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Republicans praise Trump for his promise to stop protests; Democrats at a loss for words

WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — President Donald Trump’s promise to use the U.S. military to stop violent protests has gained widespread Republican support. “This is a president who speaks very strongly and acts very directly,” Pennsylvania Rep. Mike Kelly said. Kelly applauded the president for Monday evening’s walk, Bible in hand, from the White House to nearby…more

North Greenbush Police need help identifying a suspicious vehicle operator

NORTH GREENBUSH, N.Y. (NEWS10) — According to its Facebook, the North Greenbush Police Department is turning to the community for further information regarding a suspicious vehicle and person spotted in town. Around 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, police say they received reports of a suspicious man on Dodge Street as social media posts activity said the…more

Targeted by protests, Confederate monuments come down

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP/Nexstar) — In Alabama’s largest city, the base of a massive Confederate monument was all that remained after crews dismantled the towering obelisk and trucked it away in pieces on Tuesday. Other confederate symbols came down elsewhere, leaving an empty pedestal and a bare flagpole. Workers hired by the city of Birmingham began…more

As Trump signs religious freedom order, photo ops criticized

WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed an executive order meant expand freedom of religion across the globe, but Democrats and a growing number of religious leaders say the action is being overshadowed by the president using religious symbols to advance his political agenda. Trump on Monday had police clear out protesters in…more

Female-owned fitness studios in Capital Region band together to reopen

(NEWS10) – Boutique fitness studios in the Capital Region are banding together to try to reopen sooner rather than later. The female-owned small businesses don’t want to wait until Phase 4 to reopen. The Hot Yoga Spot, Girl Fight Fitness, Revolution Spin and others, like Hit with Britt, are sticking together to try to have…more

Colonie police work to get local boy a bed

COLONIE, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Colonie police officers recently helped a little boy who needed a bed. The department found out that 8-year-old Ocean didn’t have a bed to sleep in. Four officers made some calls, and Taft Furniture offered up a donation. Ocean was all smiles during the bed delivery. The donation was part of…more

Rensselaer County coronavirus update Tuesday, June 2

TROY, N.Y. (NEWS10)- Rensselaer County Executive Steve McLaughlin announced the first death from coronavirus since May 15, bringing the total number to 29 Tuesday, June 2. There have been 529 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the county, 454 county residents have recovered. To date the county has received the results of 10,492 residents that have…more

SAT drops plans for home exam amid internet access concerns

(AP) — The company that administers the SAT college entrance exam is scrapping plans to provide a home version of the test this year, saying it can’t guarantee all students would have access to the needed technology. The College Board announced Tuesday that it’s pausing plans for the remote exam but still hopes to make…more