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in Sports

NFL: More in Europe, and maybe L.A. as well


You are going to see more NFL games played overseas.

in Sports

Blatter, Platini suspended from soccer by FIFA’s ethics body


FIFA President Sepp Blatter and his possible successor, European soccer chief UEFA Michel Platini, have been provisionally suspended for 90 days, the ethics committee of football's global governing body said.

in Sports

PREVIEW: 2015 Presidents Cup


The 2015 President's Cup kicks off in Incheon, South Korea today.

in Sports

Cubs beat Pirates after another Arrieta pitching gem


The Chicago Cubs celebrated their first postseason win in 12 years when they beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-0 in the Major League Baseball playoffs on Wednesday.

in Sports

Thursday’s Sports Minute


Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Thursday, Oct. 8.


in Lifestyle

‘Like’ it or not, changes are coming to Facebook


The social network is launching a pilot test of "Reactions," which will allow users to express a range of emotions including love, happiness, anger, and sadness.

in Lifestyle

Amazon taking on Etsy

A box from is pictured on the porch of a house in Golden, Colorado on July 28, 2008.

Amazon is launching a site for handcrafted goods called Amazon Handmade, hoping to capitalize on shoppers' appetite for homemade items ahead of the holiday season.

in Lifestyle

This fire truck is purple for a purpose


A central Pennsylvania volunteer fire company is using a purple fire truck to raise awareness of domestic violence.

in Entertainment, Lifestyle

Oh no! We might be facing a pumpkin shortage by Thanksgiving


An unusually wet June has cut yields of the autumn favorite by about half.

in Lifestyle

Myths about the flu


It's that time of year again.


in Weird

The man who got ‘too high’


File this under "stupid."

in Weird

‘Mystery’ soda machine delivers a surprise every time


You never know what you're gonna get ...

in Weird

This raccoon thinks its a dog


Little Pumpkin thinks she is just another canine.

in Weird

Keep my pot pure


Some pot smokers in Colorado are getting out of joint -- over pesticides in their legal weed.

in Weird

Man seeks woman … from 40 years ago


This is one really big "missed connection!"


in National

Volkswagen CEO faces tough questions in congressional hearing


Volkswagen's cheating on emissions with the use of software in diesel cars was not a corporate decision, but something that "individuals did," its U.S. chief executive says.

in National

McCarthy drops out of race for House speaker, election postponed


McCarthy had been the favorite to be selected as the official party choice to replace John Boehner.

in National

Senate approves defense bill despite veto threat


The U.S. Senate overwhelmingly approved legislation on Wednesday that would allow the military to avoid mandatory spending cuts, setting up a likely veto from President Barack Obama, who is pushing for a broader budget deal.

in National, World

Media savvy Islamic State grave concern for U.S. at home


A recruiting push by Islamic State militants via thousands of social media postings remains one of the biggest threats facing the United States, military official say.

in National

10 FOR TODAY: Thursday, Oct. 8


Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

Homemade Jam


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Catch the show this Sunday night at 9PM on I-100, and 6PM Saturday on 96.7 The Vine. This week we’ll be bringing you music from Thunder Body and GoGone. We’ll also be joined by special guest in the studio, Way of Papa Muse, who will tell us about the band’s upcoming CD release show.


in Trending, Viral Videos

TODAY’S MUST SEE: Peewee footballers ‘Whip’ & ‘Nae Nae’ instead of playing


That moment when you're supposed to be playing football but your jam comes on ...


in Entertainment

‘Pan’ taps origins of Peter Pan’s 100-year pop culture adventure


In the century since Scottish author J.M. Barrie created Peter Pan for a stage play then a book, the Neverland universe has inspired movies, books, TV shows, plays, video games and even a pop psychology syndrome describing emotionally immature men.

in Entertainment

Keanu Reeves wants to have a third ‘Bill & Ted’ adventure


The "Matrix" star says a script for the third installment of the "excellent" time-traveling franchise is in the works.

in Entertainment

Neil Patrick Harris writing children’s books


The "How I Met Your Mother" star is penning a new series called "The Magic Misfits."

in Music

Janet Jackson, Chicago, Steve Miller, and NIN among Rock Hall nominees


Cheap Trick, The Smiths, and Chaka Khan are also among those nominated.

in Entertainment

Taraji P. Henson: ‘Empire’ feud rumors are ‘silly’


“Empire” stars Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard have branded rumors of an on-set feud “silly”. The pair play former…

in Trending, Viral Videos

TODAY’S MUST SEE: Peewee footballers ‘Whip’ & ‘Nae Nae’ instead of playing


That moment when you're supposed to be playing football but your jam comes on ...

in Entertainment, Viral Videos

WATCH: ‘Jaws 19’ trailer


It's the movie that "Back to the Future II" promised us we'd see in 2015.

in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Oct. 8


A look back at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

Babe of the Day

Oct. 8, 2015

What's Happening

Kat’s Hidden Camera 10/06/15: Creedence Clearwater Revival – “Fortunate Son”, Live In Royal Albert Hall 1970


Once a week Kat will share with you a rockin’ and rare video of rock & roll legends doing what they do best! Send your suggestions to!

Apple for the Teacher


Submit your nomination for the Apple for the Teacher Award 2015!

Pick Your Pink


Congrats to Andrea, John & Jeff. They are going to see The Machine at the State Theater in Ithaca on Saturday, October 10th and hear their requests live!

Cornell Tailgates 2015!


It’s Big Red football time and we’ve teamed up with CFCU Community Credit Union to bring you some tailgating fun.

An Evening of Intelligent Comedy with Dan Viola


Cayuga Radio Group is proud to bring you “An Evening of Intelligent Comedy” with Rochester native Dan Viola Saturday, November 14th at the Hangar Theatre in Ithaca!

Dio Day 2015 Pictures


Check out our pictures from Dio Day 2015

Local News

in Local

New York, Facebook team up to fight sex trafficking

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Officials say the partnership opens up "a new front" in the fight to combat online sex trafficking.

in Local

Business leaders oppose $15 minimum wage hike


Members of the Business Council of New York say they're against raising minimum wage to $15 an hour for many reasons.

in Local

Health Department seeks information after dog bite


Health officials say the dog bit a man on Sunday, and needs to be found and checked for rabies.