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ALBANY — The five felony charges against former State Sen. George D. Maziarz should be dismissed because state election officials may not agree the Niagara County Republican broke any law, his lawyers said today in an Albany courtroom. Prosecutors also failed to present to the grand jury evidence that may have spared him the charges, attorney E. Stewart Jones told Al…

ALBANY – Alain Kaloyeros appeared Thursday morning and pleaded not guilty to three counts of public corruption brought by State Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman.Kaloyeros, president of SUNY Polytechnic Institute and a key economic aide to Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, denied involvement in a bid-rigging scheme for state contracts worth $3 million.A day earlier, he was charg…