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The Real Reason the Walkway Elevator is Not Working

You may have heard or read about the elevator at the Walkway Over the Hudson being out of service.  They claim it's some kind of minor mechanical problem, perhaps a stuck button.

You know I am a Journalist first and foremost, so I did some further digging and found that s

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Ulster County Wants Gas Station Signs to Clarify Prices

Some gas stations only post the cash price on their sign.  This is always the lowest price and some people think this is what they are going to pay.  As you know, the credit price is always higher.

Time Warner Cable news reports that some

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In Studio Performance by American Idol’s Tim Urban

This is a return visit to the valley by American Idol contestant Tim Urban.  Tim was on Idol in 2010 and came in 7th place.  He has a couple of new tunes for you to check out and he will be in concert this weekend!

You can see Tim at the New

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Jeff J Mitchell/gettyimages
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Do We Have Too Many Casinos Already?

Casinos in the Hudson Valley are supposed to be a game changer for our economy. Statistics show that the average resident in the Northeast is only 25 miles away from a casino? Can you say saturation?

The proposal of bringing in four new gambling resorts to upstate has many questioning whether we really need that many.  According to the New York Times, the gaming business is struggling and the trends indicate a

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River Monster in the Hudson? This Time It’s Not Bolger’s Joke

You know I was just trying to have some fun with you during shark week!  I faked a report about a shark in the Hudson near Poughkeepsie.  I still think it's possible!  It turns out I am not the only one who claims there are weird creatures in the river.

Th

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Jazz in the Valley This Weekend

There will be lots of Jazz here this weekend!  Waryas Park in Poughkeepsie hosts the 14th Annual Jazz in the Valley show on Sunday.  The Pavilion stage is Free at the music starts at noon.  There is also music in the tent which you need tickets for.

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Cops in the Valley Get Money for Bulletproof Vests

In the last 30 years, 95 police officers in New York State have been killed by gunfire, including 4 in the Hudson Valley.  Now 41 Police agencies will get State money to purchase bulletproof vests.

 

The cost is aroun

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Ulster County Cops Arrest Florida Man Wanted in Teen Cousin’s Murder

A murder investigation involving multiple jurisdictions led to the arrest of a Florida man accused of strangling his teenage cousin.

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‘Read My Pins’ Albright Exhibit – Traveling Exhibition of Madeleine Albright’s Pins In Hyde Park

A friend here at the station mentioned this to me earlier in the week and when I read up on it I realized that this sounds pretty interesting, especially as a lesson in recent history and U.S. Diplomacy

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Community Donations to Help Hyde Park Family

The Ottaviani Family has suffered a great loss. Stefano Ottaviani died of a massive heart attack at the age of 47.  He leaves behind his wife Catherine, and their three sons Sebastian (14), Spencer (13), and Cameron (10)

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