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Chenango County Girls Setup Temporary Tattoo Stand For Breast Cancer

Brett and Alicia Lein have three daughters. Brett is a tattoo artist, and every October he does pink ribbon tattoos to raise money for a phenomenal cause that helps women fighting breast cancer. With the nice weather upon us, Brett and Alicia's girls decided they wanted to follow in Daddy's footsteps. They are selling their own tattoos at a booth for $1 and the same great cause.

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What Is Radon? Is It Slowly Poisoning Your Family?

Does your home have radon in it? Have you ever heard of radon? Well, it's a pretty serious problem to have and in most cases goes undetected in many households. If this toxic gas is in your home, immediate action is required. This gas is known to cause lung cancer.

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How To Get A Free Air Conditioner In New York

With warmer weather finally arriving, so does the discomfort. If you have a medical condition, and no cool air, this could be disaster. Do you qualify in New York for a free air conditioner? 

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New City Smoking Law Passed to Protect Children in Utica

By a very close margin, the Common Council in the City of Utica voted to ban smoking at public playgrounds and other public youth events. The vote was five to four in favor of the ban, which raises a few questions.

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Andy Danquer from Slocum Dickson is Central New York’s ‘Top Nurse 2016′

If you've ever had to make a trip to the Urgent Care at Slocum Dickson, you may have been helped by this guy. Andy Danquer has been named Central New York's 'Top Nurse 2016.'

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Contract Negotiations Heat Up Between Nurses and Hospital in Utica

For the past year The New York State Nurses Association and Mohawk Valley Health System have been in contract negotiations. Now, one side is taking it to the streets, literally.

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FDA Announces New Regulations Of E-Cigarettes

The federal government has made a major announcement for New Yorker's concerning  electronic cigarettes. Going forward, they will issue a ban on the sale of these products to people under the age of 18.

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Oneida County Has Highest Lead Poisoning Rates In All Of New York

As National attention is getting focused on the water crisis in Flint Michigan, locally we are having problems of our own. Oneida County has the highest Lead Poisoning Rates in all of New York.

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Watch Out For Possible Mutant ‘Super Lice’ Outbreak Here In New York

A recent outbreak of super lice has spread to 25 states across America. Is it heading to New York?

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Want To Avoid A Cold? Get A Good Nights Sleep [sponsored content]

It's the height of CNY's cold and flu season, everywhere you look people are coughing and sneezing. You can't go into hiding to avoid exposure, but there are ways to protect yourself.  One of the keys is a good nights sleep.

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Five of the Germiest Places in Your Home and How to Clean Them

There is no question that germs live everywhere. You can clean every square inch of everything and you still won't be able to avoid the inevitable. Some places where germs gather are pretty obvious, but there are some areas of your house that you probably don't even think of. These areas happen to be some of the germiest in your home.

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Tips to Keep Your Child Safe From Lead Paint Poisoning

The Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties just announced that they are investing $1 Million into a three-year initiative to help eliminate lead poisoning from paint and other sources in Oneida and Herkimer Counties. They can't do it alone! It's important for parents and guardians to know all about what it takes to prevent exposure to lead paint.

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