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Former top staffer for Cuomo, Clinton joins Perez Williams' campaign

News from The Post-Standard - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 3:47pm
Peter Kauffmann is a former spokesman for Hillary Clinton and advisor to Gov. Cuomo's campaign Chris Baker | cbaker@syracuse.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/chbaker/index.html

Small Quake Prompts Hollywood, L.A. To Light Up Twitter

WIBX News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 3:43pm

A small earthquake with an epicenter just outside Los Angeles has gotten people in southern California talking on social media.

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Powerful Earthquake Roils Central Mexico, Leaving At Least 50 People Dead

NPR News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 3:41pm

Thirty-two years after a deadly earthquake, a magnitude 7.1 temblor rattled Mexico City and surrounding areas. Residents had marked the anniversary of the 1985 quake earlier in the day with drills.

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Powerful Earthquake Shakes Mexico On 32nd Anniversary Of Deadly Temblor

NPR News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 3:41pm

The magnitude 7.1 quake Tuesday roiled Mexico City, rattling buildings and prompting people to flee into the streets. The quake arrived 32 years to the day after another catastrophe killed thousands.

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Tax exemptions sought for new apartments at Dey's Plaza in Syracuse

News from The Post-Standard - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 3:39pm
Owners Robert Doucette and Richard deVito plan to convert vacant office space into 23 additional apartments in the former home of Dey's Department Store. Rick Moriarty | rmoriarty@syracuse.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/rmoriart/index.html

Cuomo Visit To Utica Postponed

WIBX News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 3:17pm

A week after visiting the Utica-Rome area, Governor Andrew Cuomo will be back later this week.

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7.1 magnitude earthquake jolts Mexico, sways buildings in capital

News from The Post-Standard - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 3:05pm
The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake had a magnitude of 7.1 and was centered near the Puebla state town of Raboso. The Associated Press http://connect.syracuse.com/user/syrapnews/index.html

Syracuse nurse collected $72,000 in false workers' comp payments, prosecutor says

News from The Post-Standard - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 3:00pm
The former nurse said she visited branches of the local YMCA hundreds of times for physical therapy, when she actually only went a small fraction, the prosecutor said. Julie McMahon | jmcmahon@syracuse.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/jmcmahon-syr/index.html

Deputies identify Fort Drum soldier killed in Oneida County crash

News from The Post-Standard - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 2:27pm
Jennifer N. Kipybida was 23 years old. Samantha House | shouse@syracuse.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/samhouse/index.html

Trooper In Charge Of 2015 Prison Escape Manhunt Writes Book

WIBX News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 2:16pm

The law enforcement officer who led the effort to find two murderers who escaped from a maximum-security New York state prison in 2015 has written a book about his experience.

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Honda proposes new dealership in Fayetteville

News from The Post-Standard - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 2:08pm
The site has been empty for almost 10 years. Elizabeth Doran | edoran@syracuse.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/edoran/index.html

Days After Police Shooting, 3 Arrested Amid Violence At Georgia Tech Vigil

NPR News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 2:03pm

By Monday's end, three people had been arrested and two officers were recovering from minor injuries. The unrest comes after an LGBTQ campus leader was shot and killed in a confrontation with police.

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Driver dies after truck hits ditch in Tompkins County

News from The Post-Standard - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 1:42pm
The accident happened in the Town of Caroline. Samantha House | shouse@syracuse.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/samhouse/index.html

Fraternity Members' Defamation Case Against 'Rolling Stone' Can Proceed, Court Says

NPR News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 1:37pm

A U.S. appeals court says three members of the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity have a plausible case that they were implicated in a now-retracted story about an alleged gang rape at U.Va.

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Prosecutor: Syracuse man, 34, 'assassinated' 15-year-old over dispute between teens

News from The Post-Standard - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 1:28pm
Rondell Scott is facing a murder charge in the 2015 death of Tyquan Jones. Douglass Dowty | ddowty@syracuse.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/ddowty/index.html

Some Russians Fired Up Over New Kalashnikov Monument

NPR News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 1:22pm

The inventor of the AK-47 was memorialized with a 30-foot-tall bronze statue in Moscow, but not everyone in Russia's capital city was pleased with the tribute.

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5 punches and a kick? Or pummeling a knocked-out man? Jury gets Onondaga Nation death

News from The Post-Standard - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 12:58pm
A jury will decide the fate of Jacob Homer and Cree Cathers in the manslaughter trial in the April 2016 death of Carl Kettle. Douglass Dowty | ddowty@syracuse.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/ddowty/index.html

Onondaga County Conservative leader resigns after going 'rogue' before primary

News from The Post-Standard - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 12:53pm
John Mulhall bucked his own party in a county legislature race. Tim Knauss | tknauss@syracuse.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/tknauss/index.html

Apartments proposed for vacant 143-year-old Armory Square building

News from The Post-Standard - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 12:43pm
Former "beauty school" building on South Clinton Street has been mostly vacant for last 18 years. Rick Moriarty | rmoriarty@syracuse.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/rmoriart/index.html

Schneiderman presses TransUnion, Experian for cybersecurity details

News from The Post-Standard - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 12:23pm
The attorney general sent letters to the two credit monitoring companies. The Associated Press http://connect.syracuse.com/user/syrapnews/index.html