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  1. Thanksgiving Travel: Car crashes, flight cancellations accrue as...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | The Post-Standard

    Officials are reporting more car crashes and flight cancellations in Central New York and the rest of the state as wintry weather hits the Northeast. Drivers can expect some delays on Interstate 690 near exit 4 to John Glenn Boulevard in Geddes, where a crash occurred around 1 p.m. Other than that incident, just a handful of crashes and disabled vehicles have been reported around Onondaga County, according to the 911 Dispatch Center.

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  2. Citing snow, Amtrak suspends service from Albany to BuffaloRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | The Post-Standard

    Amtrak said Tuesday night that very heavy snowfall and local travel bans had forced the rail service provider to suspend service between Albany-Rensselaer and the Buffalo-Niagara Falls area. Service was also suspended from Toronto to Cleveland.

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  3. Could tight market push New York state to go slow on casinos?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | The Post-Standard

    After New York voters approved four upstate casinos last November , four Atlantic City casinos have closed, gambling profits plunged from Connecticut to Mississippi, and new casinos opened or were greenlighted in Maryland, Pennsylvania and Massachusetts. That increasingly unsettled, crowded market has casino developers and gambling opponents alike speculating that state regulators may award three licenses instead of the four authorized in the 2013 referendum.

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  4. Company news: Fuccillo Automotive donates more than $200,000 to domestic violence organizationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | The Post-Standard

    Fuccillo Automotive Group has donated more than $200,000 to domestic violence awareness organizations in New York State. They are: Equinox in Albany; Buffalo City Mission in Buffalo; Sojourner House at PathStone in Rochester; Vera House in Syracuse; and Victims Assistance Center of Jefferson County Inc. in Watertown.

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  5. Syracuse Beer Week revives memories of local brewing historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | The Post-Standard

    This week in Syracuse is beer week , and while many are celebrating local brewing around the United States, Syracuse is, and always has been, in the mix in a big way. The era of 1870 to 1919 might be considered the golden age of American brewing, fueled in part by lager's continuing popularity.

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  6. Price Chopper announces $300 million investment in name change and rebrandingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | The Post-Standard

    The grocery store chain's parent company, the Golub Corp., announced today that it will begin a massive rebranding and modernization of its stores this spring. The chain's new name will be Market 32, a reference to Price Chopper's founding by the Golub family in 1932.

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  7. How Syracuse helped launch an Irish craft brewery and scored the U.S. debut of its beers, tooRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 10 | The Post-Standard

    Black Boar Imperial Oatmeal Stout from Ireland's White Hag brewery on tap at Kitty Hoynes Irish Pub in Syracuse. If James Ward hadn't come to Syracuse more than a decade ago, he probably wouldn't be the owner of a new craft brewery in a remote corner of northwest Ireland.

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  8. NY election results maps: Cuomo loses UpstateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 5 | The Post-Standard

    Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo ran for a second term as the first state leader in decades who paid attention to Upstate New York. Instead, Cuomo won only eight Upstate counties while Republican Rob Astorino won 42 counties, with 99 percent of the vote counted.

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  9. NY voters approve redistricting changes in ballot propositionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 4 | The Post-Standard

    New York will change the way it redraws political boundaries after the next U.S. Census, according to election results and analysis from the Associated Press. AP declared Proposition 1 approved as of 11:45 p.m. The change means the New York State Legislature will appoint a commission to redraw political districts for state and congressional seats.

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  10. Cuomo trying to become first Democratic NY gov re-elected since his dadRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 4 | The Post-Standard

    A victory by Gov. Andrew Cuomo over Republican challenger Rob Astorino on Tuesday would make him the first Democratic governor since his father, Mario Cuomo, to win re-election in the nation's third-largest state. Cuomo is believed to harbor national ambitions and has been mentioned as a possible presidential candidate, though he has said he intends to serve a full four-year term.

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  11. How will NY gov candidates vote on state's three ballot propositions?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 2 | The Post-Standard

    Tuesday's elections will decide the future of political redistricting, cutting down on paper in Albany and rewiring schools for better Internet service. These issues -- propositions 1, 2 and 3 -- will be on your ballots Nov. 4. Polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Here's a short summary on each proposition, followed by views of three gubernatorial candidates: Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat; Rob Astorino, a Republican; and Howie Hawkins, of the Green Party.

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  12. Editorial endorsement: Andrew Cuomo for NY governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2014 | The Post-Standard

    The candidates for New York governor are an incumbent with a long list of accomplishments and more than a few failures, and a challenger short on ideas and gravitas. We endorse the incumbent, Democrat Andrew Cuomo.

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  13. Race for NY gov: Key differences among Cuomo, Astorino and HawkinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 29 | The Post-Standard

    Election Day is in one week, and it's finally time to figure out who to vote for: Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat; Rob Astorino, a Republican; or Howie Hawkins, of the Green Party. Wondering where the candidates for governor stand? No worries -- we've done the homework for you on hydrofracking, the Upstate economy education and more.

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  14. Environmental groups sue NY over Cuomo's plan to use clean water funds on Tappan Zee BridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | The Post-Standard

    Environmental groups are suing New York state over Gov. Andrew Cuomo's plan to use federal clean water funds on the new Tappan Zee Bridge, saying that the idea would create a dangerous national precedent if it's allowed to stand. The lawsuit filed in Albany by Riverkeeper, Environmental Advocates of New York and others said the state's proposal should be stopped because the bridge isn't eligible for the funds and because the plan was endorsed by state officials without the legally required opportunity for public input.

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  15. New Cuomo ad claims NY Safe Act 'smartest gun law' in America: campaign fact checkRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | The Post-Standard

    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, in Albany, N.Y. A new ad from Gov. Andrew Cuomo touts the NY Safe Act as the "smartest gun law in America" and calls Republican Rob Astorino's views on gun control "dangerously wrong." It's no secret Astorino and his running mate, Chemung County Sheriff Chris Moss, want to repeal the Safe Act, a set of laws that banned certain high-capacity guns and angered many Upstate gun owners.

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  16. Terry Keenan, veteran financial journalist for Fox, CNN, dead at 53Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | The Post-Standard

    Terry Keenan Kass, a columnist for The Sunday New York Post and a former Fox News host, died suddenly last week at age 53. Keenan's cause of death was a massive cerebral brain hemorrhage, according to Inquisitr . She died Thursday night at the Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City.

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  17. Upstate NY teen arrested after death of pregnant ex-girlfriend in fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | The Post-Standard

    Police on Wednesday arested the ex-boyfriend of a 19-year-old pregnant woman found dead in a fire-ravaged Troy apartment building. Vanessa Milligan's body was found after a fire in her apartment on April 4, a week before her due date.

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  18. US prosecutor continues probe of Albany corruptionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2014 | The Post-Standard

    The federal prosecutor who took over the files of New York's Moreland anti-corruption commission said Wednesday that investigations into Albany's pay-to-play politics are continuing and declined to say when they'll be finished. U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara, who got the files after Gov. Andrew Cuomo shuttered the commission in April, said in a radio interview that New York government has become "a little bit of a corruption disaster" partly from its history of too little policing or self-policing.

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  19. State Regents Board approves new options for students to meet graduation requirementsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2012 | The Post-Standard

    Oswego County BOCES students assisted in the renovation of the Schroeppel Historical Society building located in Phoenix, in this 2012 file photo Craig Mahon, of East Syracuse, an instructor for the construction technology program, teaches Zach Vaverchak, 17, a senior from Phoenix, how to apply stucco. The New York State Board of Regents today approved new options for students to meet the state's high school graduation requirements, including career training offered through BOCES.

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  20. Why Syracuse should care about who controls the New York SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | The Post-Standard

    The state's Republican Party is in a fight for its life to keep control of its last source of power in state government: The New York State Senate. That means voters in a handful of districts near Buffalo and Albany and across the Hudson Valley likely will decide whether the Republicans retain control of the Senate - or whether two Democratic factions will join forces to control the chamber and put the entire New York State Legislature into the party's hands.

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