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New York Mills Boys, Notre Dame Girls Win State Titles

The Notre Dame girls and New York Mills boys both came back to the Utica area on Saturday with New York State titles.

New York Mills - Class D Boys State Champions

The New York Mills boys came from behind on Saturday in Glenns Falls to beat Coleman Catholic 57-50 in overtime.

Senior Nick

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March 13th Snow Storm Time Lapse Footage From Syracuse

Living in Central New York for the past two decades, I'm really not sure why we all flip out when any amount of snow falls. I for one, love the way it looks while falling, the way it looks as it blankets everything in sight

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The Greatest Game Cosplay Ever
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Greatest Game Cosplay Ever (This Week): Ahri, Delta, Harley Quinn + More

Cosplay is one of those great hobbies that encompasses many things. You have cosplayers, costumes, conventions, photographers, photoshoots and a whole host of different factors that go into really showcasing an outfit. In this week's Greatest Game Cosplay Ever, we explore a gallery of photos shot at conventions. While everyone might be at the same place, a skilled photographer can choose locations that are varied and make photos really pop. Check out the pictures below.

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photo: (Blaine Holcomb) Marylou Hull
photo: (Blaine Holcomb) Marylou Hull
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Meet Blaine Holcomb Of Fulton Chain Gang – 50 Musicians In 50 Days

Well we're finally here, I'm posting about the final guest musician for the 50 Musicians in 50 Days. Even though I'm kinda bummed that this whole series is over, that was only after the great time I had with Blaine Holcomb of the Fulton Chain Gang

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Eat Beer Cream Puffs on St. Patrick’s Day Because Why Not?

Several traditional Irish foods are frequently served on St. Patrick's Day: corned beef and cabbage, shepherd's pie and Pepto Bismol. Please add to that list the Beer Cream Puff.

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WIBX
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State Police Begin DWI Check Points For St. Patrick’s Day Weekend

If you're planning on enjoying the St. Patrick's Day festivities this weekend, make sure you have a designated driver.

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Photo: Kristine Bellino
Photo: Kristine Bellino
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Closings and Delays – Thursday, March 13, 2014

Weather is forcing several schools and businesses to close or start later today.

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Herkimer Shootings
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Remembering the Herkmier Country Shootings

It was March 13, 2013 that the quiet villages of Mohawk and Herkimer were shocked with the horrible news of a gunman loose in the community. Our sister station, WIBX, was on the scene in Mohawk and Herkimer from the first tense moments as the search began for the man who would later be identified at Kurt Myers.

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WIBX's Bill Keeler reporting live from behind police lines in Herkimer during March 2013 shooting spree.  (WIBX File Photo)
WIBX's Bill Keeler reporting live from behind police lines in Herkimer during March 2013 shooting spree. (WIBX File Photo)
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Keeler- Reporting from Behind Police Lines, One Year Later

by Bill Keeler

It was a typical Wednesday morning for me.  I'd completed the morning radio show and made my way to the Utica Boilermaker headquarters for a meeting scheduled with Executive Director Tim Reed

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Phil Nye, TSM
Phil Nye, TSM
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Valley Shooting Spree: What We Didn’t Learn

It has been a full year since the villages of Mohawk and Herkimer were turned upside down by a deadly shooting spree that resulted in a total of five deaths - four of whom police say were innocent victims that were in the wrong place at the wrong time.

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Luke Tubia, WIBX
Luke Tubia, WIBX
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Valley Shooting One Year Later – A Community Remembers [AUDIO]

One year ago the Villages of Herkimer and Mohawk suffered a tragedy as Kurt Myers allegedly shot and killed 4 people leading to a near 19 hour standoff that ended with him also shooting and killing an FBI K-9 before being killed by police.

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Bruce Bennett/Getty Images
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15 Utica College Hockey Players Named To The 2013-14 ECAC West All-Academic Team

This is a Utica College record, 15 players were named to the 2013-14 ECAC West All-Academic Team. The best part, our Pioneers had the most representatives out of any of the Conference's nine teams.

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