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Mark Richards

I'm a Buffalo native and a Buffalo Bills / Buffalo Sabres fan. When I'm not watching the Bills or Sabres on TV with a plate of homemade Buffalo wings, I'll be watching "Judge Judy" or working on my latest do-it-yourself project at my home in North Utica. There are many reasons why you should start your day the Lite way with me Mark Richards. You'll hear the best variety of lite favorites and you'll get the most music in the morning. You never have to wait very long for the day's weather forecast. We provide information updates every half-hour. You can win great prizes with Mindbender Trivia, at approximately 6:50 AM. I'll run down the birthday list every morning at 7:40 AM. We'll kick off the No Repeat Workday every morning at 8 AM with the 80s at 8 and the commercial-free music hour will start about 8:50 AM. During the winter, we'll have school delays and closings on-air and online. I promise, no "blue humor" you'd be embarrassed to explain to your kids! And now, my most recent blogs for you to enjoy.
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Adorable Pets are Featured in The ‘Dawn of The Planet of The Pugs’ [VIDEO]

According to this past weekend's box office results, the number one movie in the country is "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. It raked in over $73 million and another $31.1 million internationally! On this Awwdorable Pet Wednesday we thought we'd bring you, 'Dawn of the Planet the Pugs.'

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The CNY Awwdorable Pet Show Invites You To Meet Pong [VIDEO]

On this edition of the CNY Awwdorable Pet Show we'd like you to meet Pong. The Humane Society of Rome invites you to come in and check the pets up for adoption. Now, with the CNY Awwdorable Pet Show, can get a look at them, before your visit. Today we'd like you to consider adopting Pong.

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Another Ex-Intern Joins a Class Action Suit For Back Wages Against Clear Channel Radio [POLL]

My radio career started out as an unpaid intern for a morning radio show in Buffalo NY. While I studied broadcasting at SUCB, I also did a college radio show which lead to my employment. I expected to be paid then. I only anticipated college credit for interning. That's not the case for this unpaid ex-intern.

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The Baby Born HIV Positive That We Thought Was Cured Appears to Still Be Infected

Do you remember the story we brought you about the baby born in Mississippi HIV positive that appeared to be AIDS free? Well, there has been a set back. Sadly she has been diagnosed as having HIV and is infected with the virus after all, health officials say.

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Shakira at 2014 Academy of Country Music Awards Red Carpet
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Shakira Rocks The World Cup Ceremony With ‘Dare (La La La)’ [VIDEO]

I sure did enjoy all the sizzling moves at the the final match in the World Cup between Argentina and Germany the other day. Oh yes, the players were amazing but I' talking about Shakira who rocked the stage before Germany played Argentina to find out who wins it all!

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Watch Megan and Mike Become Engaged At The 2014 Utica Boilermaker [VIDEO]

Love was in the air at the 37th running of the Utica Boilermaker Road Race yesterday. Just after his girlfriend crossed the boilermaker yesterday Mike Vennero, 32, proposed to his now fiancee, Megan Risler, 28, at the 2014 Utica Boilermaker finish line yesterday.

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Meteorologists Say That The Polar Vortex Will Return To Our Great Lakes Region [VIDEO]

The Washington Post says the Polar Vortex will return to the U.S. this week. This hasn't happened since January and is a rare summer time occurrence. It will move into the Great Lakes region, near us in the Mohawk Valley first before it heads to the East Coast. Temperatures are expected to be between 10 and 30 degrees below normal. Brrrrrr.

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Watch The Runners Begin The Boilermaker Road Race From The Starting Line [VIDEO]

You are about to experience the view we've been enjoying from the front line of the Utica Boilermaker Road Race. For the past decade we've been set up at the starting line of the race providing the soundtrack for the runners as they take off for the big 15K road race here in beautiful Utica, New York. Now, you're there also.

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Apple’s Carplay Is Gaining Popularity As Nine More Manufactures Add It To Their Vehicles [VIDEO]

Apple's CarPlay is an in-dash communications and entertainment system that does just about everything you need to do while driving with just a touch of the screen and a swipe or scroll. It will now be offered by nine additional car manufacturers.

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