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U.N. Panel Urges U.S. Government To Reject Racial Hatred And Violence

NPR News - 1 hour 9 min ago

An anti-racism panel denounced the U.S. response to "horrific events" in Charlottesville, Va. It did not mention President Trump by name, but referred to "failure at the highest political level."

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Cops: Gun Used In Boy's Fatal Shooting Was Stolen Last Year

WIBX News - 1 hour 12 min ago

Authorities say a handgun a 9-year-old Syracuse boy used to kill his younger brother was stolen from a city firefighter who was later fired for his link to a fatal hit-and-run accident.

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Walmart, Google Join Forces In Online Fight Against Amazon

NPR News - 1 hour 15 min ago

The world's largest retailer will hawk its products on Google Express for the first time in a play to get a bigger chunk of the growing voice-enabled shopping market currently dominated by Amazon.

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The Reality of David Wright's Comeback Attempt

WIBX News - 1 hour 22 min ago

David Wright isn't giving up on baseball.

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State declares public health threat due to EEE, West Nile; Oswego to spray soon

News from The Post-Standard - 2 hours 16 min ago
The county plans to spray 10,000 acres from the air in and around the Toad Harbor Swamp, officials said. When the spraying will happen will depend on the weather, officials said. Steve Billmyer | sbillmyer@syracuse.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/sbillmyer/index.html

West Nile Virus found in mosquitoes in Cicero, Geddes

News from The Post-Standard - 2 hours 49 min ago
This is the first time the virus has been found in Geddes this year, the county health department reported in a news release Wednesday. Sarah Moses | smoses@syracuse.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/smoses/index.html

NY State Fair's Butter Sculpture Pays Tribute To Troopers

WIBX News - 3 hours 29 min ago

The New York State Fair is buttering up the New York State Police — literally — in the dairy products display.

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Dozens Of People Killed As Airstrike Hits Hotel In Yemen's Capital

NPR News - 3 hours 40 min ago

The strike was reportedly one of a number in and around Sanaa. Houthi rebels blamed the Saudi-led coalition backing the internationally recognized government of exiled leader Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi.

Woman seriously injured after being hit by car in Salina

News from The Post-Standard - 3 hours 56 min ago
The pedestrian has life-threatening injuries, deputies say. Samantha House | shouse@syracuse.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/samhouse/index.html

Syracuse police investigate fatal crash involving bicycle, dirt bike

News from The Post-Standard - 4 hours 6 min ago
A 24-year-old man is dead after a fatal hit-and-run crash Tuesday evening in the city of Syracuse. Sarah Moses | smoses@syracuse.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/smoses/index.html

Miner plans week-long trip to Israel with American Jewish Committee

News from The Post-Standard - 4 hours 55 min ago
The trip includes meetings with mayors of major Israeli and Palestinian cities Chris Baker | cbaker@syracuse.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/chbaker/index.html

Toddler dies after car hits guardrail on Interstate 81 in North Country

News from The Post-Standard - 5 hours 10 min ago
The boy was in a car at the time of the crash, troopers said. Samantha House | shouse@syracuse.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/samhouse/index.html

2-Year-Old Boy Dies In 1-Car Crash On I-81 In Northern NY

WIBX News - 5 hours 24 min ago

State police say a 2-year-old boy has been killed in a one-car accident on Interstate 81 in northern New York.

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2017 ELA, math test scores: Compare every public school in New York state

News from The Post-Standard - 6 hours 9 min ago
Statewide averages increased slightly. Check for your school in our database. Michelle Breidenbach | mbreidenbach@syracuse.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/mbreiden/index.html

Keeler Show Gives Listeners Chance at $700 (m) Million Dollar Jackpot

WIBX News - 6 hours 23 min ago

First News with Keeler in the Morning is giving listeners the chance to share their Powerball ticket winnings Wednesday night; that is, if there are any! .

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From the Phantom to Love Never Dies

WIBX News - 7 hours 12 min ago

WIBX 950, WUTR in partnership with Broadway Utica introduce “From the Phantom to Love Never Dies” contest.

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NY Man Charged After Boat Slams Into Lake Ontario Pier

WIBX News - 7 hours 20 min ago

Authorities say a western New York man was drunk when he drove his boat into a Lake Ontario pier, injuring two passengers in the vessel.

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Alleged Burglar Facing Additional Charges After Striking Officer

WIBX News - 8 hours 43 min ago

The Oneida County Sheriff's Office is adding to the list of charges for an alleged burglar. 28-year-old Louis Cosimeno of Ilion was brought into the correctional facility on burglary charges when a deputy noticed something in his shorts. Cosimeno was brought into a changing room to get out of his street clothes and became combative. A struggle ensued and Cosimeno struck an officer in the face. After being subdued several suboxone strips were discovered in Cosimeno's mouth.

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Commander Of Navy's 7th Fleet To Be Removed After Collisions, Reports Say

NPR News - 10 hours 27 min ago

Vice Adm. Joseph Aucoin, the three-star commander of the U.S. 7th Fleet in Yokosuka, Japan, will be relieved of command on Wednesday after four accidents involving Navy ships, reports say.

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Power remains out for more than 8,000 across Upstate New York after severe storms

News from The Post-Standard - 12 hours 50 min ago
After almost six hours, electric companies were only able to restore power to fewer than half of the 14,000 customers. Kira Maddox | kmaddox@syracuse.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/kiramaddox/index.html