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Carbone Dodge Helps Raise $880 For Roscoe Conkling At ‘Drive For The Kids’ Fundraiser

On May 24th, Carbone Dodge of Yorkville helped Roscoe Conkling raise $880 at a “Drive for the Kids” fundraising event held during the school’s Teachers Day. This money will be used for Utica and Yorkville students. 

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Americans Do Their Best Canadian Impressions For Canada Day [VIDEO]

As we prepare to celebrate Independence Day July 4th, Canadians are celebrating Canada Day today, the anniversary of the British North America Act, enacted in 1867. The holiday was originally called Dominion Day but was renamed in 1982. To honor the holiday of our northern friends, Americans did the best Canadian impressions and Canadians probably won't be very impressed.

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Swimming Pool & Water Safety

Swimming Pool & Water Safety
Pools, lakes, ponds, and beaches mean summer fun and cool relief from hot weather. But water also can be dangerous for kids if parents don't take the proper precautions. Nearly 1,000 kids die each year by drowning. And most drownings

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Sun Safety

Sun Safety Tip #1:
Slip on sun protective clothing. This can include a long-sleeve shirt with a collar, long pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and sunglasses. Fabrics that are a dark color and tightly woven block the most sun, and pola

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Safety Tips to Prevent Losing Your Child in a Public Place

Safety Tips to Prevent Losing Your Child in a Public Place
American children get lost over 2,000 times each day in all kinds of public places such as beaches, amusement parks, fairs and airports. Use these tips to help prevent getting separated from your

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Insect Sting Allergies

Insect Sting Allergies
Experts estimate that 2 million Americans are allergic to insect stings, and many of these individuals are at risk of suffering life-threatening reactions to insect venom. Most serious reactions are caused by yellow jackets, honey

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How To Stay Hydrated During The Summer

Dehydration
Water is important to your body at all times, but especially in hot weather. Every system in your body depends on water to function properly. Water also keeps your body from overheating. When you are m

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Addison Santmier is Our McDonald’s Athlete of the Week

We've teamed up with McDonald’s to salute local athletes. This week we're putting Addison Santmier, a first grader at West Canada Valley central school 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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Confederate Flag Won’t Be Sold at New York State Fair

Vendors at the New York State Fair are being asked to leave their confederate flags at home. All merchandise with the flag won't be sold at the fair this summer. Two vendor who've sold the Confederate merchandise in the past have been contacted and agreed to not sell it.

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Hawaii Raises Smoking Age to 21 – Could New York State Be Next?

The state government in Hawaii has approved a first-in-the-nation law that ups the age to purchase cigarettes to 21. Anti-tobacco groups are pushing for similar laws in other states. Could New York be next?

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David Sweat arrested by NY State Police (Sunday 6/28/15 - WIBX)
David Sweat arrested by NY State Police in Constable, NY. (Sunday 6/28/15 - WIBX)
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David Sweat Captured, In Custody Bloodied And Shirtless [PHOTO]

The more than three week manhunt for two escaped prisoners from Clinton Correctional Facility in upstate New York concluded this weekend with both being shot in separate incidents, and only one surviving.

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Photos of Richard Matt and David Sweat Courtesy: New York State Police
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Dannemora Escapee David Sweat Being Treated at Albany Medical Center [PHOTOS] [VIDEO]

UPDATE: 06/29/2015 4:04am  David Sweat was transported to Albany Medical Center overnight.  He is listed in critical condition.

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