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Hip-hop star Cardi B calls Albany 'racist' after being removed from Hilton

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Hip-hop star Cardi B was removed from the Albany Hilton hours after her Saturday night performance at the Times Union Center.

Sunday, Oct 22

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Notebook: Molinaro opens statewide campaign committee

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ALBANY — "I'm running." Marc Molinaro has casually dropped that line in emails to supporters to say he's running in foot races, though there's a political undertone, albeit a joking one. Now, the Republican Dutchess County executive may…

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One killed in Greene County fire

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LEEDS — An elderly man died during a house fire in this Greene County town on Sunday morning.

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NYS fix-it man Megna at it again - this time with nano

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Whenever there is trouble in New York state government, you’ll find the fixer — Robert Megna.

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Two Galway High grads killed in crash

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MILTON — The mile long straightaway on Birchton Road has tempted many young drivers to speed, residents say. But when they approach the curve, if drivers don't slow down, they often fly down into the embankment.

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Police say Saratoga County child found

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GREENFIELD — The Saratoga County Sheriff's Office said Sunday afternoon they have located a vulnerable 12-year-old who had left home.

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Seiler: At last, 'I Voted' stickers for the real world

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Let's face it: Voting has a branding problem.

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Former top Assembly ethics official: Position a 'waste of money'

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Albany In the wake of former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver's indictment on fraud and extortion charges in February 2015, his successor embarked on what seemed like a major reform. Speaker Carl Heastie was praised for conducting a…

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Weinstein Co. pulls movie from FilmColumbia

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The Weinstein Company pulled its new movie, "The Current War," from Chatham's FilmColumbia festival which runs through Oct. 30.

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New Albany murals aim to make people smile, reflect

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Marching whimsical creatures, soaring blue birds, and towering mountains—these are a few sights that are being found not on nature trails around Albany, but on the sides of parking garages, interstate ramps, and buildings downtown.

Cohoes waterfront accessibility project to be unveiled

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COHOES -- The city, the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute School of Architecture and the Prime Companies will announce a two-phase program Monday to develop designs to make the city's waterfront more accessible to the public.

Churchill: As town grows, drivers feel stuck in Colonie

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Colonie It is a sunny autumn evening. I get out of work earlier than usual. I'm driving home to my family. Everything is beautiful. Then, I see the long line of brake lights on the road ahead, cars stopped on Maxwell Road. Oh no! — a…

Saturday, Oct 21

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Photos: Early jump on Halloween fun

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The Arts Center of the Capital Region in Troy presented "Hands on Halloween" along the River Street area Saturday. The event included mask and cape workshops, face painting and a parade with trumpeters and giant puppets.

State scrutinizing research of doctor associated with NXIVM

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HALFMOON — A physician who allegedly conducted human brain-activity experiments on people associated with the NXIVM corporation has apparently not published a scientific study in years and there is no indication his private research was…

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Photos: Light, color, joy, Diwali

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The Hindu Temple Society Of The Capital District celebrates Grand Diwali Saturday at the Albany Shaker Road, Colonie, temple. The festival of lights is an ancient Hindu festival lasting four days with joyful celebration, light displays,…

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Police converge on Colonie apartment complex

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COLONIE - Police late Friday were "dealing with a situation" at the Shaker Run Apartments on Sand Creek Road.

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Hoosick Falls football tops Watervliet in quarterfinal

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Watervliet came into its Class C quarterfinal matchup against Hoosick Falls knowing the key to its offensive game plan was its ability to run the football.

And there's more to come

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Stephanie Copeland of Vischer Ferry strolls in the Vischer Ferry Nature and Historic Preserve Friday during another beautiful fall day.

Firefighters attack car carrier blaze

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Firefighters from a number of departments put out a fire that destroyed a tractor-trailer with a car carrier that was delivering cars to Keeler Motor Car on Route 7 in Latham Friday afternoon at about 1 p.m. No further details were…

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At the Sage Colleges, a new president inherits an uncertain future

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Christopher Ames was formally inaugurated Friday as the 10th president of The Sage Colleges, a unique system of private schools that began with the founding of Russell Sage College, a women's college in Troy, and grew to include the co-ed…

Saratoga Hospital touts laughing gas to alleviate labor pains

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For arguably the worst kind of pain there is – labor and childbirth – laughing gas, or nitrous oxide, was once a sought-after alleviator. Now it's being used again. In the Capital Region, Saratoga Hospital started offering nitrous oxide…

Friday, Oct 20

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Work under way on $19M Troy lofts project

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Construction has begun to transform the former Marvin Neitzel Corp. warehouse at 444 River St. into 444 River Lofts, an apartment building with 74 units. The Missouri-based Vecino Group purchased the building, originally the Troy Waste…

Missing baby dropped off at Glenville police station in good health

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TROY — City police cancelled a state Amber Alert Friday evening after the missing 3-month-old baby was dropped off at a local police station in good health, Troy police spokesman Capt. Daniel DeWolf said at 6 p.m.

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Newspaper publisher faces charges over delivery squabble

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The publisher of the Glens Falls Post-Star newspaper will face a judge Monday over complaints the delivery of a free weekly newspaper to people who might not want it is littering.

State moving forward with Wadsworth design and location

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ALBANY - State officials are moving forward with plans to build a new $500 million Wadsworth Center for the state Department of Health.

Suspicious fire engulfs vacant Schenectady home

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SCHENECTADY — Fire investigators are looking into a suspicious fire that engulfed a vacant city home Friday afternoon, officials said.

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Washington County woman joins NY-21 race against Stefanik

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ALBANY — Yet another Democrat has joined the crowded field of challengers to U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-Essex County, for the 21st Congressional District seat with just more than a year until the 2018 mid-term elections.

Rensselaer County taxes remain flat in 2018 budget proposal

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TROY – Rensselaer County property taxes won't change in the proposed 2018 county budget of $340.4 million, County Executive Kathleen Jimino said Friday.

Berkshire Museum faces lawsuit by Norman Rockwell's sons, others

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The Berkshire Museum's controversial decision to sell dozens of artworks to establish a new endowment fund and bankroll a fundamental overhaul of its mission and direction continues to draw negative reactions, now with a lawsuit from Foley…

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Fish market opening in Troy

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Empire Fish Market will hold a ribbon cutting and grand opening ceremony at 9:30 a.m. Monday at the store, 2952 Sixth Ave., in Troy.