NEW THIS MORNING

NEW THIS MORNING:

* City Board of Elections commissioners said the vote-counting process in the Rangel-Espaillat congressional primary was unfairly criticized, but problems could occur again this fall, the New York Times writes: http://nyti.ms/OwZJMk

* Gov. Andrew Cuomo refused to answer political questions about whether he would support his partys efforts to retake the state Senate in the fall, the Buffalo News reports: http://bit.ly/L7Yq53

* Police Commissioner Ray Kelly accused officials in communities of color where shootings are soaring this summer of being shockingly silent, but local leaders called his remarks inflammatory, the Daily News writes: http://nydn.us/PKIGeV

* A lawyer for City Comptroller John Lius former fundraiser said the federal government pressured his client to manufacture a case against Liu and sought to dismiss charges, the Wall Street Journal reports: http://on.wsj.com/PQ4WoV

* Manhattan Borough President candidate Julie Menin maxed out her fundraising this month, raising more than $930,000 since last November and putting her far ahead of a crowded field of aspirants, the Journal writes: http://on.wsj.com/NgfJ8A

* Amtrak released its first renderings of the future Moynihan Station, a $267 million project that will complete its first phase next to Penn Station in 2016, the Post writes: http://nyp.st/S1KezQ

* The incoming leadership of the Public Employees Federation, including new president Susan Kent, is preparing to dismiss 14 of the unions top managers, the Albany Times-Union discovers: http://bit.ly/NiSfhW

* The federal government has opened an investigation into a $10 million secret consultant report for the New York City Housing Authority, the News writes: http://nydn.us/MZYM36

* State lawmakers and residents are wary of the location of a $750 million natural gas pipeline that could run through Delaware and Schoharie counties in flood-proned areas, the Times-Union reports: http://bit.ly/P05h5G

* City Councilman Peter Vallone wants to ban naming property after someone who is still alive, but former Mayor Ed Koch, whose name graces the Queensboro Bridge, said Vallone should lighten up, the News reports: http://nydn.us/Nl4ryR

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