Thursday, December 18, 2014


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A day after Schenectady learned Rivers Casino has been recommended for a license by the siting board, the dust is starting to settle. Now local leaders are tasked with thinking to the future and how a casino will impact their area. Karen Tararache has more.

Updated 9:55 PM

Casino Decision Likely to Impact Spa City

Saratoga Springs was not one of the communities vying for a casino license on Wednesday, but as Matt Hunter explains, that doesn't mean the facility location board's recommendation won't have an impact on the Spa City.

Updated 10:02 PM

Federal Legislation Suspends One Trucker Regulation

Members of the trucking industry are relieved, now that a burdensome regulation has been suspended. Last year, a new rule was passed restricting a driver's hours of service. Cara Thomas explains why truckers were so opposed to this legislation.

Updated 6:38 PM

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SUNY Cobleskill Researching an "Amazing" Tree

It's a tree with the power to save lives of those suffering from hunger, and it's being grown in the greenhouses of SUNY Cobleskill. Time Warner Cable News reporter Barry Wygel visited the campus to learn more. Updated 5:00 PM


Disappointment for Some in Cities that Lost a Bid for a Casino Location

Many in Rensselaer are disappointed they won't be getting a casino. Some had hoped the Hard Rock Rensselaer would have brought a real economic boost to the city. Time Warner Cable News reporter Katie Eastman has more on reaction within that community on the casino announcement. Updated 12/17/2014 10:16 PM


SAVE East Greenbush Members Rejoice After Casino Announcement

Among the capacity crowd at Wednesday's casino announcement were dozens of members from the group SAVE East Greenbush, which has protested the project there since it was first proposed in April. Matt Hunter has more on their reaction. Updated 12/17/2014 09:14 PM

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