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5:02 pm
Fri March 6, 2015

Report Shows Increased Economic Impact Of Saratoga Race Course

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A new report examining the economic impact of the Saratoga Race Course shows the horse racing industry is having an increased footprint in the Capital Region economy.

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New York News
4:28 pm
Fri March 6, 2015

Brighter Choice Charter Schools Ordered To Close

SUNY trustees voted Friday to close two Brighter Choice Charter Middle Schools in Albany. The boys and girls schools have been instructed to finish out the current school year and close in June.

The public meeting began at 10 a.m.- the Brighter Choice three-year charter renewal requests were the last items on a lenghty committee agenda.

The State University of New York Charter Schools Committee heard presentations from both Brighter Choice and the SUNY Charter Schools Institute as to why and why not middle schools should remain open.

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Weather
3:46 pm
Fri March 6, 2015

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Garett Argianas

Meteorologist Garett Argianas delivers the evening weather forecast for Friday, March 6, 2015.

Hudson Valley News
2:03 pm
Fri March 6, 2015

Florida Woman Admits Killing Mother-In-Law In Rockland

A woman from Florida has admitted in court that she killed her 80-year-old mother-in-law in New York’s Hudson Valley. 

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New York News
1:45 pm
Fri March 6, 2015

Senator DeFranciso Weighs In On Governor's Feud With Teachers' Union


A leading state Senate Republican says New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is not being politically smart by continuing his war of words with the teachers in New York and their union.

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Hudson Valley News
1:27 pm
Fri March 6, 2015

Westchester County Exec Remembers Cardinal Egan

Roman Catholic Cardinal Edward Egan, the former archbishop of New York, died Thursday at age 82. WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne spoke with Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino, who worked with him in radio.

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Commentary & Opinion
12:50 pm
Fri March 6, 2015

Rogovoy Report For March 6, 2015

This weekend’s cultural highlights in the greater region include an avatar of modern dance, a Pulitzer Prize winning graphic novelist, a new art gallery, a state-of-the-art, 21st century remix of images by an iconic 20th century illustrator, a world-beat influenced dance-rock outfit, and an all-stops-pulled performance of a classic oratorio.

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Weather
12:26 pm
Fri March 6, 2015

Meteorologist Jason Caterina's Midday Forecast

Jason Caterina
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Newschannel 13 meteorologist Jason Caterina delivers the Midday Weather Summary for Friday, March 6, 2015.

Capital Region News
12:20 pm
Fri March 6, 2015

Egan Prepares To Primary McCoy For Albany County Executive

Primary day is about six months away. In Albany, the Democratic establishment may have lined up behind sitting County Executive Dan McCoy, but challenger Dan Egan is pressing on.

Albany historian and former New York State Assemblyman Jack McEneny has one yardstick by which he suggests sizing up any politician: "You're only as good as your last mistake."

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New York News
12:00 pm
Fri March 6, 2015

Advocates Seek More Infrastructure Dollars In State Budget

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Advocates for local governments in New York and state lawmakers are calling on Governor Andrew Cuomo to include more funding for road and bridge repair in his annual budget.

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