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State Senate candidates dig in with newly drawn district maps

ALBANY, N.Y. — Along with Congressional maps, released last Friday by Special Master Jonathan Cervas were redrawn lines for the New York State Senate. The Captial Region is divided into three main districts, the 43rd, 44th, and 46th. The three districts lean in favor of Democrats but in two...
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Police increase patrols in Capital Region schools after Texas shooting

Gov. Hochul is directing New York State Police to increase patrols and conduct daily check-ins at schools. She held an emergency meeting with state police Wednesday morning. She says they're doing everything to protect our schools. Even before that directive, police agencies announced increased presence around schools. A couple of...
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Albany County confirms five new COVID-19 deaths

ALBANY, N.Y. — Albany County confirmed five new deaths linked to COVID-19. Among the deaths are a woman in her 40s, three men in their 80s, and a woman in her 80s. The death toll for Albany County stands at 562 since the outbreak began. Albany County Executive Daniel...
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Ex-State Employee Accused Of Possessing Child Pornography

A former New York State employee is facing serious prison time after he was allegedly found with sexually explicit images of children.Albany County resident Scott Weinbloom, age 47, of Latham, was arrested Friday, May 20, on a federal charge of possessing child pornography, according to the US Atto…
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Albany County strengthens police presence at schools

The Albany County Sheriff’s Office will enhance law enforcement at schools across the county in the wake of the shooting at a Texas elementary school. “That debate is going to go on forever,” Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple said. The sheriff's office is responding with an enhanced presence...
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State leaders react to deadly school shooting in Texas

Albany County Legislature issued a proclamation calling for members of the federal government to reinstate an assault weapons ban and put an end to gun violence. In a statement, Albany County Legislature Chairman Andrew Joyce says she was once owned an assault rifle until she realized it's destructive power and no longer wanted it in her home.
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Albany County Legislature calls on federal government to reinstate weapons assault ban

Albany, NY (WRGB) — Members of the Albany County Legislature continue to prioritize ending gun violence while also calling on the federal government to do the same. On Tuesday, the Legislature issued a proclamation calling for members of the federal government to reinstate an Assault Weapons Ban, similar to the one that was enacted in 1994 but never reinstated when it expired.
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COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations drop in Albany County

Despite cases and hospitalizations decreasing in Albany County since Friday, there have been five new COVID-19-related deaths. County Executive Dan McCoy said Friday in a statement that the five new deaths, four of them people in their 80s, brings the county's death toll to 562 since the start of the pandemic.
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