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SCHENECTADY

Memorial service Saturday for retired Union College professor

Friday, Nov. 28, 2014

Former Union College professor H. Gilbert Harlow, an advocate for maintaining and enhancing the college’s landscape, died Nov. 17 at the age of 100.
 
WILKES-BARRE, Pa.

Pa. man who ate holiday meal early gets stabbed

Friday, Nov. 28, 2014
Police say a Pennsylvania woman chased her boyfriend around a dining room and stabbed him in the chest because he started eating Thanksgiving dinner while she slept off a bender.
 
NEW YORK

Rice's suspension vacated

Friday, Nov. 28, 2014
Ray Rice has won the appeal of his indefinite suspension by the NFL, the players’ union said Friday.
 
Austin police: More than 100 rounds fired
AUSTIN, Texas

Austin police: More than 100 rounds fired

Friday, Nov. 28, 2014
A gunman attempted to set the Mexican Consulate ablaze and fired more than 100 rounds at downtown buildings early Friday before he died, Austin authorities said.
 
Man accused in burglary that rattled Saratoga community
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Man accused in burglary that rattled Saratoga community

Friday, Nov. 28, 2014
City Police say a Staten Island man now in custody in a downstate prison was responsible for a burglary that left a Saratoga Lake community rattled.
 
'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' trailer premieres

'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' trailer premieres

Friday, Nov. 28, 2014
“Star Wars” fans, rejoice! Walt Disney Pictures and LucasFilm unveiled today the highly anticipated teaser trailer to "Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens.”
 
Immigrants' chances tied to their state's polices
PHOENIX

Immigrants' chances tied to their state's polices

Friday, Nov. 28, 2014
If Christian Avila lived a few hundred miles to the west, he would have a driver's license and qualify for in-state college tuition and a host of other opportunities available to young people granted legal status by President Barack Obama two years ago.
 
Schalmont freshman's sports talk show gains popularity
ROTTERDAM

Schalmont freshman's sports talk show gains popularity

Friday, Nov. 28, 2014

Alex Feuz has a direct line to just about every player on the Schalmont varsity football team.
 
Run and eat: Turkey Trots draw a crowd
CAPITAL REGION

Run and eat: Turkey Trots draw a crowd

Friday, Nov. 28, 2014
Running in below-freezing temperatures the morning after a nor’easter dumped nearly a foot of snow on the ground is not the hard part.
 
Clifton Park brewery aims to ‘shtick’ in area
CLIFTON PARK

Clifton Park brewery aims to ‘shtick’ in area

Friday, Nov. 28, 2014
For most of the past 18 years, Shmaltz Brewing Company — or at least its Jewish-themed, comically named line of craft beers — has been a well-known presence in the San Francisco Bay Area and New York City.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Free buses to run during Saratoga Streetwalk next week

Friday, Nov. 28, 2014

Free shuttle buses will be provided to the droves of strollers expected to visit the 28th annual Victorian Streetwalk next week.
 
1.2 million Australian Christmas lights set record

1.2 million Australian Christmas lights set record

Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014
CANBERRA, Australia — An Australian lawyer has set a world record by stringing up almost 1.2 million Christmas lights in the center of the national capital.
 

Ferguson gives thanks after a quiet night

Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014
FERGUSON, Mo. — Protesters in Ferguson pressed pause Thursday as the city welcomed Thanksgiving, decorating boarded-up storefronts with some Dr. Seuss inspiration and gathering for church services — a stark contrast to previous days of outrage over the grand jury decision in the Michael Brown case.
 

Two Newburgh children rescued from snowbank

Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014
NEWBURGH — Two boys who had gone out to build a snow fort were inadvertently trapped for several hours in a Newburgh, New York, snow bank when a plow operator clearing a parking lot pushed snow over them, not realizing they were there, officials said.
 
ALBANY

Thousands in state spend Thanksgiving without power

Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014

Thousands of New York residents spent Thanksgiving Day without power after a storm dumped snow on much of the state.
 
 

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