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Pokemon Go Craze Hits New York City
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City of Utica to Host a Pokemon GO Party at Hanna Park

Parents and children alike are going crazy over Pokemon GO. The City of Utica and the Utica City School District are taking advantage of the new technological craze getting people together to enjoy a fun-filled day catching the little creatures at Hanna Park.

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Make Your Next Weekend Out in Rome a Surprise with ‘I Doo Local’

In recent years the growth in night life and entertainment in Central New York has been truly impressive. Despite a slew of new businesses, bars, and attractions some people still stick to the same old places, same old menu items, and same weekend routine.

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CPS Confirms Hoverboards Are Illegal To Ride On The Pavement And The Road
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Massive Recall on Hoverboards Has CPSC Concerned

Odds are if you have kids or you live in a neighborhood with a lot of kids, you have seen one of them riding one of those fancy hoverboards. Now parents and the Consumer Product Safety Commission have major concerns over the safety of these recreational devices after a major recall was issued.

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New Apple Technology Could Prevent Videos and Photos at Concerts

Apple has just been awarded a patent on a new technology that could be used to prevent fans from taking photos and videos at live concert events.

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The App to End The Utica/Rome Argument “Where Should We Get Pizza From?” [VIDEO]

Living in Central New York is amazing. There are many reasons why it is true, but one that is undeniable is the variety of amazing pizza options...

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Should the ‘Cell Phone’ Gun Be Legal in Central New York?

One of the big topics of conversation right now is the company Ideal Conceal. This small company has a pending patent on a firearm that has the ability to fold up and look like a smartphone. Many people who are big advocates for gun rights are even saying this is a bit much. What do you think?

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What Happens When You Type ‘Why Is Utica’ Into Google?

Have you noticed while typing something you're trying to search into Google, Google will try and predict what you want to say? Those predictions are based on popular searches of those similar terms. What happens when you type "Why is Utica..." into Google? Here's the top results.

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Facebook Opens Data Center In North Carolina
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Are Your Central New York Facebook Friends Undercover Federal Agents?

Just when you thought it was safe to go on the internet in Central New York, think again. Some of your so-called Facebook friends may actually be FBI/CIA agents. 

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Places You Can Still Find Working Pay Phones in the Utica-Rome Area

Recently the question was posed, "Are there any other pay phones in Central New York?" There was definitely one at the Clinton Stewarts and then many people informed us that there are actually many of these "modern antiques" in the Utica-Rome area.

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TimeWarner Cable Company's Customers Suffer Nationwide Internet Service Outage
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Thousands of Time Warner Cable Customer Passwords May Have Been Stolen

If you are a Time Warner Cable customer and you have an email account with them you may want to change your passwords. The cable company released a report stating that thousands of customer accounts have been hacked.

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AT&T Will Eliminate Two Year Contracts Starting January 8th

Heads up AT&T users: two year contracts will be eliminated starting January 8th 2016.

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Verizon Reports Drop In Fourth Quarter Earnings
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Time Is Running Out to Claim Your Refund from Verizon or Sprint Wireless

If you are one of many Verizon or Sprint customers that was overcharged due to a third-party text messaging service, the deadline is running out for you to claim your share in the $158 Million settlement from mobile "cramming."

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