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2 hrs ago | The Post-Standard

Hancock drone protesters arrested at base

Seven people were arrested Wednesday while protesting outside Hancock Air Base against the use of remotely piloted drones over Afghanistan.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force

6 hrs ago | The Post-Standard

Syracuse mom avoids homicide charges in baby daughter's beating...

Wanda Trumble , 20, was indicted on felony reckless assault of a child and misdemeanor endangering the welfare of a child for her actions before Nataliah Trumble's death last November.

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Related Topix: Syracuse, NY, Violent Crime

11 hrs ago | WSTM-TV Syracuse

One hurt in Jamesville crash, 16-month-old baby and other driver ok

A car with a 16-month-old child inside overturned on East Seneca Turnpike Thursday afternoon after being hit while turning onto the road, Onondaga County Sheriff's Deputies say.

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Related Topix: Jamesville, NY, Syracuse, NY

12 hrs ago | The Post-Standard

New York State Fair concerts would move to Onondaga Lake amphitheater, report says

State fair concerts would move from the aging grandstand to a new amphitheater planned for Onondaga Lake, a new report says.

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Solvay, NY

16 hrs ago | The Post-Standard

Day on the Farm: August 2, 2014

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Onondaga County has joined with Onondaga Soil and Water Conservation District, Onondaga Farm Bureau and Tre-G Farms to create a special event for the public: Day on the Farm.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Vegetables

20 hrs ago | The Post-Standard

David Muir: Syracuse native was always on a path to the top of network news

David Muir provides a quick tour of the ABC World News studio and anchor desk in NYC where he and Diane Sawyer report the news each night.

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Related Topix: Syracuse, NY, Good Morning America, Entertainment, Television, Skaneateles, NY, Prince William, Royal Wedding

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Post-Standard

Syracuse man claims police brutalized him after he called 911 for help ending spat

A Syracuse man plans to sue city police, claiming officers brutalized him after he called 911 to break up a dispute outside his residence.

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Related Topix: Syracuse, NY

The Post-Standard

One person taken to hospital after Mattydale industrial fire

The fire occurred just before 4 p.m. at Solvents & Petroleum Service, at 1405 Brewerton Road in Mattydale, Onondaga County 911 said.

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Related Topix: Mattydale, NY

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Sharon To Run For State Assembly

John Sharon worked in the Onondaga County Law Department for 35 years, and says his time there gave him good tools for elective office.

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WSTM-TV Syracuse

Three rabid animals found in different areas around Onondaga County, bringing total to ten

The Onondaga County Health Department has confirmed three more cases of wild animals testing positive for rabies from three different towns.

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Related Topix: Nedrow, NY, Manlius, NY, Pets, Ferrets

The Post-Standard

Tax breaks sought for proposed Marriott Fairfield hotel near Carrier Circle

The developer of a proposed 108-room Marriott Fairfield Inn & Suites near Carrier Circle is seeking more than $500,000 in tax breaks for the project.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Syracuse, NY

The Post-Standard

NY Minute: Cuomo's office interfered with work of anti-corruption scandal

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, center, speaks during a news conference as New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, left, and Onondaga County District Attorney William Fitzpatrick listen on Tuesday, July 2, 2013, in Albany, N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo and his top staff interfered with investigation strategy and shielded subpoena targets from an ... (more)

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Albany, NY, Syracuse, NY

The Post-Standard

What's the rush to build Onondaga Lake amphitheater? Group wants more time to study, comment

Onondaga County is charging ahead with a plan to build an amphitheater on the west shore of Onondaga Lake with too little study and too little chance for public to have its say, a new coalition says.

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Post-Standard

More evidence of EEE virus discovered; county to spray Cicero Swamp tonight

More evidence of the potentially deadly Eastern Equine Encephalitis virus has been found in mosquitoes in a trap on East Taft Road near Totman Road in Cicero, according to the Onondaga County Health Department.

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Related Topix: Cicero, NY

The Post-Standard

Mosquitoes infected with EEE virus found in Oswego; county plans aerial spraying

The Oswego County Health Department reported that the potentially deadly Eastern equine encephalitis virus has been found in mosquitoes taken from West Monroe's Toad Harbor Big Bay Swamp area and the village of Central Square.

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Related Topix: Oswego County, NY, West Monroe, NY, Central Square, NY, Cicero, NY

B104.7

Second Mosquito Pool With Triple E Discovered

Onondaga County Interim Health Commissioner, Michelle Mignano, announced today that the New York State Department of Health's laboratory has reported finding additional evidence of Eastern Equine Encephalitis in a mosquito pool.

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The Post-Standard

Syracuse DWI prosecutor: I would love stiffer penalties for drunk drivers who kill

An Onondaga County prosecutor wants state law to allow stiffer prison sentences for someone who drives under the influence and causes a death.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Syracuse, NY, Skaneateles, NY

The Post-Standard

Agency moving ahead with study of tax break request for Destiny USA hotel

An Onondaga County agency's review of tax breaks sought for the proposed Destiny USA hotel is moving forward after the shopping mall developer put up money to cover the agency's costs.

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Related Topix: Syracuse, NY

The Post-Standard

Syracuse, state fill Centro board vacancy after 13 years

Syracuse bus riders finally have another voice among Centro's board members after one city seat sat empty for 13 years .

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Related Topix: Syracuse, NY, New York, Oswego, NY

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Post-Standard

Owner of local landscaping company accused of sexual contact with boy, more victims possible

The owner of a local landscaping company is accused of having sexual contact with a 16-year-old boy last week, state police said.

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Related Topix: Camillus, NY, Prison, Herkimer County, NY

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