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Donald Trump says ‘Obamacare is just blowing up,’ citing rate increases

Donald Trump says ‘Obamacare is just blowing up,’ citing rate increases

Donald Trump mounted a new offensive Tuesday, tying Hillary Clinton to sharp premium increases that will hit some Americans covered under the Affordable Care Act, the signature program of her closest ally, President Barack Obama.

Daniel the emotional support duck takes his first plane ride, soars in popularity

Daniel the emotional support duck takes his first plane ride, soars in popularity

It turns out that a duck wearing shoes and a diaper on a plane is too much for the internet to handle.

After you harvest these common crops, there's one last step

After you harvest these common crops, there's one last step

Growing your own vegetables, when you have the space, can be great for saving money. But these four crops need an extra "curing" to get them through the winter.

Ellis expanding surgical options, facilities

SCHENECTADY

Ellis expanding surgical options, facilities

The first of three phases, part of a series of modernization projects Ellis Medicine began several years ago, has been completed.

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Wesley Community sets water restrictions after Legionnaire's disease cases

The Wesley Community put water restrictions in place at its three nursing homes within the Lawrence Street complex after four cases of Legionnaire’s disease were reported.

Scotia nursing home caregivers hold rally for awareness

SCOTIA

Scotia nursing home caregivers hold rally for awareness

Nursing home caregivers in Scotia rallied Wednesday to raise awareness about an ongoing contract dispute that they believe is affecting the quality of care for residents.

Cancer fundraiser for 10-year-old Ben Longale set for Saturday

SCHENECTADY

Cancer fundraiser for 10-year-old Ben Longale set for Saturday

The 12th Annual Say Goodbye to Cancer fundraiser will begin at 6 p.m. Saturday at Katie O’Byrne’s Restaurant, located at 121 Wall St.

Past chemical use not likely to threaten Stratton neighbors

GLENVILLE

Past chemical use not likely to threaten Stratton neighbors

The pollutant, which is a key ingredient in firefighting foams used at the Stratton base, is similar to that which was found in the drinking water of residents in Hoosick Falls.

Rubber duckies race, raise funds for Autism Society

SCOTIA

Rubber duckies race, raise funds for Autism Society

Over 1,200 rubber duckies cascaded over the Western Gateway Bridge and into the Mohawk River in Scotia on Saturday for the inaugural “Duck Derby for Autism.”

St. Peter's Medical Campus opens in Clifton Park

CLIFTON PARK

St. Peter's Medical Campus opens in Clifton Park

St. Peter’s Health Partners celebrated its fifth anniversary by opening its latest project, St. Peter’s Medical Campus, in Clifton Park on Tuesday.

Nick's Run makes a difference in Clifton Park Saturday

CLIFTON PARK

Nick's Run makes a difference in Clifton Park Saturday

Eight years after 13-year-old Nick Cammarata lost his battle with an aggressive form of cancer, the Clifton Park community continues to gather for an annual run and family carnival in his honor.

DEC: new environmental review for Albany's Global Companies

ALBANY

DEC: new environmental review for Albany's Global Companies

Community leaders called it a victory after the Department of Environmental Conservation ruled that Global Companies will undergo an entirely new application process for its Albany crude oil terminal.

Federal ratings of Capital Region caregivers run gamut

CAPITAL REGION

Federal ratings of Capital Region caregivers run gamut

Half of the Medicare and Medicaid participating nursing homes in the Capital Region received one- or two-star ratings, on a five-star scale, under a recently revised federal ratings systems.

First cannabis labor agreement in state signed in Fulton County

FULTON COUNTY

First cannabis labor agreement in state signed in Fulton County

Medical cannabis company Vireo Health of New York, based in Fulton County, announced recently what they said is the first cannabis industry labor agreement in the state.

SUNY Cobleskill offers therapeutic horsemanship program

COBLESKILL

SUNY Cobleskill offers therapeutic horsemanship program

SUNY Cobleskill has launched a four-year bachelor’s degree program in therapeutic horsemanship for the fall semester, which the school said is the first of its kind in New York.

Heroin, opioid demonstration spreads overdose knowledge

CLIFTON PARK

Heroin, opioid demonstration spreads overdose knowledge

Helping heroin addicts stay safe and get help is personal for Project Safe Point’s Alfonso Ferrara - when he was born, he was born in detox.

Stem-cell clinics face new scrutiny from federal regulators

Stem-cell clinics face new scrutiny from federal regulators

In a corner of Mark Berman's cosmetic-surgery suite is a box labeled the "Time Machine" that is the heart of his stem-cell operation.

Dairy farmers think almond milk is bogus, but Americans love it

Dairy farmers think almond milk is bogus, but Americans love it

Milk, the kind from cows, is still Americans' favorite complement to a peanut-butter-and-jelly sandwich. But it's feeling the heat from milk, the kind from almonds.

Firefighter safety is aim of $1.5M grant to Skidmore

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Firefighter safety is aim of $1.5M grant to Skidmore

Skidmore College will be receiving nearly $1.5 million in federal Homeland Security money to develop tools that may save firefighters lives, U.S. Sens. Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand said Friday.

Is marijuana more dangerous than alcohol?

Is marijuana more dangerous than alcohol?

Arizona's governor asked voters to fact-check whether pot is safer than alcohol. So The Washington Post did.

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