Category Archives: Southern Tier

  • Shutdown looms as Trump weighs next move on border wall

    Shutdown looms as Trump weighs next move on border wall WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is racing to avoid a partial government shutdown over President Donald Trump’s border wall. Lawmakers are awaiting the White House’s next move. The president met Friday with top aides to discuss strategy. Earlier this week…

  • Trump club is in tax break zone, but is unlikely to benefit

    Trump club is in tax break zone, but is unlikely to benefit NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump’s company owns a golf club in an Opportunity Zone offering massive tax breaks, but experts say it is unlikely it could take advantage of them. The Trump National Golf Club…

  • Lawyers seek to exclude evidence at truck attack trial

    Lawyers seek to exclude evidence at truck attack trial NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyers for a man arrested after a truck attack killed eight people on a New York City bike path say a judge should reject his confession, cell phone evidence and the potential for the death penalty.…

  • The Latest: Kansas telemedicine abortion ban’s fate in doubt

    The Latest: Kansas telemedicine abortion ban’s fate in doubt TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on the legal battle over banning telemedicine abortions in Kansas (all times local): 4:35 p.m. A Kansas law meant to ban telemedicine abortions has become entangled in larger court battles over abortion and the…

  • The Latest: College: School welcomes withdrawal request

    The Latest: College: School welcomes withdrawal request DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Latest on Grinnell College in Iowa seeking to withdraw a union petition (all times local): 4:45 p.m. A spokeswoman for an Iowa college says the school welcomes a student group’s request to withdraw a union petition…

  • California alleges utility falsified pipeline safety records

    California alleges utility falsified pipeline safety records SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Regulators are accusing one of California’s largest utilities of falsifying safety documents on natural gas pipelines over a five-year period. The California Public Utilities Commission said Friday that an investigation by its staff found Pacific Gas & Electric…

  • How this food drive in Endicott is making a difference

    How this food drive in Endicott is making a difference ENDICOTT (WBNG) — Almost everyone in the Southern Tier is familiar with Lupo’s spiedies. During the holiday season, its packaging facility is known to host an annual food drive that many in Endicott look forward to. “This project is…

  • Indiana State University group to honor Jamal Khashoggi

    Indiana State University group to honor Jamal Khashoggi TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — A journalism group at Indiana State University is taking steps to honor alumnus and slain Saudi columnist Jamal Khashoggi. The Tribune-Star reports that the university’s chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists hopes to dedicate a…

  • Police say woman’s long absence is ‘suspicious’

    Police say woman’s long absence is ‘suspicious’ DENVER (AP) — The Latest on a police investigation into a Colorado woman’s disappearance (all times local): 2:50 p.m. The police official leading the search for a missing Colorado woman says her disappearance is suspicious and urged the woman’s fiance to talk…

  • California regulators: PG&E falsified safety records for natural gas pipelines years after deadly blast

    California regulators: PG&E falsified safety records for natural gas pipelines years after deadly blast SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California regulators: PG&E falsified safety records for natural gas pipelines years after deadly blast. The post California regulators: PG&E falsified safety records for natural gas pipelines years after deadly blast appeared…