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19 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

Kingston man sentenced for baby's death in...

A Kingston man was sentenced to 15 years behind bars for his role in the death of a 5-week old child last year at a home on Second Street in Albany, according to the Albany County District Attorney's office.

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Related Topix: Albany, NY

23 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

There's no question that Republican Norman Massry's campaign didn't file enough petition signatures this month to get on the ballot for Albany County Surrogate Court.

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Related Topix: Guilderland, NY, Colonie, NY

Yesterday | Business Journal

Going up and up: hotel occupancy rates in Albany, New York area

A 112-room Residence Inn by Marriott in Clifton Park, New York is among the new hotels to open in the Albany region.

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Related Topix: Albany, NY, Clifton Park, NY, Saratoga County, NY

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Albany Times Union

Walsh delegates sue for reinstatement to the ballot

The judicial delegates supporting Family Court Judge Margaret Walsh for state Supreme Court have sued the Albany County Board of Elections for reinstatement to the ballot they were bounced from two days ago.

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Albany Times Union

Poll: Should police place license readers on Central...

The police received a $50,000 grant to install two license plate readers outside the Fuller Road Firehouse, one facing in each direction.

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Related Topix: Colonie, NY, Prison

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Albany Times Union

Man, 18, gets 4 years in prison for punching...

An 18-year-old Cohoes man was sentenced Wednesday to four years in state prison after his guilty plea in May to violent felony assault, Albany County prosecutors said.

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Related Topix: Cohoes, NY, State Prisons, Prison

FOX23

Albany Co. Executive aims for more regulations on oil spills

The U.S. Department of Transportation released its rule-making proposal on Wednesday, which would improve the safety of crude oil transport.

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Albany Times Union

Albany County lawmaker disputes trespassing charge

Albany County Legislator Deborah Busch said she expects a Washington County trespassing charge against her to be dismissed any day, attributing the incident to a long-running property dispute between her boyfriend and a Fort Ann neighbor that had nothing to do with her.

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Related Topix: Washington County, NY, Fort Ann, NY, Berne, NY

Albany Times Union

strikes 3-way financing deal

The College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering has struck a three-way pact under which the NanoCollege will finance its latest $191 million expansion in a way that profits both the county and city.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Albany, NY

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Albany Times Union

Region's unemployment rate continues to

The unemployment rate in the Capital Region fell to 5.1 percent in June from 6.5 a year earlier, the state Labor Department said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Saratoga County, NY, Rensselaer, NY, Schoharie County, NY, 9

Albany Times Union

Exclusive: Both Albany city, county to get $1.9M from NanoCollege

Construction is well under way SUNY College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering's new ZEN building Friday June 27, 2014, in Albany, NY.

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Albany Times Union

Jury deliberating Cruz murder

During summations earlier in the day, a prosecutor left the jury with a jarring image: The lifeless body of the Albany bicyclist he allegedly hit and drove to Schenectady County slumped over his pick-up truck.

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Related Topix: Albany, NY, Schenectady County, NY

Albany Times Union

Walsh foes allege shea s running for two seats at once

Democrats trying to squash Albany County Family Court Judge Margaret "Peggy" Walsh's insurgent bid for state Supreme Court contend she is violating the law by running for two judgeships at once.

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Related Topix: Colonie, NY, Albany, NY

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Gloversville Leader-Herald

Weekend Crafters

Close to 65 artisans, jewelers, painters, potters, sculptors and woodworkers came out to sell their wares during the sixth annual Northville Rotary Club's Woodworking and Fine Arts Weekend on Saturday in the village.

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Related Topix: Ulster County, NY, West Hurley, NY, Albany, NY, Clinton County, NY

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Gloversville Leader-Herald

Weekend Crafters

Close to 65 artisans, jewelers, painters, potters, sculptors and woodworkers came out to sell their wares during the sixth annual Northville Rotary Club's Woodworking and Fine Arts Weekend on Saturday in the village.

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Related Topix: Ulster County, NY, West Hurley, NY, Albany, NY, Clinton County, NY

Albany Times Union

CNSE: Media at fault for financing deal...

A day after blaming the Albany political establishment for its decision to yank a $186 million bond financing deal that cost the city nearly $2 million, officials at the SUNY College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering in Albany are now saying it's the news media's fault.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Albany Times Union

Battle looms for Democratic judicial nod

Times Union staff photo by Lori Van Buren -- Margaret Walsh on June 18, 2004. Margaret is running in a Democratic primary for Family County Judge.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

WGY-AM Albany

Guilty of Attempted Sex Trafficking

Special Victims Unit was called into to help prosecute a Rhode Island man accused of attempted human trafficking in Albany County.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Albany Times Union

Hairy situation for defense at pot trial

The Brooklyn-based defense attorney came to Albany County Court last week to defend a man accused of possessing nearly 14 pounds of marijuana.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Coeymans, NY

Tue Jul 15, 2014

WGY-AM Albany

No surrender for Soldier On

Supporters of a plan to build housing for homeless veterans are pressing Albany county legislators to move ahead with the proposal.

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