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An exhibit posthumously honoring World War I hero Sgt. Henry Johnson, awarded of the Medal of Honor this year, opens today in the War Room of the State Capital.

New York state is also awarding Johnson the Medal of Valor, its highest honor. 

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.

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U.S. Senator Charles Schumer has gone to bat for college students: he's calling on his Senate colleagues to immediately reauthorize and extend a 60-year old financial aid program that he says has enabled millions of students to attend college.

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U.S. Senator Charles Schumer is asking the public to help identify cellphone dead zones around New York in an effort to see whether the coverage maps promoted by wireless companies are bogus.

Sen. Charles Schumer is calling for federal authorities to routinely test and require full disclosure of components in Halloween makeup.

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Senator Charles Schumer is proposing legislation to establish a national college student discounted transit fare program.

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When it comes to unmanned flying vehicles, technology is moving faster than regulation. U.S. Senator Charles Schumer stopped by Albany FBI headquarters Wednesday, continuing his crusade to regulate drones.  "There are reckless drones on the loose in New York, and we've gotta take action to reel them in."

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U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer says proposed spending cuts in Congress could lead to big problems with the nation's weather satellites.

A U.S. senator is calling on the Federal Trade Commission to update regulations on eyeglass prescriptions to create more competition in the industry, which he says would lead to better deals for consumers.

Sen. Charles Schumer says the Drug Enforcement Agency should create a special investigative unit to target online sales of synthetic marijuana.

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