pope had...
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NY campus teaching 'Yes means yes'

...president for student affairs. "So we spend a lot of time talking them through that."The New York law advanced by Gov. Andrew Cuomo requires all incoming students, athletes and student club officers to receive education that is reinforced during the...
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NYC Legionnaires' outbreak up to 10 dead, 100 diagnosed

...last 30 days be tested and any towers found contaminated be disinfected. Failure to comply is a misdemeanor.Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the state Department of Health would offer free testing of cooling towers and evaporative condenser units, where...
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Higher minimum-wage proposals gain ground By LISA LEFF and DAVID KLEPPER

...more locations. The increase would be phased in over three years in New York City and over six years elsewhere.Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration has the final say, and he has signaled his support. New York would become the first state to single...
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Inmates eyed Mexico but ride backed out

...ended up walking toward Canada when their ride backed out - finally splitting up in their final days of freedom, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday.David Sweat, 35, was hospitalized in serious condition after being shot twice in the torso by a trooper...
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Searchers buoyed by fresh DNA comb woods for escaped inmates

...broken into led to "good evidence, DNA data" regarding inmates David Sweat and Richard Matt, according to Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Roadblocks were in place Tuesday around the remote hamlets of Owls Head and Mountain View in an area of rugged terrain...
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Hunt for escaped killers expands to Vermont; staffer under suspicion

...may have had a role in helping the men.At a news conference outside the maximum-security prison, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin said investigators learned that the inmates had talked before last weekend's breakout...
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Investigators believe prison employee was in on escape plot

...searchers in the woods close to the prison after bloodhounds were said to have picked up the convicts' scent. And Gov. Andrew Cuomo said investigators are also "talking to several people who may have facilitated the escape."David Sweat, 34, and...
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Who's next? Pot changes won't stop with Washington

...legalize a strain of low-potency marijuana to treat epilepsy and cancer patients.New York: medicalNew York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill over the weekend making his state the 23rd to allow medical marijuana, though his state will have one...
This Day in History

...1996, President Clinton selected Federico Pena for energy secretary, Rodney Slater for transportation secretary, Andrew Cuomo for housing secretary and Alexis Herman for labor secretary. A judge in Orange County, Calif., gave O.J. Simpson...


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