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U.S. Congresswoman Claudia Tenney honored fallen Oneida County Sheriff’s Deputy Kurt B. Wyman on Thursday as part of a Congressional visit to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial, … more
In a Thursday move, the Biden Administration — through the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency — announced $254.5 million in Brownfields Grants to 265 communities, including 12 grants totaling … more
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Department of Housing and Urban Development is doubling the size of its eviction protection program, designed to fund legal assistance for tenants seeking to stay in their … more
ROME — With sunny skies and gusty winds, members of the New York Air National Guard’s 174th Attack Wing and city officials witnessed the successful landing of an MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted … more
WASHINGTON (AP) — For much of the past two years, America has been first in line for COVID-19 vaccines and treatments. Now, as drugmakers develop the next generation of therapies, the White House … more
Jurors have heard — and rejected — an array of excuses and arguments from the first rioters to be tried for storming the U.S. Capitol. The next jury to get a Capitol riot case could hear … more
COVID-19 vaccinations are at a critical juncture as companies test whether new approaches like combination shots or nasal drops can keep up with a mutating coronavirus — even though it's not … more
The portion of U.S. children getting routine vaccinations required for kindergarten dipped slightly during the pandemic. A government report released Thursday looked at vaccination rates for the 2020-21 school year. It shows rates were close to 94% for measles, whooping cough and chickenpox vaccinations. That was down 1% from a year earlier. It means 35,000 U.S. children entered kindergarten without evidence of complete vaccination for extremely contagious diseases. That raises concerns for potential increase in those diseases. The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says there are so far no signs of any outbreaks. more
Shortly after moving to South Florida for a new job with the U.S. military, Shannon Kaufman and his wife, Wendy, signed up for a whole other mission: buying a home. For months, they scoured listings, … more
UTICA — Two Republican candidates — Marc Molinaro, for Congress, and John Salka, for state Senate — stopped by the Utica Police Department on Tuesday to have a chat with the leadership of … more
WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Joe Biden has nominated an Obama-era U.S. attorney to run the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, as his administration aims to rein in ghost guns — … more
PHOENIX — Karla Finocchio’s slide into homelessness began when she split with her partner of 18 years and temporarily moved in with a cousin. The 55-year-old planned to use her $800-a-month … more
WASHINGTON, DC — Congresswoman Claudia Tenney, R-22, New Hartford, a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, recently released a statement in response to Ukrainian President Volodymyr … more
CAZENOVIA — Cazenovia College is joining a growing group of colleges in New York and other states who are presenting honorary degrees to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy. The College Board … more
In her office at a nonprofit in central Nebraska, Karen Rathke routinely encounters residents still stung by the pandemic and hoping to get help with their rent. Rathke, president of the Heartland … more
STAMFORD — A Delaware County man recently spent several days transporting Ukrainian families to homes in Poland and eastern Germany after their country was invaded by Russia in late February. … more
WASHINGTON (AP) — Military bases with a high risk for sexual assault, harassment and other harmful behaviors often have leaders who don’t understand violence prevention, don’t make it a … more
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks edged lower in afternoon trading on Wall Street Thursday and oil prices fell as President Joe Biden ordered the release of up to 1 million barrels of oil per day from the … more
WASHINGTON  — When the end of the COVID-19 pandemic comes, it could create major disruptions for a cumbersome U.S. health care system made more generous, flexible and up-to-date … more
MEDYKA, Poland (AP) — The number of people who have fled Ukraine since Russian troops invaded has surpassed 4 million, the United Nations reported Wednesday as shelling continued in places where … more
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