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New York

Weather: Will winter storm bound for East Coast hit Central New York? – The Post-Standard

The Post-StandardSarah Wilson makes her way through the snowy Syracuse University campus earlier this month after a major winter storm. A storm moving toward the East Coast Sunday will likely just give a glancing blow to Central New York. (David Lassman …New York to See Worst of East Coast Winter Storm Early Next WeekSan Francisco […]

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New York

Poll: Support grows to legalize medical, recreational marijuana in New York – New York Daily News

New York Daily News“Medical marijuana is a no-brainer for New York state voters, and they also would follow Colorado in legalizing marijuana for fun,” said Maurice Carroll, director of the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute. While all demographic groups …Poll: 88 Percent Of New Yorkers Support Medical MarijuanaCBS LocalNew York Voters Support Marijuana LegalizationThe Weed Blog […]

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New York

Clash of the liberals in New York – USA TODAY

USA TODAYNEW YORK — When he ran for mayor last year, Democrat Bill de Blasio thrilled liberals when he promised universal pre-kindergarten funded by taxing rich New Yorkers whose wealth skyrocketed under his billionaire predecessor Mayor Michael Bloomberg.Cost of Educating New York City’s 4-Year-Olds Proves Difficult to CalculateNew York TimesCuomo unveils low-growth budgetCrain’s New York […]

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tech

Mandela, Miley top Google searches in 2013 – USA TODAY

USA TODAYNelson Mandela, the former South African leader and human rights activist who died earlier this month, was the world’s top trending search on Google, according to annual data released by the tech giant on Tuesday. The company says trending searches …Google Trends of 2013: Mandela, iPhone, Pop CultureBloombergGoogle Zeitgeist list reveals New Yorkers’ quirksNew […]

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Sports

Curtis Granderson, Mets finalize four-year deal – USA TODAY

USA TODAYLAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Curtis Granderson and the New York Mets have completed a $60 million, four-year contract. The deal with the three-time All-Star outfielder is the team’s most expensive since Sandy Alderson took over as general manager.Granderson tweaks Yanks; 3-team trade discussedWashington PostGranderson to Switch to No. 3 With MetsNew York […]

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Sports

Granderson Tweaks Yanks; 3-Team Trade Discussed – ABC News

ABC NewsWith the winter meetings off to a slow start, Curtis Granderson injected some playfully provocative words into New York’s baseball rivalry. Granderson was introduced by the Mets on Tuesday after completing a $60 million, four-year contract, a rare direct switch …Granderson joins Mets, weighs in on ‘true New Yorkers’MLB.comGranderson to Switch to No. 3 […]

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NY Marathon Puts Congresswoman Carolyn Mahoney In Bind

New York Congresswoman Carolyn Mahoney, who this blogger met at the Democratic National Convention,and was kind enough to provide this interview.. …side-stepped MSNBC’s Martin Bashir’s question regarding the New York Marathon, preferring to praise the work of first responders. It’s evident that New York electeds don’t want to piss each other off as the region […]