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38 min ago | WTEN-TV Albany

Man pleads guilty to DWAI charge

On June 13 around 10:50 p.m., Humik crashed a motor vehicle on the ramp from Alternate Route 7 to Route 9 in the Town of Colonie while his ability was impaired by drugs.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Albany Times Union

Greulich's owners owe unpaid taxes

Exterior of Greulich's Market on Monday morning, July 28, 2014 in Guilderland N.Y. The owners of the recently closed Greulich's Market owe about $15,000 in taxes, according to tax records at the town of Guilderland.

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Business Journal

Manager of new Albany convention center will be familiar name

Officials in charge of the new $66.5 million convention center that will be built in downtown Albany, New York are moving quickly to finalize a contract with SMG to book events, saying the timing is critical to line up trade shows, conventions and corporate meetings.

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Albany Times Union

Editorial: Speed rail safety

Worker are seen by damaged tanker cars Tuesday, July 16, 2013, as work continues at the crash site of the train derailment and fire in Lac-Megantic, Quebec.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, Boat Disaster, Canada, Albany, NY, Opinion

Mon Jul 28, 2014

FOX23

Large tree crashes on Watervilet home during storm

A Watervilet home damaged when a large tree crashing down on it, cracking walls and dousing the house with water.

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Related Topix: Watervliet, NY

Albany Times Union

NYSUT fires back at tenure

As they said they would , a group led by former CNN reporter Campbell Brown has filed a lawsuit challenging New York State's tenure laws.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education

Albany Times Union

NYSUT fires back at tenure

As they said they would , a group led by former CNN reporter Campbell Brown has filed a lawsuit challenging New York State's tenure laws.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education

WTEN-TV Albany

Tree falls on home in Watervliet during storm

An extremely large tree came crashing down on a Watervliet home, cracking walls and dousing the house with water.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Albany Times Union

Motorcyclist dead in fiery Colonie collision

A motorcycle driver died in a fiery crash early Saturday after rear-ending a road sweeper in front of the Colonie Landfill, town police said.

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Related Topix: Colonie, NY, Schenectady, NY

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Albany Times Union

Kingston man sentenced for baby's death in...

A Kingston man was sentenced to 15 years behind bars for his role in the death of a 5-week old child last year at a home on Second Street in Albany, according to the Albany County District Attorney's office.

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Albany Times Union

There's no question that Republican Norman Massry's campaign didn't file enough petition signatures this month to get on the ballot for Albany County Surrogate Court.

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Related Topix: Guilderland, NY, Colonie, NY

Business Journal

Going up and up: hotel occupancy rates in Albany, New York area

A 112-room Residence Inn by Marriott in Clifton Park, New York is among the new hotels to open in the Albany region.

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Related Topix: Albany, NY, Clifton Park, NY, Saratoga County, NY

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Albany Times Union

Walsh delegates sue for reinstatement to the ballot

The judicial delegates supporting Family Court Judge Margaret Walsh for state Supreme Court have sued the Albany County Board of Elections for reinstatement to the ballot they were bounced from two days ago.

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Albany Times Union

Poll: Should police place license readers on Central...

The police received a $50,000 grant to install two license plate readers outside the Fuller Road Firehouse, one facing in each direction.

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Related Topix: Colonie, NY, Prison

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Albany Times Union

Man, 18, gets 4 years in prison for punching...

An 18-year-old Cohoes man was sentenced Wednesday to four years in state prison after his guilty plea in May to violent felony assault, Albany County prosecutors said.

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Related Topix: Cohoes, NY, State Prisons, Prison

FOX23

Albany Co. Executive aims for more regulations on oil spills

The U.S. Department of Transportation released its rule-making proposal on Wednesday, which would improve the safety of crude oil transport.

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Albany Times Union

Albany County lawmaker disputes trespassing charge

Albany County Legislator Deborah Busch said she expects a Washington County trespassing charge against her to be dismissed any day, attributing the incident to a long-running property dispute between her boyfriend and a Fort Ann neighbor that had nothing to do with her.

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Related Topix: Washington County, NY, Fort Ann, NY, Berne, NY

Albany Times Union

strikes 3-way financing deal

The College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering has struck a three-way pact under which the NanoCollege will finance its latest $191 million expansion in a way that profits both the county and city.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Albany, NY

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Albany Times Union

Region's unemployment rate continues to

The unemployment rate in the Capital Region fell to 5.1 percent in June from 6.5 a year earlier, the state Labor Department said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Saratoga County, NY, Rensselaer, NY, Schoharie County, NY, 9

Albany Times Union

Exclusive: Both Albany city, county to get $1.9M from NanoCollege

Construction is well under way SUNY College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering's new ZEN building Friday June 27, 2014, in Albany, NY.

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