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Senator Schumer announces increased Covid-19 relief aid for New York

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U.S. Senator Charles Schumer announced today that after numerous discussions with President-elect Joe Biden and his team, his incoming administration’s FEMA will deliver roughly $2 billion MORE to New York State for COVID-19 relief.   Schumer,...

State Fair butter sculpture meets its match on WNY farm

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PAVILION, N.Y. — When the New York State Fair ended its 18-day run this week, folks wasted no time dismantling one of the fair’s big draws. But what happens to that big butter sculpture that’s as much a part of the fairgrounds tradition as the midway rides? It winds up on a Western New York…

Health experts urge vaccine as flu season nears

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Masking and other precautions against the coronavirus had an added bonus last winter as flu cases dropped to historically low levels. But with schools and businesses reopened, travel resuming and far less masking, flu could make a comeback. (Sept. 30)AP Source

Trump Wears Mask In Public For First Time During Walter Reed Visit

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July 11, 20206:56 PM ETPresident Donald Trump wore a mask during his visit to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., on Saturday. Patrick Semansky/AP toggle captionPatrick Semansky/APPresident Donald Trump wore a mask during his visit to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., on Saturday.Patrick Semansky/APPresident Donald Trump on Saturday…

While Child Detention Crisis Has Faded From Headlines, Horror and

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See original here With less than week until deadline to reunite all families, reports of abusive treatment and Trump administration incompetence continue to emerge By Julia Conley, staff writer With less than a week to go until the Trump administration's court-ordered deadline for reuniting all families separated at the U.S.-Mexico border, the vast majority of…

Ex-NBA guard Smith makes tournament debut as college golfer

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BURLINGTON, N.C. (AP) — J.R. Smith couldn’t help but feel anxious.Sure, he had spent 16 years playing in the NBA, making millions and winning two world championships in packed arenas at the highest level of a global sport. But he had never been in the situation like he was Monday: lining up tee shots as…

Letter to the Editor-Is The Utica RED ZONE Hospital...

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Constructing A Hospital Or A Tomb? The United States (DOT) in 2012 created an EMERGENCY RESPONSE GUIDEBOOK for 1st responders during the initial phase of-Dangerous Goods/Hazardous Materials transportation incident. It designates a ½ mile...

AP Top Stories September 25 P

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Here’s the latest for Saturday, September 25: Canadians, Chinese executive return home in prisoner swap; Russia urges US engagement over Iran nuclear deal; Volcanic ash cloud closes La Palma airport; Wild boars hog limelight as they roam around Rome.AP Source

America’s civil rights leader Joseph Lowery dies, aged 98

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The Reverend Joseph Lowery, a key ally of Martin Luther King in the U.S. civil rights movement of the 1960s, died late on Friday at the age of 98, his family said in a statement. Source

N. Korea’s Kim visits chicken farm, calls for improvements

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has inspected a new chicken farm being built in a county south of capital Pyongyang and called for improvements to what he described as an outdated poultry industry, state media said Thursday.The North's official Korean Central News Agency didn’t say exactly when Kim made…