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NYSNYS NEWS headlines posted on Saturday, August 11, 2018.
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NYSNYS News Headlines 8/11/18

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GOP stampede to run for Collins NY27 seat. Names floated include local officials Mychajliw, Rath, Dixon; lawmakers Walter, Ortt, DiPietro, Gallivan, Hawley, Jacobs, Ranzenhofer; Paladino, Bellavia, Bozek of Mercury LLC, Domagalski, Freeland.
Buffalo News Today

Selling of fake views on Youtube a lucrative and burgeoning business. Only way to stop it is to remove viewing statistics on website, something Youtube won't do.
The New York Times Today

Star NYC restaurant owner Thomas Carter accused of relentlessly abusing, harassing staff and non-stop graphic sex talk now says he is leaving the business for now.
The New York Times Today

Ocasio-Cortez rejects conservative activist's offer of $10,000 to debate him, comparing it to catcalling harassment.
The New York Times Today

Suicidal airport worker at Seattle-Tacoma steals and crashes passenger plane.
The New York Times Today

Donald J. Gardner Jr., 42, of Lafayette sentenced to 24 months on child pornography conviction. He tried to get pornographic photos of a 10 year old girl via Facebook.
Buffalo News Today

Dakkar Young, 23, of Tonawanda man sentenced to 169 months in prison after child pornography conviction involving uploading picture onto website.
Buffalo News Today

Chris Collins not likely to face prosecution in Australia for insider trading.
Buffalo News Today

Likely sentence for Chris Collins is 4 to 6 years in prison if convicted.
Buffalo News Today

Chris Collins quitting re-election campaign.
Buffalo News Today

James M. Soper, 46, of Onondaga, a former West Genesee School board member, has been sentenced to serve six months in jail for trying to have sex with a child. Girl was trooper in online pedophile sting.
Syracuse Post Standard Today

Despite dips, Trump remains very popular in upstate NY.
Syracuse Post Standard Today

State: Mercury levels in WNY refugees who fish Great Lakes not cause for worry.
Syracuse Post Standard Today

Foster parents from Watertown, the Kemps, charged with sodomizing a child.
Syracuse Post Standard Today

Daniel U. Ellis, 34, died at Oswego County Jail where he was being held on theft of services charge. He had MS and other health conditions.
Syracuse Post Standard Today

Richard Gere mentioned as possible House candidate in Hudson Valley.
Elmira Star Gazette Today

New York public libraries getting $24 million.
Elmira Star Gazette Today

Rep. Collins announces on Twitter he is suspending his re-election campaign in wake of his arrest on insider trading charges.
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle Today

Judge rules it is legal for Rep. Maloney to run for both attorney general and Congress.
Newsday Today

Newsday editorial says push for a single payer health insurance system in NYS is unrealistic given the costs and the impact on business, insurance companies and others.
Newsday Today

Attorney General Underwood investigating NY American Water company.
Newsday Today

Hempstead school board accused Superintendent Waronker of bid rigging and other misconduct.
Newsday Today

80 plus current and former residents of Bethpage or their estates have filed a new lawsuit against Northrop Grumman alleging that contaminants from the company’s former site have led to specific medical injuries and death.
Newsday Today

Nassau County has paid more than $2.5 million in unused vacation and sick time to 75 GOP political appointees who left county government after Democrat Laura Curran was elected as county executive in November.
Newsday Today

Cuomo defends overruling DOCCS prison officials and letting Showtime film portion of movie inside Dannemora prison. He says it was 'good for the economy of the area.'
Journal News Today

Westchester County Legislator Virginia Perez is on the ballot to challenge state Sen. Andrea Stewart-Cousins in the Democratic primary. ASC has never had a primary challenger.
Journal News Today

Nixon says if elected she will revisit naming of Mario Cuomo Bridge.
Journal News Today

ICE raids Mount Vernon apartment said to be the center of a $1 million cellphone fraud ring operating in U.S. and Dominican Republic.
Journal News Today

Newburgh draining a city park pond contaminated with PFOS chemicals.
Middletown Times Herald Record Today

Resorts World Catskills casino’s parent Empire Resorts reports $37 million quarterly loss as gambling business continues to under perform.
Middletown Times Herald Record Today

Jewish Camp Rav Tov in Ulster County closed down after owners do nothing about raw sewage spilling from the property.
Kingston Daily Freeman Today

Schenectady editorial: Root town board has no legal right to ban cameras from meeting where denial of gay marriage license was an issue.
Schenectady Gazette Today

Senator Little's Green Party challenger Ruzbacki kicked off the ballot for submitted photocopied petitions rather that originals.
Glens Falls Post Star Today

Karen Feldman, a lawyer from Hudson, is named chair of NYS Adirondack Park Agency. She owns camps in park, and would become the first chair in agency history to not live in the Adirondacks.
Adirondack Daily Enterprise Today

DOCCS Dannemora prison break movie will have a showing in Plattsburgh, director Stiller says.
Adirondack Daily Enterprise Today

Times Union: With Trump EPA not helping, it is up to state and local leaders to address the PFOA contamination in the Hoosick region.
Times Union Today

Study finds two-thirds of applicants are rejected for Excelsior Scholarships, most because they are taking fewer than 30 required credits.
Times Union Today

Daily News editorial calls on Cuomo to veto prosecutorial misconduct bill.
NY Daily News Today

Post editorial: Taxpayers picking up the bill as six figure pensions become more common in state and local government in NY. Shashikant Lele, a retired doctor at the Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, gets $436,356 annually.
NY Post Today

Dennis Shields, the CEO of LawCash, firm that primarlly funds lawsuits against NYC, dies of OxyContin drug overdose in Trump Tower.
NY Post Today

Convicted murderer Edwards suspended from NYC child care job after allegedly assaulting a 6 year old.
NY Post Today

Miami school chief haggled about money before publicly rejecting NYC schools chancellor job.
NY Post Today

CUNY students missing out on Cuomo Excelsior Scholarships.
NY Post Today

NY Public Library chief Marx drops out of running for CUNY Chancellor job.
NY Post Today

SUNY Stony Brook student sues professor for sexual discrimination, claiming he called her a dumb blonde.
NY Post Today

Feds want to seize Saratoga County sex lair of NXIVM cult leader.
NY Post Today

NYPD shoots 15 year old boy in Queens.
NY Post Today

Nixon, de Blasio discouraged 'Dreamgirls' star Hudson from singing at 2015 Success Academy charter school rally.
NY Post Today

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