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Mohawk Native Killed on Challenger Explosion

Today marks the 30th anniversary of the tragic Challenger Explosion. On January 28th, 1986 7 american astronauts were killed when The Space Shuttle Challenger burst in to flames just 73 seconds into it's flight. One of the people on that mission was Mohawk, NY native Gregory B. Jarvis.

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Florida Residents Sign Up For Affordable Care Act On Deadline Day
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Sunday is 2016 Deadline to Sign Up for Coverage Under Affordable Care Act

This Sunday is the deadline to register for health coverage under the Affordable Care Act.

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Millions Shovel, Play, Snowboard in Historic Snow Storm Jonas [PHOTOS + VIDEOS]

The winter storm people will be talking about for years, dumped up to 3 feet of snow, cancelled thousands of flights and knocked out power across the country. Travel bans were in place throughout several states. Broadway shows in New York City were dark and streets were deserted as the path of the storm affected 80 million people.

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Southern States First To Feel Effects Of Massive Winter Storm
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Historic Winter Storm That Won’t Hit Central New York

What could be a historic winter storm, won't hit Central New York for a change. It's rare for us to watch the snow fall all around us. Usually everyone else is watching it fall ON us. This storm will impact the Mid Atlantic to Southern New England. Blizzard warnings are in effect in Virginia, Washington DC, Philadelphia and New York City. Winter storm warnings and advisories have been issued from the Tennessee Valley to the Ohio Valley over to the Carolinas, the mid Atlantic and southern New England. There are even Coastal flood warnings from Virginia to Massachusetts.

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Packaged Salad Is The Second Fastest Selling Item On Grocery Shelves
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Dole Salad Recall – 1 Dead and 12 Hospitalized From Listeria

An outbreak of Listeria is traced to back to bagged salads produced by Dole in Ohio. The now recalled salad has been sold here in New York and other locations.

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YouTube via WOWT 6 News
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Iraq War Vet Uses Wheelchair to Plow Sidewalks [VIDEO]

When life hands you lemons, make lemonade. In the case of Iraq war vet Justin Anderson, life handed him brain cancer and an amputated leg. But that isn't stopping him. Anderson is going from serving his country to serving his community in Nebraska, plowing sidewalks with his wheelchair.

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How Can You See 5 Planets Align In Central New York

5 of our brightest planets line up and are visible with your naked eye. This phenomenon is expected to last for at least a month. Find the times for CNY here. 

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Costa Concordia Departs The Island Of Giglio To Be Scrapped In Genoa
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See Inside the Costa Concordia – Two Years After Being Partially Submerged [PHOTOS]

Step inside the Costa Concordia cruise ship that crashed into rocks off the Tuscan island of Giglio that killed 32 people. The ship remained partially submerged for over 2 years before being towed to shore. Pictures inside the ship were posted on Imgur.

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Submitted by Michelle Kemp
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Central New York Native Killed By Drunk Driver After NFL Playoff Game

28-year-old Kelli Putnam is a native of Hubbardsville, NY. She was living in Charlotte, NC and her and her boyfriend had just attended the Carolina Panthers playoff game on Sunday, when tragedy struck. As they were walking down the street, Kelli was hit and killed by a drunk driver.

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Happy Galeria via YouTube
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Sheriff’s Deputy Keeps His Job After Being Caught Beating K9 Partner [VIDEO]

There have been too many cases of animal cruelty reported here in Central New York, including the murder of a horse in Kirkland. This isn't just something that is a problem here locally. A Deputy Sheriff in Ramsey County, MN has not been fired from his job even after video footage catches him beating his K9 companion Boone.

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Major Retailers Begin Black Friday Sales Thanksgiving Night
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Kmart Closing Several Stores/ Utica’s NOT on the List

Kmart has been struggling for a long time. Now not only are they slashing prices, they're slashing jobs, and closing stores. The Utica area Kmart will not be affected, but the list of those shutting down is extensive. 

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Attention Parents: Children’s Cough Syrup Recall

Two varieties of children's cough syrup are being recalled because the dosing cups have incorrect markings. 

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