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U.S. Rep. Richard Hanna. Official portrait, U.S. Congress.
U.S. Rep. Richard Hanna. Official portrait, U.S. Congress.

US Rep. Hanna foils tea party challenge in primary

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Two-term U.S. Rep. Richard Hanna has defeated tea party-backed challenger Claudia Tenney in the Republican congressional primary election in central New York.

The unofficial tally showed Hanna with 53 percent of the vote with 95 percent of the 22nd District's precincts reporting Tuesday evening.  Go to full article
The Vermont Gas Systems pipeline will run from Cornwall, VT to Ticonderoga, NY. Map: Addison County Regional Planning Commission
The Vermont Gas Systems pipeline will run from Cornwall, VT to Ticonderoga, NY. Map: Addison County Regional Planning Commission

Vermont Gas gets final permit for pipeline

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) Vermont Gas Systems Inc. says it has received the final permit needed to start construction on the first phase of a national gas pipeline through parts of western Vermont to New York.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has granted the permit to the Addison Rutland Natural Gas Project.  Go to full article
Museum at Bethel Woods, Photo: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/13111644@N00/9788530985/">Steve Brown</a>, Creative Commons, some rights reserved
Museum at Bethel Woods, Photo: Steve Brown, Creative Commons, some rights reserved

Museum at Woodstock site focusing on the Beatles

BETHEL, N.Y. (AP) The upstate New York museum at the site of the original Woodstock concert is focusing on the Beatles this summer.

The Bethel Woods Center for the Arts in Sullivan County says it is joining with the National Council for the Social Studies to present a series of workshops that will focus on the Beatles and the band's impact.  Go to full article
Downtown Troy, New York. <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/dougtone/3009349222">Doug Kerr</a>, Creative Commons, some rights reserved
Downtown Troy, New York. Doug Kerr, Creative Commons, some rights reserved

Small population dip may cost Troy big bucks

TROY, N.Y. (AP) A small dip in population could deal a big blow to one city in New York.

Estimates put Troy's population last year at 49,946, a decrease of about 125 from the year before and, most critically, 54 people shy of 50,000. That's a key threshold used by the federal government when setting funding amounts.  Go to full article
Saratoga Race Course. <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/durhamd/1075371003">Dustin</a>, Creative Commons, some rights reserved
Saratoga Race Course. Dustin, Creative Commons, some rights reserved

New York food, drinks to highlight Saratoga meet

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) This year's racing in Saratoga Springs will again highlight food and beverages from around New York state.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Monday that Taste NY markets will be held at the Saratoga Race Course each Thursday, Friday and Sunday during the six-week summer racing season at the venerable track.  Go to full article

New York state opens primary voting hotline

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) New York has a hotline to help voters cast their ballots during the Tuesday's federal primary elections.

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says the statewide hotline will help people with disabilities as well as New Yorkers who speak English as a second language.  Go to full article
<a The Joint Commission on Public Ethics launched the website and phone line on Monday. href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/shenghunglin/510090026">Shenhung Lin</a>, Creative Commons, some rights reserved
Shenhung Lin, Creative Commons, some rights reserved

NY ethics and lobbying commission creates tip line

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) The commission in charge of regulating ethics and lobbying in New York government has created a tip line and website for people to report alleged violations by state officials and lobbyists.

The Joint Commission on Public Ethics launched the website and phone line on Monday. Callers can dial 1-800-87-ETHICS to report violations, including improper gifts, conflicts of interest, nepotism, abuse of power and sexual harassment.  Go to full article

GOP primary for congress in northern NY on Tuesday

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) A former Washington political staffer with strong backing from national conservative groups is taking on a self-funded businessman digging deeper into his personal fortune in the Republican primary for a northern New York congressional seat.  Go to full article
Yogurt, Photo: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/91499534@N00/">ehpien</a>, CC <a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/deed.en">some rights reserved</a>
Yogurt, Photo: ehpien, CC some rights reserved

NY yogurt makers picked for school lunch program

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) School children in seven states will be eating New York yogurt this fall under a school lunch program operated by the federal government.

U.S. senators Kirsten Gillibrand and Charles Schumer announced that Chobani and Upstate Niagara won a bid to supply yogurt for the program.  Go to full article
Photo: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/mackvilleroad/4160483304/">Diane</a>, Creative Commons, some rights reserved
Photo: Diane, Creative Commons, some rights reserved

Vermont promotes state's Abenaki heritage

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) The state of Vermont is promoting the state's Abenaki heritage.

This summer the Department of Tourism and Marketing is working with Abenaki tribes to help people learn about the first people to live in what is now Vermont.  Go to full article

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