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Troy developer thanks firefighters who battled Friday blaze

4 monthes ago   |   By Times Union

"We are heartbroken" over Friday's devastating fire at 701 River St. in Troy, Redburn Development said Saturday.
Firefighters battled the blaze into the night at the former Marshall Ray building in the city's North Central neighborhood.
No one was injured.
Heavy smoke could be seen across the city as fire crews from Troy and neighboring communities descended on the historic brick structure at about 6:40 p.m. amid intense heat and humidity.
The blighted building has been vacant for decades. Empire State Development, in partnership with Redburn Development Partners, broke ground on Sept 26...
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Former NBA commissioner David Stern has emergency surgery for brain hemorrhage

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House panel delays historic Trump impeachment vote

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