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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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Pedestrian killed on Route 96 identified as 23-year-old Cornell student

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Accident happened around 4 a.m. Saturday on Route 96 just north of city

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Parks advocates applaud Cuomo’s budget proposal

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The group congratulates the governor on allocating money to repairing parks and historic sites.

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Jury selection moving forward for Cal Harris trial

Calvin Harris appeared on the CBS program 48 Hours. He is set to go on trial for the third time on allegations he murdered his wife. The program aired Monday, June 9, 2014/CBS News

A judge has also banned cameras from the courtroom.

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UPDATE: Pedestrian killed in accident on Route 96 outside Ithaca

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Authorities now say pedestrian was killed in crash

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Prosecutor in Silver case sounds off

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U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara has some harsh words for Albany politicians.