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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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Are New York Gun Laws About to Get More Strict?

Is it possible that New York State gun laws may become stricter in 2016? The NY Safe Act has already put tight restrictions on gun owners in the state and many feel their 2nd amendment rights are being violated. Now some state legislators want to put restrictions on how many bullets you can buy.

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Terrorists May Have Tried To Use Smoke Detectors As Weapon
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New York State Law to Regulate Smoke Detectors

A new law out of Albany will mandate that smoke detectors must contain 10-year battery that are unremovable. Most people would agree that this is a good law, but others say "Why do we need another law?"

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Camden Fiddle Trio Wins New York State Country Music Award [VIDEO]

The Fiddle de Divas are a group of three young ladies who are students in the Camden Central School District. They recently received a very prestigious award for their music from New York State. They were this year's recipients of The New York State Country Music Horizon Award.

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Local Tattoo Parlor Owner Calling for Better Tattoo Legislation

Within the next few weeks a law will go into effect that will prevent tattoo parlors from reusing needles. It will also require 'single-use' pigment (ink) packs. Bethanne Callahan-Plato is the owner of Bodily Charm in Utica. She agrees that there needs to be stricter regulations when it comes to tattooing, but she feels the legislation that has passed now has it all wrong.

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Major New York Airport Change Coming In 2016

Looking to fly out of a New York airport in 2016? Do you have the right license? Your standard drivers license will NOT get you through security coming up in 2016. 

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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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