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Survey: Manufacturing In New York Accelerated In October

WIBX News - 56 min 22 sec ago

Manufacturing activity in New York picked up this month, expanding at the fastest pace in three years.

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Mara Charlamb on leadership: You've got to listen not just with your ears but with your heart

News from The Post-Standard - 2 hours 10 min ago
If you're not making a mistake, you're not growing. I want an employee who has 20 years of experience, not an employee who has one year of experience 20 times. Stan Linhorst | StanLinhorst@gmail.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/slinhors/index.html

In Speech, Sen. McCain Decries 'Half-Baked Spurious Nationalism'

NPR News - 2 hours 53 min ago

Following his acceptance of the Liberty Medal from the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, McCain said U.S. abandonment of global leadership is "unpatriotic."

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Lighter Winds Aid Firefighters Working To Contain California Blazes

NPR News - 3 hours 35 min ago

Officials say they are increasingly optimistic that the fires are gradually being extinguished, with two of the largest about 70 percent contained.

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Callista Gingrich Confirmed As Ambassador To The Vatican

NPR News - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 11:58pm

The wife of former House Speaker Newt Gingrich was nominated in May to represent the United States at the Holy See.

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Shooting reported inside Onondaga County Justice Center

News from The Post-Standard - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 11:09pm
Police and an ambulance were called to the Onondaga County Justice Center on South State Street in Syracuse after a man was shot. Catie O'Toole | cotoole@syracuse.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/cotoole/index.html

North Korea official to UN: 'Nuclear war may break out any moment'

News from The Post-Standard - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 9:57pm
North Korea's deputy U.N. ambassador called his country's nuclear and missile arsenal 'a precious strategic asset' The Associated Press http://connect.syracuse.com/user/syrapnews/index.html

Trump says predecessors didn't call families of fallen soldiers; response heated

News from The Post-Standard - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 9:05pm
People who worked in administrations of George W. Bush and Barack Obama quickly respond to remarks The Associated Press http://connect.syracuse.com/user/syrapnews/index.html

Some Central New York residents still without power 26 hours after the storm

News from The Post-Standard - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 8:25pm
Power was restored in Baldwinsville nearly 26 hours after the storm, but parts of Oswego County won't have power until Tuesday morning, National Grid officials said. Catie O'Toole | cotoole@syracuse.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/cotoole/index.html

Texas Trucker Pleads Guilty To Smuggling Of Undocumented Immigrants Leading To Deaths

NPR News - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 7:54pm

Federal authorities say the case is a "glaring reminder" of the dangers of human smuggling across the Southern border. The driver is to be sentenced in January.

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Rick Pitino Fired As Louisville Basketball Coach Amid Massive Bribery Probe

NPR News - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 7:27pm

The Hall of Fame coach had been on unpaid administrative leave since last month, after the school was implicated in a federal bribery and fraud investigation.

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Skaneateles' Mirbeau Inn & Spa looks to open more French-inspired resorts

News from The Post-Standard - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 7:21pm
The French-inspired resort plans to expand its brand in the Northeast. Rick Moriarty | rmoriarty@syracuse.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/rmoriart/index.html

College Student Hurt In Fall Off Walkway While Skateboarding

WIBX News - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 6:32pm

Police on Long Island say a college student is in serious condition after he fell off an elevated walkway while skateboarding.

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Police: Drunk Upstate NY man drove up to 80 mph, fled deputies in Oswego County

News from The Post-Standard - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 6:26pm
Adam M. Beattie, 36, of Jefferson County, was charged with DWI and fleeing a police officer in a motor vehicle, among other charges. Catie O'Toole | cotoole@syracuse.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/cotoole/index.html

Daphne Caruana Galizia, Top Investigative Reporter In Malta, Killed By Car Bomb

NPR News - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 6:07pm

Caruana Galizia, who revealed the secrets of the wealthy, powerful and corrupt on her widely read blog, died Monday after her car exploded. She had recently been digging into the Panama Papers.

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Florida Man Awarded $37,500 After Cops Mistake Glazed Doughnut Crumbs For Meth

NPR News - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 5:58pm

Police departments across the country use inexpensive field tests to quickly screen for drugs. But the kits create a lot of room for error — with troubling consequences.

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Richard Wilbur, Renowned American Poet And Translator, Dies At 96

NPR News - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 5:40pm

His commitment to traditional forms, with tight patterns and taut construction, stood out among his contemporaries. He said his craft was finding order in pain and chaos — not creating it.

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Domestic Violence Programs Get New York State Funding

WIBX News - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 5:16pm

New York State is providing $55,000 to fund domestic violence services in the Southern Tier.

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Buffalo Seeks Ideas For Diversifying Criteria-Based Schools

WIBX News - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 4:28pm

School officials in Buffalo are turning to the public for help in diversifying the district's criteria-based schools.

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Somalis Grasp For Answers After 'Deadliest Single Attack Somalia Has Ever Faced'

NPR News - Mon, 10/16/2017 - 4:12pm

More than 300 people died in a truck bombing that rocked the country's capital on Saturday — and it's likely that staggering death toll will rise further. Amid the rubble, difficult questions remain.

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