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U.S. Attorney to Cuomo: Don't mess with witnesses

poughkeepsiejournal.com — U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara has reportedly stepped us his scrutiny over Gov. Andrew Cuomo's decision to shutter a corruption-busting panel, sending a letter to the panel and threatening to investigate potential obstruction of justice and witness tampering.

Cuomo to speed up medical-marijuana program for kids with epilepsy

poughkeepsiejournal.com — ALBANY Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday directed the state Department of Health to speed up the process for getting medical marijuana to children with epilepsy. In a letter to Acting Health Commissioner Howard Zucker, Cuomo cited the recent deaths of two Buffalo-area girls who suffered from epilepsy.

BEHIND THE STORY: Lyme disease in pets; Special report starts Sunday

poughkeepsiejournal.com — Mary Beth Pfeiffer, the Journal's projects writer, and Digital Editor Irwin Goldberg talk about the "Lyme disease in animals" series appearing Sunday and Monday (Aug. 3 and 4) in the Journal.

Wappingers Falls woman, 23, falls to death while hiking

poughkeepsiejournal.com — Wappingers Falls woman, 23, falls to death while hiking in Greene County
Jul 31, 2014

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Jul 30, 2014

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Jul 30, 2014

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