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11:15 pm
Tue July 22, 2014

New Hampshire Argues Abortion Clinic Buffer Zone Is Legal

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New Hampshire says its law allowing abortion clinics to create buffer zones is different from a Massachusetts law struck down last month by the U.S. Supreme Court.

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New York News
10:02 pm
Tue July 22, 2014

Union Seeks To Intervene In Teacher Tenure Lawsuit

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The United Federation of Teachers wants to become a defendant in a New York lawsuit challenging teacher job protections.

The UFT filed a motion Tuesday seeking to intervene in the lawsuit that claims teacher tenure rules violate children's right to a good education.  The lawsuit was filed earlier this month on Staten Island by leaders of the New York City Parents Union. It names city and state education officials as defendants.

If the UFT motion is granted, the union will become an additional party to the case.    

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New England News
9:30 pm
Tue July 22, 2014

Vermont Sues Dollar Tree Over Sale Of Jewelry

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The Vermont attorney general is suing Dollar Tree Stores, Inc. for selling jewelry that the state says contains toxic substances.

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New England News
8:52 pm
Tue July 22, 2014

Malloy criticizes GOP Foes For Embracing Christie

Gov. Dannel Malloy (D-Conn.)
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Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy is taking issue with state Republicans aligning politically with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. Christie was in Greenwich Monday where the Republican promised to return to help defeat Malloy.

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New England News
7:45 pm
Tue July 22, 2014

Police Investigate Death Of 2-Year-Old Child

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Police are investigating the death of a toddler who was found unresponsive in a Shelburne, Vermont, home.

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New York News
6:30 pm
Tue July 22, 2014

A Look At General Aviation Safety

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On Saturday morning, a Mooney single engine aircraft crashed three-quarters of a mile from the Lake Placid airport, killing the three people aboard, only the latest small plane crash in a region that has seen several in recent years. In the aftermath of that accident, WAMC’s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley takes a look at general aviation safety.

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Capital Region News
6:11 pm
Tue July 22, 2014

Nano Deal Evaporates

Alain E. Kaloyeros: Chief Executive Officer and Officer in Charge, the newly merged SUNY CNSE/SUNYIT institution
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Citing "misinformation in the media" that led to a "misunderstanding of the intent of the application," the Albany College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering withdrew its application to the Albany County Industrial Development Agency for financing for a new building at the Washington Avenue complex. 

The under-construction $200 million ZEN building will house renewable energy and clean-tech research. It is designed to operate as a zero-energy building — or ZEN — that generates its own power. Although located in the Albany city limits, it will generate zero tax dollars.

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Capital Region News
4:33 pm
Tue July 22, 2014

Albany Airport To Get Upgrade

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Albany International Airport is receiving federal funding for an upgrade.

U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand and Congressman Paul Tonko tuesday announced that Albany International Airport will receive nearly $4 Million dollars in funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation for vital airport upgrades.

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Capital Region News
4:21 pm
Tue July 22, 2014

Collar City Arson Watch

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Troy's Mayor and Chief of Police will meet with Lansingburgh residents tonight.   Mayor Lou Rosamilia and Police Chief John Tedesco will be at Lansingburgh Boys and Girls Club 6:30 tonight for a Neighborhood Watch meeting - they're hoping to calm residents' fears and perhaps gain a little intel that will lead to the identification and arrest of an arsonist following a series of suspicious fires early Monday morning.

The fires were set about 10 to 15 minutes apart in a 10-block radius in Lansingburgh. No one was hurt, but a vacant house on 3rd Avenue was extensively damaged.

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New York News
3:46 pm
Tue July 22, 2014

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Meteorologist Garett Argianas delivers the evening weather forecast for Tuesday, July 22, 2014.

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