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NY to display rare artifacts at State Capitol

ALBANY — The public is getting a rare opportunity to see some of New York state's most significant artifacts, including the documents that first exposed Benedict Arnold as a traitor and an original handwritten draft of George Washington's Farewell Address.

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Unhappy Upstate: Dissatisfaction could hurt Dems

BUFFALO — Ken Streebel is not happy with the direction New York is headed. "No way," said the 61-year-old maintenance mechanic from suburban Hamburg. "Taxes are too expensive, my wife's been out of work for 2 1/2 years: one, because there's no jobs but two, because we're in our 60s, she can't get a job."

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DiNapoli lowers rate of return in pension fund

New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli announced Thursday that he is lowering the anticipated rate of return on investments in New York State’s pension fund and, in turn, raising the contributions local municipalities must make to it to ensure that it is fully funded.

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State’s first all-girls charter school opens

ALBANY — New York’s first all-girls charter high school opened Monday in Albany with two full grades. The $10 million Albany Leadership Charter High School for Girls has 150 students in ninth and 10th grades and 83 students on a waiting list.

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