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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) - The New York Immigration Coalition says about 3,300 unaccompanied immigrant children have arrived in New York since January, with about 7,000 more expected to reach the state in coming months. The advocacy group says most are fleeing gang violence in Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala.

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - A person close to the situation tells The Associated Press on condition of anonymity that a Buffalo Bills prospective ownership group that includes rocker Jon Bon Jovi has conducted a feasibility study into buying the NFL franchise and building a stadium in Toronto. The person says the study identified at least three potential stadium sites, two in Toronto and another in the suburb of Mississauga.

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - The Empire Center for Public Policy reports more than 1,800 local government employees outside of New York City have been paid more than Governor Andrew Cuomo's $179,000 salary in the past year. The report from the fiscally conservative group for the year ending March 31st shows 47 of the 50 highest-paid municipal employees working for police departments or sheriff's offices.

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - The state has awarded $55 million for eight economic development projects involving 20 CUNY campuses. Officials say CUNY and Empire State Development selected the projects through a competitive process.

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