ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Democratic congresswoman Kirsten Gillibrand is the New York governor's pick to fill Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's vacate Senate seat.
An aide to the governor tells The Associated Press that the 42-year-old Gillibrand will be named by Gov. David Paterson on Friday. The aide spoke on condition of anonymity because the announcement has not been made.
Gillibrand (JIL'-uh-brand) was a dark horse, lacking the name recognition of Caroline Kennedy, who withdrew her candidacy, or even the seniority of other New York representatives vying for the job.
But she is a proven vote-getter in her sprawling eastern New York district. She picked off an entrenched Republican incumbent in 2006 and cruised to re-election last year.
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Bruce Wettstein, President of Pure Water Industries spoke about the differences between "saltwater pools VS. more traditional chlorine pools.
UC San Diego is the world's 15th-best university according to new rankings released Wednesday by the Academic Ranking of World Universities.
A newly built northbound pedestrian-processing facility will open Wednesday afternoon on the east side of the San Ysidro Port of Entry, one of the busiest land border crossings in the world.
Investigators executing a search warrant on Wednesday at a La Jolla home found and disposed of what was believed to be a pipe bomb.
Join Kids4Community on Sunday, September 2nd from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. in putting together care packages for elementary students at Perkins Elements in Barrio Logan.
Major League Baseball umpires made a special visit to treat some local kids to much-needed smiles on Wednesday. They brought a Build-A-Bear workshop to patients at Rady Children's Hospital.
The body of a 12-year-old girl was found Wednesday in San Vicente Reservoir, five days after she fell from a boat, authorities said.
Whether as the backdrop for a film or the location of a television special, San Diego has sparkled on screens big and small over the years.