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  • Democrats approve marijuana legalization platform

    Democrats approve marijuana legalization platform New York Democrats approved a resolution at their party’s convention on Wednesday that supports the legalization of marijuana. Nassau County Democratic Committee Chair Jay Jacobs, the former head of the party, said on Thursday that the formal statement is a reflection of society and…

  • Butterfly house reopening at zoo

    Butterfly house reopening at zoo WATERTOWN — The New York State Zoo at Thompson Park will reopen the Heather A. Freeman Butterfly House on Saturday.To mark the event, special ceremonies and activities will start at 11 a.m. with a ribbon-cutting.The Zoo will open at 10 a.m. and activities will…

  • Michelle Obama reveals the cover for her November memoir, 'Becoming'

    Michelle Obama reveals the cover for her November memoir, 'Becoming' Former first lady Michelle Obama has shared the jacket for her November memoir, 'Becoming,' a book which she says is 'deeply personal.'            Source: Rochester New York Latest News Michelle Obama reveals the cover for her November…

  • After day of negotiations, Democrats and Republicans will be briefed on secret FBI source who aided Russia probe

    After day of negotiations, Democrats and Republicans will be briefed on secret FBI source who aided Russia probe WASHINGTON – Reversing its earlier position, the White House will allow top Democrats to join Republicans for a briefing Thursday on a confidential FBI source who aided in the investigation of…

  • Fabio Viviani teaches us a summer salad recipe

    Fabio Viviani teaches us a summer salad recipe Chef Fabio Viviani, Top Chef star, shares a recipe from his restaurant, Portico by Fabio Viviani at the Del Lago Resort and Casino.            Source: Rochester New York Latest News Fabio Viviani teaches us a summer salad recipe

  • Report: Obesity linked to these 12 types of cancers, including breast and colorectal

    Report: Obesity linked to these 12 types of cancers, including breast and colorectal A comprehensive report from the World Cancer Research Fund said 12 different types of cancer are linked to body weight, and offers recommendations to cut risks including exercise, healthy diet.            Source: Rochester New…

  • Joe Biden praises Andrew and Mario Cuomo

    Joe Biden praises Andrew and Mario Cuomo Joe Biden praises Andrew and Mario Cuomo at the Democratic convention on Thursday, May 24, 2018 as he introduced the younger Cuomo.            Source: Rochester New York Latest News Joe Biden praises Andrew and Mario Cuomo

  • Feds warn New York, other states about tax deduction workarounds

    Feds warn New York, other states about tax deduction workarounds Even as a number of school districts are looking at doing so, the federal government is warning against creation of charitable trusts and other measures designed to counter new federal limits on tax deductions that came with the Trump/GOP…

  • UAlbany business school appoints new dean

    UAlbany business school appoints new dean The University at Albany appointed a new dean Wednesday to lead the School of Business starting in August. Source: Times Unition UAlbany business school appoints new dean