Another potential snag for AMD, Treadwell says he'll donate salary, psychologist throws herself on the mercy of the court, museum officials say they're not prudes

Another potential snag in the deal behind the Luther Forest chip fab project: AMD has a technology sharing agreement with rival Intel that prohibits sharing the technology with a third party. So, does AMD's spin-off corporation count as a third party? AMD says it's not concerned. [TU]

Sandy Treadwell has announced that, if elected to Congress, he'll donate his salary to charity (roughly $165,000). Treadwell is, as they say, independently wealthy. He's already donated $2.5 million to his campaign. [TU]

Sheldon Silver apparently loves the frequent flyer miles. He's recently been criticized for booking flights from NYC to Albany through DC so he can rack up miles. Silver's people say the Assembly speaker will now be taking cheaper direct flights. [AP/TU]

Schenectady police say a woman was carjacked Wednesday night after the perp faked being run over as the woman backed out of a parking spot. The woman got out to see if the man was OK and that's when he made his move. [Daily Gazette]

A former Rensselaer County school psychologist has pleaded guilty to having sex with a teenage boy she was counseling. Her attorney says she's "basically throwing herself on the mercy of the court." [TU]

Cuts to the budget of the state Department of Corrections means fewer inmate work crews around Saratoga County. [Saratogian]

Schenectady County is hoping to restore the house of Dr. Elizabeth Van Rensselaer Gillette, the first woman elected to the NYS Assembly. [Daily Gazette]

The New York State Museum has canceled a course called "Life Drawing for Adults" because of concerns that children might stumble upon nude models, well, exhibiting themselves among the museum's exhibits. Museum officials contend they're not prudes, though. [TU]

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