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Five suspects charged in Schenectady credit union robbery

Five suspects charged in Schenectady credit union robbery


Police say the Sunmark Federal Credit Union on Broadway in Schenectady was robbed on Thursday morning.

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Major road and bridge work planned for Capital Region

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Guilderland teen prepares for third brain surgery battle

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Recruiting effort underway for more firefighting volunteers

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Scotia teen saves drowning man

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Scotia teen rescues drowning man

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Schenectady woman pleads guilty to manslaughter in death of infant son

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