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Albany County Flavored-Tobacco Ban Goes Up In Smoke
Well, the vote wasn’t a blowout but a local proposed ban on flavored tobacco products did go up in smoke.
Sorry, do not pass go, do not collect $200.  The proposed legislation I’m referring to was for a local law to ban the sale of flavored tobacco produ…
Cause and Culprit Possibly Found in Vaping Illnesses
A ‘strong’ probable culprit has been announced by health officials for the string of vaping-related illnesses.
I read about the announcement on cbs 6 albany, but it was officially announced by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...
Holiday Movie Schedule Announced for One Major Network
Tis the season I guess.
It's not quite Thanksgiving yet, but winter-time holiday themes are popping up all around the Capital Region.  As for television, it's no different.  Since the season is kicking off (complete with cold weather and some snow), it's fitting that CBS just…
Extreme Options to Erase Student Loan Debt, Including Jail
Student loan debt has reached an all-time high, only second to mortgages.
No wonder no-one I know around my age can buy a house.  But it's no surprise.  As a part of the generation that was told "college, college, college", we took out the loans, we did what we were t…
Two NY Casinos Land on Top Ten List for the U.S.
Two casinos in New York have made a list of the Top Ten casinos in the U.S. outside of Las Vegas.
I guess Las Vegas was excluded since that’s a beast of its own.  However, there are a ton of casinos outside of Vegas, and recently a vote was done to pick the top ten nationally...
Halloween Kiss House Rivals Guilderland’s ‘Abbey Road’
Halloween may be over, but there are still some rocking decorations that need to be celebrated.
I have to admit. The Beatles tribute house in Guilderland was possibly one of the coolest things I saw this year.  Any rock-themed Halloween idea automatically wins to me...
The Three Most Popular Candies in New York Just Seem Wrong
I thought this list was a joke, but um, it's not.  Though I still don't believe that these are New York's three most popular candies.
Over the years, I've asked you about your favorite candies- and which are the worst.  I know the popular opinion among my friends in New …
Subaru Announces Recall of Vehicles
Hundreds of thousands of Subaru vehicles from 2017 and on are being recalled.
If you are one of the many people that drive a Subaru around the Capital Region, you might want to check this out.  News Channel 13 reported on the recalled vehicles, for what looks like two different reasons…
Capital Region Makes List of Top Cities For Rats
It's not the first time the Capital Region has landed on this list, but still, yikes.
And of course, when I read this news, I automatically started listening to "Rats" by Ghost, so at least there's a good rock song to go with it.  According to a recent list that CNY Central reported on, the…

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