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Tractor Trailers Crash to Cause Long Delays On Northway

Those coming from Albany won't necessarily have a problem unless there are some rubber neckers, but if you're coming from Saratoga, get ready for a long commute...

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New “Snap Map” Poses Danger to Snapchat Users

Social media can be a scary situation for parents especially when they keep updating and changing everything about each app and service.

Snapchat is the latest to cause a commotion and that is with their new "Snap Map."

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Albany, Marissa, WGNA
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Where To Watch Fourth Of July Fireworks

Growing up in Mechanicville, we always had the most amazing fireworks displays. Mechanicville was the home to one of the most world renowned fireworks companies called Alonzo's. They have since sold their business, but I still have appreciation for a great fireworks show on or around the 4th. Get ready to celebrate with the big shows in our area.

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Another Rare Find At Price Chopper

A few weeks ago there was a rare lobster discovered at the Market Bistro in Latham. Well a different Price Chopper has landed another rare crustacean.

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Help Feed Capital Region Kids This Summer

When I was in school, we relied on the reduced or free lunch program and over one third of capital region children rely on it too. Now that school is out, a lot of kids and their families go without in the summer. Well you can help.

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Parking in Albany Finally Made Easier

Whenever I try to park in Albany, I not only have to park but I have to look for one of those machines, then get a ticket and walk back to my car to put it in the window. Is it hard, no? But what if I'm running to a show at the Times Union Center or Palace Theatre? Now, there's a better way!

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safyre terry credit YouTube NollyGrio
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Safyre Terry Pays It Forward By Selling Survivor Snapbacks

Young burn victim and fire survivor, Safyre Terry lost everything, except her positivity in a 2013 home fire that took the lives of her father and siblings.

After the nightmare of a situation took place so many people reached out from all over the world to Safyre, including Kim Kardashian and even President Obama with her simple request of Christmas cards that year. The mail just kept coming and now she's paying it forward for people just like herself.

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Bobcat Sightings In The Capital Region

I had no idea what animals could be lurking in our backyards here in the Capital Region. It always surprises me when a bear suddenly appears in Albany. There are also new animals that I had never heard of like the coydog that has been seen in neighborhoods across our area. But this one I had no idea lived in the woods in the 518.

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Great Escape Gondola credit Google Maps
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Teens Actions Caused Fall at Great Escape Say Police

I'm sure you thought about it too, "How does one fall off of a gondola?"

When the news broke this weekend about a girl falling off of a ride at Six Flags Great Escape, my follow up question was immediately, "What ride?!" But when the response was, "the gondola" I had a moment of confusion.

Huh?

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Real Estate Deal In Dumbo, Brooklyn Valued At 375 Million Could Transform Neighborhood
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New Way To Get Around In The Capital Region

The project has been discussed at length for a long time and finally residents and visitors to the Capital Region will be able to have an alternative to get around in the 518. 

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High School Graduation in Watervliet Ends With a Brawl

Ahh, graduation day. Such a memorable ceremony to be had. Ohh wait, yours didn't end with a couple dozen people trading blows? Well Watervliet's 2017 edition did.

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Theft of Evidence in Cock Fighting Ring Sparks Funny Attorney General Tweets

After a long 6-month investigation into a cock fighting ring in Herkimer County, Police, uh, cracked the case and arrested 40-people involved. They also discovered a training facility and caught the two robbers that snagged evidence from their coop. *ba dum tsssss*

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