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  1. Editorial: Speed rail safety stepsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    ... sits by the tracks that carry crude oil trains to the Port of Albany is a rather extreme step. A frustrated Albany County Executive Daniel McCoy, in making the proposal last week, said it's the best way to protect the residents from the potential ...

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  2. NYSUT fires back at tenure Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    ... State's tenure laws. While the challenge focused and is led from New York City, the suit was filed Monday in Albany County State Supreme Court. New York State United Teachers was one of the first out with a critique of the suit, with Karen Magee ...

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  3. Squirrel tail profit, new national natural landmark and more: Outdoor InsiderRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | PennLive.com

    ... conservation and educational resources preserved by national natural landmarks across America." Located in Albany County, N.Y., Albany Pine Bush was designated as one of the best examples of inland pine barren ecosystems in the world, providing ...

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  4. Large tree crashes on Watervilet home during stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | FOX23

    ... pretty strong winds with the storm. I think fortunately it was localized," said Tom Remmert Emergency Manager Albany County Sheriff's Office. According to Lewis her insurance will pay for her to stay in a hotel and for food but for the likely ...

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  5. now, in other viewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Albany Times Union

    ... as called for in the original legislation three years ago. And, last week, no one had any answers as to why. Albany County Executive Dan McCoy announced legislation that would impose criminal and civil penalties for operators who fail to notify ...

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  6. Safety went off the Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Albany Times Union

    Given the danger of the oil trains rolling through his city, Albany County Executive Dan McCoy can't understand why the federal government isn't ordering every rail-safety improvement imaginable.

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  7. Motorcyclist dead in fiery Colonie collisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 26 | Albany Times Union

    ... extinguished by emergency personnel, police said. The motorcycle driver was pronounced dead at the scene by Albany County Coroner Paul Marra . Authorities said they were withholding the motorcyclist's name pending notification of relatives. No other ...

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  8. Schenectady felon admits to Albany burglaryRead the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | The Gazette

    A Schenectady man admitted to breaking into an Albany home occupied by a teenage resident Thursday, Albany County district attorney's officials said.

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  9. Amsterdam roofing contractor going to Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | Albany Times Union

    ... what Decker must repay to victims. In 2005, Decker was fined $58,000 and sentenced to six months in the Albany County jail on a fraud convention stemming from homeowner complaints. In 1996, he was sentenced to two to four years in state prison for ...

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  10. Kingston man sentenced for baby's death in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | Albany Times Union

    A Kingston man was sentenced to 15 years behind bars for his role in the death of a 5-week old child last year at a home on Second Street in Albany, according to the Albany County District Attorney's office.

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    Friday Jul 25 | Albany Times Union

    There's no question that Republican Norman Massry's campaign didn't file enough petition signatures this month to get on the ballot for Albany County Surrogate Court.

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  12. Going up and up: hotel occupancy rates in Albany, New York areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | Business Journal

    A 112-room Residence Inn by Marriott in Clifton Park, New York is among the new hotels to open in the Albany region.

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  13. Amy Biancolli: Albany pipe dreams worth a good lookRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | Albany Times Union

    ... yearly spending by overnight visitors to the Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area (which includes Albany County) totaled more than $442,000,000 each year between 2009 and 2011. In 2009, Schenectady historian Don Rittner and a cohort set out to ...

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  14. Editorial: Supreme Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | Albany Times Union

    During its decades-long domination of local politics, the Albany County Democratic machine had one crystal clear rule: Don't buck the chairman.

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  15. in Re: Asianna NN. and AnotherRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | FindLaw

    IN RE: ASIANNA NN. and Another, Alleged to be Permanently Neglected Children. Albany County Department of Children, Youth and Families, Respondent; Kansinya OO., Appellant.

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  16. Walsh delegates sue for reinstatement to the ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | Albany Times Union

    The judicial delegates supporting Family Court Judge Margaret Walsh for state Supreme Court have sued the Albany County Board of Elections for reinstatement to the ballot they were bounced from two days ago.

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  17. Poll: Should police place license readers on Central...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | Albany Times Union

    ... for years, but these two will be the first fixed ones in the town. The data will be sent to a server at the Albany County Sheriff's Office, where staff at the Albany Crime Analysis Center can query data, such as partial plates or vehicle types, to ...

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  18. Man, 18, gets 4 years in prison for punching...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Albany Times Union

    An 18-year-old Cohoes man was sentenced Wednesday to four years in state prison after his guilty plea in May to violent felony assault, Albany County prosecutors said.

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  19. Sheehan, McCoy trade missives over Ezra PrenticeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Albany Times Union

    ... For comparison, this is more or less the equivalent of Sheehan holding a press conference in front of the Albany County Nursing Home saying all the residents should be relocated because of the threat of a airplane from Albany International Airport ...

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  20. Albany Co. Executive aims for more regulations on oil spillsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 23 | FOX23

    ... released its rule-making proposal on Wednesday, which would improve the safety of crude oil transport. Albany County Executive Dan McCoy made his own announcement about what he plans to do to increase safety of oil tanker transportation in Albany. ...

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