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Capital Region Town On Top 10 List of Places to Retire
Well, I guess it's never too early to start planning ahead.  And for certain Capital Region residents, you apparently already live in one of the Top 10 places in New York to retire!  According to a list posted by onlyinyourstate.com, Ballston Spa made a list of the '10 Best …
3,000 Cases of Ice Pops Recalled
I'm beginning to feel like no food is safe with all of the recalls!  Now, according to News 10 abc, about 3,000 cases of ice pops made under The Ziegenfelder Company are being recalled.  The ice pops being recalled are sold as "Budget Saver Cherry Pineapple Monster …
Actor Verne Troyer Dead at Age 49
Actor Verne Troyer, known for his role as "Mini Me" in the Austin Powers movie series, has been confirmed dead as reported USA Today.  No cause of death was announced, however USA Today noted that the actor had a history of battles with addiction and mental health is…
TV Actress Arrested For Lead Role in Capital Region Sex Cult
As reported by the Daily News, television actress Allison Mack has been arrested for having a main role with the NXIVM sex cult, based out of the Capital Region.  Allison Mack is best known for her main role in the show "Smallville" over ten years, and her role on the sho…
What It Means When You Get A Call From Your Own Number
Your phone rings of vibrates, you look down at it, and you see your own number calling you.  No, this isn't some weird urban legend or episode of the 'Twilight Zone.'  It's a scam that's been going on! And according to News 10 abc, it's been happening acr…
IRS Releases List of Top Tax Scams for 2018
In the thick of tax season, with 'Tax Day' soon approaching, the IRS has released it's "Dirty Dozen" list of the top tax scams of 2018.  Among the tops scams for 2018 are certain phishing scams, phone scams, fake charity scams, frivolous tax scams, and more…

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