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By admin On Tuesday, July 25th, 2017
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Albany’s columned education building opening for free tours

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York state's imposing education department headquarters in Albany will be open for free public tours. The State Education Building is across the street from the state Capitol and is notable More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 25th, 2017
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Health advisory issued for fish from contaminated waters

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - State health officials are advising people not to eat fish caught in several waterways in Rensselaer (rehn-suh-LEER') County and around Newburgh after elevated levels of industrial chemicals More...

By admin On Monday, July 24th, 2017
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Bicyclist dies after crashing into side of bus in upstate NY

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Police in New York's capital city say a bicyclist has died after colliding with a bus. Officials say the crash happened in Albany around 3 p.m. Saturday. Police say a 42-year-old man riding down More...

By admin On Monday, July 24th, 2017
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New transmission lines coming to the North Country

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says nearly 80 miles (128 kilometers) of aging transmission lines will soon be replaced with more modern lines in the North Country. The work is intended to strengthen More...

By admin On Saturday, July 22nd, 2017
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NY crew heading west to help fight wildfires

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A crew from New York state is heading west to help battle wildfires. Twenty employees and volunteers from the state Department of Environmental Conservation are departing Saturday to help where More...

By admin On Friday, July 21st, 2017
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New 838 area code in eastern NY ushers in 10-digit dialing

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - People in upstate New York's 518 area code have less than a month to prepare for 10-digit dialing. Phone users in the eastern New York area code will have to dial the extra digits for local telephone More...

By admin On Thursday, July 20th, 2017
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New health center for hotel union workers opens in NYC

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A new, free health center for unionized hotel workers has opened in New York City. The New York Hotel Trades Council says the $150 million facility in Brooklyn will offer medical care at no cost More...

By admin On Thursday, July 20th, 2017
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Gov. Cuomo: Discriminating against tenants with kids not OK

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the state won't tolerate landlords who refuse to rent to people because they have children. The Democrat announced Wednesday that he's expanding an ongoing investigation More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 19th, 2017
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4 fire-damaged Civil War-era homes in Albany torn down

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Four Civil War-era homes have been torn down after a fire ripped through a block of row houses located in a downtown Albany neighborhood. No one was injured in Monday night's fire on Madison More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 19th, 2017
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Assembly Speaker Heastie heads to North Country

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York state Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie is heading to the North Country as his summer tour of upstate New York continues. The Bronx Democrat is scheduled to stop at the Antique Boat Museum More...