WASHINGTON — Only four Republicans joined House Democrats Tuesday evening to condemn President Donald Trump’s “racist comments” against four congresswomen of color on Twitter, but they weren’t the region’s congressional representatives, Tom Reed and John Katko.

ROMULUS — It started with the arrest of a former Interlaken police officer accused of having an improper relationship with a student, and later being charged for an unrelated incident involving alleged sexual abuse.

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NEWARK — A local woman accused of threatening to kill her children and holding one child’s head under water faces two felony charges as part of an investigation that is still active.

SENECA FALLS — An Ithaca man who police said had cocaine with a street value of several thousand dollars faces two felony drug charges after his arrest late Monday night.

GENEVA — Out of all the athletic events the city of Geneva hosts in the summertime, Musselman stands among the most popular.

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NEWARK — The weather in the Finger Lakes region has been steadily warming up as of late, and nothing says summer better than a warm night at the ball park.

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GENEVA — Last year’s Musselman Triathlon saw unbearable temperatures in the 90’s with extreme humidity. This year was much different for the athletes that traveled across all parts of North Am…

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SAN DIEGO - A San Diego Superior Court judge on Thursday pushed back a ruling on a complaint by horse racing trainer Jerry Hollendorfer against the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club and 22nd Agricultural District. Judge Ronald Frazier said in a court hearing that the arguments filed by both sides in the case this week were too voluminous for him to make an immediate ruling. He set a preliminary ...

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Kendrick Norton, the Miami Dolphins defensive tackle and former University of Miami standout who was involved in a career-ending car accident two weeks ago, will be released from the hospital on Thursday. "Great news. @norton_kendrick is being released from the hospital today!" Norton's agent, Malki Kawa of First Round Management, posted on Twitter shortly after 11 a.m. on Thursday. Norton had ...

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The losses kept piling up Thursday for the White Sox. The Sox lost manager Rick Renteria to an ejection in the second inning. The Sox lost a three-run lead in the third and eventually lost their seventh consecutive game, falling to the Royals 6-5 in front of 13,157 at Kauffman Stadium. The Sox scored a run in the ninth, and had runners on first and second with two outs, but Ian Kennedy struck ...

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PHILADELPHIA - You can see it, can't you? It's impossible to miss, even if you don't have big, old googly eyes like the Phanatic. Bryce Harper is getting hot. At last. It was on full display at Citizens Bank Park on Thursday. Just two days after Harper delivered a game-winning double to walk off the Los Angeles Dodgers, he notched two hits and drove in two runs, including a game-tying single ...

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Shaquem and Shaquill Griffin suggested former UCF coach George O'Leary was "very degrading" when he forced them to cut their hair in college. The Griffin twins recounted the story of how they were forced to cut their hair shorter than their teammates during an interview with Sports Illustrated Now posted on Twitter Thursday. O'Leary had a policy of forcing players to cut long hair during his ...

WASHINGTON - The Senate plans to vote next week on a House-passed bill to extend a fund to help first responders and other victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. "We're finally, finally able to tell them you won't have to come back again," Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer told reporters Thursday. The vote will be held Tuesday, he and fellow New York Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand ...

NEW YORK - The aftermath of the 2001 terror attack at the World Trade Center has hit a grisly milestone: The number of FDNY members who have died of a 9/11-related illness officially reached 200, the department said Thursday. Retired Firefighter Richard Driscoll, who died in New York Wednesday, became the 200th Fire Department member to die from inhaling the toxins swirling around the Twin ...

SAN DIEGO - A San Diego Superior Court judge on Thursday pushed back a ruling on a complaint by horse racing trainer Jerry Hollendorfer against the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club and 22nd Agricultural District. Judge Ronald Frazier said in a court hearing that the arguments filed by both sides in the case this week were too voluminous for him to make an immediate ruling. He set a preliminary ...

A dearth of new apartments and a swell of new jobs have pushed Bay Area rents higher in recent months, keeping the region's title as the most expensive place in the country for renters. Median rents rose 4.2% in San Jose, year-over-year, in the second quarter of 2019. In the Oakland and San Francisco metro area, monthly apartment payments grew 3.7% from the previous year, according to a new ...

TOKYO (AP) — A man screaming "You die!" burst into an animation studio in Kyoto, doused it with a flammable liquid and set it on fire Thursday, killing 33 people in an attack that shocked the country and brought an outpouring of grief from anime fans.

ITHACA — Civic Ensemble’s Godfrey L. Simmons, Jr. will perform Mike Daisey's edgy, funny, and provocative monologue "The Trump Card" this month at the Kitchen Theatre Company, 417 W. MLK Jr. St.

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LODI — This Seneca County town is one of just eight communities in four states to be hosting the Navy’s premiere country-bluegrass ensemble band during its 2019 tour, which the Navy said is one of its signature outreach programs.

ALBANY — The Finger Lakes Times’ annual preseason football magazine claimed two awards, and Chief Photographer Spencer Tulis claimed three individual awards, in 2018 competitions work among newspapers in the Times‘ circulation category.

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CLYDE — When people think of “food deserts” — defined as places where access to fresh food is limited — they often think of urban areas.

GENEVA — Out of all the athletic events the city of Geneva hosts in the summertime, Musselman stands among the most popular.

It can sometimes be difficult to get kids outdoors for exercise when the weather is harsh, says Jennifer Jewell, a physical therapist in Jefferson Township. That’s one of the main reasons she enrolled her three children in the iXL Rehab, Exercise and Wellness Center’s Excel Sports Performance youth camp.

Those who enjoy basking in the sun and lounging by the pool have been disappointed with the Finger Lakes weather this May and June, but they remain hopeful for hot, sunny weather as the official start of summer approaches.

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A new law signed Thursday by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo sets the nation's most aggressive targets for reducing carbon emissions over the next 30 years. Cuomo was joined by former Vice President Al Gore. (July 18)

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MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — An alleged MS-13 gang member has been arrested in connection with the 2017 machete murder of Carlos Rivas-Majano, whose body was found in a wooded area in East Meadow last…

Most of the time I look down at my dog sitting there with her big wet proboscis nudging my arm to receive attention, and think she hasn’t got a clue. I want her to be able to talk. “Use your words,” we used to urge our children when they were learning to speak instead of whining or grabbing.…