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Thursday, March 3

Front page: Spa City sales tax collections highest ever in 2010, Clinton tells students to keep learning

Good morning!

Saratoga Springs collected over $9 million in sales tax receipts in 2010, an all-time record. [Srtgn]

Bill "Slick Willy" Clinton tells UAlbany students to continue learning throughout their lives during a Wednesday lecture. [Record]

A handful of protesters were arrested at the capital yesterday while protesting for an extension of the "millionaires' tax." Video here. [TU, LoHud]

Assemblyman Richard Brodsky calls Gov. Cuomo's budget a "blank canvas." [Capitol]

Municipal officials, businesses leaders and even some who authored the preliminary mandate relief team report are criticizing the findings. [IthacaJo]

State Sen. Eric Adams (a familiar face to horse racing advocates) is pushing for a ban on high-capacity ammunition magazines with hidden camera footage shot in Rensselaer and Colonie. Check out the video below. [UPI, DN/DP]


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