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NEW YORK (AP) — Closing arguments are scheduled to begin Tuesday in the bribery trial of a former top aide to Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

Defense lawyers presented witnesses over three days to refute a month of evidence from prosecutors aimed at convincing

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NEW YORK (AP) — The bribery trial of a former top aide to Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo (KWOH'-moh) is nearing its end.

Closing arguments are scheduled to begin Tuesday in Manhattan federal court in the trial of Joseph Percoco and three businessmen.

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Environmental conservation will be the topic for the 13th and final joint public hearing on New York state's budget proposal.

State Senate and Assembly members will hear testimony Tuesday in Albany on Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo's $168

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West Virginia's teachers are refusing to go to school for a fourth day Tuesday in protest of pay that is among the lowest in the nation.

Such statewide strikes are unusual but not unprecedented — West Virginia teachers last walked out in 1990. Most teacher

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Barriers to equality are posing threats to democracy in the U.S. as the country remains segregated along racial lines and child poverty worsens, says a study examining the nation 50 years after the release of the landmark 1968 Kerner Report.

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COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Early works by a leader in the mid-19th century American art movement known as the Hudson River School are among the 10 exhibits planned at the Fenimore Art Museum in Cooperstown this year.

The museum announced Monday that the

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ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) — New York state is convening another summit of scientists, business people and farmers as part of its effort to boost hemp production and processing in the state.

Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo says Wednesday's meeting on the campus of

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A new study examining the nation 50 years after the release of the landmark 1968 Kerner Report says barriers to equality are posing threats to democracy in the U.S. as the country remains segregated along racial lines and child poverty worsens.

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York child molestation victims are returning to the state Capitol to urge lawmakers to allow victims to sue for decades-old abuse.

The Child Victims Act would relax criminal and civil statutes of limitations. Its most controversial

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The Anti-Defamation League is reporting a 57 percent increase in anti-Semitic incidents in the U.S. last year, the highest tally that the Jewish civil rights group has counted in more than two decades, according to data it is releasing Tuesday.

The New York

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