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Who Is ‘The Pope Of Foam’? [VIDEO]

I first heard of "The Pope Of Foam" while watching an episode of The Esquire Network's "Brew Dogs". He's Charlie Bamforth, an accomplished brew master who is well respected by all brewers. I've had a fascination with how beer is made ever since my college days as a tour guide at the F.X. Matt Brewery.

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Protect Your PIN!

Have you ever been at the checkout line, getting ready to pay for your purchases with your debit card, and you have Goofy McGoof right behind you all up in your business? 

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Coca-Cola Is Bringing Back Surge For 2014

Back by the internet's popular demand, Coca-Cola is bringing back the classic drink Surge. My nineties stomach just ached in pain!

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Central New Yorkers: How Do You Pronounce ‘Creek’? [POLL]

When I was a child, the people around me pronounced the work creek as crick. It wasn't until I was older that I heard creek pronounced with the long /e/ sound. After doing a little Internet research, both pronunciations--creek and crick--are acceptable. Merriam-Webster Dictionary even lists both pronunciations.

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Finally! The Combination Skateboard-Backpack Is Here

Well, what in the name of Marty McFly do we have here? Introducing Movpak, the world's first (and to our knowledge, only) backpack that is also a skateboard.

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Bargain Hunting at the World’s Largest Yard Sale in Boonville

Hundreds of bargain hunters came to shop at the Boonville Oneida County fairgrounds on Saturday September 13, braving a late summer chilly Saturday to find some of the best deals of the year.

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So, Could A Private Pilot Actually Land A Jet Airliner?

You've seen the movies where both pilots of a jet become incapacitated and it falls to a hapless passenger to land a huge airliner (i/e: Airport 1975, Airplane, Executive Decision), trying to save the day.

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Syracuse Man Holds New Guinness Record for World’s Widest Tongue

Leaf through the 2015 edition of the Guinness Book of World Records and you'll find a photo of Syracuse resident Byron Schlenker and his 8.3 centimeter tongue, the widest in the world.

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Did You Know That Keith James Scored Music For The ‘Bee Movie’?

Many of you may not know this but I actually scored some music for the Bee Movie! Well, no... Not THAT one with Jerry Seinfeld all over it.

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Try Enjoying Apple Rings This Fall Instead Of Onion Rings

Wouldn't it be nice if other foods could fry up like onion rings? Well, have you ever tried making apple rings? They look very delicious. 

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Get Ready For Leaf Peeping Season In New York State

There's no place like home (central New York and the Adirondacks) for the fall foliage season. I have friends who live in Florida that come up to the Utica-Rome area in late September/early October just for the color change. And it is breathtaking. Check out more details.

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‘Up For Whatever’ Bud Light Campaign This Weekend [VIDEO]

As you know by listening to our 96.1 WODZ "Beer Break At Work", weekdays at 3:20 p.m., we like to share news about brews. Now Bud Light is apparently launching a new ad campaign and taking over a western town this weekend!

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