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Body identified as missing Saint Rose freshman

Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014
A body found along the Hudson River in Coeymans Wednesday has been identified as that of Connor Trapatsos, a 17-year-old College of Saint Rose freshman.
 
Schenectady woman arrested in Rotterdam burglary
ROTTERDAM

Schenectady woman arrested in Rotterdam burglary

Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014
A Schenectady woman has been charged with felony criminal possession of stolen property in connection with a Thursday morning burglary in Rotterdam’s Coldbrook neighborhood.
 
SCHENECTADY

Sypniewski wins Schenectady County justice race

Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014
Schenectady City Court Judge Matthew Sypniewski will be the next Schenectady County Court judge, final ballot counting confirmed today, according to election officials.
 
A $5B question: How should New York spend surplus?
ALBANY

A $5B question: How should New York spend surplus?

Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014
As government problems go, it's not a bad one to have: How should New York spend a $5 billion surplus?
 
TV Land pulls 'Cosby Show' from lineup
NEW YORK

TV Land pulls 'Cosby Show' from lineup

Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014
NBC has scrapped a Bill Cosby comedy that was under development and TV Land will stop airing reruns of "The Cosby Show," moves that came a day after another woman came forward claiming that the once-beloved comic had sexually assaulted her.
 
6 arrested for welfare fraud in Montgomery County

6 arrested for welfare fraud in Montgomery County

Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014
Six people were arrested in relation to a welfare fraud case by the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office and the Amsterdam Police Department.
 
Thanksgiving getaway: 46.3 million to hit the road
NEW YORK

Thanksgiving getaway: 46.3 million to hit the road

Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014
The good news for Thanksgiving travelers: the price of gas is at five-year lows. The bad news: a lot more people will be on the road.
 
US unemployment aid applications fall to 291,000
WASHINGTON

US unemployment aid applications fall to 291,000

Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014
The number of people applying for U.S. unemployment benefits declined slightly last week, suggesting that job gains should remain solid.
 
Mike Nichols, crafter of films, plays, dies at 83
NEW YORK

Mike Nichols, crafter of films, plays, dies at 83

Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014
Mike Nichols, the director of matchless versatility who brought fierce wit, caustic social commentary and wicked absurdity to such film, has died.
 

10 things to know for Thursday

Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.
 

Police: Gunman killed after shooting at FSU

Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014
Florida State University police fatally shot a gunman at the campus library early Thursday in a shooting that left three students wounded as hundreds studying inside the library fled or took cover in panic.

 
Casino adviser to cost state $4.89M
CAPITOL

Casino adviser to cost state $4.89M

Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014
The law firm contracted to review New York’s 16 casino applications is being paid nearly $5 million for its services, according to documents with the state Comptroller’s Office.
 
Schenectady parade to salute 'Wonderful Life'
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady parade to salute 'Wonderful Life'

Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014
George Bailey, the good-hearted pillar of the community in the perennial Christmas movie “It’s a Wonderful Life,” will make more than 20,000 friends Saturday.
 
Man in Saratoga 'slap video' arrested
WILTON

Man in Saratoga 'slap video' arrested

Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014
Colin Fitch, the subject of a viral video showing a county sheriff's deputy ordering an illegal search earlier this month, is now facing a reckless endangerment charge for allegedly veering his vehicle into the path of a Wilton Mall security guard Monday.
 
COBLESKILL

Howe Caverns environmental review questioned

Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014
A member of the Center for Sustainable Rural Communities and a resident of the town of Cobleskill contends a new environmental quality review must be completed if Howe Caverns pursues its plan to add a casino, two hotels, two water parks and several restaurants.
 
 

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