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  1. PBS airing live nature special from Alaska this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Albany Times Union

    In this undated image released by PBS, a browna ...beara ...catchesa ...salmona ...ata ...Brooksa ...Fallsa ...Katmaia ...Nationala ...Parka ...anda ...Preserve in Alaska. PBS is collaborating with the BBC on a live nature series set in Alaska this July, where cameras will attempt to capture bears, eagles, wolves and whales in their natural habitat.

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  2. NFL promotes Alberto Riveron to head of officiatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 10 | Albany Times Union

    In this Aug. 27, 2011, file photo, referee Alberto Riveron makes a call in the second quarter of an NFL football preseason game between the Chicago Bears and the Tennessee Titans in Nashville, Tenn. The NFL has promoted Riveron to its head of officiating.

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  3. With Lacoste, Mont Blanc, socialist Cuba has 1st luxury mallRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 9 | Albany Times Union

    Cuba has opened its first luxury mall since the 1959 Revolution, a high-end complex in historic Havana, attracting locals and tourists to its brand name shops. But few local shoppers can afford the expensive wares on display.

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  4. Cuba weathers storm in Venezuela but future looks uncertainRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 25 | Albany Times Union

    Children play in the street by images of Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez, left, which reads in Spanish "Best friend of Cuba," and Cuba's revolutionary hero Ernesto "Che" Guevara in Havana, Cuba, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. A much-feared return to Cuba's post-Soviet "Special Period" of food shortages and blackouts has yet to materialize as energy conservation and a boom in tourism and overseas remittances cushion the blow of a roughly 50 percent cut in Venezuelan oil aid worth hundreds of millions of dollars a year.

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  5. Havana named as host city for 2017 International Jazz DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2017 | Albany Times Union

    In this Friday, April 29, 2016, file photo, Musician Herbie Hancock plays to high school students from across the Washington D.C. area in State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, as part of the International Jazz Day celebration. Hancock and Chucho Valdes will be serving as artistic directors for the 6th International Jazz Day.

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  6. Cuban uses condoms, tropical fruit to make own brand of wineRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2017 | Albany Times Union

    For many Cubans the allure of a better life in the private sector has spurred the imaginative and ambitious to strike out on their own. Orestes Estevez is a fruit winemaker finding success using condoms in the fermentation process.

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  7. First reactions from 'The Fate of the Furious' screeningRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | Albany Times Union

    Vin Diesel, a cast member in "The Fate of the Furious," discusses the film during the Universal Pictures presentation at CinemaCon 2017 at Caesars Palace on Wednesday, March 29, 2017, in Las Vegas. less Vin Diesel, a cast member in "The Fate of the Furious," discusses the film during the Universal Pictures presentation at CinemaCon 2017 at Caesars Palace on Wednesday, March 29, 2017, in Las Vegas.

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  8. Salt enhances flavor of so many dishesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | Albany Times Union

    Spring vegetables with gomasio salt at Caroline Barrett's house Thursday, March 23, 2017 in Delmar, N.Y. Spring vegetables with gomasio salt at Caroline Barrett's house Thursday, March 23, 2017 in Delmar, N.Y. Lemon thyme salt, left, and gomasio salt at Caroline Barrett's house Thursday, March 23, 2017 in Delmar, N.Y. Lemon thyme salt, left, and gomasio salt at Caroline Barrett's house Thursday, March 23, 2017 in Delmar, N.Y. From left, flakey sea salt, kosher salt and fine salt at Caroline Barrett's house Thursday, March 23, 2017 in Delmar, N.Y. From left, flakey sea salt, kosher salt and fine salt at Caroline Barrett's house Thursday, March 23, 2017 in Delmar, N.Y. Lemon thyme shrimp at Caroline Barrett's house Thursday, March 23, 2017 in Delmar, N.Y. Lemon thyme shrimp at Caroline Barrett's house Thursday, March 23, 2017 in Delmar, N.Y. Salted chocolate tart made with the flakey salt ... (more)

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  9. Rare poll finds Cuban citizens favor better US relationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2017 | Albany Times Union

    In this May 24, 2016 file photo, a barber cuts his client's hair under the staircase of his apartment building in Havana, Cuba. A rare poll of Cuban public opinion taken in late 2016 has found that most Cubans approve of normal relations with the United States and large majorities want more tourism and private business ownership.

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  10. ICYMI: Cuomo plans Ireland trade mission; date TBDRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 | Albany Times Union

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Friday that he will take a trade mission to Ireland. A date was not announced.

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  11. Rangers execs: no talk of Cuban players coming illegallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2017 | Albany Times Union

    A mariachi band plays for Seattle Mariners' Leonys Martin, far right, in honor of his 29th birthday, as he arrives at the clubhouse in Peoria, Ariz., Monday, March 6, 2017. A mariachi band plays for Seattle Mariners' Leonys Martin, far right, in honor of his 29th birthday, as he arrives at the clubhouse in Peoria, Ariz., Monday, March 6, 2017.

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  12. Paula Fox, prize winning author, dead at 93Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | Albany Times Union

    In this March 24, 2011 photo, author Paula Fox poses for a portrait in New York. Fox, known for the novels "Desperate Characters" and "Poor George" and the memoir "Borrowed Finery."

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  13. Docs about Whitney Houston, Frank Serpico headed to TribecaRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2017 | Albany Times Union

    This image released by the Tribeca Film Festival shows filmmaker Antonino D'Ambrosio with retired New York City Police detective Frank Serpico, who is the subject of a documentary, "Frank Serpico," which will premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival. less This image released by the Tribeca Film Festival shows filmmaker Antonino D'Ambrosio with retired New York City Police detective Frank Serpico, who is the subject of a documentary, "Frank Serpico," which will ... more This image released by the Tribeca Film Festival shows Elian Gonzalez swimming in the Cuban sea in a scene from the Alex Gibney-produced documentary "Elian," which will premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival.

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  14. 18 things to do this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | Albany Times Union

    Hannaford MAAC-n-Cheese Fest. Sample gourmet mac-n-cheese dishes from numerous Albany-area restaurants; as well as many varieties of craft beer from New York breweries.

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  15. Alleged 9/11 plotter blasts Obama in letter from GuantanamoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2017 | Albany Times Union

    In this undated photo taken by the International Red Cross and released by lawyer Marine Corps. Maj. Derek Poteet, his client Khalid Shaikh Mohammad poses for a photo at the U.S. Guantanamo Bay detention center on the military base in Cuba.

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  16. FILE - In this Aug. 10, 2015, file photo, Iranian merchants wait for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2017 | Albany Times Union

    In this Aug. 10, 2015, file photo, Iranian merchants wait for customers at a carpet market in Tehran's old, main bazaar, in Iran. Bazaars like this, along with mosques, museums and other sites, are on itineraries for sightseeing trips to Iran offered by tour companies.

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  17. Novel evokes tragedy of Jewish passengers on the St. LouisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2017 | Albany Times Union

    Armando Correa, Editor in Chief of People en Espanol, poses with the Spanish and English versions of his novel, "The German Girl," in his office in New York, Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017. Armando Correa, Editor in Chief of People en Espanol, poses with the Spanish and English versions of his novel, "The German Girl," in his office in New York, Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017.

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  18. Cuba sees explosion in internet access as ties with US growRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2017 | Albany Times Union

    In this Jan. 6, 2017 photo, people use a public wifi hotspot in Havana, Cuba. Home internet came to Cuba in December 2016, in a limited pilot program that's part of the most dramatic change in daily life here since the declaration of detente with the United States on Dec. 17, 2014.

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  19. Havana hails end to special US immigration policy for CubansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | Albany Times Union

    Tourists ride in classic American convertible cars past the United States embassy, right, in Havana, Cuba, Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017. President Barack Obama announced Thursday he is ending a longstanding immigration policy that allows any Cuban who makes it to U.S. soil to stay and become a legal resident.

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  20. Obama making changes to Cuban immigration policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | Albany Times Union

    In this photo taken in the Florida Straits on May 17, 2015, members of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Charles David Jr, foreground, leaving the USCG cutter Mohawk with six Cuban migrants. In this photo taken in the Florida Straits on May 17, 2015, members of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Charles David Jr, foreground, leaving the USCG cutter Mohawk with six Cuban migrants.

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