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  • Matthew Shepard’s parents criticize AG Barr on LGBT rights

    Matthew Shepard’s parents criticize AG Barr on LGBT rights The parents of murdered gay college student Matthew Shepard have accused Attorney General William Barr of hypocritical stances on LGBT rights. The criticism came Wednesday during a Justice Department ceremony focused on a hate-crimes law named after their son. Shepard…

  • Judge says lawsuit against Harvard law professor can proceed

    Judge says lawsuit against Harvard law professor can proceed NEW YORK (AP) — A judge says a lawsuit can proceed to trial that accuses Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz of lying about his sexual history with a woman who claims she was a teenage victim of Jeffrey Epstein’s sex…

  • Farmers blame Trump for biofuels rule they view as betrayal

    Farmers blame Trump for biofuels rule they view as betrayal DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Farmers and biofuel industry officials are reacting angrily to a rule released by the Environmental Protection Agency that they say doesn’t uphold a promise President Donald Trump made to fulfill the intent of an…

  • Alaska to look at oil spill plan requirements

    Alaska to look at oil spill plan requirements JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Thirty years after the Exxon Valdez oil spill, the state of Alaska is looking at whether to change its requirements for oil spill prevention and response plans. One conservationist worries the move could lead to a watering…

  • Tri-Cities Opera Presents TOSCA

    Tri-Cities Opera Presents TOSCA The Tri-Cities Opera will open it’s 71st season as they present TOSCA at the Forum Theatre on Sunday, October 20 at 3 p.m. The show is a tale of romance over politics, featuring a heroic painter, a despicable ruler, and an operatic super star set in Rome…

  • Opinion: These young NFL QBs look like the game's greats

    Opinion: These young NFL QBs look like the game's greats The NFL is in the middle of a youth movement at quarterback. Here are some of the young up-and-comers and the skills of greats they possess.         Source: Rochester New York Latest News Opinion: These young NFL QBs look…

  • Closings in US drug trial of Honduran president’s brother

    Closings in US drug trial of Honduran president’s brother NEW YORK (AP) — A prosecutor has told a jury at the closing of a drug trial that the brother of Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez created “state-sponsored” drug trafficking by corrupting the country’s politics to protect drug dealers. Assistant…

  • Clifton Park community solar farm completed

    Clifton Park community solar farm completed CLIFTON PARK –  The Sugar Hill Solar Farm in Clifton Park, the town’s first “community solar” farm that allows utility customers to get a portion of their electric supply from a local solar array, is holding its ribbon-cutting on Tuesday, Oct. 22 on…

  • High court weighs whether teen sniper deserves re-sentencing

    High court weighs whether teen sniper deserves re-sentencing WASHINGTON (AP) — Liberal and conservative justices seemed split on whether to grant a new sentencing hearing to Lee Boyd Malvo, who as a teenager was one of two snipers who terrorized the Washington area, killing 10 people. The Supreme Court…

  • Man seriously injured in Amherst hit and run on Monday

    Man seriously injured in Amherst hit and run on Monday AMHERST, N.Y. (WIVB)–A man suffered serious head and shoulder injuries after being struck by a vehicle Monday. Amherst Police say the 21-year-old was hit in the 2300 block of Wehrle Drive near Curtwright Drive at 7 p.m. The victim…