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State aims at high-interest loans to soldiers

ALBANY (AP) — New York state has taken steps to stop lenders from giving high-interest loans to service members. Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday that his administration will subject all loans to military personal to the same state regulations already ...

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State, city agree on schools legislation

An agreement has been reached on the incorporation of additional amendments to legislation authorizing Phase II of the Rochester School Facilities Modernization Program. State and city officials had been odds over aspects of the legislation, but amendments incorporate several of ...

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State launches anti-hunger task force

Experts, advocates and state and local officials are being brought together to develop and implement action-focused recommendations to combat hunger and improve access to locally grown and produced fresh foods. “The New York State Anti-Hunger Task Force will be a ...

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NY begins issuing ‘stillbirth certificates’

ALBANY — After years of effort by grieving parents, New York is beginning to issue “certificates of stillbirth.” The certificates had long been tied up in heated debates over the legal definitions of a fetus and a child. But opposition ...

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