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'Mockingjay, Part 1' has biggest opening of year
NEW YORK

'Mockingjay, Part 1' has biggest opening of year

Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014
“Mockingjay, Part 1” didn’t catch fire like the previous installments of “The Hunger Games,” but it still had the biggest opening of the year with $123 million at the weekend box office, according to studio estimates Sunday.
 

Suicide bomber kills at least 45 Afghans at volleyball tournament

Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014
A suicide bomber blew himself up at a volleyball tournament in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday, killing at least 45 people in the country's deadliest terrorist attack this year, officials said.
 

Former DC Mayor Marion Barry dies at 78

Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014
Divisive and flamboyant, maddening and beloved, Marion Barry outshone every politician in the 40-year history of District of Columbia self-rule. But for many, his legacy was not defined by the accomplishments and failures of his four terms as mayor and long service on the D.C. Council.

 

Cops: Naked suspect assaults man, 84, after falling through ceiling

Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014
A naked man fell through the ceiling of a women's bathroom at Logan Airport on Saturday, then ran out of the restroom and viciously assaulted an elderly man while he was still in the buff and bleeding, before being arrested, state police said.

 
Capital Region service groups seek simple gifts
CAPITAL REGION

Capital Region service groups seek simple gifts

Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014
Local nonprofit agencies and those they serve say they don’t need expensive gadgets or the latest fashions, but instead hope the holiday season brings gifts of basic necessities, offerings of kindness and donations of time.
 
Capital Region groups gear up for traditional Thanksgiving dinners
CAPITAL REGION

Capital Region groups gear up for traditional Thanksgiving dinners

Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014
Service organizations around the Capital Region are getting ready to feed Thanskgiving dinner to literally thousands of others.
 
Annual Gazette parade kicks off holiday season
SCHENECTADY

Annual Gazette parade kicks off holiday season

Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014
Thousands of children and adults swarmed State Street for the 47th annual Gazette Holiday Parade, which was hosted by the Chamber of Schenectady and featured more than 100 floats.
 
MALTA & STILLWATER

GlobalFoundries to add water tanks at Fab 8

Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014
GlobalFoundries is making plans to install two giant water tanks at its Fab 8 complex to provide a backup water supply for the $10 billion computer chipmaking operation.
 
COLONIE

Boil-water order issued in Colonie

Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014
Residents of Colonie’s Latham Water District, including the village of Colonie, are being advised to boil water used for drinking or cooking until 10 a.m. Monday.
 
GLOVERSVILLE

'Suspicious’ bag detours Gloversville race

Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014
Police found a suspicious package near the site of Saturday’s Rail to Trail race, and the race route was changed as a result.
 
Polish town opposes Pooh Bear for unclear gender

Polish town opposes Pooh Bear for unclear gender

Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014
Officials in a Polish town have opposed a proposition to name a playground after Winnie-the-Pooh due to the bear's unclear gender and immodest clothing.
 
Habitat gives Schenectady family home for the holidays
SCHENECTADY

Habitat gives Schenectady family home for the holidays

Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014
Jose Gonzalez and Maricely Torres were handed the keys to their first home — built by Habitat for Humanity of Schenectady County — during a dedication ceremony Saturday.
 
Ferguson grand jury unusual in many ways

Ferguson grand jury unusual in many ways

Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014
Not much is normal about the Missouri grand jury responsible for deciding whether to charge a suburban St. Louis police officer for fatally shooting Michael Brown.
 
Most of Thruway open after massive NY snowfall
BUFFALO

Most of Thruway open after massive NY snowfall

Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014
Drivers are now free to exit the New York State Thruway in the areas pummeled earlier this week by up to 7 feet of snow.
 
CAPITOL

State legislators: Raise no priority

Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014
Money can’t buy the votes of a growing number of state legislators voicing opposition to a proposed pay raise.
 
 

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