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Memorial Day Wreath Laying Ceremonies In Utica [VIDEO]

Memorial Day observances in Utica began Monday morning with a wreath laying ceremony at the Soldiers and Sailors Monument on Oneida Square.

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2014 Utica Memorial Day Parade

The 2014 Utica Memorial Day parade is set for Monday May 26.

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Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images
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Kid Impersonates Michael Jackson’s Motown 25 ‘Billie Jean’ Performance

Have you ever participated in a talent show as a kid? The cheers and laughs of your peers can be intoxicating, but imagine how this kid felt as he danced a near exact exact replica of Michael Jackson's Motown 25 performance of Billie Jean

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Luke Tubia
Luke Tubia
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President Obama Talks Tourism In Cooperstown [PHOTOS]

This afternoon President Barack Obama landed at Griffiss where he talked with Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente and Rome Mayor Joe Fusco before boarding Marine One to travel to Cooperstown and talk Tourism.

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Kristine Bellino, WIBX
Kristine Bellino, WIBX
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Air Force One Lands At Griffiss [PHOTOS]

Air Force One is landed at Griffiss International Airport in Rome at about 2:30 this afternoon.

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Luke Tubia, WIBX
Luke Tubia, WIBX
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Cooperstown Awaiting Visit From President Obama

There's excitement in the air in the Village of Cooperstown as President Obama is set to visit the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum this afternoon.

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Rick Stewart/Getty Images
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Buffalo Bills Hall of Fame Quarterback Jim Kelly is Done With Chemo [PHOTOS]

It's a day to celebrate. Former Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly is done with chemo. He was diagnosed with cancer in his upper jaw last June. After surgery, the family thought their cancer battle was over. Last March doctors discovered the ca

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Saranac Thursdays Kick Off This Week [VIDEO]

One sure sign of warmer weather on the way is Saranac Thursdays at the F.X. Matt Brewery (my Alma Mater) at the corner of Court and Varick Streets. The first Saranac Thursday of the season kicks off Thursday night, with the live sounds of "New York Funk Exchange". We've more details and the complete Saranac Thursdays band schedule.

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Photo Credit: Tad Pole, WFRG (Big Frog 104), Townsquare Media
Photo Credit: Tad Pole, WFRG (Big Frog 104), Townsquare Media
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Westmoreland House Fire Near Routes 5 and 233 [UPDATE]

Fire crews are still on the scene this morning of a house fire near the intersection of Routes 5 and 233 in Westmoreland.

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Kate Mondi, Townsquare Media
Kate Mondi, Townsquare Media
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[GALLERY] Crews Are On The Scene Of A Westmoreland House Fire [UPDATE]

Fire crews from several departments are on the scene of a house fire at Routes 5 and 233 in Westmoreland.

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Supernatural Finale Preview Clip Do You Believe in Miracles
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‘Supernatural’ Season Finale Sneak Peek: Does Dean “Believe in Miracles?”

'Supernatural' announced today that the CW wouldn't quit trying for a spinoff after the failure of "Bloodlines," but the Winchester brothers have their own problems afoot by next week's season 9 finale "Do You Believe in Miracles?" The first finale sneak peek has arrived, and things don't look to have calmed down from the tense ending of this week's "Stairway to Heaven."

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Congratulations To Area College Graduates

This is a big weekend in central New York for college graduations, and we would like to congratulate the all local grads and their families on this accomplishment. Check out the college commencements going on in our area this weekend.

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