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News & Politics

Eric Adams for president?

New York City mayors have a long history of running for – and failing to win – the White House.

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New York’s once-booming oil industry and the risky wells it left behind

Western New York towns were built around oil production. Now, they’re grappling with the remnants of a declining industry.

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Political insiders unimpressed with both Hochul and Adams: Poll

Respondents to a City & State/Honan Strategy Group Poll also think Hochul will win reelection – but it’ll be close.

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Amazon Labor Union loses election at a smaller Staten Island warehouse

Workers at the LDJ5 facility rejected joining the union after it led the first successful effort to unionize an Amazon warehouse last month.

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New York City to provide $2 million to assist Ukrainians fleeing war with Russia

The announcement comes after President Joe Biden said the U.S. will set up a “streamlined” process creating a special status for Ukrainans seeking to reside legally in the U.S.

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NYC receives first opioid settlement distribution from Big Pharma

The city will receive $256 million total from the $1.5 billion in settlements that state Attorney General Tish James’s office reached with drug manufacturers.

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Syracuse police had other options for dealing with 8-year-old accused of stealing. They didn’t use them.

Options included talking to the child, calling his parents and giving consideration to his size, age and the fact he was crying, according to legal experts.

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Lt. Gov. Brian Benjamin resigns following federal indictment

The Harlem Democrat pleaded not guilty Tuesday to multiple corruption charges related to his 2021 campaign for New York City comptroller.

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A timeline of Andrew Cuomo’s comeback attempt

The former governor is still trying to be politically relevant after resigning amid multiple scandals last year.