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New York State Split in Half By Closure of Tappan Zee Bridge Due to Hurricane Sandy – NYC Bridges to Close As Well [UPDATE]

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Crane Collapse in New York City – Dangling Above 57th Street

A construction crane has partially collapsed in high winds attributed to Hurricane Sandy.    The crane is positioned in a building high above 57th Street and teetering dangerously.

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Mass Transit Across Northeast Grinds to a Halt As Sandy Approaches – Subway, Train, Bus Services Halted by MTA and NJ Transit

Hurricane Sandy is mere hours away from the Northeast Coast and chances are, if you're out now, you'll be riding out the storm where you are.  Subway, commuter railroad and bus services have been suspended in major metropolitan areas across the region.

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Will Sandy Hit Our Area? Red Cross Says Don’t Take Chances – Get Prepared

Atlantic City, NJ (WIBX) - New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is ordering evacuations of all barrier islands in the state and coastal areas from Sandy Hook to Cape May, New Jersey, including Atlantic City.

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National Weather Service Says “Frankenstorm” Possible In Wake Of Hurricane Sandy

Miami, FL (WIBX) - Hurricane Sandy is churning waters and claiming lives in the Caribbean. But what is concerning extreme weather forecasters is the potential for "Frankenstorm," or what could happen in the storm's wake.

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The Adirondack Distilling Company Is Utica’s Latest Small Business Gem [PHOTOS]

When I spoke with them on Wednesday, they were in the process of unloading 13,000 bottles to be used to get their hand-crafted spirits to many local retailers, restaurants and bars. The still is in and running. The are doing test runs formulating Adirondack Vodka and I got an up close look at the Adirondack Distilling Company at 601 Varick Street in downtown Utica. Are micro-distilling company's a boost for small business?  I asked Master Distiller Jordan Karp for some insight.

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DMV Launches Temporary Registration Service

Albany, NY (WIBX) - If you've forgotten to renew your vehicle's registration, don't worry; you can now print a temporary registration online until your new sticker arrives.

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Is There Any Hope For a New Bills Stadium in Downtown Buffalo?

Stadium negations continue between the Buffalo Bills and various government agencies in Western New York.  Will the team renew a lease for Ralph Wilson Stadium with Erie County or could a long rumored new stadium be in the works?

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FBI Foils Plot to Bomb Federal Reserve Building in New York

A man drove from Long Island, New York, into Lower Manhattan earlier today in a van he thought was filled with explosives. He parked the van close to the Federal Reserve building, just a few blocks from the World Trade Center, and planned to detonate it using a cell phone from a nearby hotel.

The explosives, however, were fake.

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Central New York Man Cashes in Winning $5 Million Dollar Lottery Ticket Six Years After Purchase

If you scratched off a winning lottery ticket worth $5 million dollars what would you do? See a lawyer? An investment counselor? A tax adviser? Sure, but how long would you wait to cash it in? The New York State Lottery has announced that a Camillus man, Andy Ashkar, scratched off a $5 million dollar winner in 2006 and waited 6 years to cash in. Why the hold up you may ask?

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Maine Earthquake Rattles Portion of New York State

A 4.6 magnitude earthquake struck in Southeast Maine Tuesday evening.

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Quebec Earthquake Shakes New York’s North Country

A magnitude 3.9 earthquake that stuck overnight in Quebec was felt in parts of the North Country.  According to the US Geologic Survey, the quake was centered about five miles from Beloeil, Quebec, approximately 60 miles north of the US Border.

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