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  • NFL, NFLPA freeze anthem rules amid backlash to Miami policy
    Friday - 07/20/2018 - 12:00 PM

    Hours after The Associated Press reported that Miami Dolphins players who protest on the field during the anthem could be suspended for up to four games under a team policy issued this week, the league and the players union issued a joint statement late Thursday night saying the two sides are talking things out.

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  • NY officials: No major public health threat from steam blast
    Friday - 07/20/2018 - 08:30 AM

    NEW YORK (AP) — An aging steam pipe containing cancer-causing asbestos exploded beneath Fifth Avenue in Manhattan early Thursday, spewing a geyser of white vapor 10 stories high and forcing an evacuation of 49 buildings, but city officials said there was no major public health threat.Five people, including three civilians, suffered minor injuries from the 6:40 a.m.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Reserve by July 27 for UDC Raft Trip
    Friday - 07/20/2018 - 03:01 AM

    SKINNERS FALLS – Pubic reservations are being accepted until July 27 for the Upper Delaware Council’s 30th Annual Family Raft Trip. Participants will paddle from Skinners Falls to the Ten Mile River.Rendezvous between 9-10 a.m.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Sheriff: 8 people dead after Missouri tourist boat accident
    Friday - 07/20/2018 - 12:30 AM

    The Springfield News-Leader reported that Stone County Sheriff Doug Rader said a Ride the Ducks tourist boat reportedly sank on Table Rock Lake with more than 30 people on board.

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  • Renovation of SUNY Sullivan library criticized
    Thursday - 07/19/2018 - 10:36 PM

    LOCH SHELDRAKE – The president of the Sullivan County chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and other members of the public blasted the transformation of the SUNY Sullivan library at the college's board of trustees meeting Thursday.The library is currently closed while being renovated into a one-stop shop for registration, with a bigger focus on access to digital and online resources.There will still be computers and study space, but [...]

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  • Sullivan job growth in June tops in state; Ulster also up
    Thursday - 07/19/2018 - 09:26 PM

    Driven largely by the Resorts World Catskills casino's opening, nonfarm employment continued its steep rise in Sullivan County, growing to 30,000 in June, up 2,100 jobs, or 7.5 percent, from June 2017, according to the latest jobs report from New York state's Department of Labor.By a wide margin, Sullivan County had the biggest percentage increase in nonfarm employment of any New York area.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Palm Tree could add 4,400 housing units
    Thursday - 07/19/2018 - 08:16 PM

    KIRYAS JOEL — Kiryas Joel's planners estimate more than 4,400 multi-family housing units could be built on land the village annexed in 2016 and additional property that will be part of the new Town of Palm Tree in January.They detailed those calculations in a newly released study about Kiryas Joel's proposed rezoning of the annexed 164 acres, available online at kj-seqra.com/164Zoning/.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Parts of New York still dry despite rains
    Thursday - 07/19/2018 - 06:26 PM

    CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Despite this week's stormy weather, dry conditions are expanding in parts of New England and New York due to warmer than average temperatures.Large parts of the area are abnormally dry or enduring moderate drought conditions, according to data released Thursday from the National Drought Monitor.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Airman who inspired 'Good Morning, Vietnam' film has died
    Thursday - 07/19/2018 - 05:30 PM

    A family member said Thursday that Adrian Cronauer died Wednesday from an age-related illness. He had lived in Troutville, Virginia, and died at a local nursing home, she said.

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  • Democratic Committee office struck by gunfire
    Thursday - 07/19/2018 - 03:17 PM

    ALBANY — The Albany County Democratic Committee says someone fired nine shots into their New York headquarters.Committee Chairman Jack Flynn says an employee came into the office Wednesday morning and found debris and bullet holes in the front window.Police believe the shots were fired after everyone had left the office Tuesday night.Albany Police Officer Steve Smith says investigators found bullet fragments, but it's too soon to say what kind of gun [...]

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