US National Champion Figure Skater Johnny Weir skates at the Empire State Plaza

ALBANY- Three time US National Champion figure skater Johnny Weir was in the Capital Region this morning for some holiday entertainment.

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Waste Watchers

  • The cost of closing a prison

    NewsChannel 13 has received a long-awaited response from the Department Of Corrections and Community Supervision. It's regarding taxpayer money spent to pay employees long after the inmates were gone from Mount McGregor State Prison.

Education Spotlight

  • Training teachers to help identify dyslexia

    Should teachers in New York State be trained to recognize students with dyslexia? Many parents say “yes.” In fact, parents attending a NewsChannel 13 education forum this past September urged us to research the issue and we did.

NewsChannel 13 In-Depth

  • Are we hearing the final ring for the payphone?

    When was the last time you used a pay phone? Or better yet, have your children or grandchildren ever used one? Once a staple on almost every street corner, pay phones are rapidly vanishing. However, they're still around -- if you know where to look.


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