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Tuesday, November 16

Front Page: 11.17.10 - The City Council does the toe-stepping dance, and New Yorkers stay home on Election Day

Good morning! Forecast calls for rain, shouldn't we be looking at snow this time of year?

The Spring Run Trail opening has been delayed a day due to weather. Officials will open the trail at 2 p.m., tomorrow (Nov. 18), at the trail head located at East Avenue and Excelsior Avenue.

The stress of budget talks may have ignited some irritation at last night's Saratoga Springs City Council meeting, as Mayor Johnson grappled with Comm. Franck and Supervisor Joanne Yepsen. [Saratogian]

The Empire State Games have been canceled, indefinitely. [Poughkeepsie Journal]

Federal prosecutors are looking to re-try former Sen. Joe Bruno if and when his felony fraud convictions are vacated. [Record]

Outgoing Rep. Scott Murphy and Rep.-elect Chris Gibson met in D.C. to talk family friendly activities. [TU/Cap Con]

After heavy enforcement as A.G., Gov.-elect Andrew Cuomo may hire debt collectors to work for the state. [NYT]

Fewer eligible New Yorkers voted in the 2010 midterm election than any midterm election in the past three decades. [NYT]

NYS Parks Commissioner Carol Ash says a new non-profit alliance may be the answer to the threat of park closures. [Buff News]


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