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Opponents of casino rally at Capitol

ALBANY — Opponents of a casino planned for New York’s Finger Lakes have gathered at the state Capitol to urge gambling regulators to reject the project. Speakers at Tuesday’s protest of the Lago Resort and Casino called on the state’s ...

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Two sides clash over NY SAFE Act

In this March 2013 file photo, both sides of the gun control debate are represented at a rally in support of the NY SAFE Act at Rochester City Hall. The law’s name is a bit vague for an assault weapon ban, but the point is the acronym spells “SAFE.” In Albany, political spin applies rosy, vague names to laws, tosses around euphemisms like “gaming” for gambling and calls almost any action a “reform.”

Sheriee Jones said gun violence has claimed the lives of some of her friends. Instead of sitting on the sidelines, she attended a rally Wednesday at City Hall in support of New York’s stricter gun laws, carrying a sign reading ...

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Opponents of gun law gather in Albany

ALBANY — Thousands of opponents of New York’s new gun control law gathered Thursday at the statehouse to lobby lawmakers and rally against measures they say infringe on their constitutional right to bear arms. Two lines in the morning stretched ...

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Reilich to host Second Amendment Day

Assemblyman Bill Reilich, R,C,I-Greece, is inviting Second Amendment advocates, sportsmen, businesses and constituents to join him at NY2A Day in Albany on Feb. 28 for a rally to protect the Second Amendment. Throughout the day, participants from across the state ...

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Officials vow fight to save Hickey Freeman jobs

While company leadership was in bankruptcy court Monday morning, Hickey Freeman workers, joined by U.S. Sen. Charles E. Schumer, D-N.Y,, and U.S. Rep. Louise Slaughter, D-Fairport, for a rally in support of the high-end suit maker. The parent company, HMX ...

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Clinton to rally Friday with Slaughter, Hochul

Former President Bill Clinton will hold a rally Friday in Rochester in support of Reps. Louise Slaughter and Kathy Hochul. Clinton and Slaughter have worked closely together on a number of landmark initiatives. “I’m excited to welcome my friend President ...

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Rally against ‘fracking’ draws hundreds to Albany

ALBANY — Environmental groups from across New York rallied at the state Capitol on Monday, calling on lawmakers to protect the environment and the public against potential hazards related to high-volume hydraulic fracturing for natural gas in the Marcellus Shale region ...

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