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This Map Proves Central New York Among Coldest Locations in US

Of course we love to complain about how it's always colder here in Upstate New York than other places. Now we have a map and science to prove that it's true. We live in one of the coldest places in the country.

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Rochester Celebrates All Things Burger with Great American Backyard Burger Festival

Downtown Rochester will be turned over to a celebration of the great American hamburger during the weekend of August 21.

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2015 FrogFest Guests Gloriana Release Three More Songs Off New Album ‘Three’ [Video]

We are so excited to have the hometown boys of Gloriana returning to Central New York for Wild West FrogFest and Rodeo presented by White's Farm Supply. Their return home couldn't have come at a more perfect time with the release of their new album 'Three' coming just days before their appearance at the Herkimer County Fairgrounds on June 13th. 

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Photo Courtesy: Region 2, New York State Department of Transportation, Photo provided by Jim Piccola, used with permission by WIBX / Townsquare Media
Photo Courtesy: Region 2, New York State Department of Transportation, Photo provided by Jim Piccola, used with permission by WIBX / Townsquare Media
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Utica Traffic Advisory – Route 5S East Oriskany Street and Route 12 Southbound Ramp

A traffic advisory has been issued for Utica this morning to accommodate the pouring of pavement for the Oriskany Street bridge deck.

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New Research Shows Most Sunblocks Don’t Work, Is Yours One of Them?

Although Summer doesn't officially begin until June 21st, the Summer temperatures are here and sticking around. With that it's important to protect yourself from the sun. When choosing your sunblock, it's important to make sure you're using the right ones!

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Be First At FrogFest With First Source

Be First at Wild West FrogFest & Rodeo. First Source is giving one lucky winner a pair of SOLD OUT VIP ickets to FrogFest June 13th at the Herkimer County Fairgrounds. Plus you'll Be First at the entire event!

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New Johnny’s Pizza Coming To Downtown Utica

A new pizza place is coming to a former pizza place location on Genesee Street in Utica. Johnny's Pizza has a new banner hanging over the former Master Pizza sign.

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Photo Credit: Kristine Bellino
Photo Credit: Kristine Bellino
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Village of Prospect, New York Under Conserve Water and Boil Water Orders

UPDATE: 05/27/2015 10:09am  The boil water and conserve water advisories remain in effect today, May 27, 2015.

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Classic Military Tribute Song ‘Taps’ Written by Utica Native [Video]

One of the most iconic patriotic tunes is 'Taps.' What began as an indicator of "Lights Out" on the battlefield has now become a beautiful tribute to service men and women at their funerals. This classic memorial song was actually written by a Utica native by the name of Daniel Butterfield! 

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Rachel Burke is Our McDonald’s Athlete of the Week

We’ve teamed up with McDonald’s to salute local athletes. This week we're putting Rachel Burke of Mt Markham in the spotlight. She wins a $25 McDonald's gift card and goes into the grand prize drawing for a McDonald's party for her entire team.

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Griffins top Comets 4-2 (5/25/15 Jeff Monaski, WIBX)
Griffins top Comets 4-2 (5/25/15 Jeff Monaski, WIBX)
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Comets Slip, Griffins Tie Series 1-1

Dylan Larkin scored a pair of first period goals to help the Griffins trip up the Utica Comets 4-2 on Monday night as Grand Rapids evened the Western Conference Finals at a game apiece.

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This Stunningly Detailed Photo Shows New York’s Mohawk Valley from Space

This is a view of Upstate New York like you've never seen before.

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