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  1. Upstate woman blamed in fiance's kayaking death is leaving prisonRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2017 | Albany Times Union

    In this Nov. 8, 2017 file photo, Angelika Graswald stands with her attorneys Jeffrey Chartier, left, and Richard Portale during her sentencing at the Orange County courthouse in Goshen, N.Y. Graswald, initially charged with murder in the drowning death of her fiance during a New York kayak outing, is being released from prison after pleading guilty to a lesser charge. Graswald, of Poughkeepsie, admitted she should have perceived the risk of danger and was sentenced in November to 16 months to four years in prison.

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  2. Warrant Wednesday: Rip-off artist targeted by troopersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2017 | Albany Times Union

    A scammer who ripped off a number of people in an upstate county is among the suspects State Police say they are searching for as part of their Warrant Wednesday initiative. John Nemec III, 46, is wanted by State Police in Poughkeepsie for allegedly fleecing a number of people in Dutchess County out of $79,000.

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  3. Coast Guard meets on vision for Hudson RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2017 | Albany Times Union

    The U.S. Coast Guard will hold two days of closed-door discussions in Albany this week on a vision for the future of the Hudson River. Last week, the agency held two days of meetings in Poughkeepsie as part of the work on a Ports and Waterways Assessment, which is meant to examine potential solutions to transportation risks on the river.

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  4. Woman gets up to 4 years in fiance's river kayaking deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | Albany Times Union

    Angelika Graswald leaves the courtroom after sentencing, Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, in Goshen, N.Y. Graswald, who admitted removing a plug from her fiance's kayak in 2015 before it capsized in the Hudson River, but maintained that she was falsely accused of intentionally causing his death, was sentenced Wednesday to up to four years in state prison.

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  5. $10M project aims to convert Troy factory to apartmentsRead the original story

    Sep 1, 2017 | Albany Times Union

    The former Marshall Ray building on River Street in Troy's North Central neighborhood will be converted into 90 apartments and nearly 5,000 square feet of restaurant/retail space by Redburn Development. The developer hopes to begin work on the $10 million project this autumn, pending final approval from the city, and complete work by May or June.

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  6. Shoppers 'pleasantly surprised' by Whole Foods price cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2017 | Albany Times Union

    Bag filled with groceries from the Whole Foods market at Colonie Center on Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, in Colonie, N.Y. Amazon cut prices at the upscale supermarket on Monday after its buyout of the natural-foods chain was finalized. less Bag filled with groceries from the Whole Foods market at Colonie Center on Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, in Colonie, N.Y. Amazon cut prices at the upscale supermarket on Monday after its buyout of the natural-foods ... more Exterior of Whole Foods Market at Colonie Center on Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, in Colonie, N.Y. Amazon cut prices at the upscale supermarket on Monday after its buyout of the natural-foods chain was finalized.

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  7. Environmentalists prepare to pack PCB clean-up meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2017 | Albany Times Union

    An excavator brings up sediment off of the bed of the Hudson River during General Electric's PCB dredging project on Wednesday Aug. 22, 2012, in Fort Edward, N.Y. An excavator brings up sediment off of the bed of the Hudson River during General Electric's PCB dredging project on Wednesday Aug. 22, 2012, in Fort Edward, N.Y. A operator in a backhoe drops material to cap the bottom the Hudson River as seen during a boat tour along the Champlain Canal and the Hudson River to see the PCB dredging process taking place on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011 near Fort Edward.

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  8. EPA to hold meeting on Hudson River cleanup reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2017 | Albany Times Union

    The Environmental Protection Agency will hold a third public meeting on its review of the Hudson River Superfund cleanup, this one in New York City. The EPA says the meeting will be held in Manhattan on Aug. 19 to discuss the agency's recent review of how well the $1.7 billion dredging project is working.

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  9. Woman accused in fiance's Hudson River kayaking death pleadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2017 | Albany Times Union

    Angelika Graswald stands in court with her attorneys Jeffrey Chartier and Richard Portale at her arraignment in Goshen, NY on Friday, May 29, 2015. Graswald is accused of killing Vincent Viafore, her fiance on the Hudson River by sabotaging his kayak ORG XMIT: NYMID104 less Angelika Graswald stands in court with her attorneys Jeffrey Chartier and Richard Portale at her arraignment in Goshen, NY on Friday, May 29, 2015.

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  10. Woman accused in fiance's river kayaking death pleads guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2017 | Albany Times Union

    Angelika Graswald stands in court with her attorneys Jeffrey Chartier and Richard Portale at her arraignment in Goshen, NY on Friday, May 29, 2015. Graswald is accused of killing Vincent Viafore, her fiance on the Hudson River by sabotaging his kayak ORG XMIT: NYMID101 less Angelika Graswald stands in court with her attorneys Jeffrey Chartier and Richard Portale at her arraignment in Goshen, NY on Friday, May 29, 2015.

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  11. Warrant Wednesday: Troopers hunt suspect in Colonie stun-gun caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | Albany Times Union

    A woman who troopers said they caught with a stun gun in Colonie is among the people State Police said they're searching for as part of their Warrant Wednesday effort. Dominque S. Bethea-Coard, 32, is wanted by State Police on a warrant from Colonie Town Court htat accuses her of failing to report to court to answer charges that stem from a July 2013 traffic stop.

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  12. Q&A: Controversy lingers after $1.7B cleanup of Hudson RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 | Albany Times Union

    Dredging crews left the Hudson River two years ago, but criticism of the $1.7 billion cleanup is bubbling up again. Advocates who want the Environmental Protection Agency to order crews back on the river are expected in Poughkeepsie on Wednesday.

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  13. GlobalFoundries lays off dozens of workers in VT, NYRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | Albany Times Union

    GlobalFoundries' Fab 9 in Essex Junction, Vt. GlobalFoundries acquired the factory from IBM in July 2015.

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  14. Warrant Wednesday: Troopers search for Clifton Park womanRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | Albany Times Union

    A Wednesday roundup of State Police warrants includes a woman troopers said is wanted on a felony charge in Clifton Park. Candace A. Comstock, 28, is wanted on a forgery charge by State Police in Clifton Park.

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  15. Crises for taxpayers, towns as traditional retail diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2017 | Albany Times Union

    Uncertainty abounds in America's decaying retail stores, but one thing is clear: Taxpayers, often in economically vulnerable towns and counties in rural and suburban areas, will pay the highest price for the sector's reckoning. They will pay first in the form of plummeting sales tax revenue; next in property taxes and legal fees, as shop owners chase lower assessment values; then in widespread job loss; and, finally, in vacant properties occupying swaths of land that once anchored local economies.

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  16. Venue owned by Hall & Oates star sues over occupancy clashRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2017 | Albany Times Union

    In a Thursday, April, 10, 2014 file photo, Hall of Fame Inductee, member of Hall and Otes, Daryl Hall performs at the 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony in New York. A concert venue owned by recording star Hall is suing the New York town of Pawling, saying that measures taken to reduce the maximum legal occupancy of the site would force the business to close.

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