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Boilermaker 2014 Runner With Flag
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Cheering The Runners On Boilermaker Sunday [PHOTOS]

On Boilermaker Sunday, our 96.1 WODZ morning man Keith James and I set up the station van at the corner of Kellogg Ave. and Whitesboro Street around 6:00 a.m. to get ready for the runners. At our location, the finish line was about a mile away, so we made sure we pumped out some running music and cheered on the runners in that last leg of the race.

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What to Do With Your Pets When You Go on Summer Vacation

It can be difficult to decide what to do with your pets when you go on vacation. Here are some suggestions for how to take care of your beloved animal friends when you head off for a summer getaway:

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Antique Wooden Boat Show This Weekend In Old Forge

If you're into boating and appreciate those classic wooden boats of yesteryear, you may want to head to Old Forge this weekend. "The Antique Wooden Boat Show And Fulton Chain Rendezvous" is this Saturday.

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Boilermaker finish line
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My Memories Of Broadcasting First Boilermaker In 1978

I go back a bit in central New York radio and remember broadcasting the first Boilermaker Road Race in 1978. Things were quite modest then, with a little over 800 runners entered, and a few media people covering it live.

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Greg McShea In Sedona
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On Vacation With ‘Greg On The Go’ [VIDEO]

Remember that old Rolaids TV commercial when the announcer asked, "How do you spell relief?" Well, I think the answer this time of year may be v-a-c-a-t-i-o-n, especially when you have a relaxing place with beautiful scenery. That's just what we found last week in Sedona, Arizona.

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Girl Eating Ice Cream
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Enjoy National Ice Cream Month In July

You remember that old saying, "I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream,". Well, July is National Ice Cream Month, and as central New York is home to a number of dairy farms, there are local and regional ice cream companies making it that good old-fashioned way.

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Baskin Robbins Proves Ice Cream Makes People Happy

It’s just a known fact that ice cream will put you in a better mood. It’s science right? No, really, it is. A new survey by Baskin Robbins reveals that the thought of ice cream puts 71% of people in a happy mood.

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Donate To The Potato Salad Kickstarter Campaign

Have you heard of Kickstarter? It's been making national headlines for over a year or two now. As of this July, it'll be making potato salad.

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Going to the Beach? Remember These Tips and Tricks to Make the Trip Easier [VIDEO]

'Tis the season for going to the beach. With all this hot weather, the beach is on the minds of many. However, one of the worst things about going to the beach is that sand gets everywhere. Also, what do you do with your valuables when you go in the water? What about an easy way to waterproof your phone? Here are some tips and tricks to make going to the beach a little bit easier.

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Hiking Safety Tips — 7 Ways to Enjoy a Safe, Healthy Hike This Summer

Hiking is an excellent activity for exercise, exploring and family bonding, but it can also be dangerous if you aren’t prepared.

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Instant Ice Is the Essential Summer Heat Wave Life Hack

Looking to cool off quickly as the summer heats up? Then you'll love this.

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Water Slide
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World’s Tallest Water Slide Is Your Summer Rush

Nothing says summer quite like a rollicking water slide. And nothing is more rollicking than this one.

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