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News Minute: Here is the latest New York news from The Associated Press

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Republican Rob Astorino still is not making much of an inroad into Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo's commanding lead in the governor's race. A Quinnipiac University survey gives Cuomo a 56-to-28 percent lead over Astorino, essentially unchanged from a May poll with many voters still saying they're unfamiliar with the Westchester County executive.

TROY, N.Y. (AP) - An attack at a home in Troy this morning has left two people dead. Police tell area media a man and a woman were assaulted at a local home. Two men were seen leaving the scene and a vehicle that had been parked there is missing.

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) -- A Chicago-area woman has died in a Syracuse jail, two days after she and three other people were arrested over a suspected multi-state burglary ring. Onondaga County's sheriff's office says Chanel Lakatosz (LAH'-kuh-tohsh) was found yesterday unresponsive in her cell and pronounced dead at a hospital. The death is under investigation.

FORT DRUM, N.Y. (AP) -- Fort Drum, along with emergency personnel from Jefferson and St. Lawrence counties, will be holding a mass casualty drill today. Officials at the base near Watertown say the full-scale exercise will be based around the scenario of a midair collision involving two aircraft, with one plane able to land while the other crashes.

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