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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) - State Republican Party Chairman Ed Cox and gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino want a criminal probe into the Cuomo administration after a New York Times report that says Cuomo's office thwarted attempts by his own special corruption commission to investigate groups with ties to him. Cuomo's office says it would be "a pure conflict of interest" for a commission appointed by the governor to investigate the governor.

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities say they've cracked a cold case dating back nearly two decades with the arrest of a 70-year-old Ohio man. Robert Honsch is charged with murder. Authorities say a tip to New York state police led to Honsch and the identities of the victims. Authorities say bodies later identified as Honsch's then wife and daughter were found in 1995. The family had been living in Brewster, near New York City.

PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) - Buffalo Bills reserve tight end Chris Gragg is in the hospital receiving treatment for heat-related cramps. Coach Doug Marrone said after practice Wednesday that fullback Evan Rodriguez was also treated for the same problem. They last practiced Monday, during a 2 1/2-hour afternoon session in muggy conditions and temperatures in the high 80s in suburban Rochester.

LAKE GEORGE, N.Y. (AP) - One of the longest-serving mayors in New York state's history says he's planning to run for a 12th term in office. Robert Blais, mayor of the village of Lake George, tells The Post-Star of Glens Falls that he'll seek re-election next year.

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