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Rob Astorino. Photo courtesy of Rob Astorino's office
Rob Astorino. Photo courtesy of Rob Astorino's office

Astorino: No 3rd parties at New York gov debates

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) The Republican challenger taking on New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he wants to keep third-party candidates out of any campaign debates.  Go to full article
Photo: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/ragingwire/">ragingwire</a>, Creative Commons, some rights reserved
Photo: ragingwire, Creative Commons, some rights reserved

Developer drops Albany-area casino bid

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) A development team is ending its bid to build a casino near Albany to focus on an alternative casino proposal in Orange County.  Go to full article
Photo: chobani.com
Photo: chobani.com

New York top yogurt producer in US for second year

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Call it the yogurt empire state.

For the second year in a row, New York has been named the top yogurt producer in the United States.  Go to full article
Neon sign at a medical marijuana dispensary in California. Photo: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/caveman_92223/3410000930/in/set-72157624415963106">Chuck Coker</a>, Creative Commons, some rights reserved
Neon sign at a medical marijuana dispensary in California. Photo: Chuck Coker, Creative Commons, some rights reserved

Medical marijuana legislation passes Assembly

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) New York's Democratic-led Assembly has passed medical marijuana legislation, increasing pressure on the Senate to pass the measure before the session concludes at the end of June.  Go to full article
Gov. Andrew Cuomo in July, 2013, announcing the formation of the "Commission to Investigate Public Corruption" under the Moreland Act. Photo: Gov. Cuomo's office via <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/governorandrewcuomo/9194313964/in/set-72157634442666751">Flickr</a>
Gov. Andrew Cuomo in July, 2013, announcing the formation of the "Commission to Investigate Public Corruption" under the Moreland Act. Photo: Gov. Cuomo's office via Flickr

NY lawmakers warned on corruption commission files

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Members of New York's Legislature have been asked by a federal prosecutor to preserve any material relating to Gov. Andrew Cuomo's defunct anti-corruption commission.  Go to full article
Entergy's Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant in Vernon, VT. Photo: U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Entergy's Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant in Vernon, VT. Photo: U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Vermont Yankee gets good last review from NRC

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission is giving the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant positive reviews for its performance last year.  Go to full article
Photo: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/24571330@N03/9462050066/">Karen Yaeger</a>, Creative Commons, some rights reserved
Photo: Karen Yaeger, Creative Commons, some rights reserved

Governor's Cup to test officials' fishing skills

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) Gov. Peter Shumlin and Congressman Peter Welch are among the Vermont officials testing their fishing skills in the 7th annual Governor's Cup fishing derby.  Go to full article
USS Saratoga underway in July 1992. Photo: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:USS_Saratoga_%28CV-60%29_underway_port_side_aerial.jpg">PH3 Bruce W. Moore, U.S. Navy</a>.
USS Saratoga underway in July 1992. Photo: PH3 Bruce W. Moore, U.S. Navy.

Veterans' hopes of saving USS Saratoga scuttled

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) Former Navy sailors and New Yorkers with an attachment to the USS Saratoga say they're saddened by the news that the mothballed aircraft carrier will be scrapped instead of converted into a floating museum.  Go to full article
Photo: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/27768633@N00/3197373298/">Ethan Bloch</a>, Creative Commons, some rights reserved
Photo: Ethan Bloch, Creative Commons, some rights reserved

President traveling to West Point for commencement

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) President Barack Obama will be in New York for the third time this month when he gives the commencement address at the graduation ceremony at the U.S. Military Academy.  Go to full article
WW II-era C-47 Skytrain "Whiskey 7" in Geneseo, N.Y. just prior to its departure. Photo: McDougall Communications, used with permission
WW II-era C-47 Skytrain "Whiskey 7" in Geneseo, N.Y. just prior to its departure. Photo: McDougall Communications, used with permission

Restored US WWII D-Day plane arrives in Germany

GENESEO, N.Y. (AP) A World War II airplane restored by an aviation history group in western New York has arrived in Germany ahead of its scheduled flight during next week's D-Day commemoration events.  Go to full article

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