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3 weeks ago in Local

Opt out movement returns as statewide testing begins

Politico New York reports opt out supporters are hoping for numbers to rival those of last year's response to state testing.

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3 weeks ago in Local

Uber, Lyft start campaign to expand services in New York

Ride-sharing companies Uber and Lyft are joining with lawmakers and support groups to push for expanded upstate service.

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3 weeks ago in Entertainment

Gawker challenges Florida jury verdict in Hulk Hogan case

Gawker has filed a challenge in Florida court to a jury's recent decision to assess $140 million in damages after finding that the media website had violated a celebrity's privacy rights by posting a 2012 sex tape of wrestling star Hulk Hogan.

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3 weeks ago in Local

Fire reported at Cayuga Power Plant in Lansing

The fire was reported around 10 Wednesday morning at the Cayuga Power Plant in Lansing.

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3 weeks ago in Local

Tioga County robber arrested

One suspected robber has been arrested, while Police in Tioga County search for another.

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3 weeks ago in Music, Sports

Peyton Manning good at football, not good at karaoke

The Super Bowl champ joined country singer Lee Brice on stage on Monday night in Nashville and let's just say we don't expect a recording contract to be forthcoming.

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3 weeks ago in Local

Grant helps local fire department buy new technology

Grant of $9,000 from Cargill allowed McLean Fire Department to purchase thermal imaging camera

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3 weeks ago in Music

Stone Temple Pilots plan more tryouts to find new singer

The band had worked with Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington, but he could not balance the workload of two bands.

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3 weeks ago in Sports

Villanova, UNC title game had record-low ratings

It made for exciting basketball. But the NCAA championship game didn't make for great TV ratings.

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3 weeks ago in Music

Tom DeLonge offers big ideas in ‘Chasing Shadows’

The former Blink-182 star wants to tell you the truth about UFOs without spelling it all out for you.

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3 weeks ago in Local

Former city councilman named Ithaca’s Chief of Staff

Dan Cogan, who served on Ithaca's city council from 2002-2011, will start on May 1st

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3 weeks ago in Local

Bill would require New York police to report on arrests, deaths

Bill would create more standardized reporting techniques of arrests, deaths, including information about race, age, gender

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3 weeks ago in Weird

Dead cat voting? Flier leads to some confusion in Florida

A Florida election official is working to help confused voters after one person reported that a registration flier had been sent home for her dead cat.

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3 weeks ago in Lifestyle, National

Last chance for 2015 tax deductions

If you are in the process of preparing your 2015 tax return and find yourself horrified by the amount you owe or disappointed by the paucity of your refund, you have one last chance to cut the bill by paying yourself instead of Uncle Sam.

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3 weeks ago in National

White House to transfer Ebola funds to combat Zika virus

ANDREW TAYLOR, Associated Pres WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional officials say the Obama administration is about to announce it will transfer…

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3 weeks ago in Sports

LeBron tops Power 100 list for third straight year

It marked the third consecutive year that James, who plays for the Cleveland Cavaliers, topped the list while Stephen Curry, who led the Golden State Warriors to an NBA title last year, shot into second place from 45th.

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3 weeks ago in National

Republican Collins urges U.S. Senate hearings on high court pick

A moderate Republican senator heaped praise on President Barack Obama's Supreme Court nominee, bucking Senate Republican leaders in calling for confirmation hearings but saying she was not optimistic enough others in her party would agree.

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3 weeks ago in Sports

Five players to watch at the 2016 Masters

Jason Day will arrive at Augusta National as the hottest player in the game.

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3 weeks ago in Sports

Patriots fans sue NFL over lost ‘Deflategate’ draft picks

Seven New England Patriots fans sued the National Football League on Tuesday, asking a judge to reverse a decision by the league to strip the team of a first-round pick in this month's draft over allegations of underinflated footballs.

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3 weeks ago in Entertainment

Gyllenhaal, Watts tackle grief with humor in ‘Demolition’

Gyllenhaal plays a New York investment banker coming to grips with his wife's sudden death.

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1 day ago in Sports, Viral Videos

Watch Richard Sherman pick up unsuspecting passengers

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The Seattle Seahawks Super Bowl winner takes a side gig as a driver for Lyft.

1 day ago in Music

Deftones frontman forms new supergroup

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Chino Moreno has formed a new supergroup with members of Bad Brains and Cro-Mags.

1 day ago in Weird

Cops: Fleeing man jumps into river, runs naked from hospital

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Police say a Pittsburgh man driving a stolen car ditched the vehicle and jumped into a river to escape from authorities. Police say after being captured, he fled naked from a hospital and hid inside a Dumpster.

2 days ago in Sports, Weird

Shall I compare thee to a carburetor? Indy 500 gets a poet

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An Indiana University student who is a poet and a performer has been named the Indianapolis 500's first official poet since the early 20th century.