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The Best Ice Cream Guide of the Capital Region (Based On YOUR Suggestions)

It's the summer and on a beautiful day you could find yourself in an unfamiliar area, soaking up some fun in the sun. Suddenly an idea pops in your head, "Ice cream!" Yes, always ice cream. I don't blame you! But where do you go if you're not familiar with your surroundings? Maybe this list (created with your help) will be a great guide for ya!

I took the time to separate by alphabetical order and if there are two listed for an area, the first had the most mentions in our original Facebook post!

Happy tasting!

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Do You Know Which Local Restaurants Have Been on TV?

I love the Food Network, I'm obsessed with all things TV and food so it's seriously the perfect place for me. I always see these stars traveling the country and wait for the day for them to stop by the Capital Region.

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Local Castle for Sale: You Have to See These Pictures! [PHOTO]

I'm actually in the process of closing on a house so I don't really have any reason to look at listings but sometimes it's fun to look and see how other people live. Especially when the house is this expensive, local, and is a castle.

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Make Your Voice Heard On National Grid Rate Hike

Last month, National Grid said that they had planned a rate hike to take effect next spring to help reinforce the infrastructure of the lines. The increase will be significant and if you are upset about this news, you can voice your opinion.

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Angelica and Natal credit Facebook Annemarie Belmonte
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Local Kid is Helping His Mom with Cancer and He Could Use YOUR Help

This story hits home for me because I 'get it.'

I was in a similar situation as Natal; an only child dealing with a mother figure fighting the battle of her life. For me it was my Grandmother when I was 8 years-old. For Natal it is his Mother, Angelica, a single mom who has given all of her time to work with local youth, has been fighting cancer and he's been helping to take care of her at just 15 years-old.

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Local Family Looking for Rainbow Pictures for Young Boy [PHOTO]

We always take pictures of rainbows and share them on social media after it rains but those pictures could bring joy to a little boy in Cohoes.

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Sasquatch VR at the Great Escape [VIDEO]

Brian, Chrissy & I got to broadcast live from the Great Escape last week and had the amazing opportunity to test out the new virtual reality attachment to the Sasquatch ride. You're welcome, Brian & I saved the world.

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I Watched a Man Die Today. He Didn’t Have To.

Mark Cannon didn't have to die. While he deserved to be serving his time in the Albany County Jail, he also deserved the proper medical treatment that anyone else would deserve.

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Looking For A Job? Job Fair Today

Are you looking for a job here in the Capital Region? There is only one place you need to go today with hundreds of employers on hand ready to hire.

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10 Reasons You Shouldn’t Move to the Capital Region

The Capital Region is a lot for some people to truly get a good handle on. It might not be for everyone and it's important for us forewarn impending relocators...

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This is Why I Missed Florida-Georgia Line Last Night… [PHOTOS]

While you were gettin' your drink on and partying with friends listening to the musical stylings of the one and only Florida-Georgia Line, I wasn't singing along with you this time. I wasn't backstage or out by the GNA booth, I wasn't in a dressing room or up close to the stage taking pictures. I instead was out of breath and sweating my butt off!

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Fly In A World War II Plane [PHOTO]

My twelve year old nephew, Carter, loves everything World War II. He knows all of the rich history, the types of ammunition and guns used, and the types of planes they flew. If you have someone like this in your life, they aren't going to want to miss this amazing visit to the Capital Region.

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