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November 2 Marks The Anniversary Of The First Scheduled Radio Broadcast

Radio has been around since 1898, when Guglielmo Marconi started to experiment with electromagnetic waves as a way to send signals without wires. The telegraph wire was the quickest way to send and receive messages.

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Statue of Liberty Turns 125 Years Old

It’s time to bake a very large cake and get a lot of candles ready, because Friday is the Statue of Liberty’s 125th birthday. Celebrations on Liberty Island will mark the October day in 1886 when the gift from France, a symbol of friendship, was inaugurated in front of then-President Grover Cleveland.

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Revolutionary War - Soldiers In Battle
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Schuylerville Celebrates “Surrender Week”

This week has been declared “Surrender Week in Schuylerville.

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This Day in History for July 5 – Hormel Introduces SPAM and More

Hereís a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1865 ñ The Salvation Army is founded in London, England (More info)

1937 ñ The luncheon meat SPAM is introduced by the Hormel Foods Corporation (More info)

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First Prize Center Used To Be Tobin Forst Prize Meat Packing
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Capital Region Memories

If you’ve lived in the Capital Region for any length of time, I’m sure that you have seen places come and go, especially if you’ve been here your whole life, like me.

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Texting Is A Thing Of The Past

After seeing so many people using their cell phones for texting, it made me start to think about communications from many, many years ago (long before any of us were born).

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2010 Earns Spot in History

The year 2010 is going down in history, not for having the most productive economic year or the funniest celebrity mishap, but  for having the highest number of bank failures in the U.S. since 1992.

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Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images
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George Bush Sings Coward Of The County

To quote the great Alan Jackson—Remember When?”  Remember back in 2000 when they had that incredible problem with the voting machines in Florida?  The hanging chad thing?  What a fiasco...

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