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Alain Kaloyeros Resigns SUNY Polytechnic Presidency

Andrew Cuomo. Alain Kaloyeros, who is accused of helping to engineer bribery and kickback schemes involving state contracts for Gov. Andrew Cuomo's economic development programs, on Monday sent State University officials a letter of resignation from his post as president of SUNY Polytechnic.

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Hurricane Matthew claims 10 lives, marks 'record-breaking' flooding

But even though the eye is still off-shore, Florida is already seeing strong winds. COLUMBIA, S.C. - The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) is preparing for increased winds from Hurricane Matthew to impact the state later this week.

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Every smoke alarm has an expiration date: What's yours?

For the complete article see the 10-11-2016 issue. "We invited a bunch of folks and made a centralized place where people can gain more knowledge about what emergency services are available in the city and how they can be prepared", said Williams Fire Captain Ryan Kopicky.

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Mike Pence Says He 'Cannot Defend' Trump's Remarks in Videotape

The Virginia senator took issue with the insufficiency of Mr. Trump's apology, saying the NY businessman still has a lot to answer for at the second presidential debate on Sunday night. She went on to say, "As disappointed as I've been with his antics throughout this campaign, I thought supporting the nominee was the best thing for our country and our party".

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Philippines tells US no joint patrols in South China Sea

Our Congress is actually giving us money now for the procurement of equipment. Lorenzana said the Philippines armed forces could cope without aid from the United States , a major military ally. Duterte was quoted as referring to Obama as a "son of a bitch" last month ahead of a planned meeting with the US president during his final trip to Asia.

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Laborers union applauds Dakota Access pipeline ruling

In a statement, Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Chairman Dave Archambault II said that the tribe 'is not backing down from this fight'. The same court decided on September 17 that construction on the pipeline would be temporarily stopped within 20 miles of Lake Oahe in North Dakota while the court considered whether to order a longer delay.