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Country music charging into region

Thursday, April 23, 2015
Kenny Chesney's new recording, “The Big Revival,” is his 13th album to top BillBoard’s country charts.

Proxy push for diversity making progress

Thursday, April 23, 2015
LinkedIn and Sketchers are the only remaining public companies from a list of seven or so that haven’t acted ahead of their annual meetings on a recommendation from the New York State Common Retirement Fund to add more women and minorities to their boards of directors.

Mariota should be No. 1 pick in NFL draft

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
There are some pretty tasty “Who ya got?” matchups coming next week.

Women in the Amsterdam carpet mills

Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Modestly but eloquently, Sue Fraczek described her life as an Amsterdam mill girl. “When I went to work, I was scared to death. It was my first time in a carpet mill. It was hot. It was noisy.”

No doubt where the sports Hub is

Sunday, April 19, 2015
Sports world revolves around Boston

Low-salt diet eyed for Lake George

Saturday, April 18, 2015
Municipalities around Lake George are being asked to think about ways to reduce their use of road salt, for the lake’s sake.

Thompson knows true meaning of family

Saturday, April 18, 2015
The phone rang as Lyle Thompson was close to crossing the border from Canada to the U.S. at Niagara Falls.

Capullo knows it's time for a change

Friday, April 17, 2015
It’s been a bittersweet week for Deb Capullo.

Items can aid turkey hunters

Thursday, April 16, 2015
Some items offered to help spring turkey hunters

I-90 Corridor valuable to CSX

Thursday, April 16, 2015
The I-90 line is an important one for CSX, which operates east of the Mississippi and in two Canadian provinces.
Changing lineups: Meters, Giddens backed by old friends

Changing lineups: Meters, Giddens backed by old friends

Thursday, April 16, 2015
Four original Meters reunite for a show at The Massry; Rhiannon Giddens sings, backed by members her old band, the Carolina Chocolate Drops.

Yankees ignoring A-Rod's quest

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
If a tree falls in the woods and everybody’s there to hear it, does it make a sound?

Memories of a railroad man’s daughter

Saturday, April 11, 2015
Marguerite Hackert Dickershaid, 97, of Schenectady has a place in her heart for Beech Nut from its days in Canajoharie when the food factory helped railroad families at Christmas.

Deadly crashes raise concerns along stretch of Route 67

Saturday, April 11, 2015
Two fatal accidents in barely a month along the same stretch of road doesn’t necessarily mean the road is at fault — but then again, it might. The highway in question is the winding two-lane stretch of Route 67 between Northway Exit 12 and Ballston Spa.

City Tournament is still special

Friday, April 10, 2015
The 82nd annual USBC Bowling Association 's Championship Tournament starts Wednesday

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