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Legislation would expand state comptroller's oversight powers

1 day ago   |   Times Union

Legislation is making its way through the Capitol that would empower state Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli to directly audit private organizations controlled by local government...
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Legg Mason will lay off 120 corporate employees, including some in Baltimore

1 day ago   |   Baltimore Sun

Legg Mason has cut its corporate workforce by 12 percent, laying off 120 people, including 100 spread evenly between Baltimore, New York and Stamford, Conn., the...
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Disgraced Former Missouri Governor Returns to Navy, but Not as a SEAL

1 day ago   |   Time   |   3 articles

Former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens will return to the Navy but not as one of the elite Navy SEAL team. The Kansas City Star reports Greitens will return to the Navy as an...
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Top Assembly Democrats raise few in-district donations

2 days ago   |   Times Union

ALBANY - When a plan to publicly finance elections statewide fell out of March budget negotiations, the Assembly Democrats were cast as holdouts on the proposed campaign...
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Money Matters: Why you need a financial durable power of attorney

Money Matters: Why you need a financial durable power of attorney

2 days ago   |   WMUR

Imagine that tomorrow you suddenly become severely ill or incapacitated. Who would take care of your finances? How would they do it?
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Turn up office thermostats to improve women's productivity, study suggests

2 days ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - Women often complain that the office temperature is too low - but it's not just comfort that's at stake. Researchers say women's productivity may improve when the...
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Last Bills Settled; Lawmakers Await Word On Special Session

2 days ago   |   CBS

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Gov. Tim Walz and top legislative leaders have now reached agreement on all nine of their major budget bills, and lawmakers are now waiting on the governor to...
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NH Primary Source: NHGOP slowly building finances but continues to trail NHDP by large margin

NH Primary Source: NHGOP slowly building finances but continues to trail NHDP by large margin

3 days ago   |   WMUR

The state political parties filed their federal account finances with the Federal Election Commission this week, and the Republicans, while slowly building their financial...
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Airport bidding's unclaimed baggage

3 days ago   |   Times Union

ALBANY - On July 29, 2016, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo boarded a luxury private aircraft and flew out of Philadelphia after delivering a thundering 15-minute speech before the...
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Nicaragua warns banks of sanctions if they join strike

3 days ago   |   ABC News

Nicaragua's finance minister has warned banks that the government will sanction those that participate in a general strike scheduled for Thursday to pressure for the freeing of...
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Tornado leaves 2 dead & many missing after leveling hotel in Oklahoma

Tornado leaves 2 dead & many missing after leveling hotel in Oklahoma

At least two people have died after a tornado ripped through a trailer park and destroyed a hotel in El Reno outside Oklahoma City, officials in the US state have said. Read more ...

Raptors eliminate Bucks, will face Warriors in NBA Finals

Raptors eliminate Bucks, will face Warriors in NBA Finals

The Toronto Raptors are going to the NBA Finals for the first time. Kawhi Leonard scored 26 points and grabbed 17 rebounds to lead the host Raptors to a 100-94 Game 6 victory... Read more ...

Boulder the size of a building blocks Colorado highway

Boulder the size of a building blocks Colorado highway

A road in Colorado is closed indefinitely due to a massive rock slide that produced two boulders large enough to wipe out a significant portion of the pavement. Read more ...

Carlos Correa's clutch hit in ninth propels Astros past Red Sox

Carlos Correa's clutch hit in ninth propels Astros past Red Sox

HOUSTON - Carlos Correa hit an RBI single in the ninth inning to give the Houston Astros a 4-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday night. After Boston tied it in the... Read more ...

AEW closes Double or Nothing surprise that puts WWE on notice

AEW closes Double or Nothing surprise that puts WWE on notice

The hype was warranted and pro wrestling may never be the same. All Elite Wrestling delivered on the boasts it would be a viable alternative to WWE. Cody Rhodes even took a... Read more ...

President Trump arrives in Tokyo for state visit, golf and sumo

President Trump arrives in Tokyo for state visit, golf and sumo

Under the threat of potentially devastating U.S. tariffs on autos, Japan was ready to roll out the newest phase of its charm offensive targeting President Donald Trump as it... Read more ...

Matt Harvey put on IL after ‘embarrassing loss'

Matt Harvey put on IL after ‘embarrassing loss'

ANAHEIM, Calif. - The Angels placed Matt Harvey on the 10-day injured list with an upper back strain on Saturday, two days after what he deemed an “embarrassing” loss and one... Read more ...

Astros place AL home run leader George Springer on IL

Astros place AL home run leader George Springer on IL

HOUSTON - The Houston Astros placed outfielder George Springer on the 10-day injured list Saturday with a left hamstring strain, but could be close to getting star second... Read more ...

Catherine Scorsese begs public for $30K to fix flooded Brooklyn apartment

Catherine Scorsese begs public for $30K to fix flooded Brooklyn apartment

Rather than ask her daddy, Martin Scorsese, for help fixing her flooded Brooklyn apartment, Catherine Scorsese has turned to GoFundMe to beg the public for $30,000. Read more ...

Thousands of Israelis protest immunity bill that would shield Netanyahu from...

Thousands of Israelis protest immunity bill that would shield Netanyahu from indictment

Protesters took to the streets of Tel Aviv, rallying against the recently tabled immunity bill that could shield Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu from mounting corruption... Read more ...