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Police and Police K-9
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Bullet And Stab Proof Vest For Albany County K-9

Bullet proof vests have been protecting our brave police forces for decades, now one brave pup will be receiving one too!

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When Making Fake Money – Do Not Pass Go, Do Go Directly to Jail

We all wish that the Monopoly money was real. We could just go and spend those little orange $500 bills like it was nothing. But, alas, the game itself would cost more than the money it include. Maybe that's why this Albany man seemingly took it into

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U.S. Skies and Roads Busy Ahead Of Memorial Day Weekend
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Free Coffee For Sleepy Drivers on the Northway

In anticipation of the July 4th holiday, free coffee, cold drinks, and snacks will be available at the rest stop just north of Exit 9 on the Adirondack Northway (I-87) during the July 4th weekend

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Social Media Got This Local Guy 25 Years to Life

Note to self: If I commit a crime, do not post about it on Twitter.

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Crosswalk - Bro. Lou Roberts Collection
Crosswalk - Bro. Lou Roberts Collection
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It Takes a Tragedy to Create Change for Pedestrian Safety

On May 24, Borziloke Zakolli was struck by a car and killed while crossing Central Avenue in Colonie. On June 16, Brittany Knight was struck by a car and killed while crossing intersection of Bridge Avenue on 787. With tragedy comes change. 

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WHO Urges Smokers To Quit
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Want a Pack of Cigs in Albany County? You’ll Have to be 21

Cigarettes, e-cigs, liquid nicotine, non-tobacco Shisha, rolling papers and pipes, if you're going to buy any of 'em in Albany county soon you'll have to be 21+.

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Bay Area Vector Control Team Investigates West Nile Mosquito Presence
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Albany County Resident Tests Positive For Zika Virus After Travelling

Most cases of the virus in the US have been acquired while traveling, and many of those affected live in New York state. Find out what you need to know about the virus.

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Australia Tobacco Tax Increase To Raise AUD$5bn Over Four Years
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You Must Now Be 21 To Buy Tobacco Products in Albany County

90% of smokers start smoking before they turn 21, but only about 2% of tobacco sales come from people under 21. So, why did Albany county legislators pass Local Law C, requiring people to be 21 years old in order to buy tobacco related products...

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Rice Building in Albany
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Bidding Wars Begin For A Former Popular Albany Bar/Restaurant

A building on the corner of Western Avenue and Quail Street in Albany that used to be the home to some popular restaurant/bar businesses was seized by Albany County, and it could’ve been yours, if you submitted a bid to buy the building.

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Court and Gavel
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Latham Woman Is Not Going To Jail For Alleged Welfare Fraud

A woman from Latham will not be going to jail even though she admitted that she admitted that she committed welfare fraud.

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An Electronic Cigarette
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E-Cigarette Ban May Be Coming In Albany County

Because of the Clean Indoor Air Act which banned smoking in several public places, many people that smoke cigarettes have been using e-cigarettes when they’re in a restaurant or bar.

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Helderberg Mountains
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Albany County Helps To Buy Land To Develop And Preserve It

There are so many beautiful places throughout the Helderberg Mountains in rural Albany County.

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