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Taco Bell Hiring Thousands Now
With unemployment at an all-time high, Taco Bell is looking to add thousands of employees to its team across the country. They are also adding a few more positions to adapt to the times we are living in.
J.K. Rowling Surprises with Free Children's Book Online
J.K. Rowling, the author of the legendary Harry Potter series surprised fans on Tuesday announcing that she has released the first two chapters of her children's fairy tail story called The Ickabog.   The best part is that it's free, with new chapters released daily.&nb…
CDC: Pandemic Creating Bolder, More Aggressive Rats
As many Capital Region restaurants have been forced to provide hungry customers with mostly take-out service, a certain scavenging scoundrel has been under served and according to the CDC, might be getting more and more aggressive.  This underserved population: rats.  The CDC is warning people that …
Gas Prices Increase For Holiday Weekend
Many places are starting to slowly open again and more people want to get out and travel. As everything slowly gets going, gas prices are starting to rise just in time for the holiday weekend.
Pier 1 Closing All Stores
The latest store to file for bankruptcy and going out of business is Pier 1 Imports. This seems to be the trend because of a variety of factors including the coronavirus pandemic.
You Can Shop T J Maxx Online Again
During the coronavirus pandemic, many of our favorite stores were closed and we weren't allowed to shop. TJ Maxx not only closed their doors, but they also shut down online ordering. There is good news, their website is now up and running.
St. Rose's Julia Gargano Voted Off Early on Idol
Many of us in the Capital Region turned on American Idol at 8pm hoping for an exciting and proud night for our area.  Shortly after 8pm, reality set in on one of America's most popular reality shows.  21-year-old Julia Gargano, the Staten Island native and St. Rose singer/songwriter was the casualty…
St. Rose Singing Star Soars to Idol Finals
This would have been the weekend that St. Rose senior Julia Gargano was to graduate from college in Albany, but the pandemic had other plans. Graduation day will have to wait until sometime in September as the singing/songwriting sensation has turned in her cap and gown and replaced it with a microp…
Free Flights For Healthcare Workers
The true heroes of the coronavirus pandemic are the front line healthcare workers and many companies are taking notice and taking care of those special people. Another company, this time an airline, wants to give healthcare workers free flights.

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