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Washington’s Journal, Bunker Hill Bible Up for Auction

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A rare newspaper printing of a journal kept by a young George Washington and a small inscribed Bible carried by an American soldier during the Battle of Bunker Hill are among hundreds of historic documents being sold at a New York City auction.

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Trove of Marine Corps Films from 1930s-1970s to be Preserved

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A treasure trove of silent, color films showing U.S. Marines in action during World War II, Korea and Vietnam is being brought out of storage, preserved and placed online for everyone to see.

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Obama Makes Holiday Appeal for Acceptance of Syrian Refugees [VIDEO]

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is appealing anew for acceptance of Syrian refugees, saying "so much of our greatness comes from our generosity."

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Utica Conducted America’s Largest Atomic Bomb Drill in 1951 [VIDEO]

Historic newsreel footage from 1951 shows Utica in the midst of a mock atomic bomb attack.

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News
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Historic Hotel in Downtown Binghamton Reopens

The Grand Royale Hotel in downtown Binghamton has reopened after being closed for about 20 months.

The hotel is housed in a Collier Street building that served as City Hall for several decades...

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Three Broome High Schools Opened 100 Years Ago

A century ago, three new high schools opened on the same day in Broome County.

Students in Binghamton, Johnson City and Endicott started the school year in new buildings on September 7, 1915...

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Fort Dayton Excavation Hits Water – Archaeology in Central New York [VIDEO, PHOTOS]

Archaeology is all about using evidence to answer questions that history has left us pondering. Sometimes it's as simple as 'where was Fort Dayton?' other times it can be as complex as 'what didn't people throw down the well?' A question that doesn't appear to have any limits.

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CJ/TSM Utica
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Which Utica Pizzeria is Among the Oldest in America? [PHOTOS]

Utica definitely has some of the best pizza in the country.  But who has the oldest? 

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The Hidden History of the Oriskany Battlefield Monument ~ The Haunts And Legends Of New York

Steeped in history and legends, New York is filled with stories of the forgotten, eerie and the weird that influence us everyday. The Oriskany Battlefield Monument commemorates and important victory during the Revolutionary War and has a surprising connection to the Erie Canal in Utica.

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History in the Sky Over Boilermaker Post-Race Party [Video + Photos]

It was a sad moment when the Boilermaker announced that this year the annual post-race party would be without the popular flyover. That has been one of the signature features for the big event for countless years and when the military jets were not available, Executive Director for The Boilermaker Tim Reed, started digging in to see what else could be done. What he discovered was truly amazing!

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