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Where Were You On September 11, 2001?

It’s hard to believe that the horrific day happened 12 years ago, September 11, 2001, also referred to as 9/11.

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The White House
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Presidential Beer History

In observance of President's Day we take a look back at how much those who have held the office of President appreciated beer. As a matter of fact, beer was considered safer than water when the Pilgrims arrived, and they landed where they did because they were running out of beer.

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New Estimates Make One World Trade Center World's Most Expensive Office Bldg
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World Trade Center Construction Time-Lapse [VIDEO]

I found this really cool video of the construction of the new World Trade Center. It's time-lapse from the beginning of construction to now. It's cool to see the progress happen so fast...

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Blizzard
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Lou Remembers The Blizzard Of 1993

I heard someone mentioning a big blizzard closing down almost every business and major highway in the Albany area. I thought – blizzard? It’s 60 degrees outside. Then it hit me.

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This Day in History for February 20 – USPS Established and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1792 – The Postal Service Act, establishing the United States Post Office Department, is signed by President George Washington (More info)

1872 – The Metropolitan Museum of Art opens in New York City (More info)

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Image: YouTube
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Are You Smarter Than These People? A Classic “Jaywalking” -[VIDEO]

Today on the show we talked about a high school reporter who went around his school asking easy questions like "How many stars are on the American Flag?" Amazingly enough, many of the students got these questions wrong.

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Boy With An Old Radio
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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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Daniel Berehulak, Getty Images
Daniel Berehulak, Getty Images
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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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Past Texts
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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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