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It’s Almost Fair Season – Here’s What You Need to Know

Some people love the rides. Others love the games. Live entertainment, animals, racing but for me, it's all about the food at the local fairs.

The largest mozzarella sticks known to man, fried pb&j, fried oreos, fried pickles, fried everything and of course food on sticks (I love food on sticks.)

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LAX Expected To Be Busiest US Airport During Thanksgiving Holiday Travel Period
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Lost Diamond Found by TSA Officers at Albany International Airport

The feelings you have going through the TSA check points on your travels are mutual to your fellow travelers. Take the shoes off, sweatshirt/jacket, take the lap top out, let them know about the medication you have (yes, I promise that's just my inhaler), take off all of your jewelry and hope that it all makes it to the other end of the conveyor belt.

This always sucks to go through, while completely and totally necessary for our safety.

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CDTA Bus
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No Jail Time For Girls Who Lied About Racially Motivated Bus Attack

It was all over the news channels when first reported that an alleged racially motivated fight broke out on a CDTA bus involving a couple U Albany students.

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Bellevue Woman's Center
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59-Year Old Woman in Niskayuna Gives Birth For First Time

Normally, birth isn't exactly news worthy and when it is it's something pretty crazy. Ya know, like that time a woman gave birth on the side of the Northway? That was crazy.

Well, this story is less on the crazy side and more on the almost never heard of side. Akosua Budu Amoako gave birth to her first child at the age of 59.

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Center For Disease Control Reports Highest Number Of Measles Cases In 20 Years
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Measles in 518: If You Went to These Places, You’re at Risk

The state Department of Health has released a statement saying that a healthcare worker from the Queensbury-based Hudson Healthwaters Health Network has been diagnosed with measles and you could be at risk.

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Troy Police Car
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Everyone on Troy Polices Drug Unit Placed on Admin Leave

What on earth!! How can all of the people that are working as part of the Troy Police be placed on administrative leave!?!?

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Marissa and Dad Credit: Marissa
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5 Things Dad Will Love This Fathers Day [LIST]

I know, Dad can be hard to shop for. My Dad especially (don't we all say that?)

They have everything they could ever want (most of the time), they don't typically need anything (you can afford anyway) and they don't want to go out of the house (unless it's to go to the casino - oh, just mine?)

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Trace Adkins politics
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Trace Adkins Did WHAT Naked? A Country Star Becomes a Daddy Again and more [Country In 60 VIDEO]

It's important to keep up to date on all of your country favorites! That's why I make it easy for your every single day (on the air) and every week online.

With Country In 60, you have the opportunity to be in the know on all of the major headlines for the country world in 60 seconds or less. So what are you waiting for?! Catch up!

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Joshua Timmermans
Joshua Timmermans
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Taste Of Country Music Festival Adds Second Headliner for 2018!

The crowd went crazy last weekend when the first headliner for the Taste of Country Music Festival 2018 was announced: Eric Church. Now, less than a week later, we can bring you your second big name to be headlining the festival next year!

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albany center gallery Instagram
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Nipper The Dogs Arrive In Downtown Albany [PICTURE]

When the Downtown Albany Business Improvement District (BID) first decided to seek artists proposals to decorate Nipper the Dog statues to display in downtown Albany, they had no idea how successful it would be.

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Cell Phone - Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
Cell Phone - Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
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Local Apps to Download This Summer [LIST]

No matter where you go, I'm sure you have your cell phone with you. Between Instagram, Facebook, and Snapchat, there may not be a ton of space but I know of a few local apps that you need to get through the summer...

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Top Places To Get Engaged In The Capital Region [SPONSORED]

We were talking in the office about the top three places in the Capital Region to get engaged and here's what we came up with.

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