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  1. DAs have - insurmountable' concerns about chief judge's grand jury planRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    Some district attorneys in New York don't appear to be on board with Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman's plan to open up the grand jury process. Frank Sedita, the Erie County district attorney and head of the state District Attorneys Association, said prosecutors have "significant concerns" about Lippman's proposals, which would allow courts to release grand jury records if there's no indictment and would require a judge to oversee proceedings if the case involves a violent police-civilian encounter.

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  2. We can't ignore real New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    New Yorkers are up in arms after learning about the huge tax breaks billionaires are receiving - like a 95 percent tax break on a $100 million penthouse at the One57 tower in Manhattan. Shocking, indeed.

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  3. Here and NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    At 8:30 a.m., NYC Housing Preservation and Development Commissioner Vicki Been delivers a keynote address during a conference about demographic trends of low-income residents seeking housing, presented by The Steven L. Newman Real Estate Institute of the Zicklin School of Business at CUNY's Baruch College; Room 750, William and Anita Newman Conference Center, 7th floor, 151 E. 25th St., Manhattan.

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  4. Judge: Cuomo must set date for Staten Island special electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    A federal court judge has determined that Gov. Andrew Cuomo has until Friday to set the date for a special election to fill the Congressional seat vacated by Michael Grimm following his December guilty plea on felony tax evasion charges. If the governor fails to do so or explain why he can't, the court will set the schedule.

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  5. Grande shines as singer, falls short as dancer at halftimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    Ariana Grande performs during the halftime show of the NBA All-Star basketball game Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015, in New York. Nikki Minaj, left, performs with Ariana Grande during the halftime show of the NBA All-Star basketball game Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015, in New York.

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  6. Aguilera kicks off NBA All-Star Game with Nas, RockettesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    Christina Aguilera performs before the NBA All-Star basketball game, Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015, in New York. Christina Aguilera, center, performs prior to the start of the NBA All-Star basketball game, Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015, in New York.

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  7. Today's BirthdaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    In this Sept. 16, 2014, file photo, former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg smiles prior to be conferred with the Chevalier de la Legion d'Honneur by France's Foreign minister Laurent Fabius, at the Quai d'Orsay, in Paris.

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  8. Officer indicted in killing of unarmed man in NYC stairwellRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    A rookie police officer who fired into a darkened stairwell at a Brooklyn public housing complex, accidentally killing a man who had been waiting for an elevator, has been indicted in his death, a lawyer said Tuesday. Officer Peter Liang will appear in court Wednesday in the November shooting death of 28-year-old Akai Gurley, according to Scott Rynecki, an attorney representing Gurley's family.

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  9. Paul Walker: From 25 years in prison to house arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    Paul Walker sits during an appearance before Judge Andrew Ceresia Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015, at the Rensselaer County Courthouse in Troy, N.Y. Rensselaer County Public Defender John Turi, left, confers with defendant Paul Walker during an appearance before Judge Andrew Ceresia Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015, at the Rensselaer County Courthouse in Troy, N.Y. TROY -- A man facing a new trial on a charge of attempted murder was released to house arrest Monday while prosecutors appeal a judge's ruling that threw out the bulk of their evidence use at the first trial.

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  10. City-to-farm sex pipelines expose a disturbing trend occurring in AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    The author, Max Kutner, reports that people run these operations from metropolitan areas, especially Queens, and then transport the women to areas of male-dominated industry, such as fracking and migrant farming, to sell themselves. "These organizations that victimize these women a transport them to where the business is," special agent in charge of Homeland Security Investigations in New York James T. Hayes Jr. told Newsweek.

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  11. Here and NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    At 8 a.m., Republican Rep. Chris Gibson attends the Pattern for Progress "Across the Aisle" conversation, a conversation with Democratic Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney, Marist College Student Center, Poughkeepsie. At 8:30 a.m., NYS DOT Commissioner Joan McDonald discusses the five-year state DOT capital program at the General Contractors Assoc of New York Transportation & Infrastructure Breakfast, Yale Club, 50 Vanderbilt Ave., Manhattan.

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  12. Report: NYC's overhaul of 911 system delayed and over budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    In this Sept. 16, 2014, file photo, former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg smiles prior to be conferred with the Chevalier de la Legion d'Honneur by France's Foreign minister Laurent Fabius, at the Quai d'Orsay, in Paris.

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  13. Former Sen. Malcolm Smith found guilty in bribery caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    Former state Sen. Malcolm Smith has been found guilty of all charges he faced related to a bribery scheme in which the Queens Democrat tried to score the Republican line in the 2013 New York City mayoral race. Smith was charged in 2013 , which prompted the Senate Democrats to cut him from their ranks.

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  14. NY court asked to release grand jury chokehold death detailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    In this Dec. 3, 2014, photo, security personnel stand outside Richmond County Supreme Court after a grand jury's decision not to indict a New York police officer involved in the police-chokehold death of Eric Garner, in the Staten Island borough of New York. The New York Civil Liberties Union and other petitioners have gone to court on Staten Island to demand that Judge William Garnett open the record in the Eric Garner case - a position opposed by Richmond Count District Attorney Daniel Donovan.

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  15. This gorgeous Brooklyn mansion has 50 rooms and was just listed for a record $40 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    A four-floor townhouse in New York's Brooklyn Heights neighborhood has hit the market for $40 million , making it the most expensive ever listed home in Brooklyn. It unseats Brooklyn's previous most expensive home - a $35 million, 25,500-square-foot townhouse in Williamsburg - by $5 million.

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  16. Judge: Cop lied. Troy shooting case in jeopardyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    Paul Walker, left, who was found guilty last month of attempting to kill a pizza parlor worker who was trying to foil a robbery attempt, and his lawyer, Michael Mansion, right, stand during Walker's sentencing in Judge Andrew Ceresia's courtroom at the Rensselaer County Courthouse in Troy, NY on Thursday, Jan. 6, 2011. Paul Walker, left, who was found guilty last month of attempting to kill a pizza parlor worker who was trying to foil a robbery attempt, and his lawyer, Michael Mansion, right, stand during Walker's sentencing in Judge Andrew Ceresia's courtroom at the Rensselaer County Courthouse in Troy, NY on Thursday, Jan. 6, 2011.

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  17. Commuter train smashes into SUV stuck on tracks, killing 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    Firefighters work the scene of a collision between a Metro-North Railroad passenger train and a vehicle in Valhalla, N.Y., Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015. NYC METRO OUT, TV OUT, MAGS OUT, Firefighters work the scene of a collision between a Metro-North Railroad passenger train and two vehicles in Valhalla, N.Y., Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015.

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  18. Carl Heastie election React-O-MatRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    Statements about Carl Heastie's election as the new speaker of the state Assembly are pouring in. Take a look: Speaker Heastie is someone who will lead the Assembly with a steady hand and I congratulate him on his election.

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  19. A.M. Roundup: They called it a The Cuomo UltimatumRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he wouldn't sign the upcoming state budget unless it includes a five-point package of , including stepped-up disclosure of outside income, restrictions on the personal use of campaign funds, and a constitutional amendment to strip public pensions from corrupt politicians. Cuomo said it was time for Albany to make a choice : either ban outside income for lawmakers and force the Legislature to work full-time, or enact new rules for disclosing outside pay.

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  20. Democrats nominate Heastie for speaker; vote Tuesday morningRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    Assembly members Helene Weinstein and Carl Heastie speak in a hallway outside the chamber. Carl Heastie is the Assembly Democratic Conference's unanimous nominee to be the next speaker of the state Assembly, Majority Leader Joe Morelle announced early Monday evening.

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