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Count calories on NYC's Citi Bikes? New features coming soon

April 17, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — New Yorkers may soon be able to count calories burned and miles traveled while pedaling Citi Bikes, the popular bicycle-sharing program with a troubled history that is undergoing ... more »»

Shooter dead after exchanging gunfire with police

April 17, 2015

WHEATFIELD, N.Y. (AP) — A gunman is dead after apparently shooting and seriously wounding a couple inside a western New York home and firing at a sheriff's deputy. more »»

Dr. Oz tells critics: No conflict of interest on my TV show

April 17, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Dr. Mehmet Oz is defending himself against 10 doctors who've accused him of promoting "quack treatments" on his TV show. more »»

2 minor league baseball teams to test game with 5-pitch rule

April 17, 2015

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) — This isn't your grandparents' baseball game. more »»

2 minor league teams to test faster baseball game

April 17, 2015

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) — This isn't your grandparents' baseball game. more »»

Gen. Dempsey to speak at West Point commencement in May

April 17, 2015

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — West Point says the top U.S. military officer will speak at its commencement ceremony next month.

The U.S. Military Academy announced Friday that Ge. more »»

NY congressman seeks to halt sale of Plum Island, laboratory

April 17, 2015

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A New York congressman has introduced legislation to halt the planned sale of Plum Islan. more »»

NY comptroller approves Medicaid contract for Xerox

April 17, 2015

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's comptroller has approved the state award of a $565 million contract to Xerox to redesign and operate the information management system for its Medicaid program. more »»

NY woman tackles pothole problem by planting pansies there

April 17, 2015

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (AP) — A New York woman has taken on the post-winter pothole problem in her hometown by filling them with pansies. more »»

Clock ticking on Howard Johnson's restaurant in Maine

April 17, 2015

BANGOR, Maine (AP) — There are only two Howard Johnson's restaurants left, and that number could soon be halved.

The clock is ticking for the HoJo's restaurant in Bangor, Main. more »»

4 seriously hurt when bus hits truck that crashes into store

April 17, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say four people are seriously injured after a truck was hit by a school bus and then crashed into a fruit stand in Queens Villag. more »»

From beef tongue to beef on weck, menus tell culinary story

April 17, 2015

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Before beef on weck and chicken wings became staples of Buffalo's restaurants, there was beef tongue and woodcock. more »»

Jury in case of missing boy Etan Patz asks to view evidence

April 17, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Jurors deliberating in the New York City murder trial of a man accused of kidnapping and killing 6-year-old Etan Patz (AY'-tahn payts) in 1979 have asked to review a confession an... more »»

NY speaker's panel to study government transparency reforms

April 17, 2015

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie has assembled a small group of Democratic lawmakers to study ways to make state government more transparent. more »»

Hamptons town limits aircraft noise amid growing complaints

April 17, 2015

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — An eastern Long Island town has passed new laws aimed at reducing noise from planes and helicopters landing in the Hamptons. more »»

Idea from Adam Sandler film used to soothe dementia patients

April 17, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — For 94-year-old Louise Irving, who suffers from dementia, waking up every day to a video with a familiar face and a familiar voice seems to spark a flicker of recognition. more »»

 
 
 

 

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