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Harsh Winter Creates High Number Of Potholes On New York City's Roads
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Capital Region Scores $27 Million in Funding to Fix Our Terrible Roads

Finally! I feel like you can barely go 5 feet on any Capital Region roadway without hitting a major pothole or "speed bump".

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Graham Oliver
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Thursday, July 6: Tig’s Rock Birthdays

Happy Birthday today (July 6) to original Saxon guitarist Graham Oliver. He's 65. Also celebrating is Brian Haner aka Synyster Gates of Avenged Sevenfold (36).

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Hot Dog Eating Contestants Weigh-In Before Event
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Joey Chestnut Celebrates 10th Win at Nathan’s 4th of July Contest

As reported by the Times Union, the reigning hot dog eating champion Joey Chesnut has reached a mile marker: 10 championship titles!  Each year, Nathan's hosts their famous hot dog eating competition down at Coney Island...

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New York, Albany, Capitol Building And Egg (Performing Arts Building).
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Albany Makes List of ‘Best Places to Live in the U.S. for Quality of Life in 2017′

Albany sure seems to be making it on a lot of these "Best Places to Live" lists lately ...

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Jumpin’ Jack’s in Scotia Cancels Fireworks Festivities for 2017 Season

After bad weather originally postponed this years fireworks display in Scotia the festivities have since been cancelled.

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Jimmy Crespo
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Wednesday, July 5: Tig’s Rock Birthdays

Happy Birthday today to one time Aerosmith guitarist Jimmy Crespo. He’s 63. Also celebrating is original Steppenwolf lead guitarist Michael Monarch (67).

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Sale Of Automatic Weapons Comes Under Scrutiny After Orlando Shootings
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Man From Bronx Hospital Shooting Bought Gun In Schenectady

Henry Bello, the man who opened fire inside of a Bronx Hospital late last week actually bought his weapon at a gun shop in Schenectady and it was sold legally.

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Richie Scarlet
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Tuesday, July 4: Tig’s Rock Birthdays

Happy Birthday today (July 4) to Richie Scarlet. The guitarist for Ace Frehley’s band is 62. Other rockers celebrating include singer Mark Slaughter of Slaughter (53) and singer Michael Sweet of Stryper (54).

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WIN Your Way Into See Fuel and Marcy Playground this Week on the Q

What would a holiday be without presents? Okay, so I know the 4th of July isn't usually a present holiday but we're going to hook you up anyway this week on the Q!

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Jim Morrison
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Remembering Jim Morrison

We remember Jim Morrison of the Doors today (July 3). We lost him on this day back in 1971.

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Nickelback
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Last Shot at Nickelback Tickets

Q103 welcomes Nickelback to SPAC this Monday, July 10 and we have your last shot at tickets this week.

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Stephen Pearcy
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Monday, July 3: Tig’s Rock Birthdays

Happy Birthday today (July 3) to Stephen Pearcy. The frontman for Ratt is 58.

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