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Eat Beer Cream Puffs on St. Patrick’s Day Because Why Not?

Several traditional Irish foods are frequently served on St. Patrick's Day: corned beef and cabbage, shepherd's pie and Pepto Bismol. Please add to that list the Beer Cream Puff.

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State Police Begin DWI Check Points For St. Patrick’s Day Weekend

If you're planning on enjoying the St. Patrick's Day festivities this weekend, make sure you have a designated driver.

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Photo Illustration by Sean Gallup/Getty Images
Photo Illustration by Sean Gallup/Getty Images
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Gas Prices In The Utica-Rome Area Continue To Rise And Won’t Go Down Soon

Filling your gas tank these days isn't cheap, especially if you live in the Utica-Rome area.  Gas prices continue to rise in our area, bucking the trend of lower gas prices in the winter.

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Photo: Kristine Bellino
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Closings and Delays – Thursday, March 13, 2014

Weather is forcing several schools and businesses to close or start later today.

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Beer Festival
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The Great Pennsylvanian Beer Yuengling Will Be Featured at Utica On Tap [AUDIO]

If you haven’t gotten your tickets yet, what are you waiting for? The biggest and best beer tasting event of the year is just a few days away.

On Saturday, March 22nd it's Utica On Tap at the Stanley Theater. This event will feature all kinds of beers to try, live music to listen to and great food to eat. What a great way to spend a Saturday afternoon, even if you don't enjoy beer.

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Herkimer Shootings
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Remembering the Herkmier Country Shootings

It was March 13, 2013 that the quiet villages of Mohawk and Herkimer were shocked with the horrible news of a gunman loose in the community. Our sister station, WIBX, was on the scene in Mohawk and Herkimer from the first tense moments as the search began for the man who would later be identified at Kurt Myers.

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WIBX's Bill Keeler reporting live from behind police lines in Herkimer during March 2013 shooting spree.  (WIBX File Photo)
WIBX's Bill Keeler reporting live from behind police lines in Herkimer during March 2013 shooting spree. (WIBX File Photo)
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Reporting from Behind Police Lines in Hekimer, One Year Later

Editor's Note: WIBX morning show show Bill Keeler was in the Valley as the shootings took place and the manhunt began. As WIBX transitioned to live continuing coverage of the unfolding events of the day, Keeler gave at time harrowing reports from behind police lines in Mohawk and Herkimer. Th

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Phil Nye, TSM
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Valley Shooting Spree: What We Didn’t Learn

It has been a full year since the villages of Mohawk and Herkimer were turned upside down by a deadly shooting spree that resulted in a total of five deaths - four of whom police say were innocent victims that were in the wrong place at the wrong time.

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Luke Tubia, WIBX
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Valley Shooting One Year Later – A Community Remembers [AUDIO]

One year ago the Villages of Herkimer and Mohawk suffered a tragedy as Kurt Myers allegedly shot and killed 4 people leading to a near 19 hour standoff that ended with him also shooting and killing an FBI K-9 before being killed by police.

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St. Patrick's Day, things you didn't know
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10 Things You Didn’t Know About St. Patrick’s Day

Everyone enjoys putting on their best green clothes on March 17 and being Irish for a day. We’ve all heard there was a saint and something to do with snakes in Ireland and now we have parades and drink green beer. But what do we really know about St. Patrick’s Day?

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Herkimer BOCES Spring Open House And College Fair Wednesday [VIDEO]

Students, parents and educators can explore courses, classrooms and more Wednesday night at the "Herkimer BOCES Spring Open House And College Fair". Check out the details.

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Kristine Bellino, WIBX
Kristine Bellino, WIBX
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Travel Advisories In Oneida And Madison Counties

Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente has issued a No Unnecessary Travel Advisory for all of Oneida County.

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