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Nash Madness Bracket – Round 1
March Madness is underway and it's been wall to wall basketball for the past few days, but if hoop isn't your thing and country music is, GNA has the kind of madness you may be looking for.  GNA has taken 32 of country music's biggest stars, given them a 'seed', and paired them off in this winner ta…
We Came, We Saw, We Curled Like Olympians (VIDEO)
"Well there's an Olympic sport I could do" said every single person who watched curling during the Olympics. The truth is, you could do a little curling; we all can!  The question is, would you be any good at it? Chrissy, Jess and I decided to find out, and while it'…
George Washington’s Hair Discovered At Union College Library
We see our first president's head all over the place; dollar bills, quarters etc., but this find was head and shoulders above the rest when it was discovered at Union College in Schenectady recently.  Amazingly, strands of hair belonging to George Washington turned up inside a leather-boun…
Shaun White Wins Gold, Shows Little Respect For Flag (VIDEO)
He's been there before; crushing an Olympic run, taking home the gold medal and reveling in all it's glory.  But for Shaun White, it was an Olympic moment he wished he could have back.  White’s post-race actions of dragging the American flag through the snow …
Which TV Or Movie Vehicle Would You Want To Own?
In 1985, when the Back To The Future movies came out, I think we all dreamed of owning or at least driving a DeLorean. Even if you couldn't travel back in time, it was still a cool ride. Well the wait is over, it was announced that the DeLorean will be available this spring. It got me thinking,…
Top Comic Announces Show At SPAC
When I think of top comedians coming to the area, they're usually playing The Palace, Proctors, Times Union Center or a place like The Funny Bone.  When was the last time a major comic did his or her thing on stage at SPAC?  That will change when comedian Kevin Hart hits the stage for…
Enter Friday Morning’s Final Megaticket Megadraw
We have only one more Megaticket Megadraw left, have you entered? SPAC is lining up a Summer for the ages with much-anticipated announcement of the 2018 Country Megaticket.  Keith Urban, GNA's Countryfest starring Rascal Flatts, Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, and Luke Bryan are all coming to town and…
Local High School Freshman Wows Producers Of The Voice (Video)
Meet 14-year-old Schalmont High School freshman David Tomasek.  He loves country music and rock-n-roll and he's been making quite a splash lately on social media and around town as he continues to wow the producers and the judges on The Voice.  He's been garnering some steam and attention these days…
Interesting Facts About Uber’s First 6 Months In Albany
I was a little leery and didn't buy into the hype at first, but I'll admit I love having Uber in the Capital Region. After 6 months of local operation, the ride-hailing company released some some very interesting data about the top places people go and just how far one Albany Uber user tra…

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