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Photo Credit: Catarina Francesca, used with permission by WIBX / Townsquare Media
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Flash Flood Warning For Oneida, Herkimer Counties October 15-17, 2014

UPDATE 10/16/2014 0402   The Flash Flood Warning has been extended until 11:00am today and includes several more counties.

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Steve Frost/Thinkstock
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Toilet Paper On The Roll – Under Or Over?

Arguably the debate of the century, or quite possibly of all time, at least since toilet paper has been placed on rolls.  Relationships have ended over it, friendships crushed, and who knows, maybe even wars started over it. 

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Photo: Cristin Downs
Photo: Cristin Downs
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Michael Mott Releases New Companion EP To ‘Where The Sky Ends’

Nearly half a year ago, New Hartford native, Michael Mott stopped by promoting the release of his new album, 'Where the Sky Ends' and now he's back.

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China Photos/Getty Images
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Pros And Cons Of Napping

Nobody loves a good nap more than your host here.  There is no arguing that naps are refreshing, whether it’s 5 minutes or 30.  But is it actually good for you? 

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Shaun Galup/Getty Images
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Are You Being “Crammed” By Your Phone Provider?

If you are anything like me, when you get your mobile phone bill, whether it be paper copy, or online, maybe you glance at it quickly and then proceed to just pay it without thinking too much about it. 

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Getty Images/Matt Cardy
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Leave The Leaves Alone

We all love looking at the changing colors of the leaves.  Very picturesque, right?  But, they don’t look so good in your yard, so you want to rake them up and get them out of your yard as soon as possible, right?

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Join ‘Sitrin’s Stars And Stripes Run-Walk’ Saturday

We all have a chance to support our local heroes this weekend in central New York by participating in the "Sitrin's Stars And Stripes Run-Walk" at the SUNY-IT campus in Marcy.

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Jeff Monaski/WIBX/TSM
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Is Union Train Station In Utica Haunted?

The Haunted Rails Ghost Train is coming up on October 25th and will depart from Union Station in Utica and take our guests on the tracks up to the Remsen Depot in Remsen. However, before we even go ghost hunting up North will you experience any paranormal beings in Utica? You may.

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Eric & The Chessmen (Tour Photo)
Eric & The Chessmen (Tour Photo)
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Who Remembers Eric ‘ET’ Thorngren & The Chessmen?

Like most of the stuff I throw up on this blog, I get sparked from something I see on my Facebook feed and this find is a true piece of Oldiez nostalgia!

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Handout/Getty Images News
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Utica Zoo Welcomes Ming Yue- A Female Red Panda

The Utica Zoo is proud to welcome a new resident. Meet, Ming Yue. She's a female Red Panda.

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A Video For Those Who Think Pets Don’t Have Feelings

As a pet owner myself, of course I believe wholeheartedly that pets have feelings.  I always know when my cat Rascal, and my dog Maddie, are happy, sad, upset, scared, tired, and so on.  In case there are some out there who are skeptical of whether or not pets have feelings, take a look at this video and tell me it doesn't change your views

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Brian Jackson/ThinkStock
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Onondaga 11-Year-Old Could Be Next Sports Illustrated Sports Kid of the Year

11 year-old Myles Griffin is a student at Onondaga Hill Middle School and he could be the December cover of Sports Illustrated. The wrestler is one of six in the running for this year's Sports Kid of the Year.

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