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  1. Some Central New York Towns That Are 'World Famous'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 12 | Lite 98.7

    CJ, our afternoon drive deejay, recently congratulated a prize winner from Norway on the phone and there was a joke about whether that was in Scandinavia or New York State. Thanks to the Internet and our free Lite 98.7 app , we may very well have listeners halfway around the globe, but that particular winner lives here. 5 comments

  2. Fort Drum Soldier Wins $5 MillionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | Lite 98.7

    Vonderhorst, who's from Vancouver, Washington, played the game in his car and won ! Vonderhorst was shocked at what he saw and went home to show his wife. He had to convince her that it wasn't a fake ticket.

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  3. Kayakers Try 4-Story Jump Over Falls On Black RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2017 | Lite 98.7

    The water conditions were perfect this week for 3 daring Upstate New York kayakers to take the ultimate adventure on the Black River near Watertown. Heavy rains had raised the water level to the point where the men felt comfortable making the 40-foot drop over Brownville Falls, known to some as "Bovine Falls."

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  4. Daughtry Announces Another Stop in New York This Summer: WatertownRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | Lite 98.7

    Now you have ANOTHER opportunity to see Daughtry if you can't make it out to Darien Lake or the Saratoga Performing Arts Center. The rock band will be in the North Country in July.

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  5. The Longest Consecutive-Running Fair in the United States Can Be Found in New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | Lite 98.7

    Who doesn't love a good fair: All the delicious deep-fried treats, the exhibits and attractions, and of course all the fair rides. Did you know New York has bragging rights as having the longest running fair in the entire country? Most people would guess that we're talking about the Great New York State Fair, which is a huge attraction drawing over a million people from all over the country to the fairgrounds.

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  6. Watertown Native Up For 'Best Actor' OscarRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | Lite 98.7

    You may know him best as Aragorn in "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy. Watertown's Viggo Mortensen has most recently played a father who lives off the grid in "Captain Fantastic."

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  7. Our Top 10 Feel Good, Heart-Warming Stories of 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2016 | Lite 98.7

    We've heard a lot of bad news in 2016, but there were still a lot of wonderful, heart-felt stories that really showed the kindness of others. We want to end the year on a good note by sharing some of our favorites Believe it or not, we actually had about 50 really amazing feel-good stories on our list.

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  8. The 20 Most Common Last Names In New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2016 | Lite 98.7

    What are the most common last names in New York? From Buffalo to Albany, from Watertown to Binghamton, here's what we found out. 1) Smith 114,166 2) Brown 72,320 3) Williams 71,973 4) Johnson 68,760 5) Miller 54,856 6) Jones 53,878 7) Rodriguez 53,820 8) Lee 49,088 9) Davis 42,852 10) Rivera 38,486 11) Thomas 37,114 12) Wilson 32,484 13) Gonzalez 31,747 14) White 30,555 15) Martinez 30,544 16) Garcia 30,468 17) Perez 29,522 18) Martin 29,288 19) Lopez 29,197 20) Lewis 29,117 According to the website, it appears Smith is the most common name across New York with over 114,00 Smith;s registered.

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  9. Soldier Born In Utica Given Mortgage-Free HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2016 | Lite 98.7

    A native of Utica who joined the Army in 2010 and has since earned many medals, has been given a "no strings attached" home. Austin Hunsinger is a specialist stationed at Fort Drum near Watertown, and has served in Afghanistan.

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  10. Which New York State City Is The Snowiest?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2016 | Lite 98.7

    With the touch of the white stuff we had this week, we can't help but think about the impending winter season. One are city even posted their winter parking ban rules.

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  11. 2 Upstate New York Cities Named Among Best For 'Trick-or-Treating' By NetflixRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 | Lite 98.7

    If you've ever wondered where the best cities for Trick or Treating are in New York, they are right here in Upstate New York. According to a recent poll from Netflix , Upstate is one of the most popular places in the country to trick or treat.

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  12. 14-Year-Olds lead Cops On 120 MPH Chase Near WatertownRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 | Lite 98.7

    After a 911 call reporting a stolen car in Watertown, New York State police spotted the vehicle and began a pursuit. Little did they know they were dealing with very young drivers, and speeds would during the chase would reach 120 miles per hour.

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  13. Miley Cyrus Moving To Watertown?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2016 | Lite 98.7

    Have you seen the gossip on Facebook about Miley Cyrus moving to Watertown? Is there any sort of truth to this rumor? Unfortunately, no. Just like Robert Downey JR moving to Albany , and various other celebrities moving to Upstate New York, this story is very false.

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