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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.

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

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New Hop Variety Appears In Brooklyn Brewery Beers [VIDEO]

Not to get too technical here, but I just read that there's a new hop variety now being used by the Brooklyn Brewery. Here's the full story.

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Tax Deadline Day With Some Extra Perks

I'm sure you're aware that today, April 15th is income tax deadline. Personal tax returns must be postmarked by midnight tonight, unless you've filed for an extension. If you're scrambling to get those returns in during these next few hours, you may get some relief from some special discounts available today.

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Boston Strong
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Today Marks One-Year Anniversary Of Boston Marathon Bombing [VIDEO]

 

Today marks the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing, an event that brought the nation together in experiencing the tragedy and horror of that day. The city of Boston has been "Boston Strong" ever since, and a number of events are planned for the days leading up to this year's race, to be held on April 21st.

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Spring Cleaning Tips

Now the we're well into spring, you may be starting your spring cleaning. The weather hasn't cooperated much with outdoor cleaning chores, so here are some tips on making your indoor spring cleaning easier.

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New York Mets And Rheingold Beer Go Way Back [VIDEO]

Baseball and beer have a long history together, and if you're a New York Mets fan and remember the days of Shea Stadium, you probably saw (or drank) plenty of Rheingold Beer. Rheingold was also a sponsor of many televised games, and we found a vintage TV commercial featuring the voice of the Mets for many years, Bob Murphy.

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Titanic Hit An Iceberg 102 Years Ago Today [VIDEO]

I have always felt a connection to the tragic sinking of the RMS Titanic. I recall learning about it years ago as a kid, watching "NBC Saturday Night at the Movies" presentation of "A Night to Remember", an earlier film about the sinking of the Titanic in 1912, 102 years ago, the Titanic began sinking.

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Journey
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Journey And Cheap Trick Coming To The NYS Fair This Summer

I always look forward to The Great New York State Fair in Syracuse every summer. And this year, Journey and Cheap Trick will be onstage as a double bill. Check out the details.

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Getting Your Lawnmower Ready For Action [VIDEO]

Like a song once said, "It's been a long time coming", spring weather has been an elusive item here in central New York. But when the buds are on the trees, and the grass starts to turn green, it'll be time to start mowing. If you've been storing your power mower in the garage or shed all winter long, what do you need to know about getting it ready? Glad you asked.

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Paul McCartney Coming To Albany This Summer

First, we learned that Ringo Starr and his All-Starr Band was coming to Turning Stone Resort and Casino on June 25th. Now, we learn that former Beatles band mate Paul McCartney is coming to Albany this summer! Yeah, Yeah, Yeah!

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MVCC Spring Open House Friday

If you have college bound teenagers in the house, you may want to take note of the "Spring Open House" at the Utica campus of Mohawk Valley Community College. Here are the details.

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10 Most Fattening Foods In The World [VIDEO]

Still counting calories to live up to that New Year's resolution to lose weight? By now, many of us are probably saying, "What New Year's resolution"? Even if you think that you're indulging in high caloric foods, you might feel better about what you're eating when you check out the 10 most fattening foods in the world.

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Another Classic Baseball TV Commercial [VIDEO]

Ever since television found baseball, or visa versa, beer has been a part of the game, at least in advertising. Since the early 1950s and those old black & white broadcasts of baseball games, beer commercials dotted just about every inning, and still do today. Here's a vintage TV commercial from Schaefer Beer.

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