New York State readying challenge to feds over DACA, talking with voters in Albany mayoral race, Saratoga Race Course posts record bet total

DACA
If the Trump administration proceeds with a floated plan to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program -- who covers undocumented immigrants who were brought to the US as children -- Andrew Cuomo and Eric Schneiderman say that New York State "will sue to protect the 'dreamers' and the state's sovereign interest." [NYT] [Cuomo admin]

Stillwater mayor allegations
+ Stillwater village mayor Rick Nelson resigned Friday, the village announced this past weekend, after his arraignment on child pornography charges. [Daily Gazette]
+ Nelson's arrest was at least the fifth time he's faced some sort of charge or complaint alleging the victimization of children, the Times Union reports. [TU]

Steve McLaughlin
+ The Times Union posted audio of an argument between state Assemblyman Steve McLaughlin and a staffer in which she accuses him of physically hurting her -- but the unnamed staffer told the TU this week McLaughlin didn't physically harm her. [TU]
+ McLaughlin alleges the audio was leaked to damage him in the race for Rensselaer County executive -- his opponent, Christopher Meyer, says he wasn't involved. [Spectrum]

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Schenectady swastika
The man who said he woke up to find swastikas painted on his house admitted he did it himself and pleaded guilty last week to falsely reporting an incident and faces three years of probation. [Daily Gazette]

Route 9 banner
A banner that said "More Dead Cops" was hung from a Route 9 overpass over the weekend. [News10]

Albany mayoral race
+ Amanda Fries talks with Albany voters about why they're supporting the candidates in the mayoral race -- or dismayed about the whole process. [TU]
+ Kathy Sheehan has loaned her campaign $387k this year. [TU]
+ Chris Churchill wants to see the Democratic candidates with spots on other ballot lines continue the race after the Democratic primary. [TU]
+ There's an NAACP/League of Women Voters candidates forum at the Metropolitan New Testament Mission Baptist Church (105 Second St) Tuesday at 6 pm.

Police training
Glenville's police chief says the recent police shooting of Brian Skinner -- who State Police say charged at Glenville and Scotia officers so they would kill him -- could prompt different types of training. [TU]

Veterans
Sara Foss talks with the organizer of a memorial outside Schenectady City Hall honoring veterans who died of suicide. [Daily Gazette]

Saratoga Race Course
The season that just ended at the Saratoga Race Course set a new record for total amount bet on races there, and track attendance was just below last year's total. [Biz Review]

Summer weather
This summer has had relatively few days over 90 degrees. [Daily Gazette]

Berben and Wolff's
Berben and Wolff's is taking over the former Brown Bag space in Troy to use a production facility for its wholesale products. [Biz Review]

Dr. Veeder
Betty Veeder -- doctor, pilot, local community volunteer -- recently turned 100 years old. [Daily Gazette]

Stuff going on today

Nitty Gritty
Tuesday: The Nitty Gritty Poetry Slam is back at The Low Beat. Tuesday 7 pm

Music: Betty Who at The Hollow
Pop. 9 pm -- $17 ahead / $20 day of

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