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Dem challenger calls GOP House incumbent a liar

October 1, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Democratic challenger Domenic Recchia is calling Republican Rep. Michael Grimm a liar who failed to tell the truth to federal officials. more »»

NY Post settles lawsuit over 'Bag Men' cover

October 1, 2014

BOSTON (AP) — A settlement has been reached in a defamation lawsuit against the New York Post for its "Bag Men" cover three days after the Boston Marathon bombing. more »»

No resolution for Jets player accused of assault

October 1, 2014

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — A New York Jets practice squad player is due in court in two weeks on domestic violence charges, possibly to have a trial date set. more »»

Hearing delayed for driver in fatal Del. bus crash

October 1, 2014

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A court commissioner has rescheduled a preliminary hearing for the driver of a tour bus that crashed in Delaware, killing two passengers and injuring dozens of others. more »»

2 NY brothers die after crash that killed 3rd man

October 1, 2014

LANSING, N.Y. (AP) — Hospital officials have confirmed the deaths of two brothers who were injured when an all-terrain vehicle and a motorcycle collided on a central New York last week. more »»

NYC schools chancellor: 'No more letter grades'

October 1, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's schools chancellor says it's common sense to do away with A-to-F grading. more »»

New York Times cutting 100 jobs, NYT Opinion app

October 1, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Times Co. more »»

NY legislator charged with misusing campaign funds

October 1, 2014

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A longtime state assemblyman from New York City was charged Wednesday with felony counts of using his campaign funds for personal expenses. more »»

The New York Times to cut 100 newsroom jobs

October 1, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Times Co. says it is cutting about 100 newsroom jobs through buyouts and layoffs in an effort to trim costs and focus more on its digital efforts.

That's about 7. more »»

Pepsi to launch soda sweetened with stevia

October 1, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — There's Pepsi, Diet Pepsi and now, Pepsi True, a midcalorie version of the soda made with natural sweeteners.

PepsiCo In. more »»

2 injured by falling debris in mid-Manhattan

October 1, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say two people have been injured by falling debris in midtown Manhattan.

Fire officials say it happened at 48th Street and Seventh Avenue around 8:45 a.m. more »»

Judge tosses suit over IU student's disappearance

October 1, 2014

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A federal judge has thrown out the lawsuit filed by the parents of an Indiana University student last seen more than three years ago against two men who were with her the nigh... more »»

State legislator arrested in probe of his expenses

October 1, 2014

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A state assemblyman from New York City has been charged by authorities with using his campaign funds for personal expenses. more »»

5 semifinalists named for VCSU presidency

October 1, 2014

VALLEY CITY, N.D. (AP) — The committee searching for a new president for Valley City State University has narrowed the pool of candidates to fiv. more »»

NY governor candidate wants to reduce income taxes

October 1, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino wants to sharply reduce income tax rates while lowering the number of tax brackets from eight to two. more »»

Upstate man dies while working on farm equipment

October 1, 2014

LANSING, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a 44-year-old man has died in accident that occurred while he was working on equipment at a central New York farm. more »»

Marathon Petroleum's Speedway closes on Hess deal

October 1, 2014

FINDLAY, Ohio (AP) — Marathon Petroleum's Speedway has completed its $2.82 billion purchase of Hess' retail operations and other assets. more »»

Buffalo tech firm laying off 70, mostly at HQ

October 1, 2014

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A Buffalo-based website designer and service provider says it will lay off about 70 employees, including 50 who work at the company's downtown headquarters.

Synacor In. more »»

NY official: State legislator arrested in probe

October 1, 2014

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — An official with knowledge of the investigation says a New York legislator has been arrested this morning and is headed for an Albany courtroo. more »»

Jeter launches site to connect athletes to fans

October 1, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Derek Jeter was one of the world's most covered athletes in media during his 20-season career with the New York Yankees. more »»



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