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Look Up in the Sky! It’s a Bird…It’s a Plane…It’s….

What is that up in the sky flying over Central New York?  It's not a bird or a plane and it's certainly not Superman; but, it does have something to do with a cartoon character.

It's the Met Life Blimp and it's promoting the new Peanuts movie that will be coming out in theaters later this year

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Andre Dawson speaks to the media in Cooperstown during Hall of Fame weekend. July 24, 2015 (Photo by Don Liable for WIBX)
Andre Dawson speaks to the media in Cooperstown during Hall of Fame weekend. July 24, 2015 (Photo by Don Liable for WIBX)
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Photo Gallery from Cooperstown’s Hall of Fame Weekend

Major League Baseball's Hall of Fame Induction weekend is underway in Cooperstown and many of the game's greats are in town for the festivities.  Journalist Don Liable is covering the action all weekend and filed this photo gallery from Friday

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(Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
(Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
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Allegiant Air Strands Vacationing Passengers at Hancock in Syracuse

Passengers bound for St. Petersburgh Florida from Syracuse received some bad news on Saturday that severely affected their vacation plans.  Allegiant Airlines had cancelled their flight indefinitely due to safety concerns and no alternatives were offered

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Photo courtesy of Chris Spiwak
Photo courtesy of Chris Spiwak
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Townsquare Creative Services Director Wins Broadcast Award

The New York State Broadcasters Association held their annual "Dinner of Excellence" awards earlier this week and Townsquare Media's Chris Spiwak was one of the winners.

Spiwak is the Creative Services Director for Townsquare stations WIBX, Big Frog 104, Lite 987 and The Eagle and he produces many of the commercials that are played on the air

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James Rondenelli by Kristine Bellino, WIBX
James Rondenelli by Kristine Bellino, WIBX
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WIBX’s Jim Rondenelli Wins Boilermaker Award

It was a big day for WIBX's Jim Rondenelli.

The Boilermaker Committee and Tim Reed, Boilermaker President, announced on Tuesday that Rondenelli, News Director at WIBX, has been awarded the Les Diven Award, in recognition of “exceptional coverage” of the Boilermaker and contributions to the community

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(Lindsay A. Mogle  /  Utica Comets)
(Lindsay A. Mogle / Utica Comets)
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Utica Comets Out-Skated, Must Win Tonight to Survive

The Utica Comets are just one game away from being eliminated from the Calder Cup Finals after Friday night’s 6-3 loss in Game 4 to the Manchester Monarchs at The Utica Memorial Auditorium. Despite having their home crowd behind them, the Comets found themselves in a three-goal deficit before the third period even began and now trail the series 3-1

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Filming for the movie 'Falling' started on Monday at Hotel Utica.  June 1, 2015 (Photo courtesy of Rick Lewis)
Filming for the movie 'Falling' started on Monday at Hotel Utica. June 1, 2015 (Photo courtesy of Rick Lewis)
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Behind the Scenes Video of New Movie Being Shot in Utica [VIDEO]

There's a new movie being shot in Utica and filming began this week.

The movie is called "Falling" and it was originally scheduled to be filmed in Los Angeles.

Golan Ramraz is the Executive Producer and co-writer of the film and he was in-studio with Keeler on WIBX on Monday

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(Photo by Bill Keeler / WIBX)
(Photo by Bill Keeler / WIBX)
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Utica Comets Western Conference Final Schedule and Ticket Information

The Comets win in game-7 against the Oklahoma City Barons on Wednesday night has extended the team's post-season run, once again.  Utica has now advanced to the finals of the Western Conference against Grand Rapids, which is their final obstacle before June's Calder Cup finals

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Bill Keeler / WIBX
Bill Keeler / WIBX
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Syracuse Radio Host Joe Galuski Dead at 64

Long time Syracuse radio host Joe Galuski has died after a long battle with cancer, according to an announcement on WSYR on Thursday morning.

Galuski, who had been on leave for several weeks from WSYR, announced last fall that his absence was caused by a bout with non-Hodgkins lymphoma according to Syracuse

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