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Albany Prepares For Swearing-In Of David Paterson
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Grilled Cheese Only! Albany Gets A New Restaurant

On behalf of everyone here at 'GNA and really the entire Capital Region, I'd like to welcome 'Capitol Melts’ Grilled Cheese Café to Wellington Row in Albany!

Yes!  This is exactly what we need!  A grilled cheese only restaurant downtown!

Capitol  Melts will be open Monday through Friday for breakfast and lunch, the menu features gourmet grilled cheese melts, salads, pizza, and desserts

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Mailbox Allegedly Blown Up By Local Teen

A local teen is in trouble with the law after he allegedly blew up a mailbox.

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Colonie Whole Foods Overcharged Shoppers and Got Slapped With a Fine

Oh, and I thought I was getting such a great value when I shopped at Whole Foods!  Not!

 

When I heard about this story this morning I thought it was just the Whole Foods in New York City, but no! The Whole Foods Market at Colonie Center was fined $11,600 following an inspection in January by the Albany County Department of Weights and Measures! The report found that prepackaged foods weighed less than what was stated on sales labels. I g

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Overcharging Customers Gets Whole Foods Market Fined

Whole Foods Market has been in the news lately for allegedly overcharging their customers for some of the purchases that they made.

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Local Man Accused Of Giving Beer To Minors At Camp Fire

The East Greenbush Police Department started to get some call, about some teenagers drinking beer.

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After An Argument An Albany Man Busted For DWI

Authorities received a call about some sort of an argument going on in a car, late Saturday night, at the Thruway interchange in Selkirk.

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Help WGNA Support Animals in Need at the Paws in the Park Walk

WGNA has teamed up with the Mohawk Hudson Humane Society to help animals in need during their Paws in the Park Walk hosted by our very own Sean McMaster! But we need your support to help as many animals as possible.

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Man’s Escape Attempt Led To Trooper’s Car Damage

It was late Wednesday night, when New York State Police received a call about someone that was possibly driving a red pickup truck, drunk after he was leaving a Ballston Lake restaurant.

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Missing Person: Man From East Greenbush [Update]

(Updated June 19, 2015 at 10:50 a.m.) The man that was reported to be missing earlier today, has been found.

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Missing Person: Man From East Greenbush

A 77-year-old man from East Greenbush is reported missing.

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Local Man In Trouble For A Road Rage Incident

Several people say that they saw one person allegedly drive his vehicle into another person’s vehicle on purpose, and are calling it an act of 'road rage'.

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Man Accused Of Stealing Lottery Tickets & Trying To Leave U.S.

It’s a case of take the (lottery) tickets and run.  

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