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A new Siena poll finds New Yorkers are not at all satisfied with their lives.

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo
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Investigators in New York state have issued a subpoena to Michael Cohen as part of their criminal probe into the Trump Foundation.

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Aug 23, 2018
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WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Jim Kevlin, Editor and Publisher of Hometown Oneonta, The Freeman's Journal and AllOtsego.com, about Boston-based company XNG's virtual pipeline.

 Does the secret demon carved in stone hold a Capitol curse?
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The annual Capitol Hauntings tours are getting ready to begin in Albany, and this year they'll start two weeks earlier than in the past because of popular demand.

Governor Andrew Cuomo
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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo continues to rail against President Trump’s tweets and comments to reporters. But some of his political opponents say the governor needs to talk more about issues related to New York.

Saratoga Springs City Hall
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City services in Saratoga Springs have been moved out of city hall after a small fire last week damaged a portion of the building.

The Hoosick Falls Village Board, file photo
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Researchers at Bennington College have released the results of a Community Health Questionnaire, focused on reported illnesses possibly linked to the PFOA contamination crisis surrounding Bennington, Vermont and nearby Hoosick Falls and Petersburgh in New York.

The Saratoga Springs 2018 Charter Review Commission (file photo)
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A commission in Saratoga Springs has proposed updates to the city’s governing document. If approved, the changes could add seats to the city council — the first expansion of the council in city history.

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WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Miles Reed, Editor of The Daily Gazette, about convicted child killer Marybeth Tinning, who was released from prison yesterday.  The pair also discuss a Schenectady hiker's cautionary tale.

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A Bennington College survey of residents in the PFOA contaminated village of Hoosick Falls in eastern New York finds higher rates of illnesses among residents exposed to the toxic substance than did a previous study conducted by the New York State Health Department.

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo
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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed a bill that creates the nation's first commission to investigate prosecutorial misconduct.

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A new law signed by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo bans smoking in home-based day care centers.

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A 7-year-old New York boy is back selling lemonade and raising money for a friend in need after a state health inspector put the squeeze on him last month.

Ken Lovett
Ken Lovett

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Ken Lovett, Albany Bureau Chief for The New York Daily News, about Governor Andrew Cuomo's ongoing feud with President Trump.  The pair also discuss Republican state attorney general candidate Keith Wofford.

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo
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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo spent part of his Sunday morning tearing into President Donald Trump.

The Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake Senior High School will be open Sunday and Monday for grief counseling after the death of a student.

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The City of Saratoga Springs has moved a public forum on proposed changes to its governing document after a Friday night fire damaged a portion of the building.

Saratoga Springs City Hall
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Saratoga Springs City Hall was struck by lightning during thunderstorms Friday night.

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New York State has begun the process of applying to the federal Surface Transportation Board for the formal abandonment of a 30-mile section of the Saratoga and North Creek Railway from North Creek to the former Tahawus mine in the Town of Newcomb.

Tom Morley, daughter Grace, and wife Maggie Wolfendale
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Hours before post time at Saratoga Race Course, trainers, grooms and hotwalkers are already working with the nation’s top thoroughbreds. For trainer Tom Morley, it’s a demanding career. But luckily for him, racing is a family business.

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Northern New York Republican Congresswoman Elise Stefanik is hosting a roundtable on opioid addiction in Saratoga County Friday.

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo
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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo stirred some controversy Wednesday when he told an audience at a bill signing ceremony in Manhattan that America “was never that great.”

Leecia Eve
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Leecia Eve is one of four candidates running in the September 13 Democratic primary for New York attorney general. Eve believes her background makes her more qualified to hold the office than her opponents.

A new affordable housing development supported by public dollars will be constructed in Saratoga Springs.

New York State Homes and Community Renewal announced the start of construction on a $34 million project at 247 Washington Street.

Saratoga County legislators are considering the creation of a registry to prevent animal abusers from obtaining pets.

Workers stand on a barge while divers below the surface work on the seawall
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The seawall that protects the City of Troy from the Hudson River is under an extensive renovation. WAMC’s Southern Adirondack Bureau Chief Lucas Willard got a closer look at the work underway in the Collar City.

Miles Reed

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Miles Reed, Editor of The Daily Gazette, about Albany International Airport's $92 million improvement project announced Tuesday. The pair also discuss the reported travel and tourism surges in Schenectady County.

Mike Spain

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Mike Spain, Associate Editor of The Times Union, about legislation expanding the styrofoam ban in Albany County. The pair also disucss New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's expected visit to Albany International Airport this morning.

Officials say a freight train that derailed along a stretch of the Delaware River separating New York and Pennsylvania included railcars carrying low-level radioactive soils but none of those cars wound up in the water.

Ken Lovett
Ken Lovett

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Ken Lovett, Albany Bureau Chief for The New York Daily News, about statewide campaign efforts for the November elections. The pair also discuss President Trump's visit to Fort Drum in Jefferson County today.

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