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Hot991 ‘s Drome Sound DJ Battle Was Lit

Last night I have to admit was a pretty good turn out for the second Hot991 and Drome Sounds Dj battle. I was very impressed and quickly learned it is much more to djing than just playing music...

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KeishaRenee Jobs : HVCC Is Hiring For Mulitiple Jobs

Oh how I miss my HVCC days.That school was everything I met some really cool people and I got my degree as well. Great staff and great school...

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The Drome Sound DJ Battle 2017 !

The Wait is Finally Over !

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New Look Wireless Festival - Day 3
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Hot 991’s Spring Break 2017 Starring August Alsina, A Boogie, PNB Rock

Get Ready for Spring Break 2017. This is your chance to take a break from school or work and just turn up!

We are bringing you August Alsina,

A-Boogie

PNB Rock

All three will be at Proctors on March 23rd...

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VOTE FOR THE HOTTEST 518 ARTIST TO BE ON GENERATION NEXT

There is talent in the 518, and lots of it.The competition to be the best and to make it big is at a all time high. The grind is real and the talent is here...

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Tis The Season To Be Curvy! Curvention 2017

2017 Curvention was amazing.I enjoyed myself and the show. This was the 5th Annual Curvention event and it was even bigger and better than last year...

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Its All Good In The 518

Yesterday the Albany Police Department held there first annual community basket ball tournament. It was a great turnout and nothing but good vibes...

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1st Annual Community Basket Ball Tournament Today

People are always raving about how the 518 lacks this and dose not have that, and could change this or do that differently but fail to realize there is a lot of positive people and positive things that do go on right before there eyes...

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#SAVEOURSTREETS Youth Forum In Schenectady

Schenectady's Save Our Streets youth program is a program dedicated to changing the lives of our youth. The program helps to guide youth with mentorship, activities, trips and, most importantly, love...

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Stewarts in Halfmoon credit: Marissa

5 Things You’ll Understand If You Live in the Capital Region

Every Region has its things.

Category: Around Albany
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Lisa Svara

What Is The Coolest Thing That Ever Happened To You In Albany ?

What is the coolest thing that has ever happened to you in Albany? Was it some random meeting of a celebrity at an odd place? Was it an accident that ended up in meeting someone really cool...

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Colin Archer, Getty Images.

Have You Ever Heard of the Lake George Monster?

Beneath this serene water lies a mythical beast.

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Donkey Of The Day : Ivanka Trump

Another day another donkey, and Donald Trump and his crew have dominated the Donkey Of The Day. Ever since swearing in as President, Donald Trump and his team have found their way into The Donkey Of The Day several times...

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Snow Emergency Plan Goes Into Effect Tonight

After last night's massive snow storm, the officials from the City Of Albany have declared a snow emergency. What that means is park on the correct side of the street or you will towed...

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Last Time It Snowed Like This, Was 1993

If your from the Capital District then your more than likely used to the forever changing weather.One day its nice the next day the polar express...

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Donkey Of The Day : Robert Blake’s New Fiance

If you are not familiar with Robert Blake, he was an actor that starred in Berretta who had a huge scandal. In 2005, Blake was tried and acquitted of the 2001 murder of his second wife, Bonnie Lee Bakley...

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Snow Storm Suspends Mail From Albany Zip Codes

We are expecting between 18-24 inches of snow before Wednesday morning at 4am. All over the Cap District, more and more things are being closed and suspended because of the snow storm The affected zip codes are Zip codes that begin with 120, 121, 122, 123, will not receive mail services...

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Irina Igumnova

Best Places To Go Sledding In The Capital District

The 518 is being bombarded with snow today school is closed a lot of business's are closed and mostly everyone is indoors. It made realize I haven't participated in a great American past time which is sledding...

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Storm Closings

If you found your way to this page, please find an up-to-date list of storm closings here.

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KeishaRenee Jobs: Travel Agent

I dont know about you but I personally love to travel and take vacations all year long. Living upstate, our winters can be pretty brutal and last what seems like forever, so hitting the beach in the middle of December don't seem so bad after all...

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KeishaRenee Jobs: Teacher Assistant

Ever thought about being a teacher for a room full of toddlers on they way up to big league.Still trying to find the right career for you? Well dont let that degree go to waste...

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5 Things To Know About KeishaRenee

Its been officially 1 year for me working at Hot991. I feel like my listeners know me for the most part because I try to keep it 100 with them, but there is still a lot more to Keisha Renee than just what you get on the radio...

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St Pattys Day Is Kicking Off Early In The Capital District.

Remember being a kid and trying to find a four leaf clover or trying to find the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow...yeah good luck I'm still trying to find both...

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The Professional Lounge At Troy Kitchen

One of the biggest complaints about the 518, it is nowhere for professionals to go out and have a good time without all the drama. There is an event for the profess to death crowd at Troy Kitchen (77 Congress St...

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Scholastic Talent Try Outs @ Suny Albany

Its that time a year again the 5th annual Scholastic Talent Showcase. Talented High School and Middle School youth will have the chance again this year to display their Talents at the annual scholastic talent show contest...

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The Notorious B.I.G. #FREEMIX

This year marks the 20th Anniversary of the death of one of the most iconic figures in Hip Hop. Christopher George Latore Wallace (May 21, 1972 – March 9, 1997), better known by his stage names The Notorious B...

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The Top 20 Most Common Last Names in Schenectady

Did your last name make the list?

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2 Chainz Recruits Ty Dolla $ign, Trey Songz and Jhene Aiko for the Laid Back ‘It’s a Vibe’ [LISTEN]

'Pretty Girls Like Trap Music' drops on April 7.

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JaRule At The UCH

Take me back to Saturday. JaRule concert at the UCH was everything! I had such an amazing time. Since I was a youngin', I have always been a fan of JaRule...

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Vote Now For Your Favorite 518 Artist

Vote now for your favorite 518 artist to be played on this Sundays Generation Next. Listen to some of these dope songs from you favorites in the 518 and if you love what you hear vote them on generation next...

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