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ALBANY — State Sen. James Seward announced funding to support local highway improvements is included in the 2014 - 2015 state budget.“Local roads, bridges and culverts are the backbone of our state’s infrastructure,” said Seward, R-Oneonta, in a news release. “County and town highway superintendents from throughout my district joined me in Albany last month to call for added state funding — and their voices were heard.”

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ALBANY (AP) — Lawmakers may be coming to an agreement to allow the use of medical marijuana after revised legislation was introduced Friday that limits the number of diseases that would qualify for prescriptions.

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ALBANY (AP) — New York lawmakers are putting forward a package of legislation that seeks to fight the resurgence of heroin with tougher penalties for dealers, more funding for overdose-reversal drugs and increased insurance coverage for...

Posted at 3:00 PM

The aerial search for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet was called off Monday, and the underwater hunt will be expanded to include a vast swath of ocean floor that may take at least eight months to thoroughly search, Australian officials said.

Updated at 2:56 PM

ALBANY (AP) — While New York tries to eradicate Eurasian boars from its fields and forests, environmental regulators have banned hunting or trapping them in the wild.

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VERONA — Authorities say two people struck and killed by a freight train in central New York were a married couple whose deaths were an apparent suicide.

Updated at 2:43 PM

FRANKFORT — Town police arrested an Ilion man on Leandra’s Law following a traffic stop on McGowan Road.

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CEDARVILLE — The Herkimer County Soil and Water Conservation District celebrated its 15th annual cooperators dinner on March 31 at the Cedarville Fire Hall.

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Divers on Monday renewed their search for more than 100 bodies still trapped in a sunken ferry after weekend efforts were hindered by bad weather, strong currents and floating debris clogging the ship's rooms. Investigators, meanwhile, expanded a...

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