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

    Friday | 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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  2. Upstate NY poll: majority say standardized tests should count no more ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | 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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  3. 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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  4. Onondaga County legislators weigh in on Mixed Martial Arts in NYRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | 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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  5. Albany-area pizzeria owner caught stealing $500 in seafood from Price ChopperRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | 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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  6. Sprinklers should be required in new home constructionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | 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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  7. Skaneateles boys lax take care of business in first of two games against Albany schoolsRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 9 | 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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  8. Gender wage gap: Women make more than men in 22 U.S. cities, including one in NYRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | The Post-Standard

    "It's our time to have wage equality once and for all and equal rights for women," actress Patricia Arquette said at the 2015 Oscars. But believe it or not, the gender wage gap actually favors women in 22 cities in America.

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  9. JetBlue announces nonstop flights from Albany to two Florida citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | The Post-Standard

    A JetBlue Airways Airbus A320-232 pushes back from the gate at the Tampa International Airport in Tampa, Fla. The airline announced that they will be offering flights from Albany to Florida in 2015.

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  10. Gov. Cuomo's administration: Budget editorial understates achievement on ethicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | The Post-Standard

    Your recent editorial "NY state budget: A win for students and Upstate, a missed chance on ethics" understates the importance of the ethics reforms achieved, and mischaracterizes some programs included in the budget. Your criticisms of the ethics reform focuses on the failure to pass campaign finance reform or expand the reach of JCOPE and the Attorney General.

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  11. Mixed Martial Arts Champ Ronda Rousey lobbied Sen. John DeFrancisco,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | The Post-Standard

    State Sen. John DeFrancisco poses with mixed martial arts star Ronda Rousey in Albany. The UFC women's bantamweight champion is lobbying for New York state to legalize professional MMA fights.

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  12. Our massive Upstate NY concert list: Phish, Ariana Grande, Van Halen added to the calendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | The Post-Standard

    Phish adds a major festival in upstate New York to a growing list of summer concerts. Above, Phish performs during the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, Tenn., Sunday, June 10, 2012.

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  13. New York state budget: Lawmakers approve more school funds, ethics rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | The Post-Standard

    People watch from the gallery as budget bills are debated in the Senate Chamber at the Capitol on Tuesday, March 31, 2015, in Albany, N.Y. New York lawmakers are set to vote on an education budget that would overhaul statewide teacher evaluations, providing $20,000 annual bonuses for those rated highly effective and termination for those found ineffective two or three years in a row. ALBANY -- New York lawmakers have passed a $142 billion state spending plan that includes new spending on schools, changes in teacher evaluations and new ethics disclosure rules for lawmakers.

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  14. Federation upset leaves Section III with three No. 2's in boys basketball rankingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | The Post-Standard

    Section III, which at one time this season had three teams atop the state boys basketball rankings, won't have any in the end. The Warriors, who won a second consecutive public schools Class B crown March 21 in Glens Falls, lost a one-point game in overtime to Buffalo's Park School on Saturday in the federation tournament at the University of Albany.

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  15. Will NYS ethics reform have as many loopholes as Swiss cheese? No bill with 12 hours to goRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | The Post-Standard

    In this Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015 photo, Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, D-Manhattan, right, sits with Senate Republican leader Dean Skelos, R-Rockville Centre, left, and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo before Cuomo's State of the State address and executive budget proposal at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center in Albany, N.Y. It is the job of Blair Horner, of NYPIRG, to analyze the detailed language of an ethics reform bill Gov. Andrew Cuomo is describing as "the nation's strongest and most comprehensive rules for disclosure of outside income by public officials." And there are only 12 hours to go before the April 1 deadline to approve a new spending plan for the fiscal year.

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  16. NY state budget is done on time, but it's still done in secretRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | The Post-Standard

    In this March 4, 2015 file photo, supporters of charter schools rally outside the state Capitol on in Albany, N.Y. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo had wanted lawmakers to raise the number of authorized charter schools from 460 to 560, but the measure ran into opposition from teachers' unions and many Democrats in the Assembly. The measure was one of many that ended up being dropped from the budget.

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  17. 2 train tanker cars derail in Minoa; no spills reportedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | The Post-Standard

    Two CSX train tanker cars derailed early this morning in Minoa, causing diesel fuel to leak, but no chemical spills were reported. One tanker carrying chlorine and a second carrying sodium hydroxide went off the tracks in the CSX DeWitt Railyard around 3:15 a.m., CSX spokeswoman Melanie Cost said.

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  18. Central NY substitute teacher charged with felony over nude photos of dateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Post-Standard

    Sometime over their three dates together in 2014, a former Syracuse substitute teacher took nude photographs of an 32-year-old Albany-area woman. On New Year's Eve, they broke off the relationship.

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  19. Jimmy Fallon to Gov. Cuomo: Make mixed martial arts legalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Post-Standard

    In this Feb. 28, 2015 file photo, Ronda Rousey, right, grapples with Cat Zingano in a UFC 184 mixed martial arts bantamweight title bout in Los Angeles. On Monday, March 23, 2015 Rousey was in Albany, N.Y. and met with Gov. Cuomo and other state leaders in an effort to get mixed martial arts legalized in the state.

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  20. Westhill the lone Section III boys basketball team atop state rankingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Post-Standard

    Section III boys basketball teams went 1-2 in last weekend's state basketball championships at Glens Falls, and this week's state rankings released by the New York State Sportswriters Association reflect that. Class B champion Westhill remains No.

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