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What’s Your Biggest Pet Peeve?

Pet peeve -- it's an odd phrase, given that we love our pets, but despise our peeves.

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POLL: Should We Dye the Mohawk River Green for St. Patrick’s Day?

St. Patrick's Day is coming up shortly... What if we took a tradition from Chicago and dyed our Mohawk River green for the holiday?

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The Best Bartender In Utica Is…

Thanks to all who participated in our 'Best Bartender' poll, and congratulations to the top 5 bartenders nominated. The community was not only talking about the bartenders, but also the establishments they represent. 

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Santa Claus is Coming to Destiny USA… Already?!

Sure it's November, but doesn't Santa Claus start making his visits around Thanksgiving?

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Mall of America Will be Closed on Thanksgiving – Should CNY Stores Follow Suit?

The Mall of America in Minnesota has announced that they will be closed on Thanksgiving this year. Should stores and businesses in Central New York follow their lead, and save holiday shopping for Black Friday and after?

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The Ultimate Autumn Debate – Apples or Pumpkins?

The fall season in Central New York is always incredible. We have some of the best areas to leaf peep all the foliage, but more importantly our apples and pumpkins grow here perfectly. Two of the best pies around the Thanksgiving table are no doubt apple and pumpkin. Which fall flavor is the best? This debate dates back to the days of the pilgrims, and we're on a mission to finally find out.

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What Should the Unofficial Mascot of Utica Be? [POLL]

Schools, sports teams, and even some commercial brands have mascots, so let's come up with one for the city of Utica.

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Did Your Child Take the NY State Test This Week? [POLL]

Did your kid take that test? One of the most popular, and in some ways controversial, conversations going on at offices, homes, and birthday parties is the NY State Test. Should my child opt out? What does his/her teacher think? These questions and more weigh heavy not only on the parents, but the shoulders of students.

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Would You Trust Eating Donuts From a Grocery Bag? [VIDEO]

Early this morning a bag was discovered in the break room containing some donuts. This wasn't any ordinary bag. It was a plastic grocery bag. Would you still eat the donuts in such a bag?

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Where is Central New York’s Holiday Spirit?

Maybe you haven't noticed it, but it seems like 'Christmas in the Mohawk Valley' is lacking something this year. What's going on?

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Want To Know What You’re Getting For Christmas? [POLL]

Would you rather have family and friends pick something off your wish list for Christmas…or go rogue and have them get you a surprise present? Take our poll and let us know!

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Are You Already Shopping For Christmas? [POLL]

Can you believe that some people are completely done with their Christmas shopping? Yes, before Halloween. 

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