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Major snowstorm heads east; winter storm warnings to start Tuesday night

Region could see around a foot of snow from latest storm to hit the eastern U.S.

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Fire damages Lansing home

Fire was first reported around 3 p.m.; six different departments responded to fire

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Congressional reps, candidates talk jobs, education following State of the Union

Reactions varied Tuesday on President Obama’s remarks on issues such as jobs, education, tax loopholes

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Study: Psychiatrists refusing to accept private insurance

More and more of America’s psychiatrists are refusing private insurance from patients, instead preferring cash.

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I-90 in Rochester closed in both directions

A more than 130-mile stretch of the Thruway in western New York has been closed in both directions because of blizzard conditions across the region.

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Astorino still considering NY gubernatorial run

Westchester County Executive Robert Astorino says he has yet to decide whether to challenge Gov. Andrew Cuomo, even as he criticized the governor’s performance.

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Heavy snow, strong winds lead to blizzard conditions across New York

3 to 4 feet of snow could fall on parts of western, northern New York

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UPDATE: Crews back at work trying to break up ice jam

Some Ithaca streets still closed; city asking residents to avoid parking and driving in areas of Fall Creek

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Cuomo: Scandals in Albany could hurt Legislature

New York’s new legislative session will kick off under a lingering cloud of scandals involving lawmakers, prompting concern from Gov. Andrew Cuomo that people will lose faith in the state Legislature.

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Cuomo likes executive action on marijuana

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he’s comfortable with his plan to allow a limited number of hospitals to dispense marijuana for certain ailments, even as other states loosen marijuana laws more dramatically.

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Man's body was found inside apartment on Northcliffe Road just after 2 p.m. Saturday

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2 NYPD officers killed, gunman dead

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The fatal shooting may have been a revenge attack over police treatment of minorities.

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Investigators say woman had blood-alcohol level three times legal limit during interview north of Albany