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ALBANY, N.Y. — New York state and the federal government are locked in a multimillion-dollar standoff over 500-plus "I Love NY" highway signs. By Chris Carola. SENT: 661 words, photos.


NEW YORK — Authorities are investigating the death of a baby who was found floating in the water near the Brooklyn Bridge on Sunday. SENT: 232 words, photos, video.


DES MOINES, Iowa — The Iowa State Fair opens this week, complete with its signature deep-fried Oreos and prize hog judging. Country star Reba McEntire will be on the grandstand, but another type of celebrity will be missing. For now, top-tier prospective Democratic presidential candidates, including Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York, are largely steering clear of Iowa. By Thomas Beaumont. SENT: 899 words, photo.


PURCHASE, N.Y. — Longtime PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi will step down as the top executive and the world's second-largest food and beverage company. SENT: 322 words, photo.


NEW YORK — Noah Syndergaard starts for the Mets against Homer Bailey and the Reds in a matchup of struggling teams. Former New York ace Matt Harvey, traded to Cincinnati earlier this season, returns to Citi Field. Harvey isn't expected to pitch in this three-game series. By Ben Walker. Game starts at 7:10 p.m.


FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — Sam Darnold has been in camp with the New York Jets for a week and has quickly made up for lost time. The rookie quarterback has been solid in recent practices as he competes with Josh McCown and Teddy Bridgewater for the starting job. By Dennis Waszak Jr. UPCOMING: 750 words, photos by 8 p.m.


— LONG ISLAND RAIL ROAD: The Long Island Rail Road reported service disruptions after two people were fatally struck by trains near Woodside and Hicksville.

— ROCK THROUGH WINDOW: The Ontario County sheriff's office has been looking for a truck involved in an accident that killed a 74-year-old New York woman.

— HIT-AND-RUN: Police in upstate New York are searching for a driver who they say struck a 2-year-old girl.

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