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

    12 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Rensselaer Mayor Dan Dwyer reacts to the news that the city was passed over for an upstate New York casino license recommendation Dec. 17 in City Hall. The New York Gaming Facility Location Board recommended the Rivers Casino & Resort at Mohawk Harbor in Schenectady.

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

    14 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle

    ... 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 closer to the Berkshires. Sites in Sullivan County and Seneca counties also were approved ...

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  3. Schenectady gets casino nod: What you need to know about the $300.1 million investmentRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Business Journal

    ... are teaming up to open the $300.1 million Rivers Casino & Resort at Mohawk Harbor. They beat development teams in Rensselaer, East Greenbush and Howe Caverns that were competing in the Albany region for a recommendation from the New York Gaming ...

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  4. Decision day offers casino cash, dreamsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    ... NY. (John Carl D'Annibale / Times Union) The city of Albany skyline as seen from the site of the proposed Rensselaer casino Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014, in Rensselaer, NY. (John Carl D'Annibale / Times Union) De Laet's Landing viewed from Corning Tower, ...

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  5. New York to pick casino sites todayRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle

    Shown is an artist rendering of the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino at DeLaets Landing site along the Hudson River in Rensselaer, N.Y. IMAGE PROVIDED ALBANY, N.Y. >> With the much-anticipated Las Vegas-style casino decision announcement taking place in Albany today , officials and a 2011 report say that casino oversaturation is possible, although the potential for revenue and job growth also exist. A 2011 Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government report found that New York continues to lead the country in total gambling-related revenues, followed by Pennsylvania, Florida and New Jersey.

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  6. Apathy strikes again: The Half MoonRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    ... and business leaders piss away an opportunity to recognize our history and make this region unique. But, hey, if Rensselaer gets the casino, they'll name it the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Rensselaer at "De Laet's Landing." Maybe they'll have a ...

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  7. How we got here: The twists and turns toward upstate casinosRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Today is decision day for upstate New York casinos, as a state panel meets at 2 p.m. in Albany to make its recommendations for which development team should get a gambling license. Up to four licenses are at stake, with just one expected for sites in either Schenectady, East Greenbush, Rensselaer or Cobleskill.

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  8. Casino decision day is todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Albany Times Union

    ... Wednesday in Empire State Plaza Meeting Room 6. "It's a catalyst to start revitalization of the entire city," Rensselaer Mayor Dan Dwyer said Tuesday about the proposed Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Rensselaer at De Laet's Landing on the Hudson River. ...

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  9. ...moreRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Joplin Independent

    In a recent article about Shirley Jackson, the president since 1999 of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute --a private university located in Troy, New York--the Chronicle of Higher Education revealed that, in 2012 , she received over $7 million from that institution. Like many modern campus administrators, President Jackson was also given a large mansion, first class air travel, and a chauffeured luxury car to transport her around the campus.

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  10. Remote Control Targets without Wires, Implants, or DrugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Wireless Design & Development

    ... may offer biologists a powerful way to do this with cells and genes. A team at Rockefeller University and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is developing a system that would make it possible to remotely control biological targets in living animals -- ...

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  11. Man takes plea in case marred by poor translationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Albany Times Union

    ... interpreters, particularly those working with immigrants from Myanmar, officials said. Soe appeared Monday before Rensselaer County Judge Debra Young and pleaded guilty to second-degree criminal trespass. He was sentenced to time served in the ...

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  12. Albany makes deal with potential Rensselaer Hard Rock CasinoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | WTEN-TV Albany

    In a last minute push, dozens of officials came together to show their support for the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino project in Rensselaer. The $280 million plan would be built right on the Hudson River, at the site of the former high school.

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  13. Honoring a Burmese refugee's life cut shortRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Albany Times Union

    ... think of any case where more social service agencies helped," Peckenpaugh said. These included the Albany and Rensselaer Departments of Social Services, Albany Medical Center, the police, Equinox, the Homeless Action Committee and the Buddhist and ...

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  14. The $7 Million University PresidentRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Counterpunch

    In a recent article about Shirley Jackson, the president since 1999 of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute -a private university located in Troy, New York-the Chronicle of Higher Education revealed that, in 2012 , she received over $7 million from that institution. Like many modern campus administrators, President Jackson was also given a large mansion, first class air travel, and a chauffeured luxury car to transport her around the campus.

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  15. Casino winners to be revealed WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Albany Times Union

    ... Southern Tier and Catskills - still under consideration. In the Capital Region, gaming halls have been pitched in Rensselaer, East Greenbush, Schenectady and Howe Caverns.

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  16. Breffny Walsh, Former Director of the Rensselaer Co. Historical SocietyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Patch.com

    ... career in the museum business beginning at the Museum of Modern Art in 1948. For 20 years she was Director of the Rensselaer County Historical Society during which time she oversaw a major expansion and was actively involved in several professional ...

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  17. OP-ED: The $7 Million University PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Huntington News

    In a recent article about Shirley Jackson, the president since 1999 of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute --a private university located in Troy, New York--the Chronicle of Higher Education revealed that, in 2012 , she received over $7 million from that institution. Like many modern campus administrators, President Jackson was also given a large mansion, first class air travel, and a chauffeured luxury car to transport her around the campus.

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  18. Time, location set for upstate New York casino winner announcementRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Business Journal

    ... first-served. Development teams in four Albany area communities are competing to open a casino in Schenectady, Rensselaer, East Greenbush and at Howe Caverns in Cobleskill. Just one is expected to win. Development teams in the Catskills/Hudson ... 1 comment

  19. One grieving mother is carrying on her late son's name by collecting...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | WTEN-TV Albany

    ... and his favorite part was giving gifts. Thanks to donations like McIntyre's, more than 400 families in southern Rensselaer County will able to visit local non-profit Concerns-U and pick out toys for their children. The Program Coordinator of ...

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  20. Details set for climactic casino siting board meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Albany Times Union

    ... Southern Tier and Catskills - still under consideration. In the Capital Region, gaming halls have been pitched in Rensselaer, East Greenbush, Schenectady and Howe Caverns. In July, the TU's Jim Odato exhaustively handicapped what was then a slate of ...

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