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Teens Press for Gun Control Outside White House

WIBX News - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 2:49pm

Dozens of teenage students spread their bodies on the pavement in front of the White House to demand presidential action on gun control and symbolize the 17 killed in a school shooting in Florida.

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State Fair Offers Special Ticket Packages For One-Day Sale

WIBX News - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 2:28pm

The New York State Fair is running a one-day sale on packages of fair admission, rides, food and games.

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Mom who filmed NYS employee kicked off plane to Syracuse says she now feels bad

News from The Post-Standard - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 1:43pm
The employee has been placed on leave since the video went viral. Geoff Herbert | gherbert@syracuse.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/gherbert/index.html

Minor injuries reported in Mattydale house fire that left 6 people homeless

News from The Post-Standard - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 12:42pm
A massive fire destroyed a Mattydale home this morning. Sarah Moses | smoses@syracuse.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/smoses/index.html

Construction underway on hotly debated Central NY Byrne Dairy

News from The Post-Standard - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 12:16pm
The new store and gas pumps replace an older Byrne Dairy in the town of Onondaga. Elizabeth Doran | edoran@syracuse.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/edoran/index.html

Senators Encourage SUNY To Support State Based Manufacturers

WIBX News - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 11:35am

Two state Senators are encouraging the State University of New York to do business with state-based manufacturers.

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Today's obits: Victor V. Russo retired from General Electric

News from The Post-Standard - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 11:33am
He managed a trailer park on Sandy Pond and was Mattydale Fire Department's treasurer for 17 years. Brenda Duncan | bduncan@syracuse.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/brduncan/index.html

High temperature records could fall across Upstate NY this week

News from The Post-Standard - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 11:22am
Temperatures could reach 70 in some spots. Glenn Coin | gcoin@syracuse.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/gcoin/index.html

Uber Eats Driver Allegedly Shoots And Kills Customer In Atlanta

NPR News - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 11:01am

Atlanta Police are seeking an Uber Eats driver in connection with the killing of a 30-year-old customer during a delivery.

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Cicero police prepare for heavy traffic around Chick-fil-A's opening

News from The Post-Standard - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 10:45am
The restaurant opens at 6:30 a.m. Thursday in Cicero. Elizabeth Doran | edoran@syracuse.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/edoran/index.html

Cuomo Announces Smart Street Lighting Program

WIBX News - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 10:30am

Governor Andrew Cuomo is unveiling Smart Street Lighting NY, a new program that calls for at least 500,000 street lights throughout the state to be replaced with energy-saving LED technology by 2025.

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Trump Supports Improving Gun Background Checks

WIBX News - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 10:18am

The White House says President Donald Trump supports efforts to improve the federal gun background check system after a school shooting in Florida that left 17 dead.

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Iranian Rescuers Find Wreckage from Plane Crash

WIBX News - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 10:14am

Iranian search and rescue teams on Monday reached the site of a plane crash that authorities say killed all 65 people on board, Iran's Press TV reported.

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US Women Back in Gold Medal Game After 5-0 Win over Finland

WIBX News - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 10:06am

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — The Americans played their way back into the only women's hockey game that matters: a showdown with Canada for the Olympic gold medal.

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Seismic Surveys Planned Off U.S. Coast Pose Risk To Marine Life

NPR News - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 10:00am

The Trump administration could give companies permission to set off sonic explosions to explore for oil and gas deposits. Scientists say this could seriously harm marine life.

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As DeFrancisco gains, some in NY GOP want outsider to run for governor

News from The Post-Standard - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 9:45am
State Sen. John DeFrancisco's rise in the Republican governor's race prompts call for others to take on Andrew Cuomo in November. Mark Weiner | mweiner@syracuse.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/mweiner/index.html

Utica College Men, Women to Host Playoff Hockey

WIBX News - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 9:41am

Get ready for UC Pioneer men's and women's hockey to host playoff UCHC playoff game in Utica this weekend.

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106 sworn in as new citizens in Syracuse

News from The Post-Standard - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 9:27am
106 new citizens in Central New York. syracuse.com | The Post-Standard http://connect.syracuse.com/user/syrsyrcom/index.html

Felon Todd Howe name-drops people in high places throughout NY corruption trial

News from The Post-Standard - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 8:45am
Disgraced lobbyist Todd Howe was convicted of a felony the same year Andrew Cuomo was elected governor, but he still put his 30 years of ties to the Cuomo family to work in 2010. Julie McMahon | jmcmahon@syracuse.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/jmcmahon-syr/index.html

New Yorkers Rally Against Offshore Drilling Plan

WIBX News - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 8:41am

Wearing fish-shaped caps and armed with a megaphone, New York state's leading environmental advocates protested President Donald Trump's plan to open offshore areas to oil and gas drilling on Thursday as federal energy officials held an open house on the proposal near the state Capitol.

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