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New York state poised to raise smoking age from 18 to 21

The Democrat-controlled New York Senate passed legislation Monday putting the state a step closer to joining seven others where the legal age for buying...
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Mon, 04/01/2019 - 4:21pm
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Many unanswered questions on how to legalize marijuana in New York

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is set to release details of a plan to make recreational marijuana legal in New York state when he outlines his budget proposal later...
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Fri, 01/04/2019 - 7:13pm
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Connections: Michael Kracker, executive director of Unshackle Upstate

Unshackle Upstate has a new executive director, Michael Kracker , and new legislative scorecards. We sit down with the pro-business organization's new...
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Tue, 10/02/2018 - 11:04am
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NYS Canal System turns 100

15 years on the Erie Canal? Try 100. The New York State Canal System is officially 100 years old and the Canal Society of New York and the State Canal...
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Fri, 05/11/2018 - 3:49am
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NYS private sector jobs top 8-million in 2017; small increase in Rochester jobs compared to 2016

NYS Labor Department officials say that newly revised data shows that New York State’s economic expansion continued last year, with the annual private...
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Thu, 03/08/2018 - 10:01am
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Flu cases keep rising across NY state, vaccinations urged

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP & WXXI News) State health officials say laboratory-confirmed influenza cases topped 11,000 over the past week, with another 2,200...
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Thu, 02/01/2018 - 11:57am
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Cuomo order allows pharmacists to give flu shots to children

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP & WXXI News) Gov. Andrew Cuomo has taken steps to make it easier for New Yorkers to get the influenza vaccine as the flu epidemic...
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Thu, 01/25/2018 - 11:58am
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GOP potential gubernatorial candidate Harry Wilson says he won't run

One of the more prominent Republican contenders to run for New York Governor against Democratic incumbent Andrew Cuomo this year has decided he won’t be...
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Tue, 01/02/2018 - 12:46am
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Governor: Female reporter's question 'disservice to women'

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP & WXXI News) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo told a female journalist she was doing "a disservice to women" Wednesday by asking what...
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Wed, 12/13/2017 - 7:23pm
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