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Still Think Texting And Driving Is Not Dangerous? Watch, Then Share With Everyone You Know

This is getting to be more and more of a problem and and you saw in a blog post from Keith James last week, law enforcement is really cracking down on people texting and driving. 

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Photo Credit: New York State Police and WIBX
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Search is On for Missing Teenager from Masonville

Authorities are asking for your help finding a teenager who allegedly ran away from her home two weeks ago.

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Photo Credit: Catarina Francesca and Utica Police
Photo Credit: Catarina Francesca and Utica Police
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After School Programs and Activities Cancelled for Utica, New Hartford, and New York Mills

UPDATE: 09/26/2014 1411 Although officially still on lockdown, New Hartford schools will dismiss on schedule, with strict security measures in place.  All students will exit from one location in their respective buildings.  After school activities and after school programs, in New Hartford, Utica, and New York Mills are cancelled.

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Where Have All The Blue Jeans Gone?

Where are all of the blue jeans going?  For the first time in a long time, the sales of traditional blue jeans are falling.  16 billion dollars worth, to be precise.  Crazy huh? 

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Uticon Comic Book Show Coming Up October 5th 10AM-4PM At MVCC

The ‘Uticon’, Utica's comic book show is returning after a lengthy break to both raise funds for the American Cancer Society and celebrate the love of comic books and pop culture in the Mohawk Valley. Head down to the Mohawk Valley Community College’s Alumni Center Building on October 5th!

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No Charges Will Be Filed Against Tony Stewart, DA Says Ward Was On Marijuana

No charges will be filed against NASCAR driver Tony Stewart in the death of Kevin Ward Jr. of Port Leyden.

A grand jury finished hearing the case earlier today where they determined that Ward's death was an accident

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What To Ask Your Kids’ Teachers

Ok, school has been back in for a couple of weeks now and we are getting ready for open house at Westmoreland Road Elementary.  Here is our chance to speak with our kids' teachers face to face and not through email. 

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Homecoming Riots Could Result in Brockport Becoming A Dry Town

Despite what the kids are saying, a riot did not break out in Brockport. Homecoming weekend did get a little out of control when police ordered the bars to close early over safety concerns.

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Greg Dodge Is A ‘Warners Warrior’

We’ve teamed up with Warner Sales & Service to salute hard working contractors in Central New York. This week’s ‘Warner’s Warrior‘ is Greg Dodge of Streamline Construction in Verona.

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What Professions See The Most Coffee Consumption?

A lot of us drink coffee for the taste of it and a lot of drink coffee to stay alive during the day, and some do both.

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Think Your School Lunches Were Bad?

Think back to the days when you had the privilege of eating in the school cafeteria.  Remember?  Do you recall the jokes that were tossed around about how bad the food was?  What’s the mystery meat of the day?  I think we even pondered the thought that there very well could be road kill in our school lunches. 

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Remsen Barn Festival Returns September 27th & 28th

One of the sure signs of autumn in central and northern New York is "The Remsen Barn Festival Of The Arts" (FOTA), and it returns September 27th and 28th.

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