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Top 10 High Schools in The Capital Region

Where a school falls is judged by how good the teachers are. We have a lot of high school in the area. Did your Alma Mater make the list?

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These So-Called ‘Cults’ Located in Upstate New York May Shock You

We all know about some of the more famous cults, like the Manson cult, The Branch Davidiens and The People's Church. When it comes to cults and religious organizations, it's out of sight, out of mind, right? Just how close are we to cults here in the Capital Region?

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You’re Probably Not Sincere When Mourning Celebs on Facebook: Here’s Why

I never understood why people get so upset over the death of a celebrity. Especially when you most likely never knew or met the person at all. Yes, they probably influenced you in some way. I'm sure Mahatma Gandhi influenced you, but I doubt you give him much credit. If only he had a Twitter account.

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Hey Albany, Can We Get a Tulip King? It’s 2017?

I read this morning on the Times Union website that it's time once again for young women to submit their applications to the Albany Tulip Queen Selection Committee so that they can be in the running to be crowned Albany's Tulip Queen.

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Former UFC Fighter To Help Battle Bullying in Capital Region Schools

The battle against bullying has been a tough one as it grows from more than just within schools but through the internet, texting and other platforms. Schools are trying alternative ways of getting through to their students.

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Shaker High School Has Revealed the Results of Lead Testing

In a letter from Superintendent D. Joseph Corr on Dec. 20, the North Colonie School District received the results of state-mandated water testing that was performed at the district's only public high school, Shaker High School...

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Hillary Clinton’s ‘Just Like Us’ Having Breakfast In Upstate NY Hotel

She hasn't been in the public eye much since she lost the presidential race to Donald Trump. But Hillary Clinton was spotted only about an hour from here in New Paltz at the end of December.

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Which Capital Region Towns Are In Top 10 Worst Of New York?

Kicking off the new year with a bang!

Of all the towns and cities and villages within our lovely New York state

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Meet The Capital Region’s First Baby of 2017

Most of us are excited for the new year but this local baby was kicking and screaming. In my career I've had the chance to write about a lot of young celebrities but this one will be hard to top.

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Accidental Weed Delivery to Valatie Woman [Watch]

Product tester Pamela Parks from Valatie got the surprise of her life in the mail the other day! Parks has a blog, MarksvilleandMe.com, where she tests, reviews and evaluates various products and posts about them on social media...

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Free Cab Rides on New Year’s Eve in Albany, Saratoga, Schenectady & Troy

Going out on New Year's Eve and need a ride home? No need to make one of your friends cut back on libations they would otherwise be enjoying.

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Important Update On The Stewart’s Shops Lawsuit

January 4th.

That's an important date for Stewart's Shops full-time employees past and current.

That's the final date

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