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Karen DeWitt

For the second time in a month, one of New York State's biggest political figures is going on trial on corruption charges.


MGM is presenting significant changes to its planned $800 million Springfield, Massachusetts casino.

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Union leaders say they've reached a tentative deal that will stop a threatened strike at 20 Connecticut nursing homes and provide a $15 per hour minimum wage to certified nursing assistants.


Pension experts from Boston College say Connecticut would be the first state to split its pension system into two funds in order to more easily pay off the unfunded liability.

People with AIDS and parents of children with severe epilepsy are pressuring Gov. Andrew Cuomo to sign legislation giving critically ill patients early access to medical marijuana before New York's new medical cannabis program begins.

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer wants the Food and Drug Administration to investigate a new caffeinated peanut butter that targets the athletic and fitness market.

A Mohawk Valley woman is going to jail for keeping her 93-year-old mother's corpse for over a year so she could cash her benefit checks.

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The scenic highway that winds up Prospect Mountain overlooking Lake George in the southeastern Adirondacks is extending its hours and waiving fees this weekend to honor Veterans Day.

Turnout for municipal elections in Connecticut continues to be low, with 32.7 percent of registered voters going to the polls earlier this week.

Connecticut's governor is encouraging the state to consider raising the age at which criminal offenders can be treated as juveniles.