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Help to Get Carrie Underwood to Call Albany Crash Survivors

There has been an incredible outpouring of love and support for the victims of a tragic car accident that took two young lives just days ago. We saw a successful Twitter campaign to get Tim Tebow to call Matt Hardy, who survived the crash. The other survivor, Bailey Wind also received calls from some sports idols too. With Carrie Underwood in town tonight, it’d be great to keep up the #518strong momentum and get Carrie to call both students. We need your help to spread the word.  

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Retailers Expect Strong Christmas Shopping Season
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Black Friday Hours in the Albany NY Area – What Time Do Stores Open?

The day after Thanksgiving is to many families it's own holiday - Black Friday. People stay up late and get up early to get some of the best deals of the season. We have plenty of choices in the Albany NY area for Black Friday shopping so here's a list of the store opening times for some of our favorite stores. Happy Shopping!

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Idaho Potatoes Promo Photos

Mr Food, Art Ginsburg Dies at Age 81

Mr. Food was a long standing local celebrity in the Albany area, getting his start on WRGB Channel 6 before becoming nationally famous. He was known for his catchphrase "ooh it's so good" and also as the orignator of the 'quick and easy cooking' concept. He'll be missed by many local television viewers.

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Will We Have a White Christmas in the Albany + Capital District Area?

Are you dreaming of a White Christmas? The Bing Crosby song is timeless and also says a lot to so many people. When I was living in Phoenix, AZ and flew back to Albany for the Christmas holiday, all I wanted was a white Christmas. Regardless of if you live here or not,  many people want to have some snow on the ground. So - will we have a white Christmas in 2012? We've been doing some research and we think we are ready to make a guess!

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Fully Cooked Thanksgiving Dinner in a Box – How Lazy Have We Gotten?

Is it okay to purchase a fully cooked compete turkey dinner in a box? It's understandable that cooking a turkey and Thanksgiving meal can be daunting, but thanks to a little thing called the internet, it's easy to find a millon ways to prepare anything.  Other than growing laziness, we can't imagine many reasons to make this sort of purchase, unless your receipt also has  cat litter and vodka on it which means you're lonelier than us. 

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American Red Cross

Albany Cares S.O.S. Day

We know the damage a hurricane can inflict all too well; Irene was very hard for many of us in the Albany area, so we know firsthand that any help you can get, you need. There are people who need our help downstate and we want to our best to reach out a hand to those in need - that's why we're doing an S.O.S Day - Show Our Support. Find out how you can help victims of Hurricane Sandy. 

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Check Out Cute Kid Halloween Photos

Now that the kids are running in circles from a sugar high and the costumes are away for another year, we'd love to see your munchkins all dressed up! Did your child, nephew, nice, grandson, granddaughter, etc go as a ghost? Perhaps a pumpkin or firefighter? Upload your photos and we'll help you show them off! 

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