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After years of helping others, EMS worker's home destroyed by fire

COLONIE – A home is considered a total loss following an early morning fire in Colonie. And while losing your home to a fire is devastating, the man who owned this house has a unique perspective.


  • Schoharie County reacts to casino bid loss, fracking ban
 
  • Saratoga Springs reacts to Schenectady casino choice
 
  • Governor decides against fracking in New York State
 
  • US, Cuba patch torn relations in historic accord







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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