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State says City Center should consider marquis policy

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SARATOGA SPRINGS - The state Authorities Budget Office recommended that the Saratoga Springs City Center consider adopting a formal policy regarding its marquis after the state received a complaint about a sign advertising an event with…

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End of tax credit will hurt cities, Tonko, others say

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If the proposed $1.5 trillion federal tax reform bill passes the U.S. Senate, cities like Troy would lose a key revitalization tool that has spurred millions in private investment.

Sunday, Nov 19

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Lake effect snow moves into region

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ALBANY - Capital Region residents will wake up to a chance of snow flurries and showers on Monday morning.

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Hoyt accuser says Cuomo office ignored pleas for help

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NEW YORK (AP) — A New York woman says in a federal lawsuit that she was sexually harassed by a state employee, and the governor knew and did nothing to stop it, allegations the governor's office denies. Lisa Marie Cater says that former…

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Minor power outages come with cold winds

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A cold front slamming into the Capital Region has brought high winds, as well as power outages to about 6,000 customers in Saratoga and Schenectady counties.

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Capital Region ethics boards defunct, or work in secret

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Numerous ethics boards tasked with monitoring the conduct of elected officials and public employees have not met in years, do not document their meetings and provide little information on their websites about how to file an ethics…

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Care beyond hospital walls

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Bennington, Vt. Lina Grover was anxious about returning home from the hospital with her husband, Raymond, after his heart attack four years ago. Raymond, now 80, had been in and out of the emergency room a few years before. He'd get short…

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Churchill: Answers to the hard questions you didn't ask

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As we wait for another ball of sleaze to be accused of sexual harassment, I thought it would be a good time to answer reader questions that would be real if only readers had cared enough about my opinion to actually ask them.

Parolee arrested on burglary, drug possession charges

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A former Ticonderoga man on parole for burglary has been arrested on charges of possessing drugs and a stolen 2016 Chevrolet Silverado, according to a release from the New York State Police.

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High wind advisory and snowflakes head to Cap Region

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The National Weather Service is issuing a high wind advisory for Sunday starting around 6 a.m. and continuing through the day. Temperatures will drop dramatically through the day from the morning high of 51 degrees.

Saturday, Nov 18

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Century-old Corinth mill building's past, future celebrated

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CORINTH — In the decades when this community was an epicenter in the pulp and paper industry, much of the big thinking was done in a tough-looking brick and stone structure on Pine Street. At one time, the Administration Building and Time…

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Moriah Formica, back home and talking post-'Voice' plans

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Moriah Formica, the Shaker High School junior who ended her time on "The Voice" Wednesday night, is finally home and taking a short breather before a pair of local performances next weekend.

Troy protesters: 'Not one more, prosecute the cops!'

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Roughly 40 people gathered at the corner of Ninth and Rensselaer streets in Troy on a chilly Saturday morning and began chanting: "How many more? It really needs to stop! Not one more, prosecute the cops!"

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2 arrested on weapon, drug charges in Colonie

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COLONIE — Two Schenectady men were arrested after police said they found a loaded gun and drugs in their car parked in the Shenanigan's lot on Central Avenue at 4:20 a.m. Saturday.

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Photos: Albany Train Show

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ALBANY — More than 100 vendor tables of trains and train related items are on display until 3 p.m. Saturday at the Albany Train Show at the Polish Community Center 225 Washington Ave., Albany. Experts are on hand to offer free appraisals…

Cops: Albany man faked identity to buy Mercedes

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An Albany man is accused of buying, registering and insuring a Mercedes Benz using someone else's identity, Albany County Sheriff Craig D. Apple Sr. said Saturday.

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Painter charged with Spa jewelry theft

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SARATOGA SPRINGS — A worker hired as part of a group painting a city home is accused of swiping jewelry worth more than $13,000, city police said Friday.

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10 displaced in Ballston Spa fire

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BALLSTON SPA -- A fire Friday evening on Center Street displaced 10 people from two families, according to the Northeastern New York Chapter of the American Red Cross.

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Photos: Toys for Tots shopping

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U.S. Marine Corps Reserve volunteers and Dunkin' Donuts franchisees conducted a large shopping spree at Toys "R" Us in Colonie in preparation of the Toys for Tots Train annual trip through New York state. The shopping spree is the result…

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Police catch 2 suspects in chase

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Two people suffered minor injuries and were arrested Friday evening after police chased their vehicle from the corner of Orange Street and Lexington Avenue to the intersection of Sheridan Avenue and Dove Street

Large sign, message board approved for Schenectady harbor project

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SCHENECTADY - The Zoning Board of Appeals has granted several variances that paves the way for a local developer to move ahead with the construction of a 30-foot pylon sign and 12-feet wide electronic message board at the entrance of a …

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Albany man gets 20 years for 2016 tavern shooting

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ALBANY -- A city man was sentenced Friday to 20 years in prison for a September 2016 shooting at the Elbo Room tavern following an argument.

Amid firestorm over sexual abuse, Gillibrand puts herself at stage center

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WASHINGTON - It was no surprise when Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand spoke out this week on the cascading reports of sexual abuse by prominent men.

Friday, Nov 17

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Outgoing council president McLaughlin reflects on career

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Carolyn McLaughlin doesn't see these coming weeks as her final days serving Albany residents.

UAlbany head coach Will Brown and assistant suspended one game for NCAA violation

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UAlbany men's basketball head coach Will Brown and associate head coach John Iati have each been suspended one game for a recruiting violation.

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UAlbany student has mumps

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A University at Albany student has a confirmed case of mumps, a contagious disease that can in rare cases cause serious complications.

Mohawk testing detects PFOA near Colonie landfill

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A test of water leaking from a pipe that drains the Colonie town landfill into the Mohawk River found elevated levels of PFOA, a dangerous industrial chemical that has draw increasing scrutiny after fouling the drinking water supply of a…

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Expect busiest Thanksgiving travel period in a dozen years

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Gasoline prices are considerably higher than a year ago, but that apparently won't deter holiday travelers this Thanksgiving.

Albany biotech startup wins $50K at business competition

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Praxis Biotechnology, a startup that is developing a medication to reduce inflammation associated with rosacea, won $50,000 at FuzeHub's commercialization competition.

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Capital Region United Way CEO heading to Nashville

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The Capital Region's top United Way executive will leave to assume a similar position in Nashville.