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  1. Americans' Terror Fears As High Now As Post-9/11

    Americans' Terror Fears As High Now As Post-9/11

    Not since the weeks following the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, have Americans been as afraid of terrorism, as right now. A New York Times/CBS News poll shows the fear of a potential terror attack is making the messages of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump that much more appealing to some Americans. CBS teamed up with the Times and conducted a poll of Americans, showing that ...

  2. Senate Leader, Son Found Guilty In Case Involving Westchester Law Firm

    Senate Leader, Son Found Guilty In Case Involving Westchester Law Firm

    This story has been updated.After only two days of deliberation, a Manhattan Federal Court found New York Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos and his son Adam guilty of corruption charges, according to reports.Skelos was found guilty of illegally approving a contract for a Scarsdale firm for which his son had been employed.Skelos and his son were found guilty of using the senator’s power ...

  3. Indian Point 3 License To Continue Operating Without Recertification

    Indian Point 3 License To Continue Operating Without Recertification

    CORTLANDT, N.Y. - Even if the license for one of Indian Point's reactors is not re-certified by Sunday, Entergey, owners of the nuclear power plant, said it will continue to operate the plant, reported Time Warner Cable News. According to Time Warner Cable News, Entergy said it applied for a renewal license more than five years ago. During that time period, it has had a high safety ...

  4. Protesters Line Street Against Pipeline

    Protesters Line Street Against Pipeline

    TARRYTOWN, N.Y. - Groups of protesters lined the streets outside the Westchester Marriott Hotel in Tarrytown earlier this week, while the Chair of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission was in a meeting at the hotel.According to a report from News 12, environmental protesters want the commission to rethink a new natural gas pipeline that had been approved by federal regulators in ...

  5. State Police Provide Motorists With Winter Driving Tips

    State Police Provide Motorists With Winter Driving Tips

    With winter weather on its way, Major Charles Guess of the New York State Police, is asking motorists to remember to keep safe on the roads. "Winter hazards can be the most dangerous of all driving situations we face. More people are involved in crashes during the winter months than any other time of the year," Guess said in a release. Winter driving hazards include snow, ice, ...

  6. Cuomo Says There Is 'No Appetite' For Full-Time Legislature

    Cuomo Says There Is 'No Appetite' For Full-Time Legislature

    ALBANY, N.Y. — Following the conviction of former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, Gov. Andrew Cuomo says that he won't focus on creating a full-time legislature but instead push for more transparency and disclosure, according to a report in Capital New York. Cuomo said there is "no appetite" among lawmakers for becoming a full-time legislature, meaning that being state ...

  7. Westchester Advisory Committee Suggests Consolidating IT, Police

    Westchester Advisory Committee Suggests Consolidating IT, Police

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- The Citizens Budget Advisory Committee is suggesting that one way to cut costs in the county would be to consolidate the information technology and police departments of all localities, according to a report in LoHud.com.However, Lohud reports, that this might not be the easiest thing for residents to consider. For the full LoHud report, click here.

  8. Cortlandt Manor Man Charged With DWI

    Cortlandt Manor Man Charged With DWI

    PUTNAM COUNTY, N.Y. -- Over the last week, the Putnam County Sheriff's Department has charged two drivers with driving while intoxicated.  A deputy sheriff responded to a report of a dispute on Marsh Hill Road in Putnam Valley on Nov. 28, shortly after 12:30 a.m.According to the report, the suspect had driven away from the scene in an "intoxicated condition." After locating ...

  9. Cuomo Tightens DWI Offender Punishment In New York

    Cuomo Tightens DWI Offender Punishment In New York

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo approved a bill that would work to ensure that all who are repeat DWI offenders have ignition interlock devices installed in their cars. The ignition interlock, a breathalyzer type device that requires drivers to blow into the device before the car will turn on.According to an article on NY State of Politics, the bill was approved following an audit from State ...

  10. $15 Minimum Wage Likely To Cost NY Jobs, Report Says

    $15 Minimum Wage Likely To Cost NY Jobs, Report Says

    ALBANY, N.Y. - A report recently released by the Empire Center for Public Policy and the American Action Forum says that the coming increase of the states minimum wage to $15 will likely cost the New York nearly 200,000 jobs, on the low end. The report looked at the impact on employment for a minimum wage of either $15 and $12, New York State of Politics reported.  E.J. McMahon, ...

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