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POTW: Two-for-One Special from Utica

UTICA -- After six weeks in a row of Pictures of the Week from Syracuse, we didn't want our friends in the Mohawk Valley to think we'd forgotten them.  This week, a double-feature from two of Utica's newest television stations.

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Co-Anchor Caroline Gable Exits WUTR/WFXV

UTICA -- Just a little over six months since Nexstar Broadcasting revived the local news operation at ABC affiliate WUTR and Fox afffiliate WFXV (in high-definition, no less), primary co-anchor Caroline Gable has exited the station.  CNYTVNews.com readers alerted us to the change, and News Director Joe Parker confirms.

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Ex-CNY Reporter to Lead "Today" Investigative Team

NEW YORK CITY -- Jeff Rossen, former reporter for ABC affiliates in Utica (WUTR) and Syracuse (WSYR-TV, though it was WIXT then), has been named "National Investigative  Correspondent" for NBC's Today show.  Rossen will also be producing investigative pieces for NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams and Dateline.

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The Biggest Stories of 2011: Your Picks

CENTRAL NEW YORK -- Tomorrow, we'll tally up our web server stats and countdown the top 10 stories of the year, as ranked by number of page views. First, we're adding something new to our "Year in Review" coverage this year: earlier this month, we put out an open call for YOUR opinions on the […]

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Amanda Gabeler Returns to Utica TV

UTICA/ROME -- When WUTR and WFXV revived local news last month, they only hired one meteorologist.  So what happens when Jeff Matthews needs a night off?  We found out tonight, when former WKTV chief meteorologist Amanda Gabeler appeared in his place.

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POTW: Eyewitness News HD Debut (2011)

UTICA -- When we asked local broadcasters for their reflections on the past decade as part of CNYRadio.com's 10th anniversary earlier this year, many said the "biggest" story of the decade was consolidation -- which usually means job cuts.  But it's a refreshing sign of a recovery this week, as a television newsroom in Utica […]

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Newscasts Return to WUTR and WFXV Today

UTICA -- After several years without any local newscasts, Eyewitness News HD is set to debut on ABC affiliate WUTR and Fox affiliate WFXV today. As of this writing, that first newscast is one hour away. Traditionally, newscasts on WUTR have struggled to compete with longtime market leader WKTV, but today's launch has the support […]

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Regis to Retire From Live! in November

NEW YORK CITY -- The countdown is on to Regis Philbin's final broadcast, capping off nearly 30 years of co-hosting the show currently known as Live! With Regis and Kelly.  During yesterday's show, Philbin, who recently turned 80, announced his last day on the syndicated morning gabfest will be Friday, November 18.

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POTW: Radio/TV Chat in Utica (2011)

UTICA/ROME -- As reported here earlier this week, staffers at ABC affiliate WUTR and Fox affiliate WFXV are feverishly preparing for the September 12 launch of "Eyewitness News."  Aside from learning how to use all their spiffy new HD gear, reporters and anchors have been logging plenty of miles around the area, getting themselves familiar […]

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WUTR/WFXV Will Launch Local News in HD

Updated 5:10pm with much more info and a look at the studio. UTICA -- When local news returns to ABC affiliate WUTR following an eight-year hiatus, it'll be making a big splash. Station management today revealed that those newscasts -- on WUTR (Channel 20) and on Fox 33 (WFXV) -- will air in high-definition when […]

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