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Cuomo nominates experienced exec for MTA chairman

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(AP) -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo has nominated an experienced New York City transit executive to be the next chairman of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Thomas F. Prendergast would succeed Joseph Lhota (loh-TAH'), a Republican running for mayor. The nomination is subject to approval by the state Senate. Starting in 2009, Prendergast was the MTA's president of New York City Transit, which runs...

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