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Holiday Inn, Turf Hotel On Wolf Road Changing Owners

Wow - this is pretty big news actually.  We've always known it as the "Turf" for as long as I've lived in this area.  (In fact I have a little story about that).  Then it became the Holiday Inn Turf.  What will it's new moniker be?

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Photo: getty images
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Which Capital Region Town Has The Most Cheaters?

Quickly becoming one of my favorite websites, Roadsnacks.net has analyzed 434 towns and cities in New York and published a top ten list of the New York cities that are most likely to cheat...

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British Gas Controversially Increases Its Energy Prices
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The Night The Lights Went Out In Albany

No, I'm not going to do a song parody.  This is serious stuff! Don't you HATE when you lose power? It happened in Albany yesterday. 

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Jimmy Fallon Held At Gun Point in Albany [Watch]

As you know, Jimmy Fallon attended Saint Rose in Albany several years ago.  Jimmy seems proud of his homeland as he mentions it periodically on his successful television program, you may have heard of it...

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(Photo by Daniel Barry/Getty Images)
(Photo by Daniel Barry/Getty Images)
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The 20 Best Towns in New York in 2015

Last week we had a post of the worst places to live in New York.  Johnstown and Gloversville made the list.  I think it's only fair to spread some good news about the Capital Region, too...

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‘Batkid Begins’ Is Coming To The Spectrum Theatre For One Week On July 31

In November of 2013, I wrote a story about how Make A Wish and the entire city of San Francisco turned one little boy's wish to be a superhero into a reality.

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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...

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Daniel Barry, Getty Images.
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Albany Urban Legends You May Not Have Heard Of

Albany's not exactly the first city you think of when it comes to hauntings, hocus pocus and urban legends. But we do have a few legends around the Capital Region you should try not to think about when you're driving up and down the Northway (or when you're trying to fall asleep at night)...

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Craig Wayne Boyd Winner Of The Voice In Albany

You can see and hear the winner of season seven of the NBC hit tv show, ‘The Voice’, later today, for free.

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Car Chase Closes Part Of I-90 In Albany

Traffic on I-90 in Albany was a little busier around noon on Friday, but it wasn’t because people were trying to go away on vacation for the Memorial Day weekend.

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Happy Birthday, Empire State Plaza – Time To Party!

Wow- it's been 50 years since the beautiful Empire State Plaza was birthed.  Hard to believe, but it's true.  And there's gonna be a party soon!

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Partial Collapse Of Historic Albany Church

A church in Albany, which is listed on the National Registry Of Historic Buildings, suffered some structural damage yesterday.

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