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Debut of 'Daily Show With Trevor Noah' set for Sept. 28
NEW YORK

Debut of 'Daily Show With Trevor Noah' set for Sept. 28

Thursday, May 28, 2015
Comedy Central says Sept. 28 will be opening night for Trevor Noah as the new host of "The Daily Show."
 
Public hearing tonight on NYRA's proposed Race Course upgrades
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Public hearing tonight on NYRA's proposed Race Course upgrades

Monday, May 4, 2015
The New York Racing Association will be investing $15 million a year for almost a decade in capital improvements at Saratoga Race Course, according to a draft environmental-impact statement released on Monday.
 
Major construction at NKorea rocket site, US institute says
WASHINGTON

Major construction at NKorea rocket site, US institute says

Thursday, May 28, 2015
Satellite imagery shows significant new construction at North Korea's main rocket launch site in a sign of leader Kim Jong Un's determination to pursue a space program despite international censure, a U.S. research institute said Thursday.
 
Pataki will run for president in 2016

Pataki will run for president in 2016

Thursday, May 28, 2015
Former New York Gov. George Pataki is the latest Republican to get into the race for president.
 
Documents of Quaker merchant hanged in 1778 up for auction
ALBANY

Documents of Quaker merchant hanged in 1778 up for auction

Thursday, May 28, 2015
In November 1778, wealthy Pennsylvania businessman John Roberts III and a fellow Quaker were convicted of treason against the American cause and hanged from a gallows in Philadelphia, despite calls for a pardon from prominent citizens, including three signers of the Declaration of Independence.
 
Whitley named New York player of year by Gatorade
NISKAYUNA

Whitley named New York player of year by Gatorade

Thursday, May 28, 2015
Niskayuna High School senior Garrett Whitley, a likely first-round Major League Baseball draft pick, has been named the 2014-15 Gatorade New York Baseball Player of the Year.
 
Mohon students see mock DWI crash
ROTTERDAM

Mohon students see mock DWI crash

Thursday, May 28, 2015
Mohonasen High School students got a graphic look at the damage drunk driving can do this morning during a mock DWI crash at the school.
 

Saratoga museum puts 600-plus veterans interviews on YouTube

Thursday, May 28, 2015
Video interviews of hundreds of veterans from the Empire State are now available on a new YouTube channel established by the New York State Military Museum.
 
10 things to know for Thursday

10 things to know for Thursday

Thursday, May 28, 2015
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.
 
Site owner challenges denial of Camp Bisco permit
DUANESBURG

Site owner challenges denial of Camp Bisco permit

Wednesday, May 27, 2015
The owner of Indian Lookout Country Club is asking a judge to reverse Schenectady County’s decision not to grant him a mass gathering permit to host Camp Bisco, even though the three-day music festival headlined by The Disco Biscuits already has a new location in Scranton, Pennsylvania.
 
CAPITOL

State panel moving closer to awarding casino licenses

Wednesday, May 27, 2015
The state Gaming Commission is close to awarding licenses for New York’s first three commercial casinos, including one in Schenectady.
 
CAROGA

Woman charged under Leandra's Law in Caroga

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

A Dutchess County woman is accused of driving drunk in the town of Caroga with her two children in the car.
 
St. Johnsville farmer gets 40 years for abusing Amish boys
FONDA

St. Johnsville farmer gets 40 years for abusing Amish boys

Wednesday, May 27, 2015
A Montgomery County Court judge sentenced Robert Madsen, the St. Johnsville farmer convicted of sexually abusing six Amish boys, to 40 years in prison Wednesday.
 
Wakefield gets life without parole in 2010 Schenectady killing
SCHENECTADY

Wakefield gets life without parole in 2010 Schenectady killing

Wednesday, May 27, 2015
John Wakefield, the man convicted of strangling Brett Wentworth to death in Schenectady, was sentenced to life in prison without parole Wednesday morning.
 
CDTA to pay $7M for engineers to plan new routes
ALBANY

CDTA to pay $7M for engineers to plan new routes

Wednesday, May 27, 2015
The Capital District Transportation Authority board awarded a $7 million contract to Creighton Manning Engineering to lay the groundwork for two more bus rapid transit routes serving the city of Albany.
 
 

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