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Herbal Supplement Recall Ordered by FDA for Salmonella
According to News 10 abc, the FDA has ordered a Las Vegas company to pull it's Kratom herbal supplements off of the market.  The reason for this being that they tested positive for Salmonella.  Apparently there's a nationwide outbreak with up to 90 cases of Salmonella related to Kratom, and accordin…
New Law Allows for Gun Removal from Domestic Violence Abusers
As reported by News Channel 13, a new law passed this weekend allows for the removal of guns from abusers in domestic violence cases.  According to News Channel 13, the law was announced with heavy dialogue from Governor Cuomo about the murder rate of women by domestic violence, and a…
Over 100 Million Effected by MyFitnessPal Data Breach
As reported by News 10 abc, Under Armour has just announced this week a data breach to 'MyFitnessPal' affecting about 150 million users.  For those who aren't familiar, MyFitnessPal is a smartphone App and website aimed at health.  From calorie-counting to exercise…
MCMR: Love, Simon, Clerks, and Mallrats
It’s a new ‘Middle Class Movie Review’! And in this episode, Tatiana and Dan America review not just a new movie (Love, Simon) but also some Kevin Smith classics.  They even do their best “T and Silent Dan” in tribute to “J…
Excelsior Scholarship Application Cycle Now Open
While searching through my own financial aid stuff for graduate school, I noticed on News 10 abc that the application cycle for the Excelsior Scholarship is now open!  Now, this doesn't apply to me as I am a graduate student.  However, for undergraduates going to SUNY and CUNY sc…
The Work Day Distraction Reaches Gloversville!
A huge congratulations to John and the crew at Glove City Taxi for winning this week's Work Day Distraction!  While Gloversville was a trek from Albany, it was TOTALLY worth it!  It's so great to meet Q103 fans, and people who work hard and rock...
Forest-Destroying Beetle Found for First Time in Albany
The Southern Pine Beetle, an extremely destructive beetle that kills trees and forests, has been found for the first time in Albany according to the Times Union.  The beetle was trapped in the Albany Pine Bush Preserve near Rapp Road, and the Times Union reports that this is the farth…

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