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Companies Apply to Run New Casinos in New York State

Nearly two dozen groups have paid a $ 1 million application fee for the chance to open a casino in upstate New York, according to information released Thursday by the New York State Gaming Commission. WSJ.com: Newyork Main

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State Senator Wants Investigation Into Emergency Response to Fatal Queens Fire

State Senator James Sanders is calling for an impartial investigation into the emergency response to a fire in Far Rockaway that left two young children dead this past weekend. NEWS – NY1

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New Life For New York State Pavilion At 50th Anniversary of World’s Fair

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — In 1964, John Piro was in awe as he worked at a restaurant at the World’s Fair at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park. “It was a place where the future was unbelievable,” he told WCBS 880′s Alex Silverman. “Guys flying over the unisphere with jetpacks.” Not all the innovations featured at the fair became […]

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NY1 Exclusive: Rumblings Indicate Possible Shakeup in State Senate Leadership

A change in leadership may be on the horizon in the New York State Senate after sources say discussions are under way to bring the two rival Democratic conferences back together, sources tell NY1. NEWS – NY1

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Theater Review: A Dizzyingly Visual ‘Orlando,’ at Montclair State

“Orlando,” a monologue at the Alexander Kasser Theater based on Virginia Woolf’s 1928 fantasy, is set to music and features striking visual projections. NYT > Theater

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NYC schools protest ‘unfair’ state English tests

Principals at some three dozen New York City public schools led protests Friday against this year’s New York state English tests, which they said were poorly designed and confusing. “The… Metro | New York Post

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Common Core Gets Strong Defense From State Education Chief

John B. King Jr., the education commissioner, fought back at criticism of the state’s efforts to adopt the standards and said there was no turning back. NYT > N.Y. / Region

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DOE Changing Policy So That Failing State Tests Does Not Mean Automatic Ticket to Summer School

There might be a little less pressure on the nearly 500,000 city kids taking state standardized tests this month, as the Department of Education is changing its policy: failing the exams will no longer mean an automatic ticket to summer school. NEWS – NY1

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READER SUBMITTED: Rep. Wright Announces Annual Armenian Genocide State Capitol Ceremony

Ruth Thomasian, a photo archivist and historian, will be the keynote speaker at the annual 99th Armenian Genocide Commemoration which will be held in the House Chambers at the State Capitol on Saturday, April 26, starting at 11 a.m. The announcement… New York City

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Ted Kennedy Jr. to Run For Connecticut State Senate

The 52-year-old son of the late U.S. Sen. Ted Kennedy will announce Tuesday that he will run for state Senate in Connecticut, according to a person familiar with his plans. The race will be the first foray into politics. WSJ.com: Newyork Main

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State Expands Sandy Buyout Program to Graham Beach

The state is expanding its buyout program to the Graham Beach section of Staten Island, a third Hurricane Sandy-affected neighborhood. NEWS – NY1

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De Blasio: State funding might not cover after-school plan

Mayor Bill de Blasio celebrated landing significant state funding for city pre-K programs Tuesday, but wouldn’t say whether the new budget will allow him to expand after-school programs for middle… Metro | New York Post

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New York state joins New York City in suing FedEx over untaxed cigarettes

New York state joins New York City in suing FedEx over untaxed cigarettes (Reuters) – New York state joined New York City in suing FedEx Corp for allegedly violating state and federal laws by delivering untaxed cigarettes, but the company said customer privacy prevented it from checking packages without reason. New York City … Read more […]

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Today’s Lead: $140 Billion State Budget Finalized, With Complaints

Both houses of the legislature passed the state budget yesterday in marathon sessions that lasted late into the night. It is the fourth on-time budget in a row for New York State, but advocates say it leaves much to be desired. Legislators representing the city lament the lack of tuition funding for undocumented immigrants, the absence of approval for additional […]

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Pre-K Funds in State Budget Seen as Victory, Mayor Says

Speaking with NY1 today, Mayor Bill de Blasio says $ 300 million in universal pre-K funding approved by Albany lawmakers in their budget is a big win for the city. | View the full interview NEWS – NY1

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