BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Five former Buffalo Bills cheerleaders are suing the team, saying they weren't paid for their time at games or mandatory public appearances that left them open to groping and sexual comments. The members of the Buffalo Jills say they were wrongly classified as independent contractors by Stejon Productions, which manages the Jills and failed to pay them for hundreds of hours of work.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - More groups hoping to build a casino in upstate New York have submitted their $1 million application fee to the state. The owners of Broome County's Traditions Resort and Conference Center in the Southern Tier say they made the required payment yesterday. Investors who want to open a in the Catskills also say they submitted their fee.
WATERTOWN, N.Y. (AP) - Emergency crews are searching a northern New York river to search for a man who disappeared after his canoe capsized. Authorities say the man and a woman were canoeing on the Black River in Watertown around 6:15 p.m. yesterday when the boat capsized. The woman was pulled ashore by people fishing along the bank.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas Governor Rick Perry is challenging his New York counterpart, Gov. Andrew Cuomo, to a debate over economic policy as he ventures onto Cuomo's turf. Perry is visiting New York, hoping to coax employers there to move to Texas. Last June, he made a similar trip that included ads poking fun at what Perry said was New York's high taxes and stiff regulations.
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