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Beautiful Time Lapse Video of the Adirondacks in Fall [VIDEO]

Living here, we know how beautiful how the Adirondacks are.  But a time lapse look at the Adirondack scenery in fall really makes you appreciate the natural beauty out our back doors.

The video was produced this autumn by the Adirondack Time Lapse Project.

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Proposed Skyscrapers in South Korea May Stir Up Painful Memories of 9/11 [PHOTO]

A Dutch architectural firm is under fire after releasing a mock-up of two proposed buildings in Seoul, South Korea that look eerily like New York City’s Twin Towers just after hijackers flew planes into them on 9/11.

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Racial Tension High at Buffalo-area School After Use of ‘N-word’

Several members of the largely white Kenmore East girls basketball team have been suspected after a pre-game chant that uses the 'n-word.'
As first reported by our sister station, WBLK, the situation came to light after an African-American member of the team refused to join the pre-game chant.  From WLBK's Chris Reynolds:

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Apple Store Opens in Grand Central Station [VIDEO]

We made our annual trip to New York City to see the holiday decorations two weekends ago and after alighting the Metro-North in Grand Central Terminal, we noticed a large Apple logo in the main concourse.  There was a countdown clock - I hadn't yet heard the hype:  an Apple store was set to open at Grand Central.

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Northern Adirondacks May Deal with Pre-Thanksgiving Day Snow Storm [UPDATE]

The National Weather Service in Burlington, Vermont has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for portions of Northern New York including Hamilton, Essex and Clinton counties Tuesday night through Wednesday for a mixed precipitation event that includes show and ice.

Update: Northern Herkimer and Fulton counties are now in the advisory area

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Mark Richards Visits Occupy Wall Street in New York City

My son Mark & I along with Uncle Scott went to the city yesterday to attend university open houses. My son is looking forward to college life over the next few years. While strolling the streets of Manhattan, we discovered that the Wall Street protest was in fact mostly not on Wall Street but at Liberty Street & Broadway, in Liberty Square.

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Southern Tier Town Opposes Proposed Roundabout

One of the most talked-about changes in Utica this year has been the roundabout installed on Genesee Street at Oneida Square.

For some reason roundabouts are always met with suspicion or outright outrage.  Such is the case in the southern New York town of Horseheads near Elmira.

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Occupy Buffalo Protesters Capture Car Crash [VIDEO]

The Occupy movement has set up camp at Niagara Square in downtown Buffalo.  Over the weekend the Western New York Occupiers captured this video of a car accident.  The occupants of the two cars get into a yelling match then the chase is on as one of the vehicles tries to flee the scene.

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Americans Mourn Passing Of Apple Co-Founder Steve Jobs
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Albany Apple Store Employee Remembers Steve Jobs [TRIBUTE]

The passing of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs has been a somber occasion for the legion of fans and users of i-branded products.  No where is the grief felt more sharply than at Apple itself.  We share a special remembrance from Rich Lawrence, the former host of Lite 98.7's Flashback Saturday Night who currently works at the Apple Store in Albany.

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NYC Subways Go Wireless – Cell Phone Service Extended Underground

If you're only an occasional visitor to New York City and not well versed in riding the subway you may have been startled for a moment when you don't have cell phone service.  Then it dawns on you, you're underground!

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Saratoga Springs Does a Train Lip Dub [VIDEO]

The Saratoga Chamber of Commerce in Saratoga Springs just released what they are calling New York State's first lip dub.  The lip dub includes a medley of music from the band Train, whose drummer Scott Underwood is a native of Saratoga.

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State Farm Creates Heartwarming 9-11 NYC Tribute Commercial

State Farm Insurance teamed up with filmmaker Spike Lee to create an amazing commercial as a tribute to the 10th anniversary of the 9-11 terrorist attacks.

150 schoolchildren up to age 11 serenaded New York City firefighters with a rendition of Alicia Keys Empire State of Mind (Part II).

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