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Stores & Restaurants We Want In the Capital Region [PHOTOS]

There seem to be so many stores and restaurants closing around here lately. I mean, what gives?! It's not like we don't go out, right? I go out all of the time. So what has gone wrong with some of these places?

For them, it's too late. But, honestly, maybe they just weren't what we wanted. There are plenty of businesses, whether chains or locals from other areas

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Rivers Casino Opens Next Week, Here’s Some Info You Need To Know

As we prepare for the new Rivers Casino to open up soon, the Schenectady police department anticipates some high volume traffic and thousands of pedestrians. We want you to be ready!

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Gloversville PD Will Now Have Body Cameras

With all of the tension between citizens and police officers, It's been something that's been debated for several years. Should the police be forced to wear body cameras?

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Kirby & Quigley’s Law to Protect Animals Passes New York State Senate

It was almost one year ago in Montgomery County, two goldendoodles, one a golden color, Quigley, the other, Kirby black in color were enjoying just another evening. Their owner, Denise Krohn had gone out to do some

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Democratic Leaders, Immigrants Call For End To Travel Ban At Supreme Court
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Local Center Helps UAlbany Student with Immigration Trouble

I understand that emotions are very high right now and to some it could be rightfully so. Trumps orders to ban immigration has a lot of people citizens and immigrants worried about what the future may bring. Especially, to a nation that already seems so divided.

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New York’s Favorite Beer Might Not Be What You Think

We're a land of beer drinkers.

We love to celebrate so when we party, it's in red solo cups. When we're at concerts swaying to the music, it's in a bottle. When we're at Saratoga Beer Week trying out all the types we haven't had before, we have a little souvenir glass. When we're at home we may not choose to be fancy and it's just hanging in a can.

Beer is

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BREAKING: Another Bomb Threat at the JCC in Albany

UPDATE: Albany Police are saying that this threat was a hoax and that everything is clear at the JCC.

Reports are coming in via Facebook from those that were at the Jewish Community Center on Whitehalld Road in Albany were made aware of a bomb threat to the center.

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Woman Killed After Jump From Newburgh Beacon Bridge

A sad story from Beacon. A  woman has jumped from the Newburgh Beacon bridge and was killed as result.

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Albany Detective Faces Drunk Driving Charges

I know that nobody is perfect but I'm always disappointed to see these stories. Police officers are supposed to rise above and be an example for out community.

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Now A Crossgates Restaurant May Be Closing

We have in recent weeks been reading reports of many stores leaving Crossgates Mall, it seems like one of the restaurants is about to bite the dust too.

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A Sign Of Spring: Six Flags Great Escape Announces Opening Weekend

I'm cold.

No matter where I am in the building here, my hands are like ice. They say the heats on, but I feel cool air blowing on me at all times.

I'm just ready for Spring. Please, Mother Nature, I'm begging you.

The first sign of it

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9 Months In and Another Restaurant Has Closed in the Capital Region

Seems like every time I check the news something else is closing its doors for good.

Lets not even get me started on all the stores leaving the malls lately, but it's the restaurants I'll truly miss because

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