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  1. Ecstatic Sullivan County gets its casinoRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | Times Herald-Record

    ... slice of the demolished resort, Mohegan Sun at the Concord. Long-suffering Sullivan residents who journeyed to Albany for the announcement were literally choked up with joy over the news. They exchanged hugs and kisses with one another and members ...

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  2. Albany man with BAC 3 times legal limit charged with DWIRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Albany Times Union

    State Police arrested an Albany man early Wednesday with a blood alcohol content nearly three times the legal limit, police said. At about 2:09 a.m. police from the Malta barracks responded to a vehicle stuck in a snow bank on State Route 9 near Ellsworth Commons.

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  3. NY unlikely to face lawsuits over fracking ban, experts sayRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | AlertNet

    ... best experience on our website. By continuing to browse our site, you are giving your consent for us to set cookies. ALBANY, N.Y., Dec 17 (Reuters) - When Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a ban on fracking in New York on Wednesday, he predicted "a ...

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  4. New York to ban fracking; environmentalists cheerRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    Acting health commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker presents the department's findings on hydraulic fracturing during a cabinet meeting at the Capitol on Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, in Albany, N.Y. At right is environmental conservation commissioner Joseph Martens. Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration will move to prohibit fracking in the state, citing unresolved health issues and dubious economic benefits of the widely used gas-drilling technique.

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  5. Trio of upstate casinos gets nodsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle

    Officials from the Howe Caverns near Cobleskill, N.Y, wait as people opposed to a casino in East Greenbush hold up signs, as the Gaming Facility Location Board gets set to announce recommendations of applicants for licensure as commercial casinos in the state during a meeting at the Empire State Plaza in Albany, N.Y., Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014. TROY, SCHENECTADY; SARATOGA SPRINGS; ALBANY AND AMSTERDAM OUT ALBANY, N.Y. >> Three economically distressed counties in upstate New York have been selected as sites for casinos, a panel announced Wednesday, bringing an end to a fierce competition among developers and job-hungry communities.

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  6. Lago casino in NY to start hiring next summer, opening early 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Post-Standard

    ... today he expects the final license to be approved within 30 to 60 days. Wilmot and his father, Thomas Wilmot, were in Albany today for the announcement. They had no idea what was coming, the younger Wilmot said. "It was radio silence," Jimmy Wilmot ...

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  7. Lobbyists open office in St. George with ex-BP Molinaro at the helmRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | SILive.com

    ... and office is at 25 Hyatt St., St. George. Others offices are at 120 Broadway in Manhattan and 111 Washington Ave. in Albany.

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  8. 2 Albany robberies: are they connected?Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    At 8:15 p.m. Friday officers responded to the area of Van Schoick Avenue and Hackett Boulevard for the report of a robbery. Two male victims at the scene told officers they were walking together on Van Schoick Avenue when two men approached them demanding their property, and were armed with what appeared to be handguns.

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  9. Pro-drilling groups knock Gov. Cuomo for New York decisionRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Ohio.com

    ALBANY, NY, December 17, 2014 a' API New York State Petroleum Council Executive Director Karen Moreau today said Governor Cuomo acted irresponsibly by issuing a statewide ban on hydraulic fracturing, putting the state's economy on a reckless path and ignoring the needs of New York families, economic opportunity, job creation, revenue to the government, and America's need for energy security. "Today's action by Governor Cuomo shows that New York families, teachers, roads and good-paying jobs have lost out to political gamesmanship.

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  10. New York governor to ban 'fracking,' a controversial gas-drilling techniqueRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Mashable

    ... 21:21:32 ALBANY, N.Y. \u2014 Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration will move to prevent fracking in New York, citing unresolved health issues and ...

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  11. Township Council Discusses Pilgrim Pipeline, Chatham-based Group Makes Presentation In OppositionRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... , the Pilgrim Pipeline would carry volatile oil through seven New Jersey counties over 178 miles from Linden to Albany, New York. DePinto said the pipeline is not mandated by the state of New Jersey and has no benefit to Livingston. She said the ...

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  12. New York panel recommends 3 upstate resort casinosRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KNUS-AM Aurora

    ... event ticket presales, trips, advance notice on upcoming 710 KNUS events, movie screening passes, giveaways and more! ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Three economically distressed counties in upstate New York have been selected as sites for casinos, a panel ...

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  13. 'It's not the end of the city' - Rensselaer mayor reacts to casino decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Business Journal

    ... the proposed Rivers Casino & Resort at Mohawk Harbor in Schenectady for the sole casino license to be awarded to the Albany region. Without the casino project, Dwyer said the city is in trouble. With $40 million in infrastructure costs, he said the ...

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  14. Schumer: Don't delay tougher rules for tank carsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    ... the grating gears of bureaucracy," he added. "These rules must not be approved and implemented in haste." The Port of Albany has become a major transshipment point for Bakken crude from North Dakota. It was a trainload of that crude that derailed ...

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  15. Gish: For area kids, baseball season goes onRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    ... "Everything that we're doing is expanding two fold," says Bill Farrell , general manager of Frozen Ropes in Albany. "Looking back in the day, I think the kids have access to a lot more information or a lot more training than they did when we were ...

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  16. Albany area, Catskills to receive casinosRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WWLP

    ... Springfield. Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun in Connecticut are still closer than any recommended New York casino, but the Albany, New York market will now have a casino right next door in Schenectady. That casino will be about 103 miles from Springfield. ...

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  17. New York panel's rec: 3 upstate resort casinosRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    Albany, N.Y. a Three economically distressed communities in upstate New York have been selected as sites for casinos, a panel announced Wednesday, bringing an end to a fierce competition among 16 developers and job-hungry communities. The Gaming Facility Location Board chose sites in Sullivan, Schenectady and Seneca counties and decided not to recommend a fourth license amid an increasingly saturated gambling market where consumers have more options closer to home.

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  18. For the fixer-upper on your listRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    ... of properties the city has up for sale here. Even better, Trojan Anasha Cummings created a clickable map for All Over Albany and you can see it here .

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  19. Berkshire Chamber head sees opportunity in Albany-area casinoRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle

    ... would be Schenectady," he said. New York officials on Wednesday chose the site along the Mohawk River, northwest of Albany, over three other potential sites in the region, including East Greenbush and Rensselaer, both just east of Albany - and much ...

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  20. So Far Suburban Opposition to Safety Cameras Isn't Playing in NYCRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Streetsblog

    ... in Nassau and Suffolk, they also threaten to make it tougher for NYC to strengthen its safety camera programs via Albany legislation. This summer, Nassau County quickly rolled out a speed camera program that stirred up a hornet's nest of motorist ...

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