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Albanys Ugliest Building
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Albany’s Ugliest Building

I pass this old dilapidated buidling almost every day while traveling on 787 and it grabs my attention in the way a bad accident would.  I can't "not" look at it. Why hasn't it been torn down?

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Boght Fire Fighter
Boght Fire Fighter
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Is There A Fire In You? [PICTURE]

All across New York state volunteer fire departments will be open this weekend in efforts to recruit new members.  Much of the state relies on volunteers to staff their fire houses. Do you have what it takes?

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Teenage Girl Being Bullied By Text Message
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13 Reasons Why & What Local Schools Are Doing in Response

Everywhere I look, I keep seeing more and more people talking about the show 13 Reasons Why. So much so that I had to watch it to see what all of the argument and controversy was about. This is a very important topic and a conversation that's crucial to teens but local schools are taking action against this show.

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Circus Parade, Albany (1880), Albany Institute
Circus Parade, Albany (1880), Albany Institute
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Albany Institute Brings Us 170 Years in the Past [PHOTO]

I've lived in the Capital Region my whole life. I'm only 28 so even though I've noticed some changes to the city of Albany in that time, I love what the Albany Institute is doing to bring us back into history to see what Albany looked like 170 years ago.

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How Many Of Our High Schools Made the Top 25 List In Upstate?

I'll be honest, I expected more. I expected better. Maybe I think too highly of our area and our local schools? I'm not sure, but when this list of Top 25 high schools of upstate new york came out on newyorkupstate.com I was left scratching my head.

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Remember the Ice Storm of 2008? See Video

In the winter of 2008, we had one heck of an ice storm that hit the Capital Region! Power was out in the majority of the surrounding area and not just for a couple hours, but for some weeks. You were thankful to know someone with a generator and that, maybe the Subway down the street was able to whip up some sandwiches for the family.

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Siena College Has New Far Out Addition

When I was a kid, my only dream was to be an astronaut. For Halloween I was the night sky (even though people called me Merlin all night), my science fair projects were always space-related (homemade solar system, space ice cream, the moon), so when I heard about this new addition to a local college, I couldn't tell you how excited I was.

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CountryFest Crowd (Heather Davis)
CountryFest Crowd (Heather Davis)
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All the Concerts Coming to the Area that You Need to Know About

Our iPods are never jus strictly one genre, right? We love all types of music. Even my iPod goes from The Jackson 5 to Keith Urban to Justin Bieber to Eminem. If you're a music lover, you embrace true talent especially when it comes through the Capital Region. And boy, do we have a number of shows coming in 2017!

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John Bulmer Photography
John Bulmer Photography
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Awesome Composite Pic of Albany Skyline [PHOTO]

I've always loved the Albany skyline and this is probably one of the coolest pictures of it I've ever seen! Don't you agree?

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Salt Den In Latham Said To Be Where To Go For Respitory Health Help

Allergies? Yeah, I've got those. Badly, actually.

People usually express after the third or fourth, "God Bless You," that they're done blessing me. It's cool. I'm used to it. In fact, I typically tell them not to bother after the first one because some days, there might be 15 sneezes coming my way at any given moment.

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Manhunt Continues For Two Prisoners That Broke Out Of New York State Prison
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Prison Break: The Joyce Mitchell Lifetime Movie [VIDEO]

It was the story that kept everyone obsessed in 2015, it was the escape that seemed impossible. On June 6th 2015, Richard Matt and David Sweat escaped from the Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, New York. It was like a movie, so much so that Lifetime bought the rights.

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Need a Job? Delivery Could Be An Option For a Panera Location Near You!

When you think about the food that you can get delivered to your house, the options are fairly minimal. If you're luck, the pizza joint down the street happens to sell more than just pizza. But, even then, what if you don't want Italian? (because lets face it, it's usually Italian.) Then your next best option is probably Chinese food. Don't get me wrong, I'm all about some chicken lomein and a side of crab rangoon, but these options are getting pretty lackluster these days.

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