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Albany, New York is located in Albany County. Zip codes in Albany, NY include 12202, 12255, and 12228. The median home price in Albany is $167,000 which is roughly $108/per square foot. More Albany information.

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3 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

Dog rescued from Albany house

A fire that flared up in the kitchen of a house at 124 Edgecomb St. after the homeowner left for work Thursday was quickly put out by firefighters, who rescued the owner's dog in the smoke-filled house and revived it with oxygen.

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6 hrs ago | Business Journal

Why the Albany area ranks among highest in New York for tax breaks

Developers of the proposed $110 million Park South neighborhood project in Albany, New York are seeking tax breaks to help reduce the cost of the project.

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10 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Albany's only Peruvian restaurant closing, prior to a planned reopening

After a run of barely a year, La Empanada Llama will close its current location, a first step toward relocating at another Albany venue.

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14 hrs ago | Journalgazette.net

New interest in long-denied honor

In this July 10, 2014 file photo, a statue of Henry Johnson is displayed in the Arbor Hill neighborhood in Albany, N.Y. The secretary of defense has recommended awarding a posthumous Medal of Honor to the black soldier from upstate New York who saved a comrade while fighting off a German attack in France during World War I. Sen. Charles Schumer ... (more)

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Lennon's killer: 'I'm sorry for being such an idiot'Lennon's killer:...

Mark David Chapman apologized for being "an idiot" when he killed John Lennon nearly 34 years ago, expressing remorse last week during an unsuccessful attempt to receive parole.

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Albany Times Union

After ZEN building, more to come at CNSE

Take a look at the future for the SUNY College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering in Albany, soon to be SUNY Polytechnic Institute.

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Business Journal

Casino developer outbids rival to win Albany support

Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan this afternoon released details of a proposed agreement with the developers of a resort casino across the river in East Greenbush, New York that she strongly prefers over a competing offer from casino backers in the city of Rensselaer.

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Business Journal

Health insurer CEO pay in Albany region trails national average

Health insurance executives in the Albany, New York region have been getting paid significantly less than the national average, a new report shows.

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Albany Times Union

Capital Region is home to high-priced palaces

With upstate regions riding the waves of a changing economy, the Capital Region, specifically suburban Albany, is home to some of upstate's highest-valued homes.

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Albany Times Union

Port neighbors join in oil protest

Charlene Benton, president of Ezra Prentice Tenant Association, speaks using a megaphone as oil train opponents rally in front of the Governor's Mansion on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014 in Albany, N.Y. Willie White, Executive Director of AVillage, speaks using a megaphone as oil train opponents rally in front of the Governor's Mansion on Tuesday, Aug. 26, ... (more)

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NEWS.com.au

Tenders open for level crossing removals

OPPOSITION Leader questions how the Prime Minister can govern after one of his own reportedly criticised him for being late to a party room meeting.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Albany Times Union

Multimillion dollar breaks sought for Park South...

As construction looms on Dana Avenue and Morris Street, the Industrial Development Agency is vetting a potential $26.5 million property tax break for the developer of 268 new apartments at the heart of Albany Medical Center's $110 million neighborhood plan.

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Business Journal

'Play Me, I'm Yours' pianos being auctioned in Albany

Mario Morelli and his grandmother Peggy Flanders try out one of the Play Me, I'm Yours piano displays in Albany.

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LongIsland.com

Governor Cuomo Congratulates New York State's Primetime Emmy Award Winners

"The Primetime Emmy awards represent the very best in television today, and it is my pleasure to congratulate New York's nominees and winners on this ... Albany, NY - August 25, 2014 - "The Primetime Emmy awards represent the very best in television today, and it is my pleasure to congratulate New York's nominees and winners on this extraordinary ... (more)

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KATV Little Rock

Defense secretary OKs Medal of Honor for WWI hero

FILE--In this July 10, 2014 file photo, a statue of Henry Johnson is displayed in the Arbor Hill neighborhood in Albany, N.Y. ALBANY, N.Y. - The secretary of defense has recommended a posthumous Medal of Honor for a black World War I soldier from upstate New York who saved a comrade while fighting off a German attack in France, U.S. Sen. Charles ... (more)

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WXOW-TV La Crosse

Defense secretary OKs Medal of Honor for WWI hero

FILE--In this July 10, 2014 file photo, a statue of Henry Johnson is displayed in the Arbor Hill neighborhood in Albany, N.Y. Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell on Tuesday faced the most pointed questions yet about his dealings with a businessman whose gifts are at the heart of the ex-governor's corruption trial.

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Albany Times Union

Albany flooding meeting Tuesday

Residents with concerns about flash flooding Aug. 5 that inundated parts of the city can hear from representatives of the city's water department Tuesday night at New Scotland Elementary School.

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Business Journal

Proctors CEO: Albany convention center will benefit region

Philip Morris, CEO of Proctors in Schenectady, New York, explains why he believes a new convention center will benefit the region.

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Albany Times Union

Private dorm proposed near UAlbany

A Maryland developer is proposing 292 beds of for-profit student housing on a vacant acre across Washington Avenue from the University at Albany.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Post-Standard

Burger 21 coming to New York with Albany-area location: Could Syracuse be next?

A new burger franchise is making its debut in Upstate New York and Syracuse could be in the company's plans as well.

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