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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Greek yogurt giant Chobani is suing right-wing radio host Alex Jones, accusing the conspiracy theorist of publishing false information about the company. 

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo's main economic development engine for New York no longer has a provision that requires participating businesses to report how many jobs they've created.

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ALBANY (AP) — Here's a look at key items in New York's new $153 billion state budget, approved Sunday night, after the New York Senate approved the spending plan (the Assembly voted on Saturday): 

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ALBANY (AP) — The speaker of the New York state Assembly floated a deal Thursday that he said could end the ongoing state budget stalemate, though it remains to be seen whether it will be accepted by the Senate. 

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ALBANY (AP) — New York State budget talks collapsed Wednesday night after members of the Senate left the Capitol, with lawmakers from both parties blaming Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo for scuttling negotiations over the spending plan, now several days late.

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ALBANY (AP) — Upstate Uber, increased tuition assistance and more money for schools are just a few of the items in the new state budget poised for passage in the New York Legislature. 

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state will avoid a government shutdown after lawmakers approved a two-month stopgap spending plan. 

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ALBANY (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo called for a two-month extension of the last state budget to prevent a government shutdown after he and state lawmakers on Sunday failed to reach agreement on a new spending plan. 

UPDATED: New York's Travel Bans Lifted, Advisory Still In Place

Mar 13, 2017
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UPDATE (4:29 p.m) Governor Cuomo has lifted all travel and tractor trailer restrictions on roadways across New York State. The tractor trailer bans on the New York State Thruway, I-81, I-86/Rt. 17, I-87 from Albany to the Canadian border and I-88 will be lifted effective immediately. The Broome County travel ban has also been lifted. 

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NORTH HARMONY, N.Y. (AP) — Republican Rep. Tom Reed was greeted by scores of boisterous protesters at town hall meetings in western New York.

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