Category Archives: Southern Tier

  • St. Louis prosecutor chided by Trump faces primary challenge

    St. Louis prosecutor chided by Trump faces primary challenge ST. LOUIS (AP) — The top prosecutor in St. Louis is facing a primary challenge after drawing criticism from President Donald Trump for filing charges against a couple who displayed guns at protesters marching near their home. Kim Gardner is…

  • Missouri voters to decide on health care for more adults

    Missouri voters to decide on health care for more adults COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri voters are set to decide whether to expand Medicaid health care coverage to thousands more low-income adults. A proposal to amend the state Constitution to expand eligibility for Medicaid is on Tuesday’s ballot. Republican…

  • Kansas Senate race tests GOP leaders’ power to block Kobach

    Kansas Senate race tests GOP leaders’ power to block Kobach TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Establishment Republicans are seeking to thwart polarizing conservative Kris Kobach’s bid for Kansas’ open Senate seat, a task complicated by President Donald Trump’s refusal to endorse their favored candidate in the primary. Republicans haven’t lost…

  • Kansas Rep. Watkins battles for seat while facing charges

    Kansas Rep. Watkins battles for seat while facing charges TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Freshman Kansas Rep. Steve Watkins is fighting to keep his seat in the state’s Republican primary while facing felony criminal charges. Watkins hoped to overcome a challenge from State Treasurer Jake LaTurner in the 2nd District…

  • Curfew in parts of Kashmir ahead of revocation anniversary

    Curfew in parts of Kashmir ahead of revocation anniversary SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Authorities have clamped a curfew in parts of Indian-controlled Kashmir ahead of the first anniversary of New Delhi’s decision to revoke the disputed region’s semi-autonomy. Police and paramilitary soldiers drove through neighborhoods and warned people to…

  • ‘Squad’ member Tlaib faces test in Michigan primary

    ‘Squad’ member Tlaib faces test in Michigan primary LANSING, Mich. (AP) — “Squad” member Rashida Tlaib looks to fend off a serious challenge for her House seat in Michigan’s primary, in a rematch with the woman she narrowly defeated two years ago. Tlaib, one of the first two Muslim…

  • Negro Leagues’ 100th anniversary: Remembering the legacy of Bud Fowler

    Negro Leagues’ 100th anniversary: Remembering the legacy of Bud Fowler Unmute Play Remaining Ad Time Ad – 00:00 BINGHAMTON (WBNG) – As Major League Baseball honors the 100th anniversary of the Negro Leagues, Bud Fowler’s legacy is remembered in Binghamton. Fowler was the first African American to play organized…

  • Cole wins 19th in row, beats Phils 6-3 in pinstripes debut

    Cole wins 19th in row, beats Phils 6-3 in pinstripes debut NEW YORK (AP) — Gerrit Cole won his home debut for the New York Yankees, extending his regular-season streak of victories to 19 with a 6-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies. New York improved to 8-1 for the…

  • Phillies return from layoff, lose to Cole and Yankees 6-3

    Phillies return from layoff, lose to Cole and Yankees 6-3 NEW YORK (AP) — Philadelphia returned from a weeklong layoff caused by additional coronavirus testing with a matchup against baseball’s hottest pitcher, and Gerrit Cole won his debut in pinstripes for his 19th consecutive regular season victory to lead…

  • Milton’s go-ahead 3-pointer helps 76ers edge Spurs 132-130

    Milton’s go-ahead 3-pointer helps 76ers edge Spurs 132-130 LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Shake Milton made a go-ahead 3-pointer with 7.2 seconds remaining and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the San Antonio Spurs 132-130. Joel Embiid had 27 points and nine rebounds for the 76ers, finishing the scoring with…