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Interesting Facts About Albany

Mental Floss recently released a video featuring facts of the 50 state capitals. When finally reaching the part about Albany, it was rather quick and said our main stake to fame was perforated toilet paper was invented here.

There has to more interesting things about Albany. I mean, the city has been around 1686.

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Volunteer fighter, Donald Coons Jr.
Volunteer fighter, Donald Coons Jr.
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Taghkanic Firefighter a ‘Hometown Hero’

Donald Coons Jr., of Taghkanic, NY, has been a volunteer firefighter since he was 16 and is now the first Assistant Chief of Taghkanic Fire Company in Columbia County. In addition to being a firefighter, he also works part-time as an EMT for Copake Rescue Squad

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Albany Area Story Reminds Us: Never Take Life For Granted

With warmth finally here, everyone, and I mean everyone, is outside in force soaking up Mother Nature's vitamin D infused awesomeness. With that said, sometimes we forget the little things, like, life.

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Seize the Deal Auction Starts Next Week!

Q 103 and Townsquare Media's Seize the Deal auction will begin next week, with five days to bid on some awesome items and activity packages offered up by local companies.

Always wanted to try Crossfit? We've got a one-year membersh

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Colonie Toys ‘R Us Has Coolest Lego Ever

In my adventures in the Capital Region over the weekend I happened upon the Toys 'R Us on Wolf Road in Colonie. While looking for something my niece or nephew might enjoy, I came across one of the coolest Lego collections I've ever seen.

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Thanks for Listening to Q103

Q103 Albany's Rock Station wants to say THANK YOU for listening.

And to show our appreciation for you, we’d like to give you a free gift just for listening!

That’s right, free!

Become a Rockaholic and then click the link below to find out how to claim your free gift

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Two in Menands Have The Worst Start To The Weekend, Ever!

Police in Menands have popped two men for allegedly selling a bit of heroin on Thursday reminding us that no matter what, if you haven't been arrested for selling drugs, your weekend is going to be ok.

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How To Do Tulip Fest In Albany Like A Pro [VIDEO]

The Tulip Festival in Albany NY is approaching and it’s important to be prepared. I’m willing to go out on a limb or a stem (rim shot) and say that nobody is more excited and ready for Tulip Fest than me.

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Man Hacks: How To Cut Your Own Hair

This week it was suggested to me that I cut my own hair and because I seemingly will do anything I said "okay". 

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Selfless Trucker Avoids Head On Collision With School Bus

Truck driver goes out of his way to avoid hitting a school bus after his front tire blows out reminding us that awesome people still exist and are right in our backyard.

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Favor – How Far Does Friendship Go?

I get a lot of emails promoting new movies. I typically look at them just to see what's coming out but got one today promoting this new movie called FAVOR. I read the overview and it gained my interest, even more so after watching the trailer.

The basic premise of the movie is to ask yourself how far would you ask a friend to go for you and what would they want in return? Watch the trailer to see what I mean.

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Free Cone Day At Ben & Jerry’s

Another sign of warmer weather is here, or at least coming - Free Cone Day at Ben & Jerry's.

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