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Legislative Director for NYPIRG Blair Horner explains what’s going on behind the scenes of the state constitutional amendment to expand gambling.

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Crews called to diesel spill after Lansing crash

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Accident happened just after 4:15 p.m. Wednesday on Route 34 in Lansing; drivers of bus, truck were both ticketed

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New York to spend $1 million to enhance prison safety

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State will spend more money on technology that allows for full body scans of inmates, scans of mail, laundry, other items in prisons

3 hours ago in National

Fired up by Sanders, Democrats shift left on health care

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As the Obama administration is counting down its final year in office, many Democrats are finding less to like about the president's health care law.

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U.S. to boost airport staffing to manage long security lines

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With airlines worried that long security lines may discourage summer travelers, the U.S. government said it will add airport staff and bomb-sniffing dogs and ramp up pre-screening enrollment efforts.

3 hours ago in Sports

Furyk to make PGA Tour return next week in Charlotte

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Jim Furyk makes his season debut as he joins an elite field boasting 31 of the top 50 players in the current FedExCup standings.