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In PA primary, two state budget leaders’ experience used against them
May 20, 2022, 12:21 pm | Source

Both challengers, in their races against Rep. Stan Saylor and Sen. Pat Browne, criticized their tenure.

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Proposed constitutional amendment would ensure abortion rights in New York
May 20, 2022, 12:08 pm | Source

In 1970, after New York became the first state to legalize abortion, an estimated 200,000 women came from other states to have the procedure here.

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Uncertainty still clouds New York’s 23rd Congressional District special election
May 20, 2022, 4:41 am | Source

"We are well beyond anything that anyone ever contemplated as far as levels of uncertainty. So obviously, more certainty sooner is better."

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Binghamton residents hold vigil for victims of Buffalo shooting
May 20, 2022, 3:55 am | Source

Over 100 people gathered in downtown Binghamton to light candles and ready supplies to send to Buffalo.

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Gillibrand, Stefanik weigh in on baby formula shortage “national emergency”
May 19, 2022, 5:37 pm | Source

"This is a national emergency. Babies have become sick and have died. We need access to high-quality formula and we need to do it immediately," Gillibrand said.

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Are your allergies particularly bad right now? You’re not alone
May 19, 2022, 12:09 pm | Source

“We've had less time with things being frozen. So we're having a longer growing season.”

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Parts of the Buffalo shooter’s alleged screed were copied from other sources
May 19, 2022, 12:03 pm | Source

Investigators say they are looking into a document published online filled with rants about race and the "replacement" theory.

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As PA gubernatorial candidates push more gas production, report collects studies that show fracking harms
May 19, 2022, 11:54 am | Source

Industry condemns the report, while advocates cite growing climate fears.

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Governor addresses twin crises of white nationalism and access to military grade weapons
May 19, 2022, 11:38 am | Source

“The hate has not just infected our society and how people think. It’s literally been weaponized."

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Broome County district attorney addresses previous investigation into Buffalo shooting suspect
May 19, 2022, 3:34 am | Source

The district attorney insisted that law enforcement had followed proper procedure, and that nothing else could have been done to intervene, under current law.

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