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Eggs and Flowers Make Great Southern Tier Easter Traditions

What is your favorite Easter tradition?  For many it is being with friends and family, getting outside more, surprising your loved one with colorful Easter flowers or decorating and setting up hard boiled eggs for an Easter egg hunt with the kids.  But where is the history of some of our cherished holiday traditions?

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iStock

What You Probably Don’t Know About St. Patrick’s Day

For some reason Tullamore Dew Irish Whiskey decided that St. Patrick's Day would be a good time to inform us of just how ignorant we are when it comes to St. Patrick's Day.

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Dawn Pitcher
Dawn Pitcher

Pi Day Has Special Significance in 2015 [GLENN REACTS]

Today is Pi day. My favorite is "Chocolate Mousse....Wrong Pie. This year is a once in a lifetime Pi day. Check out the mathematical constant pi, 3.141592653 etc.  So why does it have special significance in 2015?

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Binghamton Senators
Binghamton Senators

Civil War Night With the Binghamton Senators Tonight

The Binghamton Senators are only home once this weekend and it's tonight at the Floyd L. Maines Veterans Memorial Arena against Hershey.

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Jim McIsaac/ Getty Images
Jim McIsaac/ Getty Images

Yankees to Retire Andy Pettitte, Jorge Posada and Bernie Williams Numbers

The NY Yankees haven't done a lot off the field for the upcoming year. It looks like it's going to be another year of nostalgia as they honor 2 of the core 4 for the 2015 season.

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Ron Sachs-Pool/Getty Images
Ron Sachs-Pool/Getty Images

44 Presidential Facts You May Not Know

Ahhh Presidents Day in the Southern Tier.  It's more than a day off or buying a discount mattress.  There's a lot of history in the day.  I thought it would be fun to give you a quick fact on each president that served the United States.  I bet there are lots you didn't know, especially with the early presidents.

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GeorgiosArt
GeorgiosArt

Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of… Alcohol?

You might be surprised to know that some of our country’s Founding Fathers drank so much, it probably puts your boozing habits to shame.

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Justin Sullivan- Getty Images
Justin Sullivan- Getty Images

Do Beer and Religion Mix? [GLENN REACTS]

Binghamton On Tap is coming to the DoubleTree Hilton in Binghamton on February 20th and 21st! Saturday, the 21st is sold out, but tickets are still available for Friday night.

Some people think of me as a religious guy. I consider myself more of a Christ Follower, but that that can be a conversation for another time. There is some controversy however on whether or not hymns were written to drinking songs.

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NASA/Space Frontiers/Getty Images

Where Were You When Space Shuttle Challenger Exploded?

January 28th, 1986 at 11:39 A.M.  The Space Shuttle Challenger exploded, 29 years ago today and only 74 seconds into it's flight, about 10 miles above the earth.

6 crew members and the first ordinary citizen in space. Teacher Christa McAuliffe was the citizen, many schools and school kids watched this historic and horrific event.

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Elvis Presley’s First Recording Auctioned Off

On this Martin Luther King Jr. day, we have news about the other king, Elvis Presley. 2 weeks ago, we told you that Elvis Presley's first recording was going to be auctioned off. Now we know how much it went for and it may surprise you.

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