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New Yorkers have the power on November 7th to decide whether some state officials convicted of a felony should be stripped of their pensions. But the proposal would not apply to two former legislative leaders and several former associates of Governor Cuomo accused of corruption.

The ballot proposition before voters on Election Day would  allow a judge to determine whether a state official convicted of crimes like bribery or bid rigging, should lose all or part of their pension.

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Every year, Central New York kids request popular toys during the holiday season for various reasons… maybe it’s the bright colors or the sounds they make.  However, the New York Public Interest Research Group is cautioning parents to beware of parts that pose choking hazards, injuries or even lead poisoning.