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The priest and parishioners at St. Adalbert's church in Schenectady feared they'd never get back the ornate door handles someone stole from the entrance to the house of worship. But then people from a local scrap yard called.
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HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s sole remaining pro-democracy newspaper published its last edition Thursday after five editors and executives were arrested and millions of dollars in its assets were...
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CAPITOL CONFIDENTIAL
Ruling banning tree-cutting for snowmobiles stokes uncertainty
A ruling last month by the state's highest court blocking tree removal for snowmobile trails has created uncertainty for other recreational projects in the Adirondack Forest Preserve.
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Alcohol to go ends in New York’s bars and restaurants; take a poll
This is so exasperating that I don’t have the energy or will to bother writing much about it today. Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced the end of New York’s pandemic-related state of emergency. That...
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Cuomo declares coronavirus emergency is over in New York
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announces COVID-19 pandemic emergency is over, but increasing youth vaccinated remains important.
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With the end of the spring legislative session around the corner, the governor's office and lawmakers are reviewing their nominations for the five members of the state's new Cannabis Control Board,...
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Auto racing: Lehner hopes to build on win at Albany-Saratoga
Jack Lehner picked up his first victory at Albany-Saratoga Speedway and is looking for more.
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Niskayuna's Kayla Treanor hired as Syracuse women's lacrosse coach
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Alaant survey shows hiring workers has become historic challenge
As Capital Region workers return to the offices and businesses start hiring as pandemic restrictions go away, companies are facing a historic challenge finding qualified job candidates, the latest...
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ARTS & LIVING
Artemis ready to heal post-pandemic crowd with music at Jazz Fest
All-female band Artemis looks forward to its first post-pandemic live show Sunday at the  Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival.
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NATION & WORLD
Can ET see us? Study finds many stars with prime Earth view
Feeling like you are being watched? It could be from a lot farther away than you think. Astronomers took a technique used to look for life on other planets and flipped it around — so instead of...
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