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US & Canada · Albany

New York governor: ‘I don’t want 18-year-olds to have guns’

45% Center coverage: 20 sources
New York Gov. Kathy Hochul wants to raise to 21 the age to legally purchase the type of weapons used in the mass shootings in Buffalo and Texas. 18-year-old gunman who killed 19 children and two teachers at a Texas elementary school Tuesday had an AR-style rifle. So did the gunman who killing 10 Black people at a supermarket in Buffalo earlier this month.See the Story
Business · Albany

Gun makers lose challenge to New York law allowing lawsuits against industry

45% Center coverage: 18 sources
A group of gun manufacturers and sellers had challenged the law passed last year. They argued it clashed with the industry's broad federal protections from liability for gun violence. But on Wednesday, U.S. District Judge Mae A. D'Agostino said those protections do not extend to members of the gun industry.See the Story
US & Canada · Albany

APD: Bear spotted in Graceland Cemetery

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
A black bear has been observed by multiple people wandering in Graceland Cemetery on Delaware Avenue. Residents should use caution if walking in that area and should keep dogs on a leash. Do not feed wild animals, and keep your trash cans secured if possible. If the bear has not detected you, keep as much distance away from it as possible.See the Story
US & Canada · Albany

Stricter gun laws: potential for future of NY

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
The Governor announced on Wednesday she wants to raise the age for gun purchases to 21. A common denominator among the shooters in both Uvalde and Buffalo is the AR-15 weapon. Senator Jeremy Cooney supports the Governors idea, but says he wants a complete ban for AR- 15 type rifles.See the Story
US & Canada · Albany

Voter registration deadline for June primaries

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
On Friday, the Board of Elections is reminding voters of an upcoming voter registration deadline for the late June primary election.See the Story
US & Canada · Albany

OPWDD five-year Draft Strategic Plan released

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
The New York State Office for People With Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD) has released the agency's 2023 to 2027 Draft Strategic Plan. The plan represents the culmination of an extensive planning process undertaken in 2021. The draft articulates overarching hematic goals that set OPWDD's overall course.See the Story
US & Canada · Albany

Man pleads guilty to unlawful firearm possession

100% Center coverage: 2 sources
Quinnton Jamar Henderson, 32, pled guilty to a felon in possession of a firearm. In 2019, Henderson was wanted on an outstanding state court bench warrant. The United States Marshals Carolina Regional Task Force found him sleeping inside his vehicle in the driveway of his Orangeburg residence. When officers attempted to wake him, Henderson drove off and fled the scene.See the Story
US & Canada · Albany

National Guard recognized for work at local nursing home

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Shaker Place Nursing Home held a barbeque thanking National Guard members. They helped nursing staff with transportation, feeding and other day-to-day tasks. Officials said their contributions made a big difference. Forty-three different National Guard member have worked on a rotating schedule since January.See the Story
Albany, New York · Albany

Shenendehowa pulls away for Class A girls' lacrosse crown

100% Left coverage: 1 sources
Third-seeded Shenendehowa led 6-4 at the half though No. 4-seed Saratoga managed to keep the game close deep into the second half. The Plainsmen advance to the state sub-regionals to meet the Section IX champion at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday at Rondout Valley High School.See the Story

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