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

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GREENWICH, Conn. (AP) - New Jersey Governor Chris Christie says he doesn't have plans to campaign for New York's Republican candidate for governor because he doesn't campaign for candidates he doesn't think can win. Christie was in Greenwich, Connecticut with GOP candidate Tom Foley yesterday when he was asked whether he planned to spend any time campaigning in New York.

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - An upstate New York woman has been convicted of killing her 8-year-old daughter in 2010. A judge in Buffalo found Candace Cartagena (cart-uh-HAYN'-yah) guilty yesterday of second-degree murder after a nonjury trial. Prosecutors say Cartagena suffocated her daughter Bianca in a jealous rage after the girl had spent Thanksgiving with Cartagena's estranged husband and his girlfriend.

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - The software company MediaMath says it's leasing office space in the new World Trade Center tower in lower Manhattan. The company plans to consolidate more than 300 staff from three midtown offices. City and state officials say the company's headquarters in 4 World Trade Center is expected to add 200 new jobs this year and up to 800 more over the next five years.

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York ranks among the top five states for children's health, according to the 25th edition of the Kids Count Data Book released by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. The report looks at data from 1990 that show the major trends in child well-being, and recent trends that compare data from 2005 to 2012.

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