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Schenectady City Council candidate forum (VIDEO)

Six candidates vying for three seats on the Schenectady City Council squared off in a debate on Tuesday night at Proctors.

Schenectady nonprofits to see removal of liens

Schenectady nonprofit groups with tax liens owned by a private company will likely avoid foreclosure after Gov. Andrew Cuomo approved a bill on Tuesday that retroactively applies tax-exempt status to the organizations.

Lewis Black loves New York

Gov. Andrew Cuomo got START-UP NY rolling with a little help from comedian Lewis Black on Tuesday.

Political fundraising off the shutdown

America can't afford another shutdown, so give [insert campaign] money!

Stephen Baldwin is paying off his taxes

Actor Stephen Baldwin is starting to pay his back taxes, according to a release from state Commissioner of Taxation and Finance Thomas H. Mattox.

Local representatives back deal to restart government

The Capital Region's three congressional representatives supported a bill late Wednesday night to temporarily restart the government and avoid a default.

Gibson backs bipartisan deal

U.S. Rep. Chris Gibson, R-Kinderhook, will vote in favor of bipartisan bill from U.S. Senate to avoid shutdown and restart the government.

Saratoga Reads announces latest selection

Saratoga Reads is returning to its roots with the selection of Khaled Hosseini’s “And the Mountains Echoed” as the 2013-2014 book choice.

The dark side of casino gambling

Destroying slot machines one by one could slow the state's expansion of casino gambling.

Growing support for circumventing Speaker

There is growing support in the U.S. House of Representatives to end the federal government shutdown by going around U.S. Speaker John Boehner, R-OH.

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