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Ahead Of The Holiday Season, Toys 'R' Us Files For Bankruptcy Protection

NPR News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 3:52am

The largest U.S. toy chain filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection late Monday. Toys 'R' Us plans to use $3 billion in bankruptcy financing to buy merchandise from vendors and fund operations.

(Image credit: Bennett Raglin/Getty Images for Toys )

DACA recipients interrupt Pelosi event, protest agreement with Trump (video)

News from The Post-Standard - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 10:12pm
"We are not a bargaining chip!" and "all of us or none of us," protesters chanted. they said later. The Washington Post http://connect.syracuse.com/user/syrwp/index.html

St. Louis protests day 4: After 120 arrests Sunday, marches resume against cop's acquittal

News from The Post-Standard - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 9:55pm
A racially mixed crowd of demonstrators locked arms and marched quietly through downtown St. Louis Monday morning to protest the acquittal of a white former police officer in the killing of a black suspect, following another night of unrest and more than 120 arrests. Associated Press http://connect.syracuse.com/user/apnationaldesk/index.html

Hurricane Maria gains strength, surges toward Caribbean as Category 5 storm

News from The Post-Standard - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 9:32pm
With Puerto Rico appearing destined for a hit, officials in the U.S. territory warned residents of wooden or otherwise flimsy homes to find safe shelter. The Associated Press http://connect.syracuse.com/user/syrapnews/index.html

Pelosi Is Confronted By Protestors Angry About Her Immigration Talks With Trump

NPR News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 9:26pm

The House Democratic leader, on her San Francisco home turf, was jeered for her efforts to reach an agreement with the president on the Dream Act.

Want to get involved? Check out annual CNY Volunteer Fair at Destiny USA

News from The Post-Standard - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 8:20pm
The fair takes place Tuesday, Sept. 19 from 3 to 6:30 p.m. Chris Baker | cbaker@syracuse.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/chbaker/index.html

Police station on Syracuse's west side sprayed with gunfire

News from The Post-Standard - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 7:20pm
There are more than 30 bullet marks on the station's bulletproof windows Chris Baker | cbaker@syracuse.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/chbaker/index.html

Saratoga Battlefield Hosting Events For 240th Anniversary

WIBX News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 6:16pm

The 240th anniversary of the Battles of Saratoga is being commemorated this weekend at Saratoga National Historical Park.

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Skaneateles Lake toxic algae could sicken those drinking water right from lake

News from The Post-Standard - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 6:14pm
There are some 1,400 lakeside households -- many of them seasonal --with water lines drawing water right from the lake. Convention filters won't take out the toxins. David Figura | dfigura@nyup.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/dfigura/index.html

Feds Offer Advice on What to do If You Are a Part of the Equifax Breach

WIBX News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 5:41pm

The Federal Trade Commission is informing people who think they might have been a part of the Equifax breach, what to do.

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Brindisi Sends Letter to Tenney, Citing Inaction in Regards to Equifax Breach

WIBX News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 5:30pm

New York State Assemblyman and NY-22 congressional candidate, Anthony Brindisi has sent a letter to Congresswoman Claudia Tenney urging her to speak out on the Equifax data breach.

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CNY Psychiatric Center employee arrested for worker's comp fraud

News from The Post-Standard - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 5:28pm
The Inspector General says Duane Hayes falsely claimed benefits from the state Chris Baker | cbaker@syracuse.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/chbaker/index.html

90-Year-Old Hudson Valley Man Killed In Hit-And-Run Accident

WIBX News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 5:21pm

Police in a Hudson Valley city say they're investigating a hit-and-run accident that has claimed the life of a 90-year-old man.

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Skaneateles Lake toxic algae didn't reach Syracuse water; more outbreaks expected

News from The Post-Standard - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 4:26pm
Hot, dry weather could cause more toxic blooms this week Glenn Coin | gcoin@syracuse.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/gcoin/index.html

Around The World In Not Quite 80 Days, Cyclist Smashes Record

NPR News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 4:25pm

Mark Beaumont arrived in Paris Monday after circumnavigating the Earth on two wheels over 79 days.

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Man Pleads Guilty In New Year's Day Crash That Hurt 4 People

WIBX News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 4:15pm

A 31-year-old Utica man has pleaded guilty to aggravated vehicular assault for a New Year's Day crash in Buffalo that seriously injured four people, including three pedestrians.

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CNY village wins legal dispute with business owner; lawyer to appeal

News from The Post-Standard - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 3:45pm
The convenience store would be located in the former Solvay Diner. Elizabeth Doran | edoran@syracuse.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/edoran/index.html

'Grave Fears' After Iraq Moves More Than 1,300 Wives, Children Of ISIS Suspects

NPR News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 3:33pm

"These women and children are extremely vulnerable. Regardless of what their family members may be accused of, they have a right to protection and assistance," says the Norwegian Refugee Council.

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Cuomo Wants Tougher Rules For Credit Reporting Firms

WIBX News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 3:28pm

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is proposing tougher state regulations for credit reporting agencies such as Equifax in the wake of the massive hacking of the Atlanta-based company's computers.

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Household Hazardous Waste Collection Ending Soon

WIBX News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 2:56pm

The Oneida-Herkimer Solid Waste Authority's 2017 Household Hazardous waste collection season is coming to an end soon.

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