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  • OPEC cartel, allies face decision on increasing oil output

    OPEC cartel, allies face decision on increasing oil output FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Top oil producing countries Saudi Arabia and Russia have a tough call to make at an online meeting of oil cartel OPEC and its allies. Should they add more production back to oil markets as demand…

  • US traffic deaths spike even as pandemic cuts miles traveled

    US traffic deaths spike even as pandemic cuts miles traveled DETROIT (AP) — Pandemic lockdowns and stay-at-home orders kept many drivers off U.S. roads and highways last year. But those who did venture out found open lanes that only invited reckless driving, leading to a sharp increase in traffic-crash…

  • 5 things agents wish people knew about insurance

    5 things agents wish people knew about insurance Experienced agents are all too familiar with the misconceptions people have about insurance. For example, many people don’t realize that a homeowners policy won’t cover damage from flooding, earthquakes or everyday wear and tear. Others think they can add coverage for…

  • Churchill: Replacing 787 is about more than Albany

    Churchill: Replacing 787 is about more than Albany Albany is not the only city negatively impacted by Interstate 787. In fact, one could argue the highway has had more substantial repercussions for Watervliet, the Port Schuyler section of the city especially. Source: Times Unition Churchill: Replacing 787 is about…

  • Portugal: Number of wildfires, scorched areas falls by half

    Portugal: Number of wildfires, scorched areas falls by half LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal’s government is reporting major progress against wildfires that traditionally scorch the country each summer. Officials said Thursday the average annual number of blazes and charred area has fallen by more than half over the past…

  • Thousands sign up in hours for St. Paul vaccine site. The latest

    Thousands sign up in hours for St. Paul vaccine site. The latest The county’s total number of deaths is now 1,154 following an additional 17 announced Wednesday.        Source: Rochester New York Latest News Thousands sign up in hours for St. Paul vaccine site. The latest

  • A quick shot of Winter

    A quick shot of Winter THURSDAY: Mostly cloudy turning partly cloudy. Early snow showers. 0-.50” High 26 (24-28) Wind NW 10-20 G30 mph The cold front is through, and we’ll be dealing with a brisk northwest or north wind for the next few days. With this north wind, we’ll…

  • EU regulator starts a review of Russia’s COVID-19 vaccine

    EU regulator starts a review of Russia’s COVID-19 vaccine MOSCOW (AP) — The European Medicines Agency said it has started a rolling review of Sputnik V, many months after the vaccine was first approved for use in Russia and after dozens of countries around the world have authorized it.…

  • Why is Will Cleveland's mug going on a beer can?

    Why is Will Cleveland's mug going on a beer can? The story of Will Work for Citra mirrors the growth of the Rochester beer scene, Swiftwater Brewing Company and the career of the D&C’s beer reporter.        Source: Rochester New York Latest News Why is Will Cleveland's mug going…

  • Police: Rapper OMB Peezy charged in music video shooting

    Police: Rapper OMB Peezy charged in music video shooting ATLANTA (AP) — Authorities say an Alabama rapper was arrested in connection to a shooting at music video set in downtown Atlanta. OMB Peezy was arrested Monday and faces assault and weapon possession charges. The shooting happened on Feb. 21…