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State Police looking for missing Newfield woman

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Andrew Cuomo announces minimum wage will be raised to 11.50 an hour at the 2015 Opportunity Agenda at The Malcolm X and Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial Educational Center in Harlem

Featuring: Andrew Couomo
Where: New York City, New York, United States
When: 23 Feb 2015
Credit: Winston Burris/WENN.com

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Snow, cold ready to take over in upstate New York

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Ithaca City School District, teachers have tentative deal

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Cuomo opposes major New York bank acquisition

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White deer proposal voted down in Seneca County

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Finger Lakes Land Trust looks to expand Six Mile Creek protected area

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NY man sentenced for killing vacationing teenage girl

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