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Free Beer & Hot Wings: 50 Cent’s Latest Challenge to Floyd Mayweather, Jr. [Video]

Last week, we posted Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson's version of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, where he challenged champion boxer Floyd Mayweather, Jr.

His challenge was a bit different. He didn't want to see Mayweather dump water on his head. He challenged the Grand Rapids native to read a page from a Harry Potter book.

If he could successfully do that, 50 Cent would donate $750,000 to the charity of Mayweather's choice. It was basically a very elaborate way of calling Mayweather illiterate.

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Courtesy Kevin Potter/The Daily Nonpareil
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Free Beer & Hot Wings: ‘Free Beer & Hot Wings’ Featured in 1997 Newspaper Article

Over the weekend, Free Beer was at his parent's house and came across a box of old stuff from the early days of "The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show."

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Schools In South Colonie To Be Powered By The Sun

Welcome to the schools of the future (dramatic echo)! Funding to equip eight schools in the South Colonie school district with solar panels has been recently approved.

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Albany Makes List of ‘Unfriendliest Cities’

We're not sure what's more offensive: the fact that Conde Nast named our beloved city the seventh "unfriendliest city" in America or that in the description the mega media giant wrote that "Albany is probably better known as a through-station than a tourist destination."

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We As Human Helps Albany Teen Overcome Bullying

Unfortunately, bullying is still part of so many teenagers' lives. For one of our listeners, it almost took the ultimate toll.

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Water Rescues Required In Latham After Heavy Rains,Tuesday

Water rescues were required yesterday in Latham as heavy rains and flash flooding trapped some in cars and businesses. 

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Flash Flooding In Albany Catches Many By Surprise

Yesterday afternoon, with regard to weather, was pretty.

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Hyde Park Fire House, Google Street View
Hyde Park Fire House, Google Street View
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Albany Woman Crashes Car After Stealing Python

An Albany woman decided it was time to own a python, in Long Island.

Pet ownership is a very serious decision not to be made on a whim. You have to be ready for the needs of your new pet, and show responsibility

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Corinth Man Drives Away With Yogurt And Beer In A Motorized Shopping Cart

Times are tough. Why, enough yogurt and beer to get you by costs upwards of $90! How does one fight back? One man in Corinth decided to take his items, a motorized shopping cart, and run.

Those little carts cost $1,600! If I wanna play corn hole at a bar, I have to give my credit card in exchange for bean bags

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Man Hacks: New York Zipline Adventure Tours [Sponsored]

This week, Courtney and I headed out to Hunter Mountain to hang out with the guys from New York Zipline Adventure Tours.

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Monday Afternoon Accident On The Taconic Parkway Claims One

As one who drives the Taconic Parkway on a fairly regular basis, let me tell you, it's a great way to travel downstate. It's very pretty, less traveled, and just a relaxing trip. 

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Albany Officials: The ‘Fire Challenge’ Is Dangerous

I can't believe this is a thing, first off. Secondly, I can't believe this is a thing. Seriously!

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