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  1. See the 6 Upstate senators who didn't back DeFrancisco for NY Senate leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | The Post-Standard

    New York State Sen. John DeFrancisco and Sen. John Flanagan talk at a news conference at the Capitol in Albany, N.Y. on Monday, May 11, 2015 after Republican senators voted to support Flanagan for Senate majority leader over DeFrancisco. The two were vying to succeed Dean Skelos, who resigned as majority leader one week after he was arrested on public corruption charges.

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  2. Upstate NY tractor-trailer driver dies after hitting Volkswagen Golf on NorthwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | The Post-Standard

    In a still from a video shot by WNYT-TV, a tractor-trailer rests on its side along Interstate 87 north of Albany on Monday, May 11, 2015. An Upstate New York tractor-trailer driver was killed Monday after a collision with a Volkswagen compact car north of Albany, New York State Police said.

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  3. John DeFrancisco's loss of state Senate leadership a blow for UpstateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | The Post-Standard

    New York State Sen. John Flanagan, R-East Northport, has won the Republican caucus support to become the Senate majority leader John DeFrancisco, right, are vying to become the next Senate majority leader, sources are telling reporters in Albany. Sen. John DeFrancisco, R-Syracuse, was also vying for the leadership post.

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  4. Sen. John DeFrancisco fails in bid to become NY Senate leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | The Post-Standard

    New York State Sen. John Flanagan, R-East Northport, has won the Republican caucus support to become the Senate majority leader John DeFrancisco, right, are vying to become the next Senate majority leader, sources are telling reporters in Albany. Sen. John DeFrancisco, R-Syracuse, was also vying for the leadership post.

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  5. NY congressman: Feds should help us fix water infrastructureRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | The Post-Standard

    If you live in New York, chances are that you or someone you know was affected by our broken and aging water infrastructure last winter . I live in Amsterdam and represent the Capital Region in the House of Representatives, and during our extended cold weather season I heard countless stories of pipes bursting in Colonie, power outages in Troy, and public service interruptions in Albany - all due to a decades-long habit on a national level of disinvestment and complacency when it comes to maintaining, developing, and improving the way we utilize one of our most important yet basic commodities: water.

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  6. Developer tied to Skelos, Silver scandals also gave campaign money to DeFrancisco, FlanaganRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | The Post-Standard

    New York State Senators John Flanagan, left, John DeFrancisco, right, are vying to become the next Senate majority leader. The Senate Republican caucus will meet May 11, 2015 in Albany, N.Y. to try to pick a successor to arrested Majority Leader Dean Skelos.

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  7. Report: Former KGB spy now works on NY power gridRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | The Post-Standard

    Jack Barsky, a former Russian spy, was hired in 2011 to work at the New York Independent System Operator, which runs the state power grid. This 2001 file photo shows a NYISO control room in suburban Albany.

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  8. NY Assemblyman William Scarborough pleads guilty in public corruption caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | The Post-Standard

    New York State Assemblyman William Scarborough pleaded guilty Thursday morning to federal felony charges of wire fraud and theft, and he's expected to plead guilty to additional state felony charges this afternoon. Scarborough, a Democrat from Queens, is the latest state elected official to be forced to resign over public corruption.

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  9. NY Sen. John DeFrancisco: A fierce competitor, but would he vie for Dean Skelos' job?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | The Post-Standard

    Sen. John DeFrancisco is a top contender in an unofficial race to lead the New York State Senate, even though the lawmaker hasn't said whether he would vie for the post. DeFrancisco controls the Senate Finance Committee, the second-most important committee in the Senate.

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  10. NY Assemblyman William Scarborough resigning, admits lying about being in AlbanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | The Post-Standard

    Assemblyman William Scarborough, D-Queens, talks to reporters outside the federal courthouse on Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, in Albany, N.Y. Scarborough was charged Wednesday with felony counts of using his campaign funds for personal expenses and filing false claims for travel reimbursements. (Mike Groll The Queens Democrat admitted that he lied about being in Albany when he wasn't, according to the Associated Press.

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  11. Loose herd of buffalo that crossed N.Y. highway near Albany being shotRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | The Post-Standard

    The escape of a small herd of buffalo from a farm is ending badly, with the animals being shot after crossing the New York State Thruway. Three men believed to be associated with the farm shot three buffaloes Friday afternoon in a stream in woods in the town of Coeymans , about 10 miles south of the capital.

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  12. Herd of buffalo loose near Albany after escaping farm, swimming across HudsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | The Post-Standard

    Police in a suburban Albany town are attempting to round up a small herd of buffalo that escaped from a local farm and apparently swam across the Hudson River. About 15 of the animals got loose Thursday from a farm in the Rensselaer County town of Schodack , on the river's east bank a few miles southeast of Albany.

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  13. Cuomo to be first US governor to visit Cuba since thaw in nations' relationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | The Post-Standard

    In this Aug. 13, 2014 file photo, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks during his meeting with Israel's President Reuven Rivlin, at the President's residence in Jerusalem. Cuomo, who visited Israel last year in a rare trip outside the U.S., has announced a series of overseas trade missions.

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  14. News on DSW, Sears Hometown and Cabela's in Albany?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | The Post-Standard

    The retailer might be headed for the Albany area next, according to the Albany Business Review . A Massachusetts developer recently announced plans for a new retail project in Colonie that includes several buildings.

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  15. Upstate NY poll: majority say standardized tests should count no more ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | The Post-Standard

    A poll of upstate New Yorkers found 74% agreeing that standardized tests should count no more than a quarter of a teacher's effectiveness score. The Siena Research Institute's Special Time Warner Cable/Siena College Upstate New York Poll was conducted April 6-9 by telephone calls conducted in English to 737 New York residents outside of New York City.

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  16. Miner keeps Syracuse water rates level for 5th year while asking NY, Washington to fix pipesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | The Post-Standard

    Mayor Stephanie Miner released a $675 million budget last week that holds local water rates flat for a fifth straight year, even as the city saw a record 391 water main breaks last year. The decision to forgo a local water rate increase comes after Miner spent the past few months prodding leaders in Washington and Albany for extra money to repair the city's aging drinking water system.

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  17. Onondaga County legislators weigh in on Mixed Martial Arts in NYRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | The Post-Standard

    The Onondaga County Legislature passed a resolution Tuesday that urges New York state to legalize professional mixed martial arts fighting. Legislator John Dougherty, R-Liverpool, sponsored the resolution.

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  18. Albany-area pizzeria owner caught stealing $500 in seafood from Price ChopperRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | The Post-Standard

    An Albany-area pizza shop owner was caught trying to make off with nearly $500 in seafood from Price Chopper just two days before Christmas. Domenic Fuda, 52, of Cohoes took $314 worth of cooked shrimp, $54 of scallops, $39 of calamari, $9 of octopus and $60 in clams from the Market Bistro by Price Chopper in Latham, The Albany Times Union reported.

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  19. Sprinklers should be required in new home constructionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | The Post-Standard

    Ken Pienkowski is 1st Vice President of the Firemen's Association of the State of New York; Tom Herlihy is 1st Vice President of the Association of Fire Districts in New York State. Both men are Onondaga residents and members of the Build Safe NY Alliance, a group comprising fire service leaders, insurers, architects, engineers, disability advocates, construction industry representatives, labor leaders and manufacturers.

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  20. Skaneateles boys lax take care of business in first of two games against Albany schoolsRead the original story

    Apr 9, 2015 | The Post-Standard

    With Skaneateles boys lacrosse and Colonie tied at four through one quarter, the Lakers shutout the Raiders 2-0 in the second quarter. Sam Duggan led the Lakers with five goals and two assists.

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