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New York Chooses 5 Companies To Grow, Dispense Medical Marijuana

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — New York state has selected five companies to operate the state’s new medical marijuana program when it begins next year.

As WCBS 880’s Peter Haskell reported, each company will grow the pot in one location and then… 310 more words

News

Jason Alexander Arrested: 'Law & Order' Director Charged with Child Porn Possession

Natalie Stone reports: Law & Order director Jason “Jace” Alexander was arrested Wednesday in New York on child pornography charges, according to the Westchester County District Attorney. 410 more words

U.S. News

Jace Alexander - ‘Law & Order’ Director - Arrested on Child-Porn Charges

New York Post — TV director Jason “Jace” Alexander was busted on child-porn charges for allegedly promoting a video showing a girl stripping and masturbating, according to the Westchester County DA’s office. 53 more words

Crime

This Is What Tyranny Also Looks Like

I’ll admit, I too chuckled when I first heard the story of Westchester County, N.Y. being forced to knuckle under to federal housing major domo HUD diktats concerning public sector housing. 578 more words

Politics

Mother of 8 dies in police custody, officials thought she was sleeping

A 42-year-old mother of eight was found dead in her jail cell Monday.

Officers reportedly thought she was simply sleeping.

Raynette Turner had been arrested Saturday for allegedly shoplifting and had been taken to the Mount Vernon Police Department to be held pending her arraignment. 161 more words

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Moving Forward: Margaret Cunzio for County Legislator

I’ve never been fond of the expression, “All good things must come to an end.” But it was one of the first thoughts that came to mind when Legislator Michael Smith announced recently that he will not be seeking re-election this year because of his increased professional responsibilities as the new president of Berkeley College. 267 more words

Board Of Legislators

Pipeline critics leave NRC session with questions unanswered

by Colleen Wilson for Westfair Online

Technology problems and miscommunication impeded an effort by boisterous opponents of a natural gas pipeline project in a conference call last week with a federal agency to discuss recently released documents about the project’s approval. 89 more words

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