Spin Cycle

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Monday marked the first day of business in the 2013 state legislative session - but there is still one state Senate seat outstanding.

And though it's just one seat, it could have an impact on the delicately balanced chamber. Here is the Associated Press story on the latest in the disputed 46th Senate district, which covers parts of the Capital Region and Catskills.