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Photo Credit: Kristine Bellino
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Traffic Advisories: June 18, 2014

There are multiple traffic advisories being issued as a result of severe weather and weather-related accidents overnight.

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Photo Credit: Ed Manne for WIBX / Townsquare Media
Photo Credit: Ed Manne for WIBX / Townsquare Media
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[PHOTOS] Traffic Advisory: I-90 Westbound Between Exits 30 and 31 – June 18, 2014

A tractor trailer accident is closing the left lane of traffic on I-90 westbound.

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Steve Frost/Thinkstock
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Caffeine – We Knew It Wasn’t Good For You

Hey, remember when you were a kid and you would ask your mom or dad for a sip of their coffee and you always would get the reply “It will stunt your growth”?  Usually all it took to get us off the coffee kick as kids was that first sip of hot black tar with no sugar or cream.

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Learn to Speak the Languages of the Six Nations of the Iroquois (Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga, Seneca and Tuscarora) [VIDEO]

One of my favorite things is to read about local history. It's amazing just how much has happened right here in Central New York and the Mohawk Valley. I recently started reading this book "The People of the Standing Stone: The Oneida Nation from the Revolution Through the Era of Removal". It talks about the history of the Oneidas, and the book discusses the Six Nations of the Iroquois (Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga, Seneca and Tuscarora). And being a person who likes history, I did a little bit more research on the Six Nation of the Iroquois, especially the languages spoken. Here are some videos and readings about how to speak the languages of the Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga, Seneca and Tuscarora.

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20 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About TV Shows Turned Into Movies

What's a summer movie season without the re-imagining of a few TV shows, a cop buddy movie or two and a slew of sequels?

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Dove’s Touching Father’s Day Commercial Just Might Make You Cry

There's no need to wait for Father's Day to show dad how much he's appreciated.

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photo courtesy of Utica Comets
photo courtesy of Utica Comets
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Utica Comets And Syracuse Crunch To Meet At Carrier Dome [AUDIO]

Hockey is coming to the Carrier Dome.

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Clinton Global Initiative Brings Business And World Leaders Together
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Watch The Official Trailer For Dumb and Dumber To

The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon was the first place you were able to watch the exclusive trailer for "Dumb and Dumber To" starring Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels. Check out and watch the trailer now!

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Photo Credit: Kristine Bellino
Photo Credit: Kristine Bellino
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What Would You Name a Utica Ice Cream?

What would you name a Utica area ice cream?

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Jumpin' Zach Flash, 96.1 WODZ
Jumpin' Zach Flash, 96.1 WODZ
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Beautiful Photographs of Sylvan Beach–Zach’s Weekly Snaps [PHOTOS]

With the weather warming up, taking a trip to Sylvan Beach is in the minds of many people. Not only can you find a sandy spot to relax for the day, but also there is some beautiful scenery around the beach. I recently took a drive to Sylvan Beach to take some pictures. I'd like to share some of those photos as part of my photoblog series Zach's Weekly Snaps. This week's theme--Sylvan Beach.

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Photo Credit: Kristine Bellino
Photo Credit: Kristine Bellino
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Traffic Advisory for Monday, June 9, 2014

A traffic advisory is being issued for Warren Street in Utica, New York.

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Photos by Michael Okoniewski/NYS Fair
Photos by Michael Okoniewski/NYS Fair
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New York State Fair Ranked One Of The Best In America

It's no question that The New York State Fair has a lot to offer and something to do for everyone. From great food, exciting rides, and great entertainment it's no wonder families from all over the Northeast make it a point to travel to Syracuse every year to enjoy the festivities. Recently, The Great New York State Fair has been named one of the best State Fairs in the Nation by Yahoo! Travel.

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