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NBC's "The Voice" Season 8 Red Carpet Event
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Sawyer Fredericks To Appear At Fonda Speedway

You know him, you love him.  In my eyes he's THE Voice from NBC's THE VOICE.  The judges seemed to be bowled over by him, and of course he's a local favorite.  He's already making some public appearances locally.  Here's one of them

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Best Race Horse Names of all Time [Watch]

This morning on the show, Sean, Richie and I talked about amazing race horse names in honor of this weekend's upcoming Kentucky Derby.

Some of my favorite include "Fat and Slow," "Heading to the Glue Factory," "Double Bypass," and "Baldylocks

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Hate Mail Sent And Angry Calls Made To Albany County Sheriff

Last week, there was a herd of bison running over some Albany area roads, and sadly, they were all shot and killed.

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More Than $200 Of Nursing Scrubs Allegedly Stolen By Albany Woman

A 22-year-old woman from Albany may be changing from wearing green nursing scrubs to an orange jump suit after she was arrested for stealing some nursing scrubs.

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Environmental Project Upsetting Some Watervliet Residents

Some of the people that live in Watervliet are not too happy with a company’s composting yard waste.

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Someone Saw A Bear In Halfmoon

Some people reported seeing a bear roaming in the area of Vosburgh Road in Halfmoon.  

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Several Buildings Going Dark At Night Is For The Birds

The skyline at night in Albany may look a little darker, soon.

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Lots of New Jobs in Latham

While doing errands around Latham the other day I noticed quite a few "Now Hiring" signs around town.

Joe's Crab Shack has a big banner up, Home Depot is hiring, and now, that new shiny Walmart is ready to hire some friendly faces too!  Plus, Panda Express is coming, and Sonic!  Big business in Latham!

They're looking to hire about 85 associates, and both full and part-time positions are available

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A Little Boy’s Heartwarming Blue Friday Poster

We had a fantastic morning at the Hannaford Supermarkets on Wolf Road in Colonie for our Blue Friday fundraiser.   I tried to take some photos, but I was a little busy. However this one was my personal favorite, and I think it speaks volumes

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Buffalo Seen Roaming Albany Shot to Death [UPDATE]

It’s not what you normally see in the Albany area.

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Credit Card Fraud Suspect Being Sought

A man accused of using cloned credit cards to make purchases at a couple of Brunswick businesses is being sought by New York State Police in Brunswick.

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Bicyclist Hit By Car Near Wolf Road and Northway

I feel sorry for whoever this happened to, don't get me wrong. But then again, I have some questions about this incident near Wolf Road in Albany.

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