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1 year 8 months ago

NY county won't give gun info to paper

NEW YORK (AP) - Officials in Putnam County, N.Y., say they'll refuse a newspaper's request to release the names and addresses of residents with pistol permits. Robert Freeman of the state's Committee on Open Government says the county outside New York City would be violating state law if it withholds...

1 year 11 months ago

Debate preparation trumps 2012 campaigning

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) - President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney won't be making campaign appearances today. They both are expected to spend hours preparing for Tuesday's presidential debate. Obama and his advisers are in Williamsburg, Va., while Romney and his team are at the Republican's Boston-area home. Obama is looking...

2 years 1 month ago

Web comic helps fuel donations to Tesla's lab

SHOREHAM, N.Y. (AP) - Support from a popular Web cartoonist is re-energizing a decades-long effort to restore a decrepit, 110-year-old old laboratory once used by visionary scientist Nikola Tesla. In little more than a week, tens of thousands of donors from more than 100 countries have kicked more than $1...

2 years 1 month ago

Lightning injures 10 soldiers

FORT DRUM, N.Y. (AP) - Military officials say a lightning strike has injured 10 soldiers from a New Jersey Army National Guard unit who were training at Fort Drum in northern New York. First Sgt. David Moore tells The Associated Press that the soldiers from the Lawrenceville-based 50th Infantry Brigade...

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