Category Archives: Southern Tier

  • Florida women accused of stealing Vietnam vet’s service dog

    Florida women accused of stealing Vietnam vet’s service dog KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — Two Florida women are accused of stealing a service dog from a 67-year-old Vietnam veteran. Osceola County Sheriff’s officials say in a news release that the victim was at Old Town near Orlando on Oct. 28…

  • Minnesota AG-elect Ellison resigning as DNC deputy chair

    Minnesota AG-elect Ellison resigning as DNC deputy chair ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Attorney General-elect Keith Ellison says he is resigning as deputy chairman of the Democratic National Committee. Ellison told Minnesota Public Radio on Wednesday night that he’s notified DNC Chairman Tom Perez that he “will be…

  • Harvard Medical School receives ‘transformational’ gift

    Harvard Medical School receives ‘transformational’ gift CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Harvard has received a $200 million gift that officials say is the largest in its medical school’s 236-year history. The gift announced Thursday is from Len Blavatnik and the Blavatnik Family Foundation. Officials say the gift will allow the…

  • The Latest: Lawyer: Doors blocked, locked when women drowned

    The Latest: Lawyer: Doors blocked, locked when women drowned COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on state Senate hearings into the drowning of two mental health patients during Hurricane Florence (all times local): 11:15 a.m. An attorney for the family of one of the two South Carolina mental health…

  • Veterans Day Parade this Sunday in Binghamton

    Veterans Day Parade this Sunday in Binghamton BINGHAMTON (WBNG) — With Sunday being Veterans Day, you have the chance to help celebrate all veterans in Binghamton. The annual Veterans Day Parade will be Sunday at 2 p.m. Participants will start lining up at 1 p.m.. The parade begins at…

  • Stacey Abrams’ campaign says it will continue fighting in Georgia governor’s race; won’t accept Kemp victory declaration

    Stacey Abrams’ campaign says it will continue fighting in Georgia governor’s race; won’t accept Kemp victory declaration ATLANTA (AP) — Stacey Abrams’ campaign says it will continue fighting in Georgia governor’s race; won’t accept Kemp victory declaration. The post Stacey Abrams’ campaign says it will continue fighting in Georgia…

  • Evacuations ordered as Northern California wildfire grows

    Evacuations ordered as Northern California wildfire grows PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities in Northern California have ordered mandatory evacuations in a rural area where a wildfire has grown to 1,000 acres (405 hectares) amid hot and windy weather. The Butte County Sheriff’s office says an evacuation order was issued…

  • Record 42 Latinos to serve in Congress; 1 race undecided

    Record 42 Latinos to serve in Congress; 1 race undecided WASHINGTON (AP) — More Latinos will serve in Congress next year than ever before — at least 42, with one House race to be decided. The latest winner is GOP Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler of Washington state, who claimed…

  • Philadelphia’s suburbs roar in another post-Trump election

    Philadelphia’s suburbs roar in another post-Trump election HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — For the second straight year following President Donald Trump’s election, voters in Philadelphia’s suburbs flexed their political muscles to help Democrats. Bucks, Chester and Montgomery counties recorded the highest turnout in the state, according to an Associated Press…

  • FDA approves return of popular Primatene Mist asthma inhaler

    FDA approves return of popular Primatene Mist asthma inhaler TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A new version of the once-popular asthma inhaler Primatene Mist will soon return to U.S. stores. The Food and Drug Administration approved the over-the-counter aerosol inhaler late Wednesday. It’s for temporary relief of mild, intermittent asthma…