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Congress Reaches Deal To Fund Government Through September

NPR News - Sun, 04/30/2017 - 10:15pm

With just a few days left until Friday's deadline, members of the House and Senate agreed on a new spending package to keep the government open through September 30th, NPR's Susan Davis confirms.

Mets, Nationals Prove You Can't Predict Baseball

WIBX News - Sun, 04/30/2017 - 9:53pm

They say you can't predict baseball, and this weekend's New York Mets - Washington Nationals series seems to serve as more good evidence.

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New Shandy Celebrates Rhode Island's Del's Lemonade

WIBX News - Sun, 04/30/2017 - 9:45pm

Utica is quite proud of the fact that it's home to the fourth oldest family brewery in the United States; the F.X. Matt Brewery began brewing in Utica in 1888. Not far to the east, Rhode Island has a similar claim to fame, the Narragansett Brewing Company which began brewing its beer in 1890...

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Anti Trump Demonstration in New Hartford [VIDEO]

WIBX News - Sun, 04/30/2017 - 9:22pm

A protest against President Donald Trump's policies and the fact that he hasn't released his tax forms was held in New Hartford on Saturday, April 16th.  Central New York Citizens in Action organized the rally...

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Utica Trump Support Group Demonstrates in Syracuse on Saturday

WIBX News - Sun, 04/30/2017 - 9:08pm

The Mohawk Valley Central New York Trump group traveled to Syracuse on Saturday to participate in the 100-Day Pro-Trump Demonstration.

MV-CNY Trump Group spokesperson Jim Zecca said they received great coverage in Syracuse...

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Utica's 'Deplora-Ball' Celebrates President's First 100

WIBX News - Sun, 04/30/2017 - 8:52pm

The Mohawk Valley Central New York Trump group in association with Congresswoman Claudia Tenney held a celebration of Donald Trump's first 100 days on Friday night.

"We all had a great time at the Deplora Ball last night," Jim Zecca told WIBX on Saturday...

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U.S. Rep. Ros-Lehtinen, First Cuban-American Elected to Congress, Retiring Next Year

NPR News - Sun, 04/30/2017 - 5:53pm

Ros-Lehtinen, the first congressional Republican to publicly support gay marriage and a fierce critic of Cuban politics, will retire after almost three decades in the House of Representatives

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Whitesboro Central School Bus Driver Charged with DWI-Drug Charges

WIBX News - Sun, 04/30/2017 - 5:36pm

A Whitesboro Central School bus driver has been arrested for DWI charges for alleged drug impairment.

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Damaging thunderstorms possible Monday in Western, Central New York

News from The Post-Standard - Sun, 04/30/2017 - 5:30pm
Conditions could even create isolated tornadoes Glenn Coin | gcoin@syracuse.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/gcoin/index.html

Students on bus call 911 on Route 481; driver charged in Clay with DWI-drugs

News from The Post-Standard - Sun, 04/30/2017 - 4:55pm
Michele L. Daly, 46, of Whitesboro, is accused of driving a school bus erratically while impaired by prescription medication, state police said. Catie O'Toole | cotoole@syracuse.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/cotoole/index.html

The 10 Commandments Of Halfmoons

WIBX News - Sun, 04/30/2017 - 4:40pm

Every Central New Yorker loves halfmoons. They are not just a cookie, they are a way of life. We decided to come up with the 10 Commandments, and golden rules, for halfmoons.

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Trump Invites Controversial Philippines Leader To White House

NPR News - Sun, 04/30/2017 - 1:42pm

Trump had a "very friendly" phone call with Rodrigo Duterte, a leader accused of leading a mass killing of drug addicts in his country who also once called Barack Obama "the son of a whore."

(Image credit: Bullit Marquez/AP)

Prosecutor: Uber Driver Used Fake Name, Raped Passenger

WIBX News - Sun, 04/30/2017 - 1:22pm

A Massachusetts man who drove for ride-hailing company Uber has been charged with raping a female passenger.

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NY lawmakers hatch plan to release Trump's state taxes

News from The Post-Standard - Sun, 04/30/2017 - 12:47pm
The bill introduced this month in New York's Senate and Assembly would require the state to release five years of state tax information for any president or vice president. The Associated Press http://connect.syracuse.com/user/syrapnews/index.html

Home Health Aid Arrested for Stealing from Clients

WIBX News - Sun, 04/30/2017 - 12:19pm

Pennsylvania State Police are cautioning people who hire home health care assistants to examine the background of the person who will be entering their home.

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See 360-degree view of Syracuse's Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception rehab job

News from The Post-Standard - Sun, 04/30/2017 - 12:15pm
See an unusual view of the $12 million restoration project that has closed the main church until Sept. 2. Michael Greenlar | mgreenlar@syracuse.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/migreenl/index.html

Boy In Medical Coma After Being Hit In Chest By Baseball

WIBX News - Sun, 04/30/2017 - 11:21am

The stepfather of a 9-year-old Massachusetts boy whose heart stopped when he was hit in the chest by a baseball says the child is showing positive signs of recovery.

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Auburn inmate who wanted to frame officers for weapon found guilty, DA says

News from The Post-Standard - Sun, 04/30/2017 - 10:17am
Recorded phone calls caught the inmate admitting to the weapon and planning to frame an officer, officials said. Kira Maddox | kmaddox@syracuse.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/kiramaddox/index.html

Baker Proposal Targets Revenge Porn, Teen Sexting

WIBX News - Sun, 04/30/2017 - 9:14am

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker is looking to toughen laws regarding so-called "revenge porn" while offering diversion programs for teens who post explicit pictures or videos online.

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Fearing A Worker Shortage, Farmers Push Back On Ommigration

WIBX News - Sun, 04/30/2017 - 7:43am

resident Donald Trump's hard line against immigrants in the U.S. illegally has sent a chill through the nation's agricultural industry, which fears a crackdown will deprive it of the labor it needs to plant, grow and pick the crops that feed the country.

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