Former Buffalo Congresswoman to be Cuomo's running mate, passionate supporters and opponents at East Greenbush casino meeting, Obama in Cooperstown

Former Buffalo Congresswoman Kathy Hochul will be Andrew Cuomo's 2014 running mate.[TU][NYT]

Cuomo is expected to be nominated for re-election later today. [TWCN]

State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and state comptroller Tom DiNapoli were nominated by the Democratic party to run for another term. [Daily Politics][WSJ/AP]

Andrew Cuomo named former Governor David Paterson chairman of the state Democratic Party. [TU]

A large and passionate crowd packed East Greenbush Town Hall on Wednesday night , with arguments both for and against a proposed casino in the town. [WNYT][Record]

President Obama is scheduled to visit Cooperstown today.[TWCN]

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Several groups plan to rally today against a proposed casino in the Capital Region. [TU]

There's a "No Casinos Town Hall" public meeting about the proposed Albany casino scheduled for tonight. [Biz Review]

A Shenendahowa High School student was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly bringing a stolen pistol and ammunition on campus. Police also arrested the owner of the pistol for allegedly having an unlicensed and unregistered weapon. [Record]

A 36-year-old Rensselaer woman and her 24-year-old stepdaughter were arrested for allegedly using heroin after they were found with needles in a parked car in Rensselaer.[TU]

Andrew Cuomo's 16-year-old daughter, Michaela, has been lobbying Cecilia Tkaczyk to reverse her position on the Farm Workers Fair Labor Practices Act.[TU]

Troy and Ballston Spa will open two of New York's 16 new Pathways in Technology high schools, designed to teach students the skills they need to compete in a 21st century economy.[TU]

Saratoga Spring's Jefferson Community Center was forced to close because of black mold.[News 10]

Among the 132 candidates on the 816 write-in votes for the Schenectady school board elections: Walter Cronkite, Ronald McDonald and Grumpy Cat. [Gazette]

A California biochemist was awarded the half million dollar Albany Medical Center prize. [TU]

There's a new campground on Schodack Island -- one of the first major campgrounds built by the state Parks Department in decades. [TU]

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