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Odds Of Winning The Powerball Jackpot Worth Over $400 Million

Looking to win Wednesday (2/19) night's Powerball Jackpot worth over $400 Million? Get ready to have your dreams crushed and the odds revealed. 

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It’s Staying Lighter, Longer

Thanks to the groundhog, we in central New York are in the midst of our "six more weeks of winter." But there's light at the end of the tunnel. Have you noticed that it's staying lighter, longer in the day?

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Positive Facebook Pages about Utica

Everyone seems to have something to say about Utica. Sometimes it's positive. But, sadly, many times it's negative.

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Military Pizza Called “Pizza MRE” Has A Three Year Shelf Life

Would you eat pizza that has a 3 year shelf life? Well the military thinks so and they are in the process of delivering a new project called "Pizza MRE" which will give pizza a much longer shelf life. Tax paying dollars spent at their finest!

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It’s Presidents’ Day Or Washington’s Birthday Holiday

Today is "Presidents Day", a federal holiday, and there's no regular mail delivery, schools are closed, most government offices are closed as well as banks and other financial institutions. When I was a kid, we had separate holidays off for Lincoln's birthday (February 12th) and Washington's birthday (February 22nd), but over the year's, they've combined them.

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How To Beat Flappy Birds Or Happy Birds

Looking to beat Flappy Birds? We have all the secrets of the game on how to get a high score. 

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Can You Overdose On Gummy Vitamins?

With Gummy Vitamins on a load of commercials lately it seems eating healthy is just a few fruit snacks away. However, can you overdose on these if you eat too much? 

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Could John Travolta Play a Future Bond Villain?

It's been a rough decade for John Travolta, and his self-destructive slide looks to continue now that he's signed on to voice the lead character in a Gummy Bears movie. For that reason, we have a hard time believing that he's spoken to the James Bond franchise producers about playing a villain in a future film, but according to a recent interview, he claims that such meetings have occurred and have been fruitful.

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Westminster Dog Show ‘Best In Show’ Winner: Sky

For the past two nights, my wife and I watched the "138th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show" from Madison Square Garden. Last night "Best In Show" was awarded to a wire fox terrier named, "Sky", and there was a very interested party watching that show in the McShea household.

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If You Love Dogs, Here’s Your Show

The Greg McShea family are dog lovers, and if you're one too, then tune in to one of our favorite annual TV events, "The 138th Westminster Kennel Club All Breed Dog Show" tonight and Tuesday. Here are the details.

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How Much Snow Did Central New York Get?

Yesterday was a winter blast and then some, and we all spent a good part of last night and this morning digging out from the snow here in the Utica-Rome area. How much snow did we get? Check out my scientific research.

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Food Pairings With Beer

We've heard wine aficionados discuss what wines to serve with certain foods, but beer also has some especially good food pairings. With "Utica On Tap" coming to the Stanley Theater on March 22nd, here are some tips on matching beer with food.

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