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  1. Cops sit on Dunkin' Donuts rooftops to raise money for Special OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | The Post-Standard

    Police officers across Central New York won't be inside Dunkin' Donuts this morning, they'll be on top of it. Police officers will be perched upon the roofs of more than 30 Dunkin' Donuts locations spanning from Watertown to Binghamton.

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  2. Army Secretary John McHugh warns deeper cuts would be 'difficult and damaging'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | The Post-Standard

    U.S. Army Secretary John McHugh, right, warned Wednesday, July 15, 2015, of serious consequences if the Army has to shrink by an additional 30,000 soldiers. McHugh, a Watertown, N.Y., native, is shown meeting with Syracuse University Chancellor Kent Syverud at the Institute for Veterans and Military Families at SU, Thursday, May 5, 2015.

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  3. Schumer: Army will spare most Fort Drum civilian jobs from budget cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | The Post-Standard

    Army Gen. Mark Milley, left, meets Tuesday, July 14, 2015 with U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., in the senator's Washington, D.C., office.

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  4. Watertown bank robbery suspect captured after chase through Syracuse UniversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | The Post-Standard

    A suspect in a Watertown bank robbery was captured by police after a chase through Syracuse University, the Jefferson County sheriff's office said. Alterick A. Glenn, 30, of Syracuse was arrested Thursday afternoon after a combined effort by the sheriff's office, Syracuse police, U.S. marshals and Syracuse University Public Safety officers.

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  5. Source: Army cuts less than 100 from Fort Drum as its reduces force by 40,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | The Post-Standard

    The U.S. Army will reduce the force at Fort Drum by less than 100 soldiers, sparing the 10th Mountain Division from deep cuts it will announce today as it shrinks by 40,000 soldiers nationwide, according to a source briefed by the Pentagon. The restructuring will leave Fort Drum relatively unscathed with about 16,000 soldiers, while some of the nearly 30 Army installation across the country are asked to pare their forces by 1,000 or more.

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  6. Wine in a can? New York's first is from a Thousand Islands wineryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | The Post-Standard

    Wine in cans: Fire Boat Red and Fire Boat White from Coyote Moon Vineyards in Clayton, N.Y. Forget popping the cork, or even taking off the screw cap. And let's not even get into wine-in-a-box.

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  7. 17 injured after cruise ship crashes into St. Lawrence Seaway lock wallRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | The Post-Standard

    Authorities say a cruise ship has crashed into a wall in a lock on the St. Lawrence Seaway in upstate New York, injuring 17 people and forcing the draining of the lock. The U.S. Coast Guard says the 286-foot Saint Laurent was headed from Montreal to Toronto when it hit a wall in the Eisenhower Lock in Massena, near the Canadian border, around 9:45 p.m. Thursday.

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  8. Syracuse brothers accused of sex trafficking at Watertown hotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | The Post-Standard

    Two brothers from Syracuse are accused of running a prostitution operation out of a Jefferson County hotel, Watertown police said. Leon Bellamy Jr. and Omar I. Bellamy, both of 112 W. Colvin St., Syracuse, were each charged with two counts of sex trafficking, a felony.

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  9. College student from Upstate NY to appear on season 17 of 'Big Brother'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | The Post-Standard

    A 22-year-old college student from Upstate New York is one of 14 cast members on the 17th season of the CBS reality show "Big Brother." Moses attended Cornell University for two years before transferring to SUNY Fredonia where he is majoring in audio engineering and music, the Daily Times reports.

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  10. Carthage teaching assistant accused of showing student inappropriate imageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | The Post-Standard

    A Jefferson County teaching assistant is accused of displaying an inappropriate photograph on his cell phone that was seen by a student. The New York State Police said Patrick M. Lawyer, 68, of Watertown, was charged Tuesday with endangering the welfare of a child, a misdemeanor.

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  11. 10,000 Maniacs and a bit of The Dead: 4 concerts to check out this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | The Post-Standard

    Alternative rock band 10,000 Maniacs will perform at Clayton Opera House in Clayton on Friday, June 5. This weekend, Taste of Syracuse takes over downtown Syracuse, bringing with it one of the biggest annual showcases of local music. Rocker Bret Michaels headlines with a free show Saturday night.

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  12. State police try to return 100 stolen items recovered from CNY burglarRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | The Post-Standard

    Victims of burglaries are often told there is little chance their stolen items will be returned, unless the cops catch a break or the items turn up in a pawn shop. But you might just be able to get your stuff back this time.

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  13. Sonic Drive-in pulls out of DeWitt, blames town: 'This project is beyond dead'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | The Post-Standard

    A developer who planned to build a Sonic Drive-thru restaurant in DeWitt - the first one in Central New York - says he's fed up with the way the town is handling the project and he's pulling out. "This project is beyond dead," said Fran DeSimone, the Sonic franchise developer who is expanding the chain in Upstate New York.

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  14. Second Fort Drum soldier dies after Army Humvee crash in N.J.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2015 | The Post-Standard

    A second Fort Drum soldier has died after he and three other Fort Drum soldiers were involved in a Humvee crash in New Jersey earlier this month. On May 1, Leek was driving the Humvee as part of a 12-vehicle convoy on the New Jersey Turnpike when another driver trying to pass hit the Humvee and sent the Humvee into a tree.

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  15. Fort Drum parents furious after special-needs son, 5, handcuffed by policeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | The Post-Standard

    A Fort Drum family is furious after their 5-year-old special-needs son was handcuffed and shackled in the back of a police vehicle last Wednesday. State police described Connor Ruiz as "out-of-control" and "combative" when they arrived at Philadelphia Primary School in the Indian River Central School District last week, The Watertown Daily Times reported.

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  16. Sonic targets opening date for first CNY restaurant; unveils next area locationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | The Post-Standard

    The first Sonic Drive-in in Central New York - to be located on Erie Boulevard in DeWitt - may open in late August/early September if all goes as planned, according to the franchise owner. "A lot depends on the planning board and town,'' said franchisee Fran DeSimone of Rochester, who will operate the Sonics in CNY.

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  17. Upstate team looking for a few good girls for US Lacrosse tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | The Post-Standard

    The new Jamesville-DeWitt head girls coach is looking to put together a stronger Upstate New York team than the one that won the Seneca Division in last year's US Lacrosse Women's National Tournament May 22-24 in Bethlehem, Pa. "We had an amazing team last year," said Kennedy, who is coordinator for the 20-member team of high school girls that was undefeated at last year's event.

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  18. Watertown man killed in tractor-trailer crash near Fort DrumRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | The Post-Standard

    A Watertown man was killed Wednesday when his SUV went into oncoming traffic and collided with a tractor-trailer, state police announced. Douglas Medley, 50, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash on state Route 11 near Steinhelmer Road, just outside Fort Drum.

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  19. Teen skateboarder in critical condition after crash in Jefferson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | The Post-Standard

    A 13-year-old boy was badly injured Tuesday while skateboarding when he was hit by a pickup truck that was trying to pass him. The New York State Police said the crash occurred about 3:53 p.m. on county Route 65 in the town of Watertown.

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  20. Syracuse VA says data glitch makes it look like vets facing long delaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | The Post-Standard

    Syracuse VA Medical Center officials say an error in the way the hospital reports appointment data makes it look like care for hundreds of patients is being delayed more than 90 days. But that's not the case, said Dr. A. Asif Ali, acting chief of staff at the Syracuse VA.

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