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Albany Isn't The Wild West, It Just Seems Like It
I live in Albany. You know, the city that literally seems to have gun violence daily, sometimes two or three times a day. If you didn't know any better, you'd think it was the Wild Wild West with all the shootouts. 
It's weird.  I don't feel unsafe in the city I live in, I truly don't.  But if I didn…
Canceled Fairs Still Serving Food You Crave
State and county fairs aren't happening in the Capital Region this Summer, but two local fairs are still offering you a chance to get your hands on that salty, sweet, crunchy, cheesy, meaty and fried goodness that only fair food offers.  Here's what you need to know about area fairs s…
Troy Police Detain 'Suspicious' Armed Group at Protest
On a day where as many as 10,000 protesters peacefully rallied in Troy on behalf of George Floyd and the Black Lives Matters movement, a tense moment developed between the Troy Police and some suspicious individuals in military style clothing.  It was later discovered that the men were armed.
WANTED: Area HS Seniors for Custom Country Song
Time is running out, but we've made it even easier for you to be a Capital Region high school senior featured on GNA's Senior Class Shout-Out Song.  We've added a phone line and an easier way to accommodate all of the messages from students who wish to be a part of it.
Northeast Casinos Opening But Locals Must Wait
Crowds have missed casinos and casinos have certainly missed crowds.  Two of the more prominent casinos in the Northeast, Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun, opened their doors on Monday in Connecticut.  Turning Stone Resort Casino is planning for a June 10th opening.  Closer to home, Rivers Ca…
Local Marina's Taking Reservations for Boat Rentals
When we look back on Memorial Day 2020, we'll probably spend as much time thinking about what we "could and couldn't do" as much as we did remembering the men and women who paid the ultimate sacrifice for our freedoms.  With that being said, a much needed break from the pandemic (and some …
Abused Fonda Dogs "Smiled" After Amazing Rescue (Audio)
For many people it was not easy to look at the "before" pictures of the seven Chihuahua's that had been abused and neglected by a Fonda woman.  But the remarkable transformation of these dogs known as the "Lucky 7" , has generated quite the response bringing smiles to so many peo…
Governor: Memorial Day Ceremonies Can't Exceed 10 People
While many of the local parades and gatherings have already been canceled, in some areas, events may be planned.  On Tuesday, Governor Cuomo told the citizens of New York what to expect for Memorial Day in terms of ceremonies and gatherings.  He noted that while it's important to honor our veterans …

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