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Adirondack High: Almost 180 Pounds of Pot Seized in NY
Talk about a fresh mountain high!
Almost 180 pounds of pot were seized in the Adirondack Mountains.  What's going to happen with all of that pot?  Who knows.  But we do know, according to News 10 abc, that 178 pounds of marijuana were seized over a five day period by Border P…
Fire at Crossgates Mall Closes Their New Spa
Yikes!
Overnight, the fire department had to respond to a fire at Crossgates Mall.  According to News Channel 13, responders arrived to Crossgates at around 4:30 in the morning for a fire in their new spa, Spa Mirbeau.  Luckily it looks like no one was injured, but unfortunately the sp…
West Nile Virus Was Found Again Near the Capital Region
West Nile Virus has popped up again, near the Capital Region.
It seems like these bug-borne illnesses are getting worse and worse each ear, from ticks to mosquitoes, causing everything from swelling of your brain to an allergy to meat...
Woman Torches a Random Truck in a Case of Mistaken Identity
In a bizarre case of mistaken identity, a woman torched a completely random truck!
According to News Channel 13, a Saratoga Springs man woke up in the middle of the night recently only to find his truck engulfed in flames.  On top of that, it's a truck that he uses for his lawn care bu…
As of This Week, Mental Health Now Has To Be Taught In Schools
New York has focused on mental health a lot recently, from setting standards for national guidelines for screening teens to designing a license plate for mental health awareness.  Now, a new law is taking effect in New York mandating that education on mental health be provid…
Capital Region Farmers Could Be Able to Grow Hemp Soon
While our neighboring states just legalized recreational marijuana this week, we’re dealing with if local farmers can grow hemp or not.  Hemp is so common. You can buy hemp seeds in any health food or grocery store.  You can buy hemp thread to make necklaces (or j…
One Common Grilling Item That’s Actually a Hazard
I never would’ve guessed of all the things involved with grilling that one common item would be a hazard!  But apparently, there’s some danger in grilling outside of just the charcoal and flames.  According to News 10 abc grilling brushes can be ha…
Police are Cracking Down This Weekend on Drinking & Drugged Driving
The police are cracking down, and it's going beyond just drunk driving for the holiday.  News Channel 13 reported that local law enforcement and state police have come together to announce that they are cracking down starting this weekend for the holiday on both drunk and drugged…
You’ll Never Believe What Had To Be Rescued from the Hudson River
Well, here's some weird news for you.  Of all the things to be rescued from the Hudson River, I'd say something worth $127,000 is worth it.  And if it's something that can help you walk and function daily?  Definitely worth it.  As reported by News Channel 13, someone lost their $127,000 prosthetic …

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