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January 20, 2019 - 12:18 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the increasing number of threats against journalists shows the need for stronger criminal penalties for assaulting a member of the press. The Democrat is proposing to make assaulting a journalist a felony. If approved by lawmakers, journalists...
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Airline baggage carts sit on the tarmac as crews prepare to remove snow at the Albany International Airport in Colonie, N.Y., Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)
January 20, 2019 - 11:36 am
The Latest on the winter storm moving across the country (all times local): 11:35 a.m. The winter storm is wreaking havoc on air travel as it moves across the U.S. Logan International Airport in Boston was no exception with more than 250 flights canceled. Typically bustling security lines,...
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Airline baggage carts sit on the tarmac as crews prepare to remove snow at the Albany International Airport in Colonie, N.Y., Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)
January 20, 2019 - 10:40 am
The Latest on the winter storm moving across the country (all times local): 10:40 a.m. New York City and the metro region have escaped any significant snowfall, with the precipitation coming down mainly as rain. The Albany area saw anywhere from 10 to 15 inches, with up to 18 to 20 inches in the...
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Airline baggage carts sit on the tarmac as crews prepare to remove snow at the Albany International Airport in Colonie, N.Y., Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)
January 20, 2019 - 10:29 am
The Latest on the winter storm moving across the country (all times local): 10:25 a.m. The major worry is ice, not snow, in parts of New England. Sleet and freezing rain is falling in much of the region and forecasters are warning of a flash freeze with temperatures plummeting later Sunday...
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January 20, 2019 - 8:44 am
President Donald Trump is warning Americans affected by the winter storm to "be careful." The storm is bringing some of the coldest temperatures of the season as it tracked east Saturday evening into Sunday morning. The Weather Channel reports parts of upstate New York got up to 11 inches (28...
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January 20, 2019 - 8:38 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state lawmakers are kicking off their budget work for the year by examining state spending on environmental protection. The Assembly and Senate have scheduled a joint budget hearing on Wednesday to examine funding for programs relating to water quality, land...
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Ainsley Triemstra, 5, builds a snow fort in the front yard of her home in St. Joseph, Mich., on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, after a winter storm dumped several inches of snow in Southwest Michigan. (Don Campbell/The Herald-Palladium via AP)
January 19, 2019 - 11:34 pm
DETROIT (AP) — A major winter storm that blanketed much of the Midwest with snow earlier in the weekend is barreling toward New England, where it is expected to wreak transportation havoc ranging from slick and clogged roads to hundreds of cancelled airline flights. The National Weather Service...
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A deicing agent is applied to a SkyWest airplane before its takeoff, Friday, Jan. 18, 2019, at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago. The National Weather Service issued winter storm warnings from the Dakotas, across the Great Lakes states and into New England. The weather service at one point warned that conditions in New England over the weekend "could approach blizzard criteria." Ice was also a possibility in some areas in the storm's path. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato)
January 19, 2019 - 10:59 pm
DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on a winter storm in the Midwest and New England (all times local): 6 p.m. A 15-vehicle crash has blocked a section of Interstate 55 in southeastern Missouri as snow from a massive winter storm swept through the area and slicked roads. The Missouri Department of...
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January 19, 2019 - 10:57 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Snow, sleet, rain, wind and ice. That sums up the forecast for New York City this weekend, with barely a few soggy inches of white stuff likely to fall before turning to rain by Sunday morning. But the National Weather Service said on Saturday that a dramatic drop in temperatures...
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January 19, 2019 - 10:43 pm
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Sociologist Nathan Glazer, who assisted on a classic study of conformity, "The Lonely Crowd," and co-authored a groundbreaking document of non-conformity, "Beyond the Melting Pot," has died. He was 95. Glazer's daughter, Sarah Glazer, confirmed her father died at his home in...
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