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NY Senate to vote on Uber, Lyft expansion

ALBANY — Uber and Lyft could be coming to upstate New York under legislation poised for approval in the state Senate. The two ride-hailing companies are now prohibited from operating outside of the New York City area. Previous attempts to ...

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New York Senate OKs mixed martial arts

ALBANY — New York’s Senate has voted again to legalize and regulate professional mixed martial arts. The Republican-controlled Senate for the seventh straight year has voted to end the state’s ban on the sport. New York is the only state ...

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Dean Skelos and son seek new trial

NEW YORK — Ex-New York state Senate majority leader Dean Skelos and his son are seeking a new trial six weeks after they were convicted of federal corruption charges. They were convicted of bribery, extortion and conspiracy charges on Dec. ...

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