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1 year 10 months ago

NY county won't give gun info to paper

NEW YORK (AP) - Officials in Putnam County, N.Y., say they'll refuse a newspaper's request to release the names and addresses of residents with pistol permits. Robert Freeman of the state's Committee on Open Government says the county outside New York City would be violating state law if it withholds...

2 years 11 months ago

Conn. Powerball winners donate $1M for veterans

GREENWICH, Conn. (AP) - A trio of Connecticut money managers who split a $254 million Powerball jackpot say their new charitable trust is giving $1 million to five organizations that support veterans and military members who recently returned from deployments. A spokesman for the Putnam Avenue Family Trust says...

3 years 2 months ago

Blogger acquitted of threats to Conn. officials

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut jury has acquitted a New Jersey blogger of charges he threatened state officials when he urged readers to "take up arms" and suggested that government leaders "obey the Constitution or die." Forty-nine-year-old Harold "Hal" Turner, of North Bergen, N.J., was found not guilty...

4 years 10 months ago

Study sees parking lot dust as a cancer risk

Chemicals in a cancer-causing substance used to seal pavement, parking lots and driveways across the U.S. are showing up at alarming levels in dust in homes, prompting concerns about the potential health effects of long-term exposure, a new study shows. The substance is coal tar sealant, a waste product...

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