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The Most Patriotic State In The U.S. Is…Not New York

If you had to guess, where would you rank New York State when it comes to patriotism? You might be surprised where we actually fall on the list.

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The Great NYS Fair Ranked at #7 Among Other State Fairs

When you attend the 2017 New York State Fair this summer, you'll be at one of the ten best fairs in America. 

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Vernon Downs Once Again at Risk of Closing

The New York State Senate has passed a bill that would allow tax relief for local racino Vernon Downs. Despite the Senate taking swift action, the Assembly has not shown the same sense of urgency.

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Four New York Towns Perfect For Winter Adventures

We know it can be tough to think about outdoor adventures during the winter, but this list has some of the best places to get out and play in the snow.

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Recertify Your NYS Pistol Permit With This Simple Online Form

If you have a pistol permit here in New York State, new laws require you to update your license every five years. This simple online application makes it easier than ever.

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Learn How Central New Yorkers Are Celebrating ‘National Topless Day’

It's every man, woman, and newborn baby's favorite day of the year, 'National Topless Day.' This day actually happens close to "Women's Equality Day." New York is one of only a few states that allows women to be topless in public. This day is observed to encourage that equal right onto other states in the union. We're showing our support a little differently.

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Can You Spell the Most Misspelled Word in New York?

ABC News released a list of the most common misspelled words in each state. You'll never believe what New York's word was. We quizzed the Big Frog office staff to see if any of them knew how to spell it.

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USA Luge to Remain in Lake Placid for Next 5 Years

It was this month last year that USA Luge put out word to other cities that they would consider offers for a new home. On Friday, May 14th CEO Jim Leahy met with his Board of Directors and a decision was made on the fate of the U.S. Olympic headquarters in Lake Placid for the sport of Luge.

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Did Your Child Take the NY State Test This Week? [POLL]

Did your kid take that test? One of the most popular, and in some ways controversial, conversations going on at offices, homes, and birthday parties is the NY State Test. Should my child opt out? What does his/her teacher think? These questions and more weigh heavy not only on the parents, but the shoulders of students.

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4 Challenging But Rewarding Day Hikes In New York State

New York State is home to some of the most beautiful scenery you will find anywhere on the planet. One of the best ways to take in this beauty is by hiking some of the thousands of trails and mountains across the state. Here's a list of some of the more challenging Day Hikes you can enjoy here in New York.

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3 Things You Didn’t Know Were Illegal In Utica

There are some crazy and quirky laws in New York state you probably aren't aware of. Before you start your day, you may want to check out the list. 

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Could You Camp Out At All 340 NYS Backcountry Shelters?

The State of New York Has the biggest National Park in the U.S. with the Adirondack State Park, but did you know that across the state wilderness are hundreds of backcountry shelters for public use?

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