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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — These New York lotteries were drawn Saturday:

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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Hartford Courant, the oldest continuously published newspaper in the United States, plans to close the newsroom and offices it has been operating out of since the mid-1940s by the end of the year.

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NEW YORK (AP) — A historic church in lower Manhattan that houses New York's Liberty Bell and whose congregation dates to the city's earliest days was gutted by a massive fire early Saturday that sent flames shooting through the roof.

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The northeastern U.S. braced Saturday for a powerful, windy storm that forecasters say could bring 18 inches (46 centimeters) or more of heavy, wet snow to parts of the region.

ALBANY (TNS) — On a day Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced more details on plans to vaccinate society’s most vulnerable, he offered a word of caution to everyone else: Don’t expect a coronavirus vaccine anytime soon.

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NEW YORK (AP) — The Trump administration must accept new applications for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program that protects some young immigrants from deportation, a federal judge ruled Friday, in vacating a memo from the acting Homeland Security secretary that had suspended it.

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Federal prosecutors accused a former investment manager in connection with a scheme to defraud a North Carolina life insurance company once recognized as a cornerstone of what was known as “Black Wall Street” out of more than $34 million.

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — These New York lotteries were drawn Friday:

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Relief may be on the way in the form of mass-produced vaccines, but COVID-19 continues to ravage communities around the world with the global death toll reaching some 1.5 million, leaving the living to mourn them and carry on.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Five former and current employees of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority fraudulently put in for “almost physically impossible" overtime hours that netted them hundreds of thousands of dollars in extra income, authorities said Thursday in announcing charges.

WASHINGTON. — Members of Congress on both sides of the aisle sounded cautiously optimistic Thursday about the prospect of delivering another round of long-sought economic relief to coronavirus-weary Americans before the year’s over — but the self-proclaimed “Grim Reaper” of the Senate sugges…

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NEW YORK (AP) — Alison Lurie, the Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist whose satirical and cerebral tales of love and academia included the marital saga “The War Between the Tates” and the comedy of Americans abroad “Foreign Affairs,” died Thursday at age 94.

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CLEVELAND (AP) — After more than 40 years, the city of Cleveland has granted landmark status to the correct birthplace of John Heisman, the namesake of college football’s most prestigious player award.

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Policies favoring secrecy over transparency have meant that New Yorkers will be among the last Americans to learn the final vote tallies in the 2020 election, with results in a few races still unknown one month after Election Day.

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WEST HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut police arrested two men and seized an estimated $15 million in marijuana after discovering a storage facility was being used as a hub for pot distribution in the Northeast, authorities said Thursday.