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Alex Trebek Nearing Remission with Cancer
Only a few months ago, in March, "Jeopardy" host Alex Trebek had announced that he was diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer.  As a pop culture staple in the world of TV, there was a lot of reaction to this in the news and on social media...
DWI Crackdown Happening This Weekend for Memorial Day
Through Monday, a crackdown is in effect.  It's Memorial Day weekend, a time to celebrate, to remember and honor veterans past and present, and a time to enjoy.  But, not a time to drink and drive (well, really at no time should you be drinking and driving)...
Over 60,000 Pounds of Beef Recalled Before the Holiday
It's the unofficial kickoff of summer this weekend with Memorial Day!  Hopefully yours is an enjoyable one, and you don't get sick with any of this tainted meat.
According to WNYT, over 62,000 pounds of raw beef has been recalled.  A possible E...
Another Capital Region Bar in Trouble for Underage Drinkers
Earlier in April, I posted about O'Learys in Troy losing their Liquor License due to underage drinkers.  Well, it looks like yet another Capital Region bar is in trouble.
The state is having a big crackdown on underage drinking, and Graney's Stout in North Albany is the next …
Teens Can Work Out Free This Summer
This summer, teenagers can work out AND potentially win a scholarship with Planet Fitness.
Starting May 15th, the Planet Fitness ‘Teen Summer Challenge’ kicks off.  Teenagers aged 15 to 18 can spend the summer working out as much as they want at Planet Fitness, and according to their official site, a…
Famous Music Festival Linked to Increase in Herpes
It's great to love live music... but sometimes too much love can be not a good thing.
It's one thing to go to a music festival and get a little crazy and leave with an amazing music experience.  It's another to leave with the 'gift that keeps on giving'- herpes...
Troy Bar Loses Liquor License Due to Underage Drinkers
After a ridiculous number of underage drinkers were caught in a sting, one Troy bar is saying good-bye to it’s liquor license.
According to news 10 abc, O’Learys in Troy has been busted.  The State Liquor Authority suspended the license after 80 percent of th…
Warning About New Fentanyl Laced Drug in Upstate New York
As if it’s not bad enough with the Fentanyl already...
A pretty common drug recently was found to laced with Fentanyl.  News 10 abc reported a police warning issued about Fentanyl-laced marijuana.  The News 10 abc report said that marijuana laced with Fentanyl was confiscated in a parking lot, and al…
You Won't Believe What Caused Recent Car Crash
I had to do a double-take at the news headline.
A part of me could picture this actually happening.  Another part of me thought, "seriously?!" because honestly, if you're going to panic that much, you probably shouldn't be driving.
According to news 10 abc, a rece…
Researcher Says Starting Work Before 10 AM is Like Torture
According to one Oxford researcher, waking up and going to work before 10 am is torture.
I'm definitely not going to disagree. In one recent article , there's a discussion about Dr. Paul Kelley's views on sleep and work patterns as a leading researcher at Oxford University...

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