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New 40-mile snowmobile trail system approved for Adirondacks

State officials say construction will start immediately.

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in Entertainment

‘Empire’ creators face lawsuit over Cookie

Sophia Eggleston, of Detroit, Michigan has filed a $300 million lawsuit claiming the show's central character Cookie, played by Taraji P. Henson, is so similar to her that creator Lee Daniels must have used her as his muse.

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in Entertainment

Robert Downey, Jr. is laughing all the way to the bank

The "Iron Man" star is once again Hollywood's highest paid man.

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Climate plan shows U.S. ‘can change the world’

The plan, which also mandates a shift to renewable energy from coal-fired electricity, is meant to put the U.S. in a strong position at international talks in Paris later this year on reaching a deal to curb global warming.

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Farm family welcomes Bills head coach with giant corn maze

Coach Rex Ryan visited the farm on Monday.

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Albany holds special event marking President Grant’s death

President Ulysses Grant died 130 years ago in an upstate New York cottage.

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in Local

Craft distilleries growing rapidly in New York

Governor Andrew Cuomo says state reforms are saving distilleries thousands of dollars.

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in Lifestyle

Fitness experts warn of the pitfalls of going to exercise extremes

With challenging workouts from ultra-marathons to endurance events on obstacle courses all the rage, fitness experts say more and more weekend warriors are leaping into extreme activities before looking into the perils of overdoing it.

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in Local

Man suffers minor injuries in Enfield car accident

A 49-year-old Ithaca man was charged as a result of the car accident Tuesday morning.

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in Local

Upstate lawmakers criticize proposal to extend flight distance from LaGuardia

Lawmakers say the proposal to end a 1,500 mile limit on LaGuardia flights would be damaging to the upstate economy.

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Final arrest made in 2012 Cortland County cocaine investigation

Kamar Davidson, 33, was arrested over the weekend in New York City; he now faces felony charges in Cortland County related to drug investigation

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in Entertainment

‘Dungeons & Dragons’ coming to the big screen

Warner Brothers says the popular fantasy role-playing game is being converted into a feature film.

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in Music

Slipknot bassist released from hospital

Alessandro Venturella was reportedly treated for dehydration.

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in Sports

After death of 9-year-old, no more bat boys and girls

The National Baseball Congress is suspending the use of bat boys and girls during its World Series in Kansas following the death of a 9-year-old boy who was hit by a bat.

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in Sports

WATCH: WWE salutes the late ‘Rowdy’ Roddy Piper

One of the most iconic wrestlers in the history of the WWE died last week at the age of 61.

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in National

More fights ahead on Planned Parenthood after Senate vote

Now that the Senate has derailed Republican legislation halting federal dollars for Planned Parenthood, one thing seems clear: Many on both sides think they can ring up gains from the battle.

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in Sports

Stanley Cup winner Schneider new Hall of Famer

Stanley Cup winner Mathieu Schneider is among four new inductees to the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame.

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in Sports

Prosecutors: Hernandez tipster had sex ties with ex-NFL star

Massachusetts prosecutors said on Monday that an anonymous caller, who told lawyers for former NFL star Aaron Hernandez that one of the jurors who found him guilty of murder should have been disqualified, had a sexual relationship with the athlete.

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in Entertainment

Love is not dead: Will and Jada aren’t divorcing

"Men in Black" star Will Smith took the unusual step of publicly shooting down a report that he and his actress wife of 17 years had decided to divorce.

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in Music, Entertainment

Gwen and Gavin are calling it quits

Is "The Voice" ruining marriages?

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in Weird

Let’s grab a coffee at the cat cafĂ©

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Hey, it could be fun, right?

in Trending, Viral Videos

TODAY’S MUST SEE: Can the McWhopper make fast-food ‘peace?’

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Could a Big Mac - Whopper hybrid be happening? And, if so, would you eat it?

in Weird

Newlyweds welcome wedding guests with ‘weed tent’

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This Oregon wedding had a new twist on the traditional "open bar."

in Music

Glenn Danzig heading to ‘Portlandia’

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The metal rocker will make his TV debut on the cult show.

in Viral Videos

What if Daniel is the real ‘Karate Kid’ bully?

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In this alternate version of the classic film, Daniel LaRusso is the one who picks every fight in "The Karate Kid."