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As Trump campaigns for Strange in Alabama, he expresses some doubts: 'I might have made a mistake'

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - President Donald Trump campaigned on Friday night for Alabama Senate candidate Luther Strange, in a race that has pitted him against his most loyal supporters and that holds the potential to upend the political dynamics for Republicans facing election in 2018. The endorsement of '

COOPERCRIER.COM - 2017-09-23 14:48:00

Donnelly, Brooks say tax reform necessary for job growth, global competition

ANDERSON, Ind. - At its heart, the comprehensive tax reform message Vice President Mike Pence brought to Anderson Friday is that it's necessary for job creation, continued economic growth and rebuilding the nation's middle class. And the gleaming new Wylam Center of Flagship East served as an ideal

COOPERCRIER.COM - 2017-09-23 17:15:00

How one student outsmarted her teacher, was able to use tons of notes on test

ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY, Md. - Never underestimate the smarts of a determined college student. Tuesday was the first test day of the semester for assistant college professor Reb Beatty and his accounting class at Anne Arundel Community College in Maryland. As always, he let students cram as much informa

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-09-22 19:35:26

City to consider digital billboard request

Oneonta ZBA commissioners will consider a variance request for a proposed digital billboard on a Main Street building downtown, according to an agenda for a meeting Monday night, and the topic of short-term rentals. The Zoning and Housing Board of Appeals will meet at City Hall, 258 Main St., at 7 p

DAILY STAR - 2017-09-22 23:00:05

Uneven summer vexes weather experts, farmers

The autumn equinox came Friday, which means summer is officially over; the time has come to fold up lawn chairs and take stock of the summer while making stock for soup season. September has been hot and dry, according to David Mattice, a National Weather Service observer in Emmons, who said the are

DAILY STAR - 2017-09-22 23:32:12

Aaron Hernandez was suffering from advanced form of CTE; family files suit against NFL

Aaron Hernandez, the former New England Patriots' player who committed suicide in April while serving a life sentence for murder, suffered from chronic traumatic encephalopathy, the neurodegenerative disease linked to the bruising hits on the football field, according to a Boston University study of

COOPERCRIER.COM - 2017-09-22 12:00:00

Job Corps salutes graduates at ceremony

On a warm Friday, the sun bright in the September sky, students and family members gathered in Oneonta Job Corps Academy's gymnasium to celebrate graduates from the various programs throughout the year. "We do an annual graduation and we invite students who have graduated in the last year to walk,"

DAILY STAR - 2017-09-22 22:55:04

Backtracking: The Early Years: Local history lost during WW II scrap drives

File Readers of The Oneonta Star on Sept. 29, 1942, were encouraged to gather up scrap of all sorts and bring it to an official salvage depot for the war effort. Some have expressed concern, regarding the recent removal of statues and monuments in the South, that history may be lost. It wouldn't hav

DAILY STAR - 2017-09-22 21:30:00

Historical society gets $250K for renovations

The Greater Oneonta Historical Society welcomed state Sen. James Seward on Thursday to announce a $250,000 state grant for a capital campaign to complete the renovations to the historical society's headquarters at 183 Main Street. The historical society purchased the Bissell Block for its History Ce

DAILY STAR - 2017-09-22 01:39:00

City to residents: Sign up for free baby tree

ONEONTA - What do oak, linden and maple trees have in common? Some trees, city officials said, are in need of front-lawn homes. The city's tree-planting program has been going on many years with goals to provide shade and city beautification. David Hutchison, a member of the Oneonta Environmental Bo

DAILY STAR - 2017-09-22 01:17:17

Sen. Seward returns to alma mater as adjunct

State Sen. James Seward, R-Milford is teaching a course at his alma mater, Hartwick College, as an adjunct professor for the fall 2017 semester. Hartwick College President Margaret Drugovich asked Seward this spring if he would be interested in teaching a course in the political science department,

COOPERCRIER.COM - 2017-09-22 14:57:38

Pence preaches reform, touts GOP health care

ANDERSON, Ind. - During a Friday visit to Indiana, Vice President Mike Pence expressed confidence that the Republican effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, would finally succeed. Speaking before a crowd of about 600 people at the Flagship Enterprise Center's

COOPERCRIER.COM - 2017-09-22 23:37:00

Indiana considers revising regulation of livestock feeding operations

RUSHVILLE, Ind.-- On Keith Schoettmer's hog farm on a cool late-summer day, there's little evidence that thousands of animals live inside barns on the property. The air is free of the odor of manure; almost all of the animal waste falls into massive underground tanks beneath the barns. During planti

COOPERCRIER.COM - 2017-09-22 18:30:00

Clock running out on health program for 9 million kids

Since the inauguration of President Trump, health care has been front and center in American politics. Yet, attention has almost exclusively been focused on the Affordable Care Act, most recently in the form of Graham-Cassidy. With Congress preoccupied with a series of Republican efforts to repeal a

COOPERCRIER.COM - 2017-09-22 18:30:00

Gerald L. Wood, 86; Assistant Wilber Bank Vice President

ONEONTA - Gerald L. Wood, 86, who started in the mailroom at Wilber National Bank in 1948 and rose to assistant vice president by the time of his retirement in 1993, passed away peacefully today, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, at Chestnut Park Rehabilitation & Nursing Center. He was born Feb. 13, 1931, in

ALLOTSEGO.COM - 2017-09-22 22:20:12

For the first time, the Marine Corps plans to have a female infantry officer among its ranks

In a historic first, the Marine Corps plans to assign a female officer to the infantry following her anticipated graduation from its grueling training program, service officials said Thursday. The woman is a lieutenant. She and her male colleagues in the Infantry Officer Course completed an intensiv

COOPERCRIER.COM - 2017-09-22 11:48:00

Need Saturday plans? More than 1,200 museums will offer free entrance this weekend

Need weekend plans for the family? More than 1,200 museums across the U.S. will offer free admission on Saturday, Sept. 23, as part of the national event Museum Day Live. Museum Day Live, organized by Smithsonian Magazine and the Smithsonian Institute, is designed to celebrate museums and galleries

COOPERCRIER.COM - 2017-09-22 22:03:00

Massachusetts could be hit hard by Obamacare repeal

BOSTON - Massachusetts could lose billions of dollars under the latest effort to repeal and replace Obamacare, which specifically singles out blue states that have expanded Medicaid coverage under the federal law. As early as next week, the Senate could take up a proposal by Sens. Bill Cassidy of Lo

COOPERCRIER.COM - 2017-09-22 21:00:00

Oklahoma State, Ohio State reach agreement for use of OSU moniker

Oklahoma State University and Ohio State University have reached an agreement that will allow both schools to continue to use the OSU logo. Both schools will continue to use the logo and now can market and sell their brands nationwide. Previously, Oklahoma State was limited to 17 states and Ohio Sta

COOPERCRIER.COM - 2017-09-22 18:10:00

Fight over labeling of 'flushable' wipes headed to federal court

WASHINGTON - The question of whether flushable wipes - used by potty-training toddlers and people looking beyond traditional toilet paper - are clogging sewer systems will be hashed out in federal court, where a manufacturer has sued the District of Columbia over a new city law regulating when such

COOPERCRIER.COM - 2017-09-21 21:30:00