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  1. Report: Murder charge expected in death of 5-year-old Kenneth White; sheriff says boy not kidnappedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Post-Standard

    A suspect is expected to be charged with murder in the death of Kenneth White, the 5-year-old Albany County boy whose reported abduction triggered an Amber Alert, the Times Union in Albany reported. Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple told the Times Union that deputies are speaking to a "person of interest" in the case, but it's not yet clear if this is the person in question.

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  2. Amber Alert cancelled after abducted 5-year-old boy found deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Post-Standard

    The Amber Alert for Kenneth White, the 5-year-old boy abducted from his Albany-area home Thursday afternoon, has been cancelled after the boy was found dead, state police announced. The Amber Alert was cancelled at 11:46 p.m. Thursday.

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  3. NY Amber Alert: Custody dispute possible motive in abduction of boy, 5, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Post-Standard

    Authorities haven't ruled out a custody dispute in an abduction that sparked an Amber Alert Thursday in Upstate New York after a 5-year-old boy was grabbed by two men wearing black ski masks. Kenneth White.

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

    Wednesday | The Post-Standard

    Developers for Lago Resort and Casino plans to begin hiring and training casino workers by next summer, according to Jimmy Wilmot, a principal officer in the Seneca County project. First, the developer, a part of Wilmorite out of Rochester, must finish its license application to the state for the $425 million project , Wilmot said today.

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  5. NY environmental commissioner: Prospects of fracking 'uncertain at best'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | The Post-Standard

    Bill Monahan fills his truck with water that will be used for hydraulic fracturing at a pumping station in Pennsylvania last year. development in New York are uncertain at best," he said at Gov. Andrew Cuomo's cabinet meeting today.

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  6. Cuomo proposes adding transgender operations to taxpayer-funded MedicaidRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | The Post-Standard

    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo hails the crowd before the 2014 State of the State address in Albany, N.Y. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo hails the crowd before the 2014 State of the State address in Albany, N.Y., Jan. 8, 2014. Today, he announced that Medicaid, the government's health care program for the poor and disabled, would cover doctor-prescribed transgender treatment.

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  7. SUNY foundation to pay $4 million to settle suit over doctored Medicaid auditsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | The Post-Standard

    An agency tied to the State University of New York has agreed to pay the federal government $3.75 million to settle claims that its employees doctored audits to hide the number of ineligible people receiving Medicaid benefits. Federal prosecutors accused the Research Foundation of SUNY of falsifying its audits of how efficiently the state was running its Medicaid program between March 2007 and December 2009.

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  8. NY's upstate-downstate divide: Voting, funding, population changes highlight differencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | The Post-Standard

    Is New York state hopelessly divided between big city dwellers swilling coconut water after yoga class and rural upstaters kicking cow patties off their work boots? But behind the silly stereotypes about New York City and upstate lie real demographic, political and cultural differences. The contrasts have played out recently on controversies over gun control and whether to allow "fracking" for natural gas, as well as in Gov. Andrew Cuomo's geographically imbalanced re-election margin.

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  9. Delia's closing, plus Sky Zone and Latitude 360 open in AlbanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | The Post-Standard

    Retailer Delia's is going out of business. The chain, which focuses on teenaged girls and young women, has 92 locations around the country, including the Marketplace Mall in Rochester, Walden Galleria near Buffalo and Crossgates Mall near Albany.

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  10. U.S. attorney for Syracuse area names first female criminal chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | The Post-Standard

    The top federal prosecutor for the Syracuse area has appointed the first female criminal chief of the office that covers 32 counties in upstate New York. Assistant U.S. Attorney Elizabeth Coombe is the new chief of the criminal division of the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of New York, U.S. Attorney Richard Hartunian announced this week.

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  11. New York consumer confidence reaches highest level in seven yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | The Post-Standard

    New Yorkers' feelings on the economy are the best they've been in more than seven years, according to a new poll from the Siena Research Institute. The state's consumer confidence index was 84 in November, up 5.2 points from June, the last time the institute conducted a confidence poll.

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  12. Reports: How NY lawmakers, Cuomo use campaign finance loopholesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | The Post-Standard

    Outgoing state Sen. Greg Ball, R-Patterson, used campaign donations on fun excursions to Texas and Mexico, The New York Times reported today . Gov. Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat just elected to his second term, racked up tens of thousands of dollars from donors -- legally exceeding individual campaign donation limits , Liz Benjamin notes in Capital New York.

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  13. Thanksgiving Travel: Car crashes, flight cancellations accrue as...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | The Post-Standard

    Officials are reporting more car crashes and flight cancellations in Central New York and the rest of the state as wintry weather hits the Northeast. Drivers can expect some delays on Interstate 690 near exit 4 to John Glenn Boulevard in Geddes, where a crash occurred around 1 p.m. Other than that incident, just a handful of crashes and disabled vehicles have been reported around Onondaga County, according to the 911 Dispatch Center.

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  14. Citing snow, Amtrak suspends service from Albany to BuffaloRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | The Post-Standard

    Amtrak said Tuesday night that very heavy snowfall and local travel bans had forced the rail service provider to suspend service between Albany-Rensselaer and the Buffalo-Niagara Falls area. Service was also suspended from Toronto to Cleveland.

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  15. Could tight market push New York state to go slow on casinos?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | The Post-Standard

    After New York voters approved four upstate casinos last November , four Atlantic City casinos have closed, gambling profits plunged from Connecticut to Mississippi, and new casinos opened or were greenlighted in Maryland, Pennsylvania and Massachusetts. That increasingly unsettled, crowded market has casino developers and gambling opponents alike speculating that state regulators may award three licenses instead of the four authorized in the 2013 referendum.

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  16. Company news: Fuccillo Automotive donates more than $200,000 to domestic violence organizationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | The Post-Standard

    Fuccillo Automotive Group has donated more than $200,000 to domestic violence awareness organizations in New York State. They are: Equinox in Albany; Buffalo City Mission in Buffalo; Sojourner House at PathStone in Rochester; Vera House in Syracuse; and Victims Assistance Center of Jefferson County Inc. in Watertown.

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  17. Syracuse Beer Week revives memories of local brewing historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | The Post-Standard

    This week in Syracuse is beer week , and while many are celebrating local brewing around the United States, Syracuse is, and always has been, in the mix in a big way. The era of 1870 to 1919 might be considered the golden age of American brewing, fueled in part by lager's continuing popularity.

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  18. Price Chopper announces $300 million investment in name change and rebrandingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | The Post-Standard

    The grocery store chain's parent company, the Golub Corp., announced today that it will begin a massive rebranding and modernization of its stores this spring. The chain's new name will be Market 32, a reference to Price Chopper's founding by the Golub family in 1932.

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  19. How Syracuse helped launch an Irish craft brewery and scored the U.S. debut of its beers, tooRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | The Post-Standard

    Black Boar Imperial Oatmeal Stout from Ireland's White Hag brewery on tap at Kitty Hoynes Irish Pub in Syracuse. If James Ward hadn't come to Syracuse more than a decade ago, he probably wouldn't be the owner of a new craft brewery in a remote corner of northwest Ireland.

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  20. NY election results maps: Cuomo loses UpstateRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | The Post-Standard

    Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo ran for a second term as the first state leader in decades who paid attention to Upstate New York. Instead, Cuomo won only eight Upstate counties while Republican Rob Astorino won 42 counties, with 99 percent of the vote counted.

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