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Federal emergency declared, Buffalo mayor says

A federal emergency declared by President Joe Biden opens the door to federal assistance for the storm-stricken city of Buffalo and surrounding areas, Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown announced Monday evening. Biden signed the emergency declaration as residents of Western New York dig out from one of the deadliest storms in the region’s history. Requested by […]

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A Day in the Life of Syracuse Mayor Ben Walsh: Part 3

This week on In Focus, a look at how the Salt City’s innovative history inspired its 54th mayor to forge his own path. In the latest installment of our “Day in the Life” series focusing on upstate politicians, JoDee Kenney sits down with Syracuse Mayor Ben Walsh to talk about the mayor’s family’s history in […]

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A Day in the Life of Syracuse Mayor Ben Walsh: Part 2

This week on In Focus, a look at how the Salt City’s innovative history inspired its 54th mayor to forge his own path. In the latest installment of our “Day in the Life” series focusing on upstate politicians, JoDee Kenney sits down with Syracuse Mayor Ben Walsh to talk about the mayor’s family’s history in […]

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Alaska

The mysterious nine-second call from the White House to a January 6 rioter: CNN reveals the rioter’s identity for the first time | #alaska | #politics

Washington CNN  —  At 4:34 pm on January 6, 2021, a cell phone registered to a Capitol rioter who had stormed the building, received a phone call from a White House landline, according to records obtained by CNN. The call lasted for only nine seconds. Who placed the call and why remains a mystery, but […]

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Eric Adams: NYC mayor says migrant issue is a ‘humanitarian crisis’ requiring an ‘all-hands-on-deck’ coordination from the US

CNN  —  New York City Mayor Eric Adams said Sunday that the current migrant situation is a “humanitarian crisis created by human hands” that requires “an all-hands-on-deck moment” of coordination by the US. “We should be clear that this is, as I’ve stated, a humanitarian crisis created by human hands. And it is an all-hands-on-deck […]

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Pat Ryan, Joe Sempolinski to be sworn in Tuesday | #alaska | #politics

New York’s two newest members of Congress — Democrat Pat Ryan and Republican Joe Sempolinski — will be ceremonially sworn in on Tuesday after their respective victories in special elections last month. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will swear in Ryan to represent New York’s 19th Congressional District and Sempolinski for the 23rd District for the remainder of this […]

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