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Proposed liquor law change would enable movie theaters to sell craft beer

The Little Theatre and other movie theaters would be able to sell alcohol beverages to moviegoers under a proposal from Gov. Andrew Cuomo. (Provided)

Two companies with movie theaters in Brooklyn and Yonkers offer full meals — with alcohol — for customers to consume while they watch their movies. Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, a chain based based in Austin, Texas, and Brooklyn’s Nitehawk Cinema are ...

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Cuomo’s 2020 agenda: Fight hate, help planet, legalize pot

CORRECTS MONTH TO JUNE, NOT JAN. - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks at a rally, Tuesday, June 6, 2017, in New York. Cuomo and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., are hoping to increase the number of congressional seats held by the Democratic Party. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo used his annual State of the State address Wednesday to advocate for a mix of “practical” progressive goals and urgent responsibilities, including waging war on hate crimes, spending $3 billion on ...

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Cuomo blocks more judges performing marriages, blames Trump

CORRECTS MONTH TO JUNE, NOT JAN. - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks at a rally, Tuesday, June 6, 2017, in New York. Cuomo and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., are hoping to increase the number of congressional seats held by the Democratic Party. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York’s governor has vetoed a bill to allow out-of-state federal judges to perform marriages over his displeasure with President Trump’s appointments to the federal bench. Gov. Andrew Cuomo in a Friday veto message said he ...

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Cuomo: Ban gun ownership for out-of-state offenders

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivers his second State of the State speech at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center in Albany. AP Images

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to  tighten gun restrictions  by preventing people from getting a New York gun license if they have committed a serious crime in another state, the Democratic governor announced Sunday. “This ...

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Jury duty exemption now available to breastfeeding mothers

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo has sign legislation granting an option for breastfeeding mothers to be exempt from jury duty for two years. “While jury service is a critically important civic duty, we also know new moms oftentimes juggle countless responsibilities and ...

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New York governor signs law aimed at foiling Trump pardons

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivers his state of the state address at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center on Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, in Albany, N.Y. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a law Wednesday clearing away legal hurdles that could have prevented state prosecutions of people pardoned by President Donald Trump for federal crimes. Supporters of the new law, including newly ...

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Governor: New York sees drop in new HIV diagnoses

CORRECTS MONTH TO JUNE, NOT JAN. - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks at a rally, Tuesday, June 6, 2017, in New York. Cuomo and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., are hoping to increase the number of congressional seats held by the Democratic Party. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo says new state figures show the number of new HIV diagnoses has dropped to a new low since the peak of the epidemic. Cuomo in a Wednesday announcement says New ...

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Gov. Cuomo and Food Network star Sandra Lee announce split

CORRECTS MONTH TO JUNE, NOT JAN. - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks at a rally, Tuesday, June 6, 2017, in New York. Cuomo and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., are hoping to increase the number of congressional seats held by the Democratic Party. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Food Network star Sandra Lee have broken up after more than a decade of dating. The former couple announced the split with a joint statement issued Wednesday afternoon. “Over the ...

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Gov. Cuomo wants region to work together on pot, vaping

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks during a news conference announcing an agreement with legislative leaders New York’s Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act at the Capitol on Monday in Albany. AP IMAGES

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York’s Democratic governor this week urged neighboring states to work together on recreational marijuana policies that also address vaping products. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo planned Wednesday to travel to Connecticut to meet with the ...

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