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Voters won't decide fate of new Yankee Stadium

...represents a setback for City Council Speaker Peter Vallone, who is running for governor against Republican incumbent George Pataki. "Either way, I think the issue is pretty clear," Vallone said. "No matter what the court decides, I think...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/17/bra_242101.shtml
Braves
Ruling clears way for new Yankee Stadium

...House That Ruth Built. In front of a huge rendering of the new Yankee Stadium, team owner George Steinbrenner, Gov. George Pataki, Mayor Michael Bloomberg and others, some wearing Yankees hard hats, plunged shovels into some loosened dirt. Hall...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/08/17/bas_92884.shtml
Baseball
New York state becomes second to ban ephedra herbal diet supplement

...supplement linked to several deaths including that of Baltimore Orioles pitcher Steve Bechler. The law, signed by Gov. George Pataki, includes a fine of up to $500 for each sale of the supplement and takes effect immediately. Ephedra's prescription...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/04/oth_388443.shtml
Other sports
The mistake festers

...New York State flag from a 50-state display. The move, many will remember, was in retaliation for New York Gov. George Pataki's incredible statement that our state flag contained "a symbol of hate" -- the Confederate battle flag. Pataki...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/15/op_253466.shtml
Opinion columns
Ceremony begins week

...the rubble of the collapsed World Trade Center towers. Among the officials accepting the donation was New York Gov. George Pataki. Reed MacKenzie, president of the USGA, noted that his organization had a history of making this type of donation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/06/13/gol_343668.shtml
Golf
N. Y. law encourages credit unions for school kids

...their first real job. So what's next? Credit unions for elementary school students, under a law signed by Gov. George Pataki last week. But rather than providing a new clientele to pile up more debt, schools and credit unions say the banking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/15/fin_397195.shtml
Finance
Rudy's tough choices

...potential nominees - Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., and former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani. Along with New York Gov. George Pataki, who's also interested in a presidential run, McCain and Giuliani are not social or cultural conservatives. They...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/08/edi_427870.shtml
Editorials
Nets' move far from done deal

...negotiations have yet to focus on the specifics of state and city aid to the developer. Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Gov. George Pataki are eager to have pro sports back in Brooklyn but remains wary of straining public coffers, city and state officials...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/23/nba_402034.shtml
NBA
New York puts some teeth into boxing rules

...belt, the amendment to the 1920 statute specifically outlaws biting, which wasn't on the list. Signed by Gov. George Pataki in June, the measure took effect late last year. The commission has not yet revoked the license of any biting boxers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/19/oth_409316.shtml
Other sports
Paying for textbooks

...and school districts are struggling to make sure there are enough textbooks to go around. In New York alone, Gov. George Pataki says, the state must double the $114 million it now spends on books. Indiana Gov. Frank O'Bannon campaigned last...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/03/22/ent_205677.shtml
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