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Our state-run media covers Snowden
Our state-run media covers Snowden

Director of the Park Center for Independent Media and associate professor of journalism at Ithaca College Jeff Cohen analyzes the news coverage of Edward Snowden and NSA’s wiretapping.

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Cuomo meets with top Cuban officials on first day of trip

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Two-day trip meant to build economic ties between New York, Cuba

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Volunteer numbers start to climb for fire companies around New York

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After steep decline, new numbers show more people volunteering for local fire departments

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Body cameras coming to IPD, sheriff’s deputies

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Sheriff Ken Lansing has said he supports the idea.

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Rep. Reed backs parents, students in “opt-out” movement

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“When a parent decides that it’s in the best interest of his or her child not to take these tests, I’m gonna stand with the parents."

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26.2 miles, 28,000 bananas: Boston Marathon by the numbers

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More than 30,000 runners and nearly $1 million in prize money. Here's the iconic race by the numbers.