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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…
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 …
Capital Region Pools Land on List for Worst Health Violations
Hot summer days call for a dip in the pool. But is that water you’re going in to really that sanitary? I mean, I swim in pools one way or another.  But, when you start to think about it, there are a whole lot of different people that share public pools, which means a whole lot o…
Nasty Named Invasive Plant Can Cause Serious Skin Burns
Poison Ivy step aside.  There is another plant that can cause severe harm, like skin burns and blindness.  It’s invasive, it’s monitored by the New York Department of Environmental Conservation, and it has recently been found all the way down in Virgini…
Recall Alert Issued For One Major Kellogg’s Cereal
A bowl of crunchy cereal is purely delicious- until it gets you sick!  The Kellogg Company voluntarily recalled one of it's cereal for exactly that reason.  According to News 10 abc, Kellogg's Honey Smacks have been nationally recalled after causing outbreaks of Salmonella i…
Local Home Health Aid Turns Out to be a Mobster
This is the stuff movies are made out of.  Seriously, this news story could be a movie plot.  Unfortunately, it was reality for a trusting couple not far from Albany in Gilboa, New York.  The Times Union reported a story today about a home health aid known as ‘Anna&Clo…

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