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  1. 1st black woman on state's highest court found dead by riverRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2017 | WALB-TV Albany

    FILE- In this May 6, 2013 file photo, Justice Sheila Abdus-Salaam, center, receives applause after her confirmation to serve on the New York State Court of Appeals from Craig Alfred of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's appointments offic... NEW YORK - The first black woman appointed to the state's highest court has been found dead on the bank of the Hudson River. Sheila Abdus-Salaam's body was discovered along the riverside near Harlem on Wednesday, a day after she was reported missing, police said.

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  2. Rock Hall 2017 class includes Pearl Jam, Tupac and JourneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    Seattle rockers Pearl Jam, the late rapper Tupac Shakur and 1970s hitmaking band Journey were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Friday night. Joan Baez, Electric Light Orchestra and Yes were also part of the 2017 class inducted at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, which kicked off with a tribute to Chuck Berry.

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  3. WikiLeaks fallout: Should you worry about alleged CIA hacks?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2017 | WALB-TV Albany

    So, you use messaging apps like WhatsApp or Signal or have smart TVs and PCs. Should you worry that the CIA is l... Questions and answers about WikiLeaks publication of thousands of files purportedly from the CIA's tools used to break into computers, cell phones and smart technology products.

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  4. Flip the script: Cursive sees revival in school instructionRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2017 | WALB-TV Albany

    Cursive writing is looping back into style in schools across the country after a generation of students who know only keyboarding, texting and printing out their words longhand. Alabama and Louisiana passed laws in 2016 mandating cursive proficiency in public schools, the latest of 14 states that require cursive.

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  5. Thousands of demonstrators across US say 'Not My President'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2017 | WALB-TV Albany

    Demonstrators unhappy with President Donald Trump's policies attended a "Not My Presidents Day" rally. . People gathered in Washington to rally against President Donald Trump at DuPont Circle in Washington, Monday, Feb. 20, 2017. 1 comment

  6. The Bunnies are back in town: Playboy Club reopening in NYCRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2017 | WALB-TV Albany

    The tightly corseted Playboy Bunnies, with rabbit tails and ears,... . FILE - In this June 25, 1986 file photo, Playboy founder Hugh Hefner, center, poses with a group of current and former Playboy bunnies at the Playboy Club in Los Angeles, days before the club closed.

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  7. Playboy Club and its Bunnies are making a comeback in NYCRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | WALB-TV Albany

    The tightly corseted Playboy Bunnies, with rabbit tails and ears,... . FILE - In this June 25, 1986 file photo, Playboy founder Hugh Hefner, center, poses with a group of current and former Playboy bunnies at the Playboy Club in Los Angeles, days before the club closed.

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  8. Prosecutor: Man attacks Muslim airline employee at JFKRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2017 | WALB-TV Albany

    A Massachusetts man is accused of attacking a Muslim airline employee at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport, allegedly kicking and shouting obscenities at the woman and telling her that President Donald Trump "will get rid of all of you," authorities said. The Queens District Attorney's Office said Robin Rhodes, of Worchester, had arrived from Aruba and was awaiting a connecting flight to Massachusetts Wednesday night when he approached Delta employee Rabeeya Khan, who wears a hijab, while she was sitting in her office.

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  9. Founder of popular, 'R-rated,' hip-hop website dies at 43Read the original story

    Jan 24, 2017 | WALB-TV Albany

    Lee O'Denat, who founded the popular, "R-rated," website WorldStarHipHop.com, has died in San Diego. He was 43. O'Denat was at a local business on Monday when he became unresponsive, according to the San Diego County medical examiner's office.

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  10. Actors, mayors rally at inauguration eve Trump demonstrationRead the original story

    Jan 19, 2017 | WALB-TV Albany

    Actors Robert De Niro, Sally Field and Mark Ruffalo joined hundreds of other people outside a Donald Trump building on Thursday for a pre-inauguration demonstration organizers said was meant to energize those concerned about the Republican president-elect's policies. The event, staged in front of Trump International Hotel and Tower near Central Park in Manhattan, was a rally for city residents who have vowed to pursue their own policies on health care, the environment and other issues during the Trump administration. 10 comments

  11. Paralyzed detective who forgave shooter eulogized as heroRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | WALB-TV Albany

    FILE - In this July 5, 2006 file photo, paralyzed New York City police officer Steven McDonald poses with his wife, Patti McDonald at their home in Malverne, N.Y. McDonald, who was paralyzed by a bullet and became an i... . FILE- In this Dec. 10, 1988 file photo, Heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson, right, meets with paralyzed police officer Steven McDonald at the Patrolmen's Benevolent Association Christmas party held at Jimmy Weston's... .

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  12. Flight worker who fled checkpoint guilty of drug smugglingRead the original story

    Dec 12, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    A former JetBlue flight attendant pleaded guilty Monday to taking part in a cross-country drug smuggling operation that was discovered when she bolted from a screening checkpoint at Los Angeles International Airport and abandoned a suitcase loaded with 60 pounds of cocaine. Marsha Gay Reynolds, a former Jamaican beauty queen and New York University track athlete, faces a mandatory 10-year prison term when sentenced March 3 in federal court on a single count of conspiracy to possess and distribute cocaine.

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  13. Flight attendant who ditched cocaine at LAX to plead guiltyRead the original story

    Dec 11, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    A former JetBlue flight attendant accused of trying to sneak a suitcase full of cocaine through Los Angeles International Airport and making a dramatic dash to escape is set to plead guilty in the case in federal court on Monday. Marsha Gay Reynolds is expected to plead guilty to conspiracy to possess and distribute cocaine in federal court, according to court documents.

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  14. Man carrying gas can, matches arrested near Rockefeller treeRead the original story

    Dec 6, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    Police in New York City have arrested a man who they say was carrying a gas can and matches and acting erratically near the Rockefeller Center tree. Police say 38-year-old Yuriy Alterman threw a bottle into the street, became combative and screamed at officers when they approached him Tuesday afternoon in midtown Manhattan.

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