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Afternoons with Greg McShea

Greg McShea plays Central New York’s Greatest Hits for your afternoon grind and the ride home. Listen weekday afternoons for the Beer Break and after 5 for your “You Pick Live At Five”. You pick the music for Greg to play on the drive home.

Schedule

M-Sa 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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John and Yoko
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John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’ Album Certified Gold In 1971 [VIDEO]

As a lifelong fan of "The Beatles", I had to take note that on this day in 1971, the "Imagine" solo album by John Lennon was certified gold. Imagine all the great songs he wound have written by now, had he lived. This song was his masterpiece.

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Zombies
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‘Night Of The Living Dead’ Horror Cult Classic Debuted In 1968 [VIDEO]

With October here, I've been seeing a number of spooky Halloween decorations in front of homes throughout the Utica-Rome are. Speaking of spooky, one of the scariest movies of all time, the original "Night Of The Living Dead" premiered on this day in 1968.

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jack-o-lantern with child
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Check October Weather Predictions

Where did September go? As we begin the month of October, when the nights start getting cooler and the leaves begin falling, what kind of weather will we get this month in central New York?

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cemetery
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Is Comedian Andy Kaufman Alive? [VIDEO]

I love conspiracy theories, and now a rather credible source is claiming that comedian Andy Kaufman, who died back in 1984 is alive! The urban myth about Kaufman's ultimate joke of faking his own death might be real!

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glasses of beer
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Saranac Beers Win Gold On World Stage

As a former tour guide at the F.X. Matt Brewery, I'm always interested to share the latest brews news about my Alma Mater. A number of Saranac beers have won gold medals in the "World Beer Awards 2014" competition.

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insane finish line
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Going ‘Insane’ With ‘Greg On The Go’ [VIDEO]

Our thanks to those of you who participated in "The Insane Inflatable 5k" event this past weekend at the NYS Fairgrounds in Syracuse.The weather was gorgeous and thousands of people had a blast running the course over gigantic inflatable obstacles.

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Flu Shot Season Is Underway

As I drive around the Utica-Rome area, I notice that just about every pharmacy and drug store has a sign outside promoting "flu shots." Now that fall has arrived, many of us are thinking about flu vaccinations to prepare for the upcoming flu season. But, who should get flu shots?

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man drinking beer
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Here Come The Pumpkin Beers [VIDEO]

Just as the craft beer shelves seem bursting with Octoberfest beers (which is fine with me), here come the pumpkin ales. One of the most popular pumpkin beers these days is "Pumpkinhead Ale" by Shipyard Brewing Company of Portland, Maine.

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Oaklan A's vs. KC Royals
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MLB Baseball PLayoffs Start This Week – Play Ball

If you don't pay much attention to Major League Baseball for much of the season, now it gets more interesting.  The baseball playoffs start this week, and I love watching them, even though my team didn't make it (Although, I do have a team in the National League that I'm pulling for).

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Watch ‘Angels Among Us’ New Psychic TV Show [VIDEO]

I watch all those psychic medium shows, and now there's a new one on Sunday nights at 10 on TLC called, "Angels Among Us". What's interesting is that the show takes place in New York State with many of the guests who get readings from upstate New York.

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Derek Jeter Winning Last Game
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Derek Jeter’s Winning Last Hit At Yankee Stadium [VIDEO]

Could the story been written any better? As I watched the Yankees last home game of the season Thursday night, Derek Jeter had a dramatic finish. Coming up to bat in a tie game in the bottom of the 9th, Jeter hit a walk off single, driving in the winning run over the Orioles as his last at bat at Yankee Stadium. A perfect ending to a magnificent career as a Yankee.

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Great Lakes Oktoberfest Beer
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Great Lakes ‘Oktoberfest’ Beer Is Here

In my quest to keep you informed of the latest brews news, I discovered another Octoberfest beer, and it's from Great Lakes Brewing Company of Cleveland, Ohio.

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