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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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58 min ago | Albany Times Union

Nader rallies for Hawkins, Funiciello

Former presidential candidate Ralph Nader speaks at a rally at the First Unitarian Universalist Society Church in Albany, N.Y., Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014.

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5 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

Did Albany Kill

The History Channel aired a two-part story on Harry Houdini recently. Some fact, some fantasy.

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8 hrs ago | Newsday

Amtrak brings 'Great Dome' to upstate NY for tours

Amtrak is bringing its vintage "Great Dome" car to upstate New York for a six-week run during the fall foliage season. The car features an upper level with windows on all sides to provide panoramic views of the colorful foliage between Albany and Montreal.

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10 hrs ago | The Gazette

Upstate NY casino applicants maneuver for support

Developers competing for upstate New York casino licenses are promoting everything from their ability to pull gamblers from neighboring states to novel amenities such as local wines and zip lines as siting decisions near. FILE - In this Sept.

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11 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

campaigns for Green Party in Albany

The consumer activist and political gadfly is set to appear at an event for Howie Hawkins and other Green Party candidates on Sunday afternoon in Albany. Hawkins is making his second run for governor as a Green.

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15 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

Photos: Hispanic Heritage festival

Alex Torres and his Latin Orchestra performs at SONYMA's Hispanic Heritage Celebration in the Empire State Plaza Convention Center Saturday Sept. 13, 2014, in Albany, NY.

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19 hrs ago | Gloversville Leader-Herald

A Gloversville Original

Gloversville native Joseph E. Persico, who died Aug. 30, was known for his biographies of Colin Powell, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Nelson Rockefeller, whom he also worked for as a speechwriter for 11 years. "He was a great guy, one of the gang - the West End Wildcats," said lawyer Ed Lomanto, who graduated from Gloversville High School with Persico in 1947.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Albany Times Union

Photos: Albany's Pearlpalooza

Steven Strait, left, 17, of Delanson and Jack Newton, 16, of Niskayuna mock a slow song at the 5th annual Pearlpalooza Saturday Sept. 13, 2014, in Albany, NY.

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Your News Now

Thousands Run to Raise Money for Breast Cancer Cure, Treatment in Albany

But, the goal of the Komen Race for the Cure is shared. Wong was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1999.

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Albany Times Union

Hoffman's Playland's last hurrah will be a big one

Hoffman's Playland sign Tuesday, July 8, 2014, in Colonie, N.Y. The 62-year-old amusement park will close at the end of the summer. Children and their families scream as they round a curve on the roller coaster on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, at Hoffman's Playland in Colonie N.Y. Adeline Hubbell, 9, of Albany, left, and her sister Ella Hubbell, 11, take a spin on the Scrambler on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, at Hoffman's Playland in Colonie N.Y. COLONIE - Hoffman's Playland will be open for its final days this weekend, and police are bracing for heavy traffic along Route 9. "If they are not going to Hoffman's, avoid Route 9," he said.

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Albany Times Union

Showers, cool temperatures for Saturday

Sunday is looking like the better half of the weekend, according to meteorologist Tom Wasula at the National Weather Service in Albany. Those in the Capital Region can expect highs in the upper 50s Saturday, with rain showers moving in over the afternoon, Wasula said.

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WFMZ-TV Allentown

Cher concert at Allentown PPL Center 1 of 10 postponed shows

According to the PPL Center's Facebook page , Cher had to postpone the show until December 2 because of an acute viral infection. Cher had already rescheduled two shows - one in Albany, New York and another in Manchester, New Hampshire- of her "Dressed to Kill" tour earlier this week.

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SFGate

NY man who strangled 8 prostitutes dies in prison

In this Feb. 10, 2104 photo provided by the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision, Kendall Francois is shown. Prison officials said that Francois died of natural causes on Thursday, Sept.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

USA Today

GOP candidate seeks to exploit Cuomo weaknesses

GOP candidate seeks to exploit Cuomo weaknesses ALBANY, N.Y. - Rob Astorino says Gov. Andrew Cuomo's primary foe's campaign offers a roadmap in the general election. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1s0hywP Rob Astorino, the Republican candidate for governor of New York, speaks with supporters after a news conference in Hawthorne, N.Y., on Sept.

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Architect Online

The Architect 50: Best in Sustainability

Two years ago, EYP made a move to become a leader in high-performance buildings. The firm-founded in Albany, N.Y., in 1972, and now encompassing 375 employees in 12 offices-had a history of energy efficiency, both with its portfolio and in its own offices.

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Albany Times Union

Nominations sought for Albany winefest Rising Star...

The sixth annual Albany Chefs' Food & Wine Festival: Wine & Dine for the Arts , being held Jan. 15 to 17 at the Hilton Albany in Albany, is seeking nominations for Rising Star Chefs to be invited to cook at the festival's two grand tastings, where their food will be paired with boutique wines. Chefs, who should be nominated in comments on this post , must meet two of the following criteria : Please be specific, using full chef and restaurant names; simply saying, "The tall guy at that bistro in Albany" isn't useful.

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Albany Times Union

Albany man charged in Quail St. robbery

About 12:20 a.m. July 12, police said, Montasir Osman and four other men approached a 20-year-old city man and demanded his wallet. The suspects punched the victim several times in the face and head, stole his wallet and fled, police said.

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Stalbans Review

Apply for a paint donation

Charities and community groups in St Albans are being invited to apply for a paint donation, as part of a campaign to help worthy causes. Available for interior projects across the country, Dulux Decorator Centre St Albans is encouraging charities, community groups and professional decorators to get involved in the scheme by applying or nominating organisations they feel passionate about.

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Albany Times Union

Savor and share: Leafy greens

Post recipes on the Recipe Box blog at http://blog.timesunion.com/recipebox or mail them to Recipe Box, Times Union, Box 15000, Albany, NY 12211. Please include your name, address, phone number and number of servings.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Nippertown!

New Concert at the Times Union Center

Although there's been no official word from the venue yet, it should come as absolutely no surprise to anyone that the Trans-Siberian Orchestra are booked for their annual holiday tour stop at the Times Union Center in Albany. They'll be playing two shows - 3pm & 7:30pm - on Sunday, November 30. They'll be performing the live debut of their rock opera "The Christmas Attic" to kick off the evening's festivities, followed by a batch of TSO classics and fan favorites such as "Wizards in Winter," "Requiem" and "Christmas Eve/Sarajevo 12/24" in the second half.

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