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10 things to know for Tuesday

Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.
 
NYC among finalists for Obama’s library
WASHINGTON

NYC among finalists for Obama’s library

Monday, Sept. 15, 2014
Chicago, New York and Honolulu have made the short list to host Barack Obama’s future presidential library.
 
Tkaczyk, Amedore debate to be hosted by Daily Gazette
SCHENECTADY

Tkaczyk, Amedore debate to be hosted by Daily Gazette

Monday, Sept. 15, 2014
The Daily Gazette is hosting a debate next Tuesday between Sen. Cecilia Tkaczyk and George Amedore in the race for the 46th Senate District seat.
 
Vietnam soldiers to receive Medal of Honor
WASHINGTON

Vietnam soldiers to receive Medal of Honor

Monday, Sept. 15, 2014
President Barack Obama on Monday will bestow the Medal of Honor on a pair of soldiers for their acts of bravery in the Vietnam War.
 
SCHENECTADY

GE building evacuated after generator malfunction

Monday, Sept. 15, 2014
A malfunction during testing of a generator caused a small side building at the General Electric plant downtown to be evacuated this afternoon, a company spokeswoman said.
 
Live-in helper admits to killing Albany man

Live-in helper admits to killing Albany man

Monday, Sept. 15, 2014
A Wynantskill woman admitted Tuesday to killing a 79-year-old Albany man, a man to whom she served as a live-in helper, authorities said.
 
RENSSELAER COUNTY

White House intruder has Rensselaer roots

Monday, Sept. 15, 2014
The man in Pokemon attire detained last week on the White House lawn after jumping its fence is from Rensselaer, and had previously exhibited similar behavior locally, according to law enforcement.
 
Olive Garden defends breadstick policy
NEW YORK

Olive Garden defends breadstick policy

Monday, Sept. 15, 2014
Olive Garden is defending its practice of giving customers as many breadsticks as they want, saying the policy conveys "Italian generosity."
 
No DC gridlock for gay marriage, legal marijuana
NEW YORK

No DC gridlock for gay marriage, legal marijuana

Monday, Sept. 15, 2014
While many liberal policy goals have proved elusive during Barack Obama's presidency, there have been dramatic advances for two causes that once seemed quixotic — the legalization of same-sex marriage and the decriminalization of marijuana.
 
Gloversville man charged in bar burglary
GLOVERSVILLE

Gloversville man charged in bar burglary

Monday, Sept. 15, 2014
A Gloversville man was arrested over a week ago for allegedly robbing the P & D Bar and Lounge in the city.
 
ALBANY

SUNY PI, Graphene Frontiers partnering in electronics development

Monday, Sept. 15, 2014
The College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering in Albany, recently renamed SUNY Polytechnic Institute, announced Monday it’s partnering with Graphene Frontiers for development in the electronics industry.
 
Migrant group: 500 feared dead after boat rammed
GENEVA

Migrant group: 500 feared dead after boat rammed

Monday, Sept. 15, 2014
About 500 Syrians, Palestinians, Egyptians and Sudanese are feared to have died after their boat was rammed and sank off the Malta coast last week, the International Organization for Migration said Monday.
 
Gamers use police hoax to lash out at opponents
DENVER

Gamers use police hoax to lash out at opponents

Monday, Sept. 15, 2014
Authorities say a hoax known as "swatting" has now become a way for players of combat-themed video games to retaliate against opponents while thousands of spectators watch. The perpetrators can watch their hijinks unfold minute by minute in a window that shows a live video image of other players.
 
US wealth gap putting the squeeze on state revenue

US wealth gap putting the squeeze on state revenue

Monday, Sept. 15, 2014
The widening gap between the wealthiest Americans and everyone else has been matched by a slowdown in state tax revenue, according to a report being released Monday by Standard & Poor's.
 
New Proctors marquee to be unveiled today
SCHENECTADY

New Proctors marquee to be unveiled today

Monday, Sept. 15, 2014
The new digital marquee at Proctors will be unveiled later this afternoon.
 
 

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