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  1. Thoughts from Times Union Book Club on Alice McDermott's 'Someone'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    On Wednesday, 20 members of the Times Union Book Club, a partnership with the New York State Writers Institute, gathered with freelance writer Elizabeth Floyd Mair and institute director Donald Faulkner to discuss Alice McDermott's novel "Someone," the story of one woman's "ordinary" life across the decades of the 20th century in an Irish-American enclave in Brooklyn. On Wednesday, 20 members of the Times Union Book Club, a partnership with the New York State Writers Institute, gathered with freelance writer Elizabeth Floyd Mair and institute director Donald Faulkner to discuss Alice McDermott's novel "Someone," the story of one woman's "ordinary" life across the decades of the 20th century in an Irish-American enclave in Brooklyn.

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  2. Court OKs professional punishment for doc who bribed KrugerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    The state Appellate Division approves of the professional punishment meted out by state board to Dr. Robert Aquino, the former CEO of Parkway Hospital in Queens who earned a prison sentence for attempting to bribe former Democratic state Sen. Carl Kruger. As part of his sentence, Aquino was barred from administering a medical facility, though he was allowed to manage his own private practice.

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  3. Bloomberg pans upstate casinos, fracking decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is not a fan of two of the state's recent high-profile policy decisions. In an interview Wednesday with the Wall Street Journal , Bloomberg said Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration's decision to effectively ban large-scale hydraulic fracturing is a "misguided policy."

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  4. Opraha s makeup guy caught up in AGa s case against nonprofitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced on Thursday morning his lawsuit against the leaders of two Brooklyn-based nonprofits, Brooklyn Child & Family Services, Inc. and Project Teen Aid Housing Development Fund Corp., for alleged gross negligence and failed management of assets including two converted townhouses in Bedford-Stuyvesant. The Rose F. Kennedy Family Center, located at 178 Halsey Street, and the Rosa Parks Apartments, located at 243 Hancock Street, have been owned by the jointly operated nonprofits since the 1990s.

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  5. Sierra Club gets donation of $30MRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    Coal from an open-pit strip mine run by Western Kentucky Minerals near Owensboro, Ky., Aug. 1, 2012. A strip mine proposed by the company could soon abut Camp Pennyroyal, a Girl Scout camp, altering its vista for at least a decade.

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  6. Ken Watanabe on 'The King and I' and Yul Brynner's shadowRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    In this image released by the Lincoln Center Theater, Ken Watanabe appears during a performance of "The King and I," in New York. In this image released by the Lincoln Center Theater, Ken Watanabe appears during a performance of "The King and I," in New York.

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  7. London Mayor Urges - Legendary American Zillionaire' Bloomberg to RunRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    What do you say when you find out former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg may be interested in taking over your job when you leave office? For London Mayor Boris Johnson, it was: "Omigosh."

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  8. Little Italy museum seeks to evict Italian-American grandmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    Adele Sarno poses for picture in her apartment in the Little Italy section of Manhattan, Tuesday, March 31, 2015, in New York. A fight in Manhattan's Little Italy neighborhood between a landlord who wants a tenant out and a tenant who doesn't want to go isn't just the run-of-the-mill New York City real estate struggle.

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  9. Unusually short total lunar eclipse dazzles skywatchersRead the original story

    Apr 4, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    A total lunar eclipse is observed in Sendai, Miyagi prefecture, northeastern Japan, Saturday, April 4, 2015. JAPAN OUT, MANDATORY CREDIT A total lunar eclipse is observed above cherry blossoms in Shiraishi city, Miyagi prefecture, northeastern Japan, Saturday, April 4, 2015.

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  10. ExtrasRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    Hillary Clinton may not officially have a campaign yet, but she does have a campaign office. Her nascent campaign signed a lease for two floors of office space at 1 Pierrepont Plaza in Brooklyn Heights, which is not, by the way, the "cool" part of Brooklyn.

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  11. Like a Media Startup, Hillary Clinton Secures - DoBro' Office SpaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    Hillary Clinton hasn't formally announced that she is running for president again, but she has signed a lease for two floors of office space at 1 Pierrepont Plaza in Downtown Brooklyn.

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  12. Hillary 2016 headed to Brooklyn, not Westchester: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    Clinton, who lives in Chappaqua, had initially been rumored to have considered a campaign headquarters in Westchester County near her home.

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  13. Sheldon Silver asks judge to dismiss criminal caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    The state's former assembly speaker asked a judge on Thursday to toss out criminal charges against him, saying a federal prosecutor stretched the law too far to try to make a case. "This prosecution is a theory in search of a crime," defense attorneys wrote at the opening of written arguments aimed at wiping out charges that led Democrat Sheldon Silver to step down from his leadership post.

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  14. US authorities committed to stopping 'homegrown extremists'Read the original story

    Apr 2, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    In this courtroom sketch, defendants Noelle Velentzas, center left and Asia Siddiqui, center right, appear in federal court with their attorneys, Thursday, April 2, 2015, in New York. The two women were arrested Thursday on charges they plotted to wage violent jihad by building a homemade bomb and using it for a Boston Marathon-type terror attack.

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  15. 2 NYC women arrested on charges they plotted to build bombRead the original story

    Apr 2, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    In this courtroom sketch, defendants Noelle Velentzas, center left and Asia Siddiqui, center right, appear in federal court with their attorneys, Thursday, April 2, 2015, in New York. The two women were arrested Thursday on charges they plotted to wage violent jihad by building a homemade bomb and using it for a Boston Marathon-type terror attack.

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  16. Things to do in NYC This Week-New American Museum of Natural...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    C heck out the American Museum of Natural History 's new exhibit that starts April 4, 2015- Life at the Limits: Stories of Amazing Species And here's a list of things to do in NYC this week as published by the New York Times: 'Bascove/Bridges: Transporting the Metropolis' This exhibition features more than 30 paintings and drawings of city bridges by the artist Anne Bascove, including the Brooklyn Bridge, the Outerbridge Crossing and the George Washington Bridge. Thursdays through Sundays from 1 to 5 p.m.; also by appointment; Noble Maritime Collection, Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Garden, 1000 Richmond Terrace, Livingston, Staten Island, 718-447-6490, noblemaritime.org .

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  17. Kickstarter project to build a forest in the middle of Times Square could actually happenRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    The project's Kickstarter to turn pavement into forest reached its goal of $25,000 on March 30. According to the plan, a forest will appear "overnight" in June 2016 and last approximately three weeks. The project was started by NYC Wildflower Week , which "provides free educational and programming opportunities to engage urbanites with the wilds of the Big Apple," because "New York City is so much more than taxicabs, the Empire State Building, and Jay-Z."

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  18. Hot cars at the New York International Auto ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    The Cadillac CT6 is shown at the New York International Auto Show event in Duggal Greenhouse, Tuesday, March 31, 2015, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. The 2016 Lexus RX is introduced at the New York International Auto Show, Wednesday, April 1, 2015.

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  19. Simon calls off $16.8B bid to create mall colossusRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    Simon Property Group is calling off its hostile $16.8 billion takeover bid for Macerich, which would have tied together two of the nation's largest mall operators. The Indianapolis company upped its bid two weeks ago to $95.50 per share from $91, calling that its best and final offer and giving Macerich an April 1 deadline to respond.

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  20. A.M. Roundup: Ita s March 31 - do you know where your ethics reforms are?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie said the final package wouldn't stray far from the governor's initial proposal. Lawmakers will have to disclose their sources of income for all income over $1,000 per year, a Cuomo administration official said on Monday, and they will be required to disclose the names of their clients for whom they receive compensation in excess of $5,000 per year.

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