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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 $169,900 which is roughly $107/per square foot. More Albany information.

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4 hrs ago | WTEN-TV Albany

Driver in fatal I-87 crash identified

Julie White, 41, of Albany died after a crash around 4 p.m. July 9 near the Crossgates Mall entrance ramp.

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8 hrs ago | Business Journal

Three questions with UAlbany's new chief financial officer

James Van Voorst worked as university accountant at University at Albany for 18 years.

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12 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

4th upstate tornado confirmed

The National Weather Service has confirmed that a fourth tornado touched down upstate during severe storms that killed four people.

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16 hrs ago | JamBase

Grateful Dead Spring 1990 The Other One Box Due In September

In 2012 the Grateful Dead released Spring 1990 , an 18-CD box set containing live performances recorded during the legendary San Francisco act's three-week, 25th anniversary tour.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Albany Times Union

Region gets a $3B vote of

Even with the expected sale of its microchip manufacturing operations to GlobalFoundries, IBM said Thursday it will spend $3 billion over the next five years on inventing the next generation of computer chips - a huge vote of confidence for the company's research operations in Albany and across the Hudson Valley.

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GPB.org

Study: Statehouse Press Corps In Decline

New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver talks to reporters in a hallway at the capitol, in March 2014, in Albany, N.Y. The ranks of statehouse reporters have been thinning in recent years.

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Business Journal

University at Albany looks to add two private office buildings to Start-Up Ny tax-incentive program

The University at Albany is asking state economic development officials to include two off-campus sites -- both inside privately-owned office buildings -- in the START-UP NY tax-free incentive program for businesses.

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WALB-TV Albany

Quest for Medal of Honor for Ny Wwi hero continues

A statue of Henry Johnson is displayed in the Arbor Hill neighborhood on Thursday, July 10, 2014, in Albany, N.Y. .

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Albany Times Union

Educational a ROIa is

I've got a story in today's paper about a look at the Return on Investment of various school systems in New York.

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LongIsland.com

Statement from Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on LIRR-MTA Labor Negotiations

Albany, NY - July 9, 2014 - "I want to thank the New York State Congressional Delegation for making it abundantly clear today that Congress will not act to bring about a labor settlement at the Long Island Rail Road.

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Laughing Squid

Paul McCartney Helps a 64-Year-Old Fan Make an Epic Marriage Proposal Onstage During His Concert

Sir Paul McCartney recently helped a 64-year-old fan make an epic marriage proposal onstage during his concert at the Times Union Center in Albany, New York.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Washington Post

Crafty activists are trolling Hobby Lobby by rearranging in-store...

Jasmine Shea, a 29-year-old state employee from Albany, N.Y., considers herself a life-long crusader for equal rights.

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Business Journal

a Albany home to first Bitcoin ATM in New York

The first Bitcoin ATM in New York is located at 5 Clinton Square, in Albany, the site of CT@HB coffee shop.

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Nippertown!

Comin' Soon: New Concert Announcements

Club Helsinki in Hudson has added a handful of new shows to it concert calendar, including Ryan Montbleau at 9pm Saturday, August 23 ; Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys at 9pm on Friday, September 26 ; and Heavy Trash with Bloodshot Bill at 8pm on Thursday, October 9 .

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Business Journal

Average rents increase at Albany-area apartments

The average asking rent for apartments in the Albany, New York region grew over the past year, though the two largest counties significantly outperformed the two smaller ones, according to a new survey.

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Business Journal

New research center coming to Albany Nanotech complex

Sematech and the newly merged SUNY College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering/SUNY Institute of Technology, have announced the creation of the Chemical Mechanical Planarizaton Center, based at the Albany, New York Nanotech complex.

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FOX23

Bus shelters added to Albany no smoking list

The decision was made by the Albany Common Council in a unanimous vote Monday night.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Albany Times Union

New Albany fire truck too heavy for old...

Albany's brand-new 750-gallon pumper truck is too heavy for the floor of the 122-year-old fire station that it was supposed to call home.

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Albany Times Union

Albany swears in, promotes officers

Newly promoted Lt. Thomas Gibbons has his new Lieutenant's shield pinned to his uniform Tuesday morning July 8, 2014, by his wife Patti during a promotion and swearing in ceremony held in the rotunda of Albany City Hall in Albany, N.Y. 14 new recruits were sworn in as well during the ceremony.

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WJIZ-FM Albany

Nurse: VA Medical Staff Stole Morphine From Dying Patients

Vials of morphine were systemically stolen from a Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center and replaced with water and saline so that dying veterans got the wrong treatments, a longtime VA nurse told The Daily Caller.

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