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The head of a Schenectady company that recently laid off more than 100 workers has resigned.

Hospital officials say a new rehabilitation center is open for business in eastern Vermont.

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An early morning shooting in Schenectady occurred at the same location as an anti-violence rally held on Friday afternoon.

The Daily Gazette reports a 27-year-old male was shot multiple times on Schenectady Street around 1 a.m. Sunday. He was taken to Albany Medical Center and is reported in stable condition.

No arrests have been made.

$15 Or Bust

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  The plan to give most of New York state's fast-food workers a $15 minimum wage is taking another step toward reality. 


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  Sen. Charles Schumer is urging federal safety officials to raise standards for stretch limousines.


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Texas Red took the lead from Japan with an eighth of a mile left and held off Frosted to win the Grade 2, $600,000 Jim Dandy by a half-length Saturday at Saratoga Race Course.

Unions representing Verizon workers in nine states say their members will work without a contract as more negotiations are scheduled with the wireless carrier.

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  An effort is underway in Saratoga Springs to obtain funding to rebuild a Depression-era bathhouse and re-open it as a wellness center. 


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Authorities in Berkshire County are looking for a suspect charged in connection to a fatal Pittsfield shooting Friday afternoon.

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