Today is National Play Monopoly Day. Who knew?

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Since we didn't have the board game in Studio Big, we decided we would think of new game pieces. I picked the dog game piece. I would change it from a Scottish Terrier to a Jack Russell Terrier. (ya know, because of Brandy!)

Roy, I imagine would switch out a game piece for a cup of coffee.

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He's been guzzling down a 'few' cups every morning he's been filling in for Mark Ericson who's on vacation!

Just a hunch, but I'm guessing, TimTern would use:

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Of course, we all know Don Briand would choose to change one of the game pieces with...

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I picture, our Meteorologist, Rob Carolan with some sort of weather gear...

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And, you just know our Traffic Reporter, Rich Kirkland would definitely pick one of these!

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What would you like to see as a Monopoly game piece? Check out what other listeners had to say on our Facebook page!

It's That Time of Year Again

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We are now accepting applications for our 2015 Year of Service. You can download your application right now!

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Partly to mostly sunny and windy, high 36...30 in the North Country...cold tonight. Check your 5-day forecast.

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Great Lakes snow
Parts of western and central New York that curl up to Lakes Erie and Ontario are bracing for real winter to arrive a month early. The National Weather Service is warning that lake effect snow could pile more than two feet high around Buffalo and across the Tug Hill region north of Syracuse through tomorrow afternoon. School administrators are waiting to see the storm track before canceling classes today.

Dept. of Corrections seeking 47 million 
The Department of Corrections is seeking $47 million more in the next two-year state budget, mainly to hire more staff and ease overtime burdens on employees. Department officials say about 74 percent of their costs go to personnel and many employees are facing mental and physical strains from working overtime.

Back to the negotiating table
FairPoint Communications and representatives of more than 1,700 striking workers in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont are going back to the negotiating table. A federal mediator asked the telecommunications company and two unions to meet today in Boston to see if they can find any common ground that could end a strike by more than 1,700 workers.

Coming Up Wednesday

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More tickets to see Alan Jackson w/ Jon Pardi and Brandy Clark at the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland, Maine.