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  1. Rensselaer, Albany deputies investigate car chase on I-787Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WTEN-TV Albany

    A car chase has come to an end, but not before the driver of a speeding Cadillac smashes into another vehicle. Officials from both Albany and Rensselaer County eventually caught up with the driver in alleyway in Lansingburgh around noon Tuesday.

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  2. Aldi planning store on Central Avenue in ColonieRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    ... conglomerate that also owns Trader Joe's. The company's U.S. headquarters are in Batavia, Ill. Aldi has stores in Rensselaer, Schenectady, Ballston Spa, Amsterdam and Johnstown. The chain has 1,200 stores in 32 states, mostly from Kansas to the East ...

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  3. Work to resume on I-90 bridge over HudsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Gazette

    Work will resume today on the Patroon Island Bridge, which carries Interstate 90 over the Hudson River between Albany and Rensselaer, resulting in daily, overnight and weekend lane closures in both directions.

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  4. Rensselaer man pleads not guilty in biting, knifing of parentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | Albany Times Union

    Matthew B. Chesbro pleaded not guilty in City Court Saturday afternoon to five felony charges related to the alleged stabbing of his father and biting of his mother on Friday morning. Chesbro, 42, was charged with two counts of assault, two counts of criminal possession of a weapon and one count of criminal mischief.

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  5. Lawrence HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Lawrence Hill, age 66, of Rensselaer passed away March 27, 2015. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time with Frary Funeral Home.

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  6. Plugging in to cut fumesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Albany Times Union

    A new standby power system will go into operation sometime this spring at the Rensselaer Amtrak station, eliminating the need to use diesel power while trains idle there. Instead, locomotives can be plugged in to provide what's known in the business as "hotel power," with lights and ventilation operating, much like auxiliary units provide power for airliners while they wait at airport gates.

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  7. Cops: Albany-area man in custody after attacking his parents Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Times Herald-Record

    ... media that they received a 911 call around 8:45 a.m. Friday reporting a fight at the family's home in the city of Rensselaer, across the Hudson River from Albany. Police say when officers arrived, they found that a man had bitten his mother and ...

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  8. Man, woman attacked by son in RensselaerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Albany Times Union

    Police and medics respond to a domestic dispute at 90 Mountain View Ave. where a man attacked his parents Friday morning, March 27, 2015, in Rensselaer, N.Y. Police and medics respond to a domestic dispute at 90 Mountain View Ave. where a man attacked his parents Friday morning, March 27, 2015, in Rensselaer, N.Y. Police and medics respond to a domestic dispute at 90 Mountain View Ave. where a man attacked his parents Friday morning, March 27, 2015, in Rensselaer, N.Y. Police and medics respond to a domestic dispute at 90 Mountain View Ave. where a man attacked his parents Friday morning, March 27, 2015, in Rensselaer, N.Y. Police and medics respond to a domestic dispute at 90 Mountain View Ave. where a man attacked his parents Friday morning, March 27, 2015, in Rensselaer, N.Y. Police and medics respond to a domestic dispute at 90 Mountain View Ave. where a man attacked his parents ... (more)

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  9. Police: Son Seriously Injures Parents After Rensselaer Domestic IncidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Your News Now

    To get you to the stories you care about, we are offering everyone 10 video views to be used over the next 30 days. RENSSELAER, N.Y. -- Three people are in the hospital, two with serious injuries after a domestic incident in Rensselaer.

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  10. Police: Couple attacked inside Rensselaer home, son in custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | WTEN-TV Albany

    Police say a man and woman have been hospitalized after their son attacked them at their home in Rensselaer on Mountain View Avenue.

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  11. A.M. Roundup: Budget talks in home stretchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Albany Times Union

    ... plan to offer outreach services for homeless families. (TU) The former public works commissioner for the city of Rensselaer has admitted stealing thousands of dollars of scrap metal proceeds. (TU) And even as New York falls to fourth place among the ...

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  12. Capital Region population increases as New York state falls to 4thRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Albany Times Union

    ... Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau . When it came to gaining new residents between 2013 and 2014, Albany, Rensselaer, Saratoga and Schenectady counties lagged behind the nation's fastest growing counties in California, Florida and Texas. Albany ...

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  13. Former Rensselaer DPW commissioner admits theft of scrap metalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Albany Times Union

    Thomas Capuano , the former public works commissioner for the city of Rensselaer, pleaded guilty to grand larceny charges Friday and admitted stealing thousands of dollars of scrap metal proceeds. Law enforcement authorities said Capuano, along with two other Department of Public Works employees - Ronald Foust and Jeffrey Clark - stole $46,000 from the city by pocketing cash they obtained for scrap metal that was taken in by the city between 2009 and 2013.

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  14. College pairs business students with researchers to aid commercializationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Business Journal

    Graduate-level business students at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute are working with science and engineering faculty to assist researchers in the commercialization process. The goal of the masters' scholars research program is to give graduate students experience building a business around advanced technologies.

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  15. The Observation DeckRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Albany Times Union

    Our opinion: Yet again, there's talk of gambling revenues to bail out fiscally stressed Rensselaer. The city's choice waterfront surely presents a viable alternative to oversaturating this area with casinos.

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  16. Zaffino Wins PBA50 Rossi Lanes Open for 25th Regional TitleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Bowlers Journal Intl.

    ... including a $200 squad leader bonus. LeClair earned $1,250 as the runner-up. Zaffino defeated Bill Neumann of Rensselaer, N.Y., 246-180, and LeClair defeated Sammy Ventura of Syracuse, N.Y., 193-189, in the semifinal round. Neumann and Ventura each ...

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  17. Water is running again at OCFS, employees instructed to return to workRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Albany Times Union

    The Rensselaer City water main has apparently been fixed and employees at the state Office of Children and Family Services are being instructed to come back to work. They were earlier told to leave but check back at 12:30 after the initial idea of making bus-borne bathroom runs to the Empire State Plaza across the Hudson River in Albany turned out to be unworkable.

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  18. OCFS workers released until 12:30 p.m. due to broken water mainRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Albany Times Union

    A broken city water main has led to the temporary, partial closure of the OCFS offices in Rensselaer Employees at the state Office for Children and Family Services in Rensselaer have been sent home until 12:30 Tuesday afternoon at which time supervisors will decide whether to bring them back or send them home for the day. The culprit is a broken city water main which has cut off service to a wide swath of the city.

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  19. Layoffs at former GlobalSpec office in East GreenbushRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Albany Times Union

    ... George. The company was founded by a group of researchers from General Electric Co. in 1996 and was based at the Rensselaer Technology Park. Three years later, Warburg Pincus committed to a $20 million investment. As the company grew, Warburg Pincus ...

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  20. A.M. Roundup: Are casinos a day late and a dollar short?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Albany Times Union

    ... system. (TU) of several elected officials. To which the officials responded: "Say what?!" Chris Churchill tells Rensselaer that as far as a casino is concerned, it's time to Let It Go. The operator of the restaurant and pub at Capital District OTB's ...

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