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  1. Police: NY parolee raped Massachusetts womanRead the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | WWLP

    ... woman Tuesday, state police Capt. Scott Coburn said. Harding then used a weapon to force her to drive him back to the Albany area, where a male acquaintance drove him 30 miles north to Saratoga Springs. Police said they began looking for Harding ...

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  2. A first for Albany budget: PILOTS from...Read the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | Albany Times Union

    Mayor Kathy Sheehan's proposed 2015 budget includes the first commitment of voluntary payments in lieu of taxes from large nonprofits and $2 million from a yet-to-be-approved plan to install red-light cameras, as well as plans to idle of one fire truck and spin the city's parking enforcement off to the Albany Parking Authority. The roughly $176.3 million spending plan would raise homeowners taxes about 5 percent - or roughly $79 per $150,000 of assessed value - but, Sheehan said, taxpayers will be rebated the full amount of that increase thanks to a state tax relief program passed earlier this year.

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  3. LSC to Honor Nine New York Attorneys and Law Firms for Pro Bono ServiceRead the original story

    23 min ago | PressReleasePoint

    The Legal Services Corporation Board of Directors will present on October 6 its Pro Bono Service Award to six New York attorneys and three law firms in recognition of the their extraordinary commitment to equal justice. The awards ceremony will take place at 6 p.m. at the New York State Bar Association, One Elk Street in Albany.

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  4. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | WGY-AM Albany

    ... over $17,000. One of the women worked for the elderly woman as her home health aide. 30 year old Yasmine Jackson of Albany - the home health aide - is charged with two felonies. Authorities also say two other women conspired with Jackson. They are ...

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  5. Palace Theatre sees $100K surplus, unveils new showsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    ... musical "Chicago" in March and, in December, the return of comedian Gabriel Iglesias . Theater management and Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan discussed the season and forthcoming initiatives during a news conference at the theater Wednesday afternoon. ...

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  6. Watch: Scarborough says he needed to be in AlbanyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    Courtesy Kyle Hughes of NYSNYS.com, here's complete video of the Q&A involving Assemblyman William Scarborough, his attorney E. Stewart Jones and the media Wednesday afternoon outside federal court in Albany, where the lawmaker had pleaded not guilty to charges of rampant per diem abuse.

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  7. Troy Savings Bank Music Hall plans to build off successful season with new-look lineupRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Business Journal

    ... lso partnering with Sal Prizio, programming manager at the Massry Center for the Arts at the College of Saint Rose in Albany, to offer a weekend jazz festival in February 2015, with performances at both locations.

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  8. Fields Corner called one of nation's - greatest neighborhoods'Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

    ... and the Emerald Necklace as APA award winners. The nine other neighborhoods recognized this year were Arbor Hill in Albany, NY, The Fan District in Richmond, VA, the Victorian District in Savannah, GA, Adams Morgan in Washington, D.C., Central West ...

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  9. MAAC Announces 2014-15 ESPN Basketball Television ScheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Marist Red Foxes

    ... networks, as well as 10 games in the 2015 MAAC Men's & Women's Basketball Championships at the Times Union Center in Albany, N.Y. 2014-15 Marist Games on ESPN Women's Saturday, Jan. 31 at Iona, 4 p.m. (ESPN3) Thursday, Feb. 12 vs. Quinnipiac, 5 p.m. ...

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  10. 'Labor peace' assured for $66.5 million Albany convention centerRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Business Journal

    A public authority authorized a project labor agreement with construction trade unions as a groundbreaking nears for a $66.5 million convention center in downtown Albany, New York. The agreement between the Albany Convention Center Authority and Capital Region Building Trades ensures there are no strikes or other work stoppages, and maximizes time efficiencies, during the 22 months the 84,000-square-foot convention center is being built at the corner of Howard and Eagle streets.

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  11. Three accused of stealing from elderly womanRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | FOX23

    The Albany County Sheriff's Office says that on September 8, they received a complaint from an individual who believed someone had stolen his elderly mother's checks, later cashing them and stealing $17,617 from the woman's checking account. An investigation revealed that Yasmine Jackson, 30, who was employed and working as a Home Health Care Aid and assigned to take care of the victim, allegedly stole the checks while working inside the woman's home.

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  12. St. Francis soccer extends unbeaten streak to sixRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

    Just two weeks ago, the defending Northeast Conference men's soccer champions from Downtown's St. Francis College were wondering when they'd nab their first win of the season. Junior goaltender Jack Binks' brilliant stop in the 102nd minute of extra time Tuesday night at Bob Ford Field preserved a scoreless tie at Albany as St. Francis escaped the state's capital with a season-high six-match unbeaten streak intact.

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  13. Tkaczyk: Ia ll be a bulwark against GOPa s Long Island cabalRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    In an apparent effort to reverse Senate Republicans' attacks on the alleged NYCentricity of the chamber's Democratic conference, Sen. Cecilia Tkaczyk on Wednesday assailed a statement by a GOP spokesman drawing attention to Long Island's central place in the hearts of Senate Republicans. The comments in question were made by Senate GOP spokesman Scott Reif to The Island Now for an article about the race between Republican Sen. Jack Martins and Democrat Adam Haber, and the importance of the region to control of the chamber: Reif said the Republicans expect to maintain each of Long Island's state Senate seats, saying Republicans - not the Democrats - "have always been Long Island's voice in Albany, and people recognize that."

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  14. Watch: Cuomo makes return to AlbanyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    In his first public appearance in the state capital since July , Gov. Andrew Cuomo ran the gamut with Albany-based reporters late Wednesday morning. He discussed everything from the talker of the day to politics to policy to even security at the governor's mansion in light of recent security breaches at the White House.

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  15. Home Health Aid Accused of Stealing From Elderly PatientRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Your News Now

    A home health aide and two others are accused of stealing from an elderly woman. Albany County Sheriff's deputies said Yasmine Jackson, 30, was assigned to take care of the victim.

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  16. Police: NY parolee raped Massachusetts womanRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | SFGate

    ... woman Tuesday, state police Capt. Scott Coburn said. Harding then used a weapon to force her to drive him back to the Albany area, where a male acquaintance drove him 30 miles north to Saratoga Springs. Police said they began looking for Harding ...

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  17. PEF president responds to TU storyRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    ... said officials with the Rockland County district attorney's office told them they had reached out to PEF leaders in Albany, who said they did not want the case pursued as a criminal matter. Santhosh Thomas, a nurse administrator and assistant ...

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  18. EYP buys Texas architecture firm, expands reach into SouthwestRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Business Journal

    "We see tremendous growth opportunities for health care," EYP President and CEO Tom Birdsey said in a phone call from Houston, where he was announcing the acquisition to WHR's staff of 170 people. EYP , the largest architectural firm in the Albany, New York, area, bought WHR Architects in Houston, a move that enables EYP to broaden its reach into the health care sector and expand into the Southwest.

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  19. Highly anticipated tasty food of Trader Joe's arrives in Dewitt FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | WSTM-TV Syracuse

    ... We want people to take things home and to try them." With more than 400 stores across the country, including ones in Albany and Rochester, Trader Joe's has been on the wish list for a long time for many Central New Yorkers. The 12,000 square foot ...

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  20. UAlbany Unveils $30M IT CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2012 | Your News Now

    The University at Albany unveiled Tuesday its new advanced-capacity information technology building and data center. The building provides an increase in speed and efficiency for the IT applications of the university's 23,000 students.

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