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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


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


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


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


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