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A new day blooms: Gov. Cuomo signs bill finally giving farmworkers rights and recognizes those who made it happen

28 days ago   |   By NY Daily News

“The bill is signed,” said Gov. Cuomo, finishing with the last of 11 pens he used to write his name one letter at a time. And so at 10:56 Wednesday morning in our newsroom, the Farmworkers' Fair Labor Practices Act became law and the notation “signed chap. 105” appeared in the state's legislative...
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Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana governor during Hurricane Katrina, dies of cancer

Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana governor during Hurricane Katrina, dies of cancer

The 54th governor of Louisiana was the first woman elected governor of the state. Read more ...

Nearly 4 tons of marijuana discovered inside shipment of jalapeños

Nearly 4 tons of marijuana discovered inside shipment of jalapeños

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Man accused of threatening shooting at a Jewish community center in Ohio

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ISIS claims responsibility after bomb goes off at Afghanistan wedding, 63...

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Jets' Adam Gase takes blame for Avery Williamson calamity

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Officials seize marijuana mixed with jalapeño peppers

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Communities gather in support of family that lost home in Goffstown fire

Communities gather in support of family that lost home in Goffstown fire

The family is grateful for the support. Read more ...

Phil Mickelson nearly misses tee time after lightning strikes hotel

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Indiana girl found safe in Arkansas after statewide Amber Alert issued

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A statewide Amber Alert has been issued for a 16-year-old Indiana girl. Read more ...