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91,000 Pounds of Turkey Recalled Before Thanksgiving
91,000 pounds of turkey have been recalled, not long before Thanksgiving!
According to News 10 abc, the Jennie-O company is recalling 91,000 pounds of ground turkey, due to concerns for salmonella.  There’s been a big salmonella outbreak across the country, so this latest re…
More Medical Marijuana Suggested In Report Released by the State
A new report released by the New York State Department of Health had some interesting suggestions.
News 10 abc initially reported on the Department of Health Report, as the second two-year report the state has released.  Reading through, I found the recommendations interesting...
One Common Grilling Item That’s Actually a Hazard
I never would’ve guessed of all the things involved with grilling that one common item would be a hazard!  But apparently, there’s some danger in grilling outside of just the charcoal and flames.  According to News 10 abc grilling brushes can be ha…
Local Home Health Aid Turns Out to be a Mobster
This is the stuff movies are made out of.  Seriously, this news story could be a movie plot.  Unfortunately, it was reality for a trusting couple not far from Albany in Gilboa, New York.  The Times Union reported a story today about a home health aid known as ‘Anna&Clo…
Romaine Lettuce E.Coli Outbreak Causes First Fatality
As if you needed one more excuse to get out of eating your greens, here's a good one.  News 10 abc has reported that the Romaine lettuce E. Coli outbreak has caused it's first official fatality.  According to News 10 abc, the death was reported in California, noted by F…
Capital Region Given Warning About Ticks
With warmer weather comes bugs, creatures, and critters of all kinds.  Of course, that includes ticks.  As reported by News Channel 13, the Department of Health is urging Capital Region residents to be on the lookout for ticks.  Last year seemed to me to be one of the worst tick …
Warning Released For Rat Poison-Laced Synthetic Marijauna
Spectrum News is reporting that a new warning has been issued by State health workers due to reports of synthetic marijuana laced with rat poison.  While this hasn't been found in New York yet, there have been reports in five other states, and a cause enough for concern that offi…
NY Announces New License Plate Design for A Cause
Let me just preface this by saying that I am beyond excited and supportive of the new license plate design announced for New York.  The design is a choice, you don’t have to get it.  The golden and navy plate isn’t going anywhere.
However, now when you head t…

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