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New York State Young Republican Club
The statewide federation website includes events around the state and nationally, a map of member clubs, a list of YRs running for office, and resources for clubs.
New York State Newspaper Project
A part of the New York State Library web site, this section describes the state-wide effort to inventory, catalog, and microfilm newspapers in all communities, as well as provide a research catalog of newspapers held in microfilm both at the New York State Library and at libraries around New York State.
SHARP Network - Eric Massa (Candidate)
Provides brief biography, candidate questionnaire and political record on various scientific and technology policy issues. From Scientists and Engineers for America.
Newcomers Club Directory for New York
A New York directory of Newcomers Clubs, which help integrate new residents into the local community through social events, interest groups and children's activities
Empire State Pride Agenda
Non-partisan gay and lesbian advocacy group provides news, events calendar, legislative scorecard, and background on issues.
Dylan's electric guitar sells for nearly $1M
AP WAS THERE: Mandela's release from prison
NEW YORK (AP) — The Fender Stratocaster that Bob Dylan plugged in when he famously went electric at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival sold Friday for nearly $1 million — the highest price ever paid for a guitar at auction.
Reaction to World Cup draw
EDITOR'S NOTE — On Feb. 11, 1990, AP reporter Greg Myre was in Cape Town when Nelson Mandela was released from prison after 27 years. Mandela walked out of Victor Verster prison hand-in-hand with his then wife, Winnie, as people worldwide rejoiced. The momentous event rivaled the fall of the Berlin Wall just a few months earlier as a symbol of newfound freedom. Twenty-three years after its original publication, the AP is making this story available to its subscribers.
(Reuters) - Reaction following Friday's draw for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil: Group A Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari "It's always good to start off against a European team because they have to go through an adaptation period in Brazil and there are a series of things they'll need to implement," he said of the tournament opener against Croatia on June 12. "It will be a balanced first match but we live here, we work here and we know this country better than anybody." - Croatia coach Niko Kovac "Having been drawn in such a tough group we will be delighted to open the World Cup against the host nation. Little Croatia against the big and mighty Brazil will be quite a match-up. The most important thing is that we prepare well and leave nothing left to chance in terms of fitness." - Mexico coach Miguel Herrera "We have three hard opponents.