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Upstate Man Wins $1Million Super Bowl Contest
I honestly don't remember seeing this particular Mountain Dew commercial during the first half of the Super Bowl a few weeks back, but apparently there were a million reasons to watch it.  In case you did miss it, Mountain Dew's Super Bowl spot was used to promote their newest flavor …
More New Yorkers Can Get Vaccinated February 15th
My two sisters and my brothers-in-law have gotten both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. They fell into the first groups of those who were eligible to get the vaccine. Little by little Governor Andrew Cuomo is announcing more groups of people who are eligible.
Snow in Immediate Forecast for Albany, More End of Week
I always get a bit nervous when I hear people talking about the 'lack of snow' we've gotten here in the Capital Region.  Just when you think you dodged the ol' blizzard bullet, in walks Dan from accounting telling everyone how lucky we've been "cuz it ain't been snowing around here!"   As …
Colonie Police: This Man is Wanted and Dangerous
The Colonie Police Department issued a press release on Wednesday afternoon asking for the public's help locating a man who assaulted a police officer on a CDTA bus near Colonie Center back in February.  Colonie police are currently on the hunt for 43-year-old Jerson Vargas after they were…
Local Deli Dishing Out Free Holiday Meals ‘No Questions Asked’
This is what the holidays are all about.  A restaurant and deli in Saratoga Springs - realizing that people are struggling mightily this year - is giving away free, hot meals for the holidays out of the kindness of their heart.  They've made it quite easy too. You don't to show any proof that you're…
Upstate NY Bids Hard for NBA Team
Could the NBA's Toronto Raptors be coming to Upstate New York for the upcoming season?  If city officials have their way (and they're pushing hard)  it's a strong possibility.
Probing the Purple Pumpkin’s Purpose
We've all heard of the Purple Heart, The Color Purple (great movie starring Oprah), Purple Rain, The Purple People Eaters, and even the less popular (and quite painful) purple nurple.  But this Halloween, if you see a purple pumpkin on someone's porch, it doesn't mean they've had it out so long that…

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