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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Tax officials in New York state are poised to release a study that looks at the state's options in light of the federal tax overhaul. The new federal tax changes enacted by Republicans in Washington cap a deduction for state and local taxes, meaning many people in high-tax states like New York will see tax increases.

ROME, N.Y. (AP) - An information technology company based in central New York has inked a contract with the Air Force worth nearly $48 million in an effort to help boost the nation's cybersecurity infrastructure. Assured Information Security, Inc., based at Griffiss Business & Technology Park in Rome, has played a leading role in supporting cyber operations for government, academic and commercial entities.

NEW YORK (AP) - Prosecutors are urging a judge to impose a life sentence on a New Jersey man who injured 30 people in a Manhattan bombing and then promoted his extremist ideology to other prisoners. Prosecutors say the Afghanistan-born Ahmad Khan Rahimi deserves the mandatory life sentence required by his October conviction on terrorism-related charges. The government made its arguments in papers filed Tuesday in Manhattan federal court. The bombing was in September 2016.

NEW YORK (AP) - Officials say New York City created or preserved more than 24,500 affordable homes last year, breaking a record for the nation's biggest city. Democratic Mayor Bill de Blasio has made affordable housing a centerpiece of his campaigns and announced the record Tuesday. The previous record was just over 23,100, set in 1989. More than 17,300 affordable homes were preserved last year, while another 7,200 new ones were created.

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