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Teen Carves Name Into Egyptian Relic
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Teenager Carves Own Name Into 3,500-Year-Old Relic

Oh no, the Egyptians are going to be maaaaad...

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WIBX 950 – This Day In The History Of Our Radio Station

It was 66 years ago (May 2, 1947) that the FCC granted WIBX a move from 1230 am to 950 am, and with it an upgraded signal from 500 watts to 5,000.

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‘Vikings’ Season 2: What “Formidable” New Foe Will Ragnar Face?

Though the discussion may have been swallowed up by last night's buzz-worthy 'Game of Thrones' and 'Mad Men' episodes, this past Sunday saw 'Vikings' airing its first season finale "All Change," setting up a turbulent season 2 that will see Viking chieftan Ragnar Lothbrok (Travis Fimmel) traveling to dangerous new territory, figuratively and literally. Series helmer Michael Hirst made the rounds today to discuss the tense finale and preview the eventual season 2, so find out about the future of 'Vikings' inside!

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Bazooka Joe Getting The Boot From His Gum

After almost sixty years, Bazooka Joe is being put out to pasture: The bubble gum will no longer feature the little comic strips that pretty much defined the brand.

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This Day in History for November 28 — Magellan Reaches Pacific Ocean, and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1520: Ferdinand Magellan reaches the Pacific Ocean with three ships, becoming the first European to sail from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific (more info)

1895: Frank Duryea wins the first motor-car race in the United States (more info)

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FILE PHOTO 40th Anniversary Of Cuban Missile Crisis
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This Day in History for October 27 — Cuban Missile Crisis Ends, and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1787: The first of the Federalist Papers, which called for the ratification of the US Constitution, is published (more info)

1904: The first underground New York City Subway line opens (more info)

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Bagg’s Square Gearing Up For HarvestFest

Utica, NY (WIBX) - While the fall wind blows and Varick Street begins to settle down from its raucous summer fun, the city continues to let the good times roll.

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Muhammad Ali’s Childhood Home Is Up for Sale — But For How Much?

From humble beginnings to legendary status is the epitaph inscribed on the tombstone of the American dream. And, no one knows the meaning to that battered and bruised dedication quite like Muhammad Ali.

Now, you can own a slice of the boxing legend’s humble beginnings, as Muhammad Ali’s childhood home is currently up for sale.

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OPINION: SUNY Oneonta’s 9/11 Memorial is Poignant, Moving

A year ago my fourth book was published.  This one, published by Syracuse Unviersity Press, is titled "Monumentally New York" and it takes a look at 30 different monuments, statues and memorials found around Upstate New York.  The list covers all elments of Upstate life, from history to entertainment to folklore.

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Will a New Investigation Finally Reveal What Happened to Amelia Earhart?

Today, July 2, marks the 75th anniversary of when legendary pilot Amelia Earhart disappeared over the Pacific Ocean while trying to fly around the world. Now, new light may be shed on the mystery that’s always surrounded the incident.

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