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Closing Arguments Underway In John Rowland Corruption Trial

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Closing arguments have begun in the federal political corruption trial of former Connecticut Gov. John G. Rowland.

Rowland, who served 10 months in prison a decade ago for accepting illegal gifts while in office, is accused… 233 more words

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Gov. Christie Addresses Criticism Of Not Naming Lt. Governor While Traveling

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)Gov. Chris Christie has been spending a lot of time traveling outside of New Jersey, without naming an acting governor while he’s gone. 436 more words

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Rob Astorino's Spoof Video: Cuomo Kills Unicorns

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) —¬†Gov. Andrew Cuomo is a “unicorn killer” and “locked Santa in a chimney,” a new ad by Republican gubernatorial hopeful Rob Astorino… 234 more words

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New York Nurses Press For Higher Staffing Levels

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — About 700 nurses and supporters, pressing for higher staffing levels, participated in a boisterous lunchtime rally Wednesday outside the offices of the Greater New York Hospital Association. 307 more words

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Former Conn. Gov. John Rowland Declines To Take Stand In Conspiracy Trial

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (CBSNewYork/AP) – Former Connecticut Gov. John Rowland has elected not to testify at his federal conspiracy trial.

The defense rested Wednesday after its only witness finished his testimony. 295 more words

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