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518 Hip Hop Heat: Bottles n Beats Tonight

Local hip hop heat is back tonight in the 518! Got no plans for the night and want to check out what 518 hip hop is, then you want to get to Bottles n Beats tonight at Bogies!

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Spring is really in the air now!
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Spring is really in the air now! Courtesy of:http://jumpinjacksdriveininc.com/dropnewphotos.html

Wonder of The Day: Jumpin Jacks & Your Memories

Spring is here, yes it is! Don't feel like it, but, for many of us in the Cap Region - we now know it is really here BECAUSE......Jumpin Jacks opens for business TODAY! The question is, will you be venturing into the chill to grab yourself a fish fry today?

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(Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Wonder of The Day: U Albany Lady Danes, Where is The LOVE?

The NCAA tournament is going strong and college basketball lovers are in heaven with their brackets! Unfortunately, our U Albany Boys came close but did not beat Florida State yesterday. But of course we still send them love and congratulate them. But, what I am realllly wondering about, is where in the hell is the love for U Albany Women's basketball team?! What better way to celebrate Women's History Month!

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(Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

Wonder of The Day: Potholes & De La Soul

Happy Tuesday y'all! Only a few more days left until Spring!! Unfortunately, in the meantime we have been dodging big, gigantic potholes all over the Cap Region. I am wondering, when, just when, will they get patched up?

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(Photo by Michael Nagle/Getty Images)

Wonder of The Day: The Weekend & Parade Day

Hey, hey, hey!! The weekend is here baby! And I am sitting here wondering, what in the hell to do this weekend? What's going down in the Cap Region??

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Morning Commute In New York Hampered After Major Snowstorm

Albany Area School Closings: March 13

Here's the latest school closings thanks to our friends at News Channel 10.

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(Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Wonder of The Day: Winter Storms & Heat Bills, SMDH!

What's up y'all! It's your girl Wonder Woman, and with a name like that, you can bet that my head is always spinning around, wondering about lots and lots of things! Sometimes with hopes of saving the world and making changes! Whether I am wondering about if I can make my next National Grid bill or "what the hell is she wearing?"... there is something always on my mind, and today I am wondering about what the hell is going on with this stank ass weather.

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What Would You Do if You Won the Mega Millions Jackpot?

Not one single soul had the winning digits for the Mega Millions last night! So the jackpot continues to grow, getting closer and closer to the $300 million mark this week. I don't know about you but I will be picking up more tickets before the next drawing. What would you do if you won?

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Photo Courtesy of Qtease Jodi

Jumpin’ Jacks Opening in Scotia March 27

Even though it's freezing outside, there are certain things that help us think of warm weather in the Capital Region. One of the many includes the legendary Jumpin' Jacks.

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Taco Bell for Breakfast?

Many of us are on the run every single morning off to work , school, etc. In the midst of the morning madness we are tired, half awake and sometimes starving!! Well, if you are sick of grabbing the same ol' bagel at Dunkin or Egg McMuffin at McD's, you will be happy to hear that Taco Bell will be serving breakfast!

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Rihanna and Eminem Announce The Monster Tour

Last year it was Jay-Z and Justin hitting the stadiums on tour... and this year, it will be Rihanna and Eminem. But, only for 3 stops, supposedly.

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Kim Kardashian Spotted at Stewart’s

Kanye is in town for his big show tonight at the Times Union Center, so be on the look out! And a little birdy just told me that Kim K was spotted at a Stewart's in the Cap Region!!

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Vstock LLC

Las Vegas Style Casino In Amsterdam?

Could Amsterdam be the next location for a casino to be constructed? If local officials have their way, it will be.

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Travel Warnings Across Scotland As More Snow Arrives

More Snow?! Not Again!

By now the capital region is coated with mounds & mounds of the fluffy white stuff.  But unlike when we were carefree kids, these massive piles of snow so frequently hitting the cap region have became a nuisance! Yes, we are getting another storm! Can you stand it!

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Winter Wonderland VDay!

By now I am hoping most of you have made it out there to shovel out your cars!  The plows in the City of Albany had me shoveling for 3 hrs! Oh no, LOVE must be in the building on Valentine's Day!

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Valentine’s Day Proposal Robbery

Happy Valentine's Day!! Love is still in the air in the midst of all of the snow on the ground. Anyone happen to get a morning wedding proposal? This poor city girl did and before she even got a chance to put her ring on, she was robbed!!

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Remembering Valentine’s Day Storm 2007

With all this talk of the big whopper of a storm we are getting hit with as I speak, again, I can't help but think back to the Valentine's storm we got in 2007. Do you remember where you were and what you did on that day?

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Kiss FM

Race Car Twinkies — Fun And Easy Valentine’s Day Treat For Kiddos

Valentine's Day is in a few days, which means school parties for the kiddos! I always try to bring an extra special treat for my son's class and this year, I found something that is super easy and cute.

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Valentine’s Day Storm 2014?

Valentine's day is right around the corner and the Cap Region has a threat of snow that may put a damper on romance! Which makes me think back to that giant storm we had back 7 years ago that ruined lots of V Day plans for all, remember that wicked winter white out?

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Woman Creates Inspiring Video, Sings for Her Cancer-Stricken Mother

Lori is facing stage 4 pancreatic cancer and Jenny wanted to make her smile.

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Did You Know Bobsledding Started In Albany?

As a means of transportation, the bobsled has been around forever. It wasn't until the late 1800s that racing was established thanks to the Swiss adding a steering mechanism to a toboggan.

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Latham & Clifton Park K-Mart To Close In May

Two more local K-marts have been added to the list of those closing.

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Hockey Team Training Video – Saratoga Frozen Springs Classic

This weekend is the inaugural Saratoga Frozen Springs Classic at the Saratoga Spa State Park. The event kicks off Friday evening with team registrations, the first round of games, and a bar crawl.

Teams are preparing for an entire weekend of hockey action, I have to wonder if they are preparing like this?

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Grenade Found At Albany Area Goodwill Store

Colonie police responded to the Central Avenue Goodwill Store Saturday afternoon after a pair of grenades were reportedly found in the store.

If you were around the area of Central Avenue and Fuller Road in Colonie on Saturday afternoon, at about 1:30 p.m., you may have seen some police cars and several other official vehicles in the parking lot of the Goodwill Store.

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Lawsuit For Stewarts Shops

There’s an accusation that some Stewarts Shops employees didn’t get compensated for some of the hours that they worked.

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Nothern Lights Expected For Capital Region Thursday Night [VIDEO]

Well, apparently the Sun has decided to blow!!! The Sun has erupted and this means great things for us here in Upstate New York. Northern Lights!!!

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Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images.

Missing Upstate NY Man Found Through Photo

A 20-year old man from upstate, N.Y., who went missing on New Year's Day, has been found in Washington D.C.

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Hackett Middle School On Lockdown After Weapon Report Nearby

Hackett Middle School is currently on lockdown after Albany Police received a call around 7:45 a.m. reporting a person carrying a weapon on Delaware Avenue, which is near the school.

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518 Hip Hop

The weekend is super close, hallelujah!! Some of us have not penciled in one plan yet for our weekends, and may have no idea what to do!! Well, I've got something for you, ESPECIALLY if you are a fan of our local hip hop and music scene here in the 518!

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Black Boxes Retreived From Derailed Commuter Train

As more information is gradually coming from the commuter train derailment that occurred Sunday morning en route to Grand Central Station, in New York City, investigators will be able to put the pieces together more easily now.

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