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After guilty plea in Omar Terry's murder, family of Johnson City man says 'he loved life'
May 17, 2021, 9:21 pm | Source
Brandon Rose admitted he intentionally shot and stabbed Omar Terry in a car in Johnson City. He faces a prison sentence of 25 years to life.

Andrew Cuomo's COVID book deal is worth $5 million, new tax records show
May 17, 2021, 9:16 pm | Source
The New York governor's book on his handling of the COVID-19 pandemic has been the source of controversy.

Bob Baffert suspended from NYRA racetracks after drug test of Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit
May 17, 2021, 9:00 pm | Source
Add three of New York's thoroughbred tracks to those where troubled trainer Bob Baffert is banned.

New York fairs and festivals can open this summer. What to know before you go
May 17, 2021, 7:40 pm | Source
The fried dough is back. New York will allow county fairs and local festivals to reopen this year after largely being shuttered last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

What are the new rules for masks in New York? Your questions answered
May 17, 2021, 6:23 pm | Source
New York state is lifting its mask mandate for fully vaccinated people on Wednesday. Here are answers to the FAQ

New York lifting mask mandate to align with CDC guidance
May 17, 2021, 6:12 pm | Source
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has aligned New York's mask rules with CDC guidance, effective Wednesday. What to know

Database: How much could your NY school taxes rise this year?
May 17, 2021, 1:13 pm | Source
New York's nearly 700 school districts will seek voter approval Tuesday for their budgets for the fiscal year starting July 1.

Look the other way: The reason for persistent sexual harassment is a support system
May 17, 2021, 12:43 pm | Source
A "network of complicity" among close colleagues or supporters enables perpetrators to continue their harassment habits.

Spanning Time: Endicott Johnson rubber used for shoes also went to golf balls and a church
May 17, 2021, 10:01 am | Source
As a shoe company, Endicott Johnson used a lot of rubber, of course. But avid golfers and churchgoers in the Johnson family found other uses for it.

Former Ostego County, NY school district treasurer sentenced for thefts of federal funding
May 17, 2021, 10:00 am | Source
Kristina Hand admitted embezzling about $34,000 in federal funds meant for her school district, in order to pay bills and cover personal expenses.

Binghamton University Spring Commencement 2021 features 29 grad walks at Events Center
May 16, 2021, 2:24 pm | Source
Binghamton University Commencement 2021 featured 29 grad walks over four days to meet COVID-19 guidelines.

Will New York offer early retirements to public employees and teachers?
May 15, 2021, 6:02 pm | Source
State lawmakers are considering an early retirement program this year for public workers and educators.

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