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Thailand Under Pressure To Ban Dog Meat Trade
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There is a Beef Jerky Store in Latham?!?!

We are red blooded so lets face it, beef jerky may be the best thing ever created. Now a store in Latham is open and specializes in it.

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Police Investigating a Scam Alert in Montgomery County

Reading the details of this story left me making a "Note to Self:" Don't keep jar of money in eye site. I would actually suggest maybe not keeping a jar of money at all, really. A safe full of money? Sure. Leaves people less able to run away with it, unless they are Wyle E. Coyote. 

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New Law Could Force You To Clean Snow Off Your Car

What happens when we get a big snow fall and you've got to somewhere fast? Do you clean it thoroughly or do you just give your windshield a quick dusting? Well, there's about to be some new regulations.

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10 ‘Canadianisms’ You Might Bust Out For Saratoga Pond Hockey

The Saratoga Frozen Springs Pond Hockey Tournament returns February 12-14 at the Saratoga State Park! Get in the spirit by reading up on some "Canadianisms" you can use while watching—or playing—the game.

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Growing Up 518 Video Series Credit: Marissa
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Marissa Finds Out Music Runs in the Family [VIDEO] Growing Up 518

In a new edition of Growing Up 518, I sat down with my 84-year old Nana and really, just let her speak. That's what this series is all about.

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What Food Do You Associate With Upstate NY?

If you haven't heard, I'm not from around these parts. I hail from from the mitten state, Michigan. Believe me, we have our own weird sayings and special foods. I'm curious, what are some foods that are associated with the Capital Region?

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Local Ladies Unite with Roller Derby

If there's one thing that I admire, it's tough ladies and I don't think they get much tougher than the women of roller derby.

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School Closings for February 9, 2017

If you don't have to go outside, don't.

The snow is coming down hard and fast and if you don't have to go anywhere this morning, DON'T!

Cappy is calling for -

TODAY:  Snow-Heaviest through the morning…tapering off mid afternoon…

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Ichabod Crane School Gets an Adorable Therapy Dog

You've heard all about how having a pet around can benefit people of all ages!  Reducing stress, calming anxiety, improving morale... so, why not pop one or two into elementary schools...

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My Open Letter to Mother Nature With Impending Storm

Dear Mother Nature,

Let me start by saying, man, you're beautiful. I love everything about you. Okay, I mean, almost everything about you.

Don't get me wrong, you're great. Perfect, even. There's just times where I'm shaking

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Person that Stole Car With 2-Year Old Inside Found

They say kids will be kids but it's unfortunate when a kid's being a kid and it affects another kid in the process, I kid you not.

Tuesday morning I reported that a car had been stolen in Albany with a 2-year old still in the backseat. Everyone was able to take a sigh of relief because the car was found

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Say Hello to The Capital Region Spelling Bee Champ

Does anyone remember their first spelling bee? It's kind of a weird thing if you think about it. At least mine was. I'm pretty sure we were all forced to participate. Which is always a good start for a kid. The teacher would call on every student and they'd have to stand up and spell the word. If we didn't get it right we would have to sit down and if the public humiliation wasn't enough we would then have to watch the kids who were still in.

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