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Upstate NY winter storm: What you need to know for today

News from The Post-Standard - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 5:45am
Eight to 12 inches could fall during the day today. Glenn Coin | gcoin@syracuse.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/gcoin/index.html

School closings in Central New York: Many schools closed or delayed, Wednesday Feb. 7

News from The Post-Standard - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 5:38am
We'll continue to update the list throughout the morning. Brenda Duncan | bduncan@syracuse.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/brduncan/index.html

Bomb Threat Made Against Premier Aviation in Rome

WIBX News - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 4:59am

The Oneida County Sheriff's Office is investigating a bomb threat that was made against a Rome company.

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Trump, Citing Death Of Colts Player, Says Democrats Must 'Get Tough' On Immigration

NPR News - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 4:55am

In a tweet, the president called the death of Indianapolis Colt linebacker Edwin Jackson by a suspected drunk driver who is in the U.S. illegally a "preventable" tragedy.

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Trump Reportedly Wants Pentagon To Stage Military Parade Down Pennsylvania Ave.

NPR News - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 3:26am

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders confirms that the president has directed the Pentagon to look into such an event, possibly to take place on Veterans Day.

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Steve Wynn Resigns As Head Of Wynn Resorts Amid Sexual Misconduct Allegations

NPR News - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 1:01am

The accusations against the 76-year-old billionaire who owns casinos in Las Vegas and the Chinese territory of Macau were first published last month by The Wall Street Journal.

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Car crashes into Auburn storefront, fire department says

News from The Post-Standard - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 12:15am
A car crashed into an Auburn storefront Tuesday, according to the Auburn Fire Department. No injuries were reported, the fire department said. Chris Libonati | clibonati@syracuse.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/clibonati/index.html

Federal Report Blames A Type Of Sleep Apnea For Train Crashes

NPR News - Tue, 02/06/2018 - 11:30pm

The National Transportation Safety Board said two recent commuter rail accidents that killed one person and injured more than 200 others were caused by engineers falling asleep at the controls.

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Tarantino Says Uma Thurman's Car Stunt Was 'One Of The Biggest Regrets Of My Life.'

NPR News - Tue, 02/06/2018 - 10:36pm

The famed director responded to a New York Times account in which Thurman alleged that she was pressured by him to drive an unsafe car on a sandy road.

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Casino mogul Steve Wynn, who grew up in CNY, resigns as CEO of Wynn Resorts

News from The Post-Standard - Tue, 02/06/2018 - 10:13pm
Wynn resigned amid sexual misconduct allegations. The Associated Press http://connect.syracuse.com/user/syrapnews/index.html

Bomb threat at Rome aviation company under investigation, deputies say

News from The Post-Standard - Tue, 02/06/2018 - 9:45pm
ROME, N.Y. -- A bomb threat was reported at an aviation company in Rome on Tuesday, according to the Oneida County Sheriff's Office. Chris Libonati | clibonati@syracuse.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/clibonati/index.html

Judge Rules That 'El Chapo' Jury Will Remain Anonymous

NPR News - Tue, 02/06/2018 - 8:48pm

The identity of the jurors will be shielded from the alleged cartel leader, Joaquin Guzman, his legal team, prosecutors and the press. The jury will get additional protections inside the courthouse.

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Claudia Tenney agrees with Trump: 'Un-American' Democrats 'don't love our country'

News from The Post-Standard - Tue, 02/06/2018 - 7:42pm
Upstate NY Rep. Claudia Tenney defends President Trump as Democrats and Republicans condemn his remarks. Mark Weiner | mweiner@syracuse.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/mweiner/index.html

NPR Investigative Reporter Daniel Zwerdling Retires Amid Sexual Misconduct Claims

NPR News - Tue, 02/06/2018 - 7:39pm

The Peabody-winning correspondent spent nearly three decades with the network. NPR's announcement came on the same day as reports of alleged sexual harassment, which he says are "not true."

Facetime, donations and Corvettes: Todd Howe reveals how Syracuse developer wooed Cuomo

News from The Post-Standard - Tue, 02/06/2018 - 7:33pm
Disgraced lobbyist Todd Howe's testimony provided a tutorial on how an ambitious corporation can target and develop powerful politicians in high places. Julie McMahon | jmcmahon@syracuse.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/jmcmahon-syr/index.html

Harden Furniture to restart limited operations

News from The Post-Standard - Tue, 02/06/2018 - 7:05pm
The 174-year furniture maker suspended operations in McConnellsville Jan. 31. Rick Moriarty | rmoriarty@syracuse.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/rmoriart/index.html

Pioneerof The Nile Is Proud Papa Of New Daughter

WIBX News - Tue, 02/06/2018 - 6:41pm

Thoroughbred racing champion Pioneerof the Nile has a new daughter.

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Legislators table law punishing people who leave animals out in cold

News from The Post-Standard - Tue, 02/06/2018 - 6:40pm
Adrian's Law is named for a pit bull who froze to death last month in Syracuse Chris Baker | cbaker@syracuse.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/chbaker/index.html

Tronc Preparing To Sell The Los Angeles Times

NPR News - Tue, 02/06/2018 - 6:15pm

Among the issues roiling the Times is the turnover of executives after reporting by NPR's David Folkenflik on allegations of sexual harassment. Times journalists also voted recently to unionize.

Polish President Signs Bill Giving Jail Time For Implicating Poland In The Holocaust

NPR News - Tue, 02/06/2018 - 5:41pm

The measure would make it illegal to accuse Poland of complicity in crimes committed by Nazi Germany. First, the controversial legislation will go to constitutional tribunal for review.

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