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Justin Mudge walks through the muddy interior of his great uncle's gun shop which was destroyed by flooding caused by Hurricane Irene on September 1, 2011 in Prattsville, NY.  (Photo by Monika Graff/Getty Images)

New York State Bar Association Offering Free Legal Advice To Irene Victims

Association President Vincent Doyle says volunteer lawyers will be available to answer questions about insurance, property disputes, landlord-tenant matters and general legal issues.

09/10/2011

A farm truck and snowmobile moved by the flood waters from the Tropical Storm Irene sits in the middle of a farmers corn field along Rt.30 Schoharie, N.Y., Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2011. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)

Cuomo Creates $15 Million Fund For NY Farms Damaged By Irene

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Irene caused significant damage to the state’s agriculture. He said there is already $45 million in damage to farms in the state.

09/03/2011

Mega Millions lottery winners pose with $319 million checks during a news conference in Schenectady, N.Y., Thursday, March 31, 2011. From left are Leon Peck, Kristin Baldwin, Mike Barth, Tracy Sussman, John Kutey, Gabrielle Mahar ad John Hilton. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

Upstate Mega Millions Winners Thank Fate, Snickers For Good Fortune

Mike Barth, who bought the winning ticket at a newsstand in downtown Albany last Friday, said the group’s fortune was sealed by the “fickle finger of fate.”

03/31/2011

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Amtrak Engine Fire Delays Train Near Schenectady

An Amtrak train heading from Chicago to Boston and New York City was delayed east of Schenectady when the second of two locomotives caught fire.

01/09/2011

Classroom (credit: Clipart.com)

NY Officials List 67 Schools As Lowest Achievers

New York education officials have identified 67 public schools as “persistently lowest achieving” and listed 58 for registration review.

12/09/2010

Toilet (File Photo/AP)

NY Town Faces Fines For Sewer System Problems

A town in upstate New York is facing nearly $38,000 in fines, unless it can plug the problems with its crumbling sewer system as demands increase.

11/27/2010

Painkiller Pills (credit: AP)

NY Woman Sues To Keep Taking Drug That Failed Trial

A New York woman is suing a Virginia drug company in an unusual attempt to get access to an experimental drug that failed a clinical trial.

10/16/2010