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Chobani Employees in Upstate NY Could Become Millionaires

A U Albany Alum started Chobani way back in 2005, leading the trend in Greek Yogurt, and now, the company is worth several billion dollars.

Some companies know the value of having good employees, and Chobani CEO Hamdi Ulukaya announced on Facebook Live on Tuesday that he will thank his employees by offering shares worth up to 10 percent of the company when it goes public or is sold...

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Head-Butting Is Not the Way Out of Arrest

Back in January a scuffle broke out between Jerel Scott and Albany officers as they attempted to arrest him. He was accused of selling

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Mooyah Burgers: Because the Capital Region Doesn’t Have Nearly Enough Choices for Burgers

Have you heard of a place called Mooyah Burgers?  Well, your'e about to, because the burger restaurant is in talks with several groups about opening franchise locations here in the Capital Region, according to the Business Review...

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WGNA Welcomes Blake Shelton to the Times Union Center

WGNA is proud to welcome country superstar, Blake Shelton to the Times Union Center!

Thursday, September 29!

Presented by Gildan

TICKETS GO ON SALE FRIDAY, APRIL 29TH AT 10 AM
TICKET PRICES: $89
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Save Nipper

Nipper the dog who sits proudly on top of the former RCA building in downtown Albany is in danger!

A new development plan to turn that building into a residential space could mean the end of the road for Nipper, the 28 foot tall fiberglass terrier who has been hanging out on top of his building since the 50's...

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Win Secret Star Acoustic Jam Tickets All Day

We've already given away 2 pairs of tickets to Wednesday Night's show!  But never fear, we've still got 10 more pairs left to win!

Tickets on the 20's is a game we like to play sometimes...

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Bags2Riches Equals a Big Pay Day for Vermont Woman

The Price Chopper/Market 32 contest Bags2Riches came to a close and many thought the big prizes were just a dream.

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Capital Region Fire Departments to Hold Open Houses This Saturday

I got an email from Joe Billetdoux Jr, the President of the Quaker Street Volunteer Fire Department letting me know about an open house this weekend at the fire department...

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Which Troy Eatery Is Hillary Clinton’s Favorite?

When she was the Senator of New York, she did a lot of traveling around our state, and she did a lot of eating!  According to Thrillist.com, here are Hillary Clinton's favorite places to eat in New York:

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Tuesday, April 19 Is United Way’s Carpe Diem Fundraiser

YOU MAY HAVE HEARD ABOUT  IT……NO, NOT THE PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY BUT UNITED WAY’S CARPE DIEM, SEIZE THE WAY!

TUESDAY IS A ONE DAY FUNDRAISER TO RAISE $90,000 TO HELP FUND 60 PLUS LOCAL AGENCIES AND 80 PLUS DIFFERENT PROGRAMS THROUGHOUT THE CAPITAL REGION

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Bethlehem Schools Plan Random Drug Searches

I have to admit, when I first read this headline I was really conflicted about how I feel about random drug searches.  But, the more research I do on the subject, the more I think I've decided it's a good idea...

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Presidential Candidate John Kasich Holds News Conference In New York
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John Kasich is Headed to Schenectady Tonight

Who knew the New York would become such a battleground state!

John Kasich, republican candidate for president will be in Schenectady today...

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