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State corruption case kept sealed

State corruption case kept sealed FBI actions still secret four years after plea deal in $111,500 theft By BRENDAN J. LYONS Senior Writer Updated 08:00 a.m., Friday, March 11, 2011 Read more: http://www.timesunion.com/local/article/State-corruption-case-kept-sealed-1068786.php#ixzz1GLMBrHQh Page 1 of 1 ALBANY — A judge … Continue reading

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State Sen. Carl Kruger turns self in to face corruption charges

State Sen. Carl Kruger turns self in to face corruption charges By RICH CALDER and BRUCE GOLDING Last Updated: 11:50 AM, March 10, 2011 Posted: 6:36 AM, March 10, 2011 Comments: 11 More Print State Sen. Carl Kruger is among … Continue reading

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Cuomo’s prison panel irks Senate Republicans

Cuomo’s prison panel irks Senate Republicans http://www.democratandchronicle.com/article/20110214/NEWS01/102140310/1003/news01/Cuomo-s-prison-panel-irks-Senate-Republicans February 14, 2011 ALBANY — Senate Republicans are criticizing Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan to create a task force that would recommend prison closures, saying the move usurps the power of the Legislature and … Continue reading

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Demographics of NYPD

Demographics of New York City http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Demographics_of_New_York_City See also: Racial and Ethnic History of New York City Demographics of NYPD http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_York_City_Police_Department As of 2009, the NYPD is: 47.5% Caucasian, 28.9% Hispanic, 17.9% African American, 5.5% Asian Compared to a city that … Continue reading

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Rep. Lee’s Resignation May Affect Makeup Of NY State Senate

Rep. Lee’s Resignation May Affect Makeup Of NY State Senate Lee’s resignation opened a political vacuum. Upstate Republican State Senator George D. Maziarz was being viewed as a frontrunner, but if he leaves for Washington, that will put the newly-won … Continue reading

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Jobs can’t be bought — even for $10 million.

Here’s an article from the post star After Cuomo’s budget proposal, local communities fear prison closures JON ALEXANDER – jalexander@poststar.com | Posted: Tuesday, February 1, 2011 5:49 pm Jobs can’t be bought — even for $10 million. That was the … Continue reading

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