NEW YORK (AP) - Tennis legend Billie Jean King will be one of the grand marshals of New York City's gay pride march as cities around the world hold LGBT pride events. The marches commemorate the riots that erupted in response to a police raid at a New York gay bar called the Stonewall Inn in June 1969. A park across the street from the Stonewall was designated a national monument in 2016.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - A nine-day road rally for vintage cars is rolling 2,300 miles across New York and New England, with dozens of drivers competing for $150,000 in prizes. The 35th annual Hemmings Motor News Great Race revved up Saturday at the Pierce-Arrow Museum in Buffalo, with more than 120 antique cars. The rally will cross New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine and New Brunswick before finishing in Halifax, Nova Scotia on July 1.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - In New York state government news, lawmakers left a lot of unfinished business when they wrapped up their legislative work for 2018. High-profile proposals that didn't get a vote include proposals to authorize sports betting, eliminate cash bail and authorize early voting. Lawmakers now turn their attention to the fall campaigns, which Democrats hope will give them control of the state Senate. Meanwhile, Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration finalizes a report on marijuana legalization.
NEW YORK (AP) - Politicians, religious leaders and community activists have gathered for a rally outside a facility used to process immigrant children separated from their parents at the border and bused from Texas to New York. State Sen. Brian Benjamin's East Harlem district includes the Cayuga Centers shelter where he says 239 immigrant children have been receiving services. The Rev. Al Sharpton Saturday denounced the Trump administration's lack of a concrete plan to reunite the children with their families.,
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