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Official Warning Issued About New Smart TVs and Spying
In case you picked one of these up on Black Friday, Cyber Monday, or are planning on it, you might want to check out a new official warning released by the FBI.
By 'these' I mean Smart TVs.  You know, the new televisions that hook up to the internet and function digitally...
Stewart's Has Something New For the Holidays This Year
This year for the holiday season, Stewart's Shops have something new to treat yourself with.
Nope, not whole new line of ice cream flavors.  Not a new ridiculous holiday coffee craze either (thankfully).  What's new this year?  Well, you can decorate your tree with a little b…
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…
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 …
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…
One of The Most Notorious New York Jails To Close
One of the most notorious jail complexes in New York is going to be closing.
In a vote that passed 36-13, one of New York's most infamous places will be shutting down by 2026.  As reported by the Times Union, Rikers Island Jail Complex will be shut down and replaced by four smalle…
Disney to Pay $1000 For You To Watch Disney
Talk about an easy way to make an extra $1000 - if you like Disney, that is.
Disney+ wants to hire people to watch Disney movies.  Yup.  For the Disney fans, this could be a dream come true.  I mean, for those stone-faced Wednesday Addams out there, this could be torture (not knocking,…
Millions May be Invested in Local Hemp Processing Plant
There are plans to invest millions into a hemp processing plant, and it would happen not far from the Capital Region.
According to News Channel 13, Sheldon Roberts who is a graduate of UAlbany, is responsible for the plans.  He is hoping to open a hemp processing plant, according to the rep…
Mick Foley Crashes Nursing Home Before Coming to Capital District
Talk about an unusual pit-stop on the way to the Capital Region.
Mick Foley made an appearance at Heroes Hideout at Colonie Center yesterday for a meet and greet event.  But not before stopping at a nursing home in New York.  At first it seems like an odd place for a WWE Hall-of-Famer …

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