Morning Blend: Barbara Bruno, cellphone drivers, Saratoga fountain makeover

+ Almost all the big names in state government were at Barbara Bruno's funeral yesterday. After "outvoting" his children, Joe Bruno gave the eulogy, recounting how his wife "really disliked politicians" and taught him how to speak proper English. He also reportedly hugged Eliot Spitzer. [NYT]

+ Troy police got $15,000 from the state to go after people who talk on their cellphones while driving. The Troy PD says it will be targeting areas around high schools and colleges. [TU]

+ City officials in Troy are fighting over how they should get Rennselaer to pay $3.5 million in unpaid water bills. [Troy Record]

+ The historic Morrissey Fountain in Saratoga's Congress Park is getting a makeover. [TU]

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