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Last updated: Sat, 24 Jun 2017 09:01:26 GMT

  A 2nd mistrial: Jury deadlocks in Ohio cop's murder retrial Fri, 23 Jun 2017 19:35:15 +0000
The Hamilton County jury had deliberated some 30 hours over five days after getting the case Monday. The jurors had told Judge Leslie Ghiz earlier Friday that they were unable to reach a verdict in the trial of Officer Ray Tensing, but Ghiz sent them back to try again.
  Depp's 'assassin' comments the latest in celebrity anger Fri, 23 Jun 2017 19:45:00 +0000
"When was the last time an actor assassinated a president?" Depp asked the crowd at Glastonbury Festival, in reference to the death of Abraham Lincoln by John Wilkes Booth in 1865.
  Trump signs law to make VA more accountable for vets' care Fri, 23 Jun 2017 19:00:00 +0000
"Our veterans have fulfilled their duty to our nation and now we must fulfill our duty to them," Trump said during a White House ceremony. "To every veteran who is here with us today, I just want to say two very simple words: Thank you."
  Total solar eclipse 1st in 99 years to sweep width of US Fri, 23 Jun 2017 18:30:00 +0000
Total solar eclipses occur every year or two or three, often in the middle of nowhere like the South Pacific or Antarctic. What makes this one so special — at least for Americans — is that it will cut diagonally across the entire United States.
  Analysis: Health bill test of McConnell's leadership skills Fri, 23 Jun 2017 17:45:00 +0000
The shrewd Kentuckian has made himself practically the sole arbiter of the bill and will be largely responsible for the outcome, whether it's a win, a loss, or a win that turns into a loss over time as unpopular consequences of the legislation take hold.
  LIGHT LUNCH: Kind act spreads to 167 drivers at Indiana McDonald's Fri, 23 Jun 2017 17:00:00 +0000
A customer's act of kindness at a southern Indiana McDonald's sparked a chain reaction of niceness in its drive-thru line.
  Trump suggests he was trying to keep FBI director honest Fri, 23 Jun 2017 16:30:00 +0000
In an interview that aired Friday on "Fox & Friends," Trump said: "When he found out that I, you know, that there may be tapes out there, whether it's governmental tapes or anything else, and who knows, I think his story may have changed."
  North Korea says it's 'biggest victim' in US student's death Fri, 23 Jun 2017 15:56:19 +0000
The North's official Korean Central News Agency denied that North Korea cruelly treated or tortured Otto Warmbier and accused the United States and South Korea of a smear campaign that insulted what it called its "humanitarian" treatment of him.
  Four oil pioneers to be honored today Fri, 23 Jun 2017 15:55:02 +0000
BOLIVAR — At 6 p.m. today, the names of four oilmen will be placed on the Wall of Fame in the New Oil Museum located in the Hahn and Schaffner building.According to organizer Kelly Lounsberry, the Wall of Fame honors oilmen who have made a significant contribution to the oil legacy of the Bolivar-Richburg field and Allegany County. Following the induction, there will be a wine- and cheese-tasting event from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tickets to the wine tasting are $17 per person. [...]
  RISE: Bombing in Pakistan; new Hollywood stars; Cindy moves inland Fri, 23 Jun 2017 12:00:00 +0000
A powerful car bombing near the office of the provincial police chief in southwestern Pakistan on Friday killed 11 people and wounded 20, officials said.
  Judges affirm 'Making a Murderer' confession was coerced Thu, 22 Jun 2017 22:02:24 +0000
Brendan Dassey was sentenced to life in prison in 2007 in photographer Teresa Halbach's death on Halloween two years earlier. Dassey told detectives he helped his uncle, Steven Avery, rape and kill Halbach in the Avery family's Manitowoc County salvage yard. Avery was sentenced to life in a separate trial.
  GOP opposition imperils Senate health care bill Thu, 22 Jun 2017 18:59:56 +0000
Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky says he and three other Republican senators are preparing to announced their opposition to the Senate health care bill as it's written.
  Trump on Twitter: There are no tapes Thu, 22 Jun 2017 18:43:47 +0000
President Donald Trump has tweeted that he did not make tapes of his conversations with James Comey.
  Wellsville Village Board hears residents' concerns Thu, 22 Jun 2017 18:36:32 +0000
WELLSVILLE — The community improvement public hearing village leaders held Monday afternoon was to invite comments on anything residents wanted to discuss, but as the discussion went along, the village saved the Madison Creek culvert for last.The culvert failed during an incident in April that resulted in the collapse of part of East Pearl Street residents Bob and Katie Toney. The part of Madison Street in front of their house has been closed off since then as the village [...]
  Scio man gets 3 years of probation Thu, 22 Jun 2017 18:11:22 +0000
BELMONT — Last month, a jury found a Scio man not guilty of allegedly raping an 18-year-old woman in a 2015 case, but found him guilty of misdemeanor first-degree unlawfully dealing with a child.When Frank White II appeared in county court Wednesday, he was sentenced to three years of probation and was ordered to pay a $200 surcharge and DNA fee.“Based on conversations we’ve had in chambers … I believe Mr. White will be sentenced here to three years [...]
  DAR recognizes local founder Thu, 22 Jun 2017 18:05:01 +0000
BELMONT — In the late morning Saturday, in the shade of the Forest Hills Cemetery in Belmont, members of the Catherine Schuyler Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution went back to the 1890s to honor one of their own.This year marks the 120th anniversary of the local organization. The Catherine Schuyler Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution was founded in 1890. Just seven years later in 1897 the chapter received its charter and Mary Adelia [...]
  Keeping Rushford Lake clean Thu, 22 Jun 2017 18:02:49 +0000
RUSHFORD — The Rushford Lake Recreation District has its battles to fight, but a way to help it fight is in place, paid for mainly thanks to a $25,000 grant.Recreation District commissioners were joined by state Sen. Catharine Young Friday afternoon to cut the ribbon on a boat wash station located just inside the entrance to the boat launch area. Friday’s ceremony wraps up a two-year process to get the boat wash, said Daryl Stevenson, chairman of the Rushford Lake Board [...]
  Former Independence Emergency Squad treasurer pleads innocent to grand larceny charge Thu, 22 Jun 2017 17:59:01 +0000
WHITESVILLE — The man who allegedly stole around $12,000 from the Independence Emergency Squad while serving as its treasurer pleaded not guilty in Independence Town Court to felony third-degree grand larceny.Scott A. Luce of Genesee, Pa., appeared in court Wednesday with his attorney, Portville attorney Raymond Bulson. The case will be sent to county court and Luce remains free on his own recognizance.Luce was treasurer of the Rescue Squad during 2013 and 2014, when he [...]
  Senate GOP releases bill to cut Medicaid, alter 'Obamacare' Thu, 22 Jun 2017 17:56:56 +0000
The bill would provide tax credits to help people buy insurance. It would also let states get waivers to ignore some coverage standards that "Obamacare" requires of insurers.
  Farm Open House for veterans and their families Thu, 22 Jun 2017 17:36:11 +0000
WARSAW - Cornell Cooperative Extension will host a Farm Open House Sunday at Burley Berries for military veterans who are curious about, aspiring to be or are currently farming. Active and retired veterans and their families are encouraged to attend to learn about the opportunities available for military veteran farmers.The event will be held at Burley Berries 6335 Route 20A East in Warsaw from 2-5 p.m. The afternoon will be filled with learning about managing [...]