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President Obama Issues Statement On Michael Brown Tragedy

 

This has been a sad story that I hate we have to relive again.

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Sears Employee Fired After Racist Video Hits The Web [VIDEO]

In 2004, Kanye West rapped, “Racism still alive, they just be concealing it.” Ten years after that line, racism is still alive and well, only it’s no longer being concealed. This is an example of everyday racism in a Sears in Winnipeg, Canada

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Hump Day Rump Shaking: Salt n Pepa

Happy Wednesday aka Hump Day all you little humpers!! The week is moving along nice and smooth it seems, at least for me thus far, and hope it is for you. You know I always like to take it back, and since hump rhymes with rump, we gotta shake our thang!!

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New Equipment Will Help Cohoes Firefighters Save Pets

Fireman Cory Kalanick became a viral sensation when his GoPro camera showcased his heroic effort to save a kitten. The video shows Kalanick walking around a home when he came across the lifeless body of a tiny kitten. An oxygen mask and a few splashes of water did the trick and a thankful owner now has their little friend back. City firefighters in Cohoes are now prepared for similar situations.

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Seafood Stuffed in Man’s Pants Leads Police on Car + Foot Chase

A fishy smell is never a good smell unless you’re at a Seafood restaurant – especially when the smell is coming from your pants.

A 41-year-old man from Troy was arrested by police after leaving the Price Chopper on Second Avenue with a three-course meal in his drawers.

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Police Seek Help Finding Missing Troy City Worker

Tyrome Treece of Troy was last seen on Sept. 30 in Colonie. Police are searching for the city worker, who was reported missing on Oct. 1.

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Creeper Rockin’ a Christmas Sweater Attempts Student Abductions at UAlbany

Never trust a stranger wearing a Christmas sweater. ESPECIALLY in October.

In all seriousness, a terrible thing happened at SUNY Albany on Friday. A man wearing a Christmas sweater and wind pants tried to abduct two women within 45 minutes, according to the Times Union.

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SPOOKY! Human Remains Found In Crawl Space Of East Greenbush Home

Halloween will be here before you know it and spooky things are already happening around the Capital Region. The Times Union is reporting that a woman’s remains were found in the crawl space of a home in East Greenbush. Yikes!

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Schenectady Movie Theater Assailants Indicted

I’m not sure how I managed to miss this story, but a nasty incident occurred at Bow Tie Cinemas Movieland 6 in Schenectady nearly three months ago. Theaters do their best to prevent moviegoers from distracting others during the showing of their films. But as is evident from this incident, there will always be people out there who just DGAF.

A man and one of his daughters were brutally assaulted by a group after asking the teens to quiet down.

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SUNY Albany’s State Dining Hall Named One Of The Country’s Grossest College Cafeterias

UAlbany has made a lot of “top” lists for different reasons. But this one “takes the cake” (pun intended). Complex listed the university as being home to one of the grossest college cafeterias in the country.

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Gun Threat Made at Concert Workers by Elderly Queensbury Man

“All you damn kids with your loud music!” said every old person ever. But one AARP card-holder took out his frustrations in an extreme way last week. The Freedom of Expression Music and Arts Festival took place in Queensbury over the weekend, and a 75-year-old man who lives near the venue visited the event and voiced his displeasure by brandishing his trusty steel piece.

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Shooting Incidents In Troy Are Said To Be Related

Police believe a recent string of shootings are related. The most recent incident occurred around 8pm on Monday night on Fifth Avenue in Troy. Several shots penetrated the building and missed two small children, 6 and 7-years-old, by inches.

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WTF? Man Shot And Killed For Commenting On Woman’s Bathing Suit Photo On Facebook

Apparently the crime of admiring a woman who’s in a relationship is punishable by death. A 48-year-old man in Oklahoma City was murdered for posting a harmless comment on a woman’s picture.

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Police Cracking Down On Unsafe Driving + Pedestrian Crossing On Central Ave

I read an interesting article on the Times Union website today that says law enforcement will start cracking down on both drivers and pedestrians to help prevent accidents on Central Avenue. The article exclaims that pedestrians are hit by cars more than once a week on average on Central.

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UAlbany Football Has New Field, New Conference, and New… MARCHING BAND!

UAlbany Great Danes football fans have a lot of new additions to look forward to this season – a coach’s last hoorah season, a new stadium, a new conference, and a new marching band!

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‘The Partridge Family’ Star David Cassidy Arrested In Albany Area

Even though both were in their heyday before my time, I was always more of a “Brady Bunch” guy than “Partridge Family.” This story justifies my position perfectly! I always knew that S.O.B. David Cassidy was a lush!

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Green Island In Deep Shih Tzu – 3 Pet Limit Per Household?

There’s a bunch of crap (literally) in Green Island, and officials are looking to flush it down the toilet. A hearing will be held to discuss a movement to limit the Green Island households to 3 pets. The proposal is in response to a number of dog poo complaints.

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UAlbany Football Coach Bob Ford Retiring After This Season

It’s rare in any level of sports for one team to have a coach as long as Bob Ford has been with the University at Albany. The coach’s 43-year run as the team’s fearless leader will end after this season.

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Lord & Taylor Returning To Crossgates Mall

In the words of LL Cool J, you can call it a comeback! The department store, Lord & Taylor, will be return to Crossgates Mall for the first time since 2005.

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Man Charged With Murdering His 3-Month-Old Son [POLL]

A 30-year-old Fort Edward man has been charged with murdering, yes murdering, his three month old child over the weekend. Sunday afternoon, around 2pm, the Glens Falls Hospital called police informing them that the infant had been brought to the hospital with life threatening injuries.

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Albany Area Buffet Suspected Of Identity Theft

The Golden Town Buffet Hibachi & Sushi was raided yesterday by law enforcement. The Albany area Asian buffet is under investigation for identity theft after multiple patrons reported suspicious activity on their debit and credit card statements.

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P-U!! What Is The Bad Odor in Cohoes?

If you’ve been smelling that stank a$$ odor in Cohoes, there’s no need to worry according to officials. The putrid stench is attributed to an overheated chemical tank at Norlite Corp, according to Joseph Fahd.

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Prostitution Arrests Made In Saratoga Springs

Of all places in the Capital Region to hear about prostitution – would you ever expect Saratoga Springs? Sting operations lead to the arrest of 5 Albany area women. The women have all been charged with misdemeanor prostitution.

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Helicopters Search For Depressed Missing Woman In The Albany Area

People in the Albany area were understandably curious as to why there were low-flying State Police helicopters circling the Maxwell and Albany Shaker Road areas this morning. Turns out they were searching for a woman who was reported missing yesterday morning.

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DAYUMN! 112-Year-Old New Yorker Is World’s Oldest Man!

The Guinness World Records have recognized New York resident, Salustiano Sanchez-Blazquez as the world’s oldest man. The 112-year-old lives near Niagra Falls.

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The Postal Service Looking At Options Other Than Door-To-Door Delivery

Don’t get too attached to that cute mailbox that looks like a miniature replica of your home. It might be better suited for firewood sooner than later. The US Postal Service has been losing billions of dollars year after year. There’s a possibility that their door-to-door service could be eliminated as early as 2022.

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BARF! Three Different ‘Poop In The Pool’ Incidents in Bethlehem IN ONE WEEK!

Is there anything more disgusting than human waste? Be honest, even your own doo doo grosses you out. The only thing else than your own poo, is someone else’s poo. Bethlehem residents were stuck in a frustrating situation during last week’s heat wave, when the Elm Avenue Pool Complex had to shut down the pool after THREE different brown log incidents.

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Saratoga Race Course Giveaways 2013

The local heat wave will still be in effect as the racing season kicks off in Saratoga Springs on Friday. It shouldn’t have much of an impact on business, though.

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