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Alyssa Milano Launches Trick-Or-Treat For UNICEF
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A 4 Year Old Who Is Having Brain Surgery Gets Halloween Early Thanks To His Neighbors – The Good News

I really love when people come together to help another person out , even when they don't know them, and even if what these people did seems like not that big of a deal the fact that it went from an idea to a reality so well makes it beautiful to me. Branden Witt is a 4 year old who lives outside of Richmond Virginia and is having brain surgery on Monday. Branden's Mom knew he would miss Halloween trick or treating so she came up with a great idea. Earlier this month Branden's parents went through the neighborhood and passed out flyers that explained the situation and handed out glow sticks, if the neighbor wanted Branded to trick or treat at their house two weeks early all they had to do was display the glow stick.

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Andrea McMaster
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Is Strep Throat Hitting The Region? This Parent Says Yes – Here Are Some Steps To Avoid Getting Sick

Listen I'm no doctor , I don't even play one on TV and I did not sleep in a Holiday Inn Express last night but I do think that people are getting sick all around me and we should all pay attention to the warning signs. I'm talking about Strep throat and infections. I bring it up only because I have been watching my family get pretty sick left and right and I have many friends who have been battling coughs, muscle pains, fatigue and sometimes fevers for a while now.

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Traci Taylor
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Sorry, Ebooks – 4 Reasons Hard Copies Are Better

When I say that I have an obsession with books, I'm not even exaggerating. Not in the tiniest bit. Don't believe me? Ask my friends who helped me move once and never again because they couldn't deal with the 30 or so boxes of books that I have.

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Five Reasons You Should Eat More Pumpkin

I can't wait for this weekend because my husband and I are taking our son to the big pumpkin patch in Esperance to pick out our first family pumpkin and to pick up some pumpkins for eating too...

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Filthiest Spot On An Airplane? You’d Be Surprised

So you booked your flight to Cancun and you're psyched, right?  You board the plane expecting a great excursion, and more importantly you hope not to get attacked by bacteria. Well, you might have a hard time avoiding it, according to this study.

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New Price Chopper Stores Not Selling Cigarettes

Back in November, Sean McMaster had a story about a change coming to Price Chopper. It is happening.

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Saratoga County Tick Sweep

We are at the end of Lyme Disease Awareness Month, and in recognition, officials from The New York State Health Department and Saratoga County health officials conducted what they’re calling “tick sweeps”.

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Capital District Y.M.C.A. Sign
Capital District Y.M.C.A. Sign (Bro.Lou Roberts Collection)
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Y.M.C.A. Continues To Serve People Of The Albany Area And Beyond

When people think about the Y.M.C.A., a lot of times they associate it with swimming or playing basketball.

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Nuts – Do They Help Or Hurt? Make Up Your Minds!

Here's another example of the medical community not being able to make up their mind.  Mixed signals constantly.  Here we go again with nuts.

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Proposed Bathroom Bill Would Allow More Than Customers Only [Poll]

I think everyone’s been in this situation.

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Mark Quandt and Bro. Lou Roberts
Mark Quandt and Bro. Lou Roberts (Photo courtesy of Heather Davis/WGNA)
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The Regional Food Bank Helps Hungry And Disadvantaged People

During the holidays between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, people tend to be a little more generous when it comes to making donations to charities.

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Dr Julie Morrison, Ph.d and Bro. Lou Roberts
Dr Julie Morrison, Ph.d and Bro. Lou Roberts (Phot courtesy of Flounder/WGNA)
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More Information About Treatment For Eating Disorders In The Albany Area

It wasn’t long ago that people in the Capital Region couldn’t get help if they had an eating disorder.

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