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How Would You Spend a $1.6 Billion Lottery Prize
Well, the Mega Millions jackpot is now at $1.6 Billion since there's been no winner.
Seriously, what would someone even DO with $1.6 billion, or even half of that with taxes and stuff taken out.
News 10 abc reported that no one hit the jackpot for the Mega Millions Lottery Game, so the jackp…
Drug Takeback Day This Saturday in the Capital Region
This Saturday, U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency is hosting it's annual Prescription Drug Takeback Day.
For the 16th year in a row, the Drug Takeback Day is being held to help people safely get rid of old, expired, or not-used prescription medications...
NY is Part of a Drug Resistant Salmonella Outbreak in 29 States
So much for a delicious chicken dinner.
Chicken is apparently the culprit in a big Salmonella outbreak that has hit 29 states.  Here's the big issue though (on top of just Salmonella)- according to News 10 abc, testing done showed that the Salmonella involved in the outbreak was resist…
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…
ISIS-Inspired Terrorist Plot Foiled Near the Capital Region
Located about an hour from the Capital Region, an Adams, Massachusetts man was prosecuted for planning a terrorist attack.
Reported by News 10 abc, this unfortunate news is both scary and horrifying.  However, it's inspiring that the terrorist was caught and the attack foiled...
You Won’t Believe What Animal A NY Woman Got In Trouble For
A Catskill woman got in trouble for having a pair of animals in her home, and you won’t believe what they were.
I mean, seriously, who wants to keep one of these, let alone two, in their home.  I get having odd pets like snakes and stuff, but a Catskill woman and her son totally …
Capital Region Lawyer Arrested for Selling Heroin
A Capital Region lawyer was arrested on numerous drug charges, including selling heroin out of her law office.
This story is frankly so awful to me.  As reported by News 10 abc, a Cohoes lawyer was arrested by the Albany County Sheriff's Office on multiple drug charges...
Another Department Store Near the Capital Region is Closing
Another one bites the dust! Another department store around the Capital Region is closing.
The Capital Region has already seen a number of department stores close this past year, from Toys R Us to the Colonie Center Sears.  Now, according to News Channel 13, 33 Sears stores and 13 Kmart sto…
Another Capital Region Killer Gets Released on Parole
After being denied parole four times, a Capital Region killer has been released.
One would think a horrific murder would be enough to spend the rest of your life in prison.  But apparently, the murder of your wife, placing her body in a car trunk, and lying about it in public is not...

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