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Cuomo signs bath salts ban

Governor Cuomo has signed legislation outlawing a designer drug known as “bath salts.”

The law makes the drug also known as methylone a controlled substance.

Lawmakers passed the bill back in June after a 20-year-old man died overdosed on the drug during a rave on Governor’s Island.

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Helicopter to fly over Cornell campus

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The helicopter will perform an infrared scan of the university's steam distribution system.

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NY woman accused of killing her 5-year-old cousin

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Tiffany Van Alstyne is being arraigned on a second-degree murder charge in the killing of Kenneth White.

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Report: Fallen Ithaca marine Christopher Bordoni’s medals stolen in North Carolina

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TV report says Christopher Bordoni's military medals, along with other items, were stolen from home Wednesday in North Carolina

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Focus of New York’s medical marijuana debate could shift to list of ailments

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Medical marijuana program likely won't be ready in New York until 2016

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Man accused of arson, burglary after fire at popular Finger Lakes spa

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Peter Lewis is accused of setting fire Oct. 8 at Mirbeau Inn and Spa