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  1. The Latest: US found out about El Chapo extradition ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    U.S. attorney Robert Capers, right, speaks during a news conference, announcing charges for Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman as the murderous architect of a three-decade-long web of violence, corruption and drug trafficking, Friday Jan. 20, 2017, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Extradited Thursday from Mexico, Guzman was due later Friday in a federal court in Brooklyn.

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  2. Former Senate leader John Sampson draws five-year sentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 18 | Albany Times Union

    Almost 18 months after his July 2015 conviction, former state Senate Democratic Conference Leader John Sampson was finally sentenced to five years of incarceration. The sentence, announced by the office of U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District Robert Capers, was accompanied by a fine of $75,000.

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  3. For third-straight time, Earth sets hottest year recordRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 18 | Albany Times Union

    For thirty years, NASA has used satellite-based imagery and temperature data to study climate change. Click through to see before and after images of climate change.

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  4. A regular guy tries the trendy barre class that women are...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 16 | Albany Times Union

    Of all the trendy fitness programs I hear about, one stands out in particular: barre. It seems like only women participate in this unique workout regime, which incorporates technique and conditioning used by ballet dancers.

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  5. Supreme Court takes up suit over 2001 detention of MuslimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 14 | Albany Times Union

    Ahmer Abassi talks to the Associated Press in Karachi, Pakistan, Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017. The Supreme Court on Wednesday is hearing an appeal from former Attorney General John Ashcroft, former FBI Director Robert Mueller and other former U.S. officials who want to shut down a lawsuit filed by human rights lawyers.

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  6. Picks Of The WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 | Albany Times Union

    Thursday through Sunday is the annual I/O Fest, when the music department at Williams College turns its full attention to contemporary music. The afternoon and evening performances are free and take place the '62 Center for Theatre & Dance.

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  7. Brooklyn AccentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 10 | Albany Times Union

    I'm a storyteller, ask anyone who knows me. I can tell my stories where I shop, at my hair salon, while waiting for for my car to be serviced, anywhere where there are willing ears to listen.

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  8. Lawmaker wants breathalyzers tests for all NY pilotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 10 | Albany Times Union

    A state lawmaker from Brooklyn plans to propose legislation that would require pilots departing from New York airports to submit to a breathalyzer test before takeoff. Assemblyman Felix Ortiz, a Democrat, tells the New York Daily News that the life and safety of pilots and the "flying public" must be protected.

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  9. 'Gilded cage' jail request deniedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 9 | Albany Times Union

    In this Jan. 5, 2017, photo, the home of Dan Zhong is seen in Livingston, N.J. Zhong, a businessman imprisoned on charges that he forced immigrant laborers to do construction at Chinese diplomatic facilities in the U.S. wants permission to turn his New Jersey home into a private jail where he can comfortably await trial.

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  10. Jail in a gilded cage: Forced labor case raises doubts anewRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 8 | Albany Times Union

    In this Jan. 5, 2017, photo, the home of Dan Zhong is seen in Livingston, N.J. Zhong, a businessman imprisoned on charges that he forced immigrant laborers to do construction at Chinese diplomatic facilities in the U.S. wants permission to turn his New Jersey home into a private jail where he can comfortably await trial. less In this Jan. 5, 2017, photo, the home of Dan Zhong is seen in Livingston, N.J. Zhong, a businessman imprisoned on charges that he forced immigrant laborers to do construction at Chinese diplomatic facilities in ... more The Metropolitan Detention Center is shown Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017, in the Brooklyn borough of New York.

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  11. 18 things to do this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 5 | Albany Times Union

    Mike Birbiglia, comedian, writer, actor, and director. When : Friday, Jan. 6, 10 PM.

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  12. Federal officials probe Brooklyn train crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 4 | Albany Times Union

    An injured passenger is taken from Atlantic Terminal in the Brooklyn borough of New York after a Long Island Rail Road train hit a bumping block, Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017. ORG XMIT: NYML202 less An injured passenger is taken from Atlantic Terminal in the Brooklyn borough of New York after a Long Island Rail Road train hit a bumping block, Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017.

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  13. About 30 people suffer minor injuries in NYC train accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 4 | Albany Times Union

    JANUARY 4: Members of the New York City Police Department and New York City Fire Department carry an injured person away from Atlantic Terminal, January 4, 2017 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. A Long Island Railroad train derailed at Atlantic Terminal on Wednesday morning.

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  14. Trailblazing Hasidic woman judge: 'It's the American dream'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 2 | Albany Times Union

    In this Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016, photo, Rachel Freier looks up from her phone while posing for pictures at her law office in the Borough Park section of Brooklyn, N.Y. In some ways, Freier has an ordinary background for a newly elected civil court judge: She's a real estate and commercial lawyer who volunteers in family court and in her community, where she even serves as a paramedic. But then there's all the extraordinary about Freier, who starts work in a Brooklyn courthouse Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017, as apparently the first woman from Judaism's ultra-Orthodox Hasidic community to be elected as a judge in the United States.

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  15. A family is honored for devotion to Clifton Park libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 30 | Albany Times Union

    Exterior of the Halfmoon-Clifton Park library Thursday Dec. 15, 2016 in Clifton Park, NY. Exterior of the Halfmoon-Clifton Park library Thursday Dec. 15, 2016 in Clifton Park, NY.

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  16. Alabama's Gold, Washington's Rondeau give teams their voiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 27 | Albany Times Union

    In a Jan. 19, 2000 file photo, Eli Gold, the voice of Alabama football and men's basketball, talks to the media after the University of Alabama announced an agreement to extend Gold's contract. For nearly 30 years Gold has been the radio play-by-play man for Alabama football.

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  17. New York rapper shot, wounded sitting in car at intersectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 25 | Albany Times Union

    In this Dec. 19, 2014, file photo, Troy Ave performs at "Christmas in Brooklyn" at the Barclays Center in New York's Brooklyn borough. Authorities said Sunday, Dec. 25, 2016, that rapper Troy Ave has been shot while sitting in his car at a Brooklyn intersection.

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  18. Brooklyn trash center upsets neighborsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 23 | Albany Times Union

    The privately-owned Waste Management garbage transfer station on Varick Avenue, in Brooklyn, Dec. 8, 2016. Roughly 70 percent of New York CityOs trash is produced by commercial businesses and taken by private hauling to sites that remain the source of much neighborhood rancor as the city's old industrial zones become increasingly residential.

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  19. Justice Dept. sues Barclays over mortgage-backed securitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 22 | Albany Times Union

    The Justice Department has sued Barclays Bank PLC and several of its U.S. affiliates over the sale of risky mortgage-backed securities. The lawsuit was filed Thursday in federal court in Brooklyn, New York.

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  20. Our Christmas tree, with Hanukah menorah in foregroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 22 | Albany Times Union

    On Saturday night, nine Catholics and three-and-a-half Jews - including me - will gather around our Christmas tree, also known as a Hanukah bush, unwrap presents, light the menorah, and recite two sets of prayers: the ancient Jewish candle-lighting invocation, as well as la novena , retelling the story of Jesus' birth. We won't be alone in welcoming Christmas-kah.

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