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Justice Department Sues To Block AT&T's Merger With Time Warner

NPR News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 5:18pm

DOJ's case against the merger argues that the companies would control so much of both what people watch and how they watch it, that it could mean higher prices for both consumers and competitors.

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Yellen Resigns From Fed Board After Being Passed Over To Keep Top Post

NPR News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 5:15pm

Janet Yellen says she'll step down from the Federal Reserve Board when her successor as chair is sworn in. Earlier this month, President Trump named Jerome Powell to be the next Fed chairman.

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Baby Animal Profile: Whetu, The Kiwi Chick

NPR News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 5:10pm

Whetu, an almost 4-month-old brown kiwi at the Smithsonian Conservation Biological Institute, is the first female born to her parents. She enjoys staying up all night, eating worms and burrowing.

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Scientists Glimpse Houston's Flooded Future In Updated Rainfall Data

NPR News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 4:55pm

Hurricane Harvey's deluge left some homeowners and politicians wondering whether the whole system for predicting floods is any good. Scientists are hoping better data can lead to better flood maps.

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Fugitive From Ohio Arrested In Whitesboro

WIBX News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 4:36pm

A traffic stop in Whitesboro has led to arrest of a fugitive from Ohio.

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Tree From Central New York To Be Displayed Outside Capitol

WIBX News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 4:22pm

Workers are cutting down the second of two trees that will be on display outside the New York state Capitol for the holidays.

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Syracuse man gets 25 years to life in prison for 'senseless' murder of 15-year-old boy

News from The Post-Standard - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 4:17pm
"These were children," said Onondaga County Court Judge Stephen Dougherty. "A 35-year-old man unloading into their car ... I still can't wrap my head around it." Julie McMahon | jmcmahon@syracuse.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/jmcmahon-syr/index.html

Utica Comets Deliver 250 Turkeys To Rescue Mission Of Utica

WIBX News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 4:14pm

Utica Comets players, coaches and staff spent part of their day Monday delivering 250 turkeys and other Thanksgiving goods to the Rescue Mission of Utica

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Greece Was Hit By Storm Some Called A 'Medicane.' What's That?

NPR News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 3:47pm

European weather sites posted imagery showing the swirling wind patterns and a waterspout over the Mediterranean. The low pressure system shared characteristics of tropical cyclones.

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Picente Raises Awareness For Giving Tuesday

WIBX News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 3:43pm

Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente was joined by representatives from several non-profit groups at the Munson-Williams Proctorto highlight "Giving Tuesday."

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Chick-Fil-A Restaurant Site Eyed in Vestal

WIBX News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 3:04pm

The wait for a Chick-Fil-A restaurant in the Binghamton area may be coming to an end with news that a site in Vestal has been chosen for the chain's first Southern Tier operation.

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Alcohol Banned For U.S. Forces In Japan After Fatal Car Crash

NPR News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 2:43pm

A Japanese man was killed early Sunday in a car crash involving a U.S. service member and alcohol was likely a factor. U.S. forces in Japan are now banned indefinitely from consuming alcohol.

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Neurologist Faces Sex Allegations In 3 States

WIBX News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 2:10pm

A prominent neurologist who is already charged with groping patients at a Philadelphia clinic is facing a growing number of accusations that he assaulted women at medical facilities in three states.

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Lewis County man dies after farm equipment accident

News from The Post-Standard - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 2:05pm
Man's head trapped in manure separator machine. James T. Mulder | jmulder@syracuse.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/jmulder/index.html

School bus skids off slippery road in Oswego County

News from The Post-Standard - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 1:34pm
No one injured. James T. Mulder | jmulder@syracuse.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/jmulder/index.html

Santa's In Town? You Need A Reservation This Year

WIBX News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 1:23pm

Santa Claus may be coming to town, but you'll need a reservation to see him.

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Keystone XL Pipeline Gets Regulators' OK In Nebraska, Clearing Key Hurdle

NPR News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 12:55pm

The Nebraska Public Service Commission voted 3-2 on Monday to approve the controversial pipeline — albeit not on the route preferred by TransCanada, the company behind the Keystone XL.

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School closings in Central New York: Early dismissals announced

News from The Post-Standard - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 12:25pm
At least two districts are sending students home early due to continuing show. Brenda Duncan | bduncan@syracuse.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/brduncan/index.html

New York To Fund Research On Hemlock Pest Predators

WIBX News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 12:06pm

A million-dollar lab aimed at protecting hemlock trees from an invasive insect is being created on the Cornell University campus.

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Rome Teen Faces Jail Time For Fatal Truck/Motorcycle Crash

WIBX News - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 11:56am

A Bradford County teen is looking at up to 14 years in prison after pleading guilty to two counts of homicide by vehicle in a crash that left two people dead.

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