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Community Calendar: Sept.21-22, 2017

Thursday Cooperstown Download Zone and Flipster training sessions, 10 a.m., Village Library of Cooperstown, 22 Main St. For info: 547-8344. Delhi Habitat for Humanity, 6 p.m., United Ministry Church basement, 46 Church St. For info: www.habitatdelawarecounty.org, 746-9987. East Meredith 'The Photogr

DAILY STAR - 2017-09-20 18:00:00

Former players in NFL concussion settlement may be victimized by predatory practices

PHILADELPHIA - With six- and seven-figure payouts from the NFL concussion settlement starting to circulate, former football players have been approached by several entities trying to get a piece of the court-mandated rewards. They include lenders, lawyers and even fellow players. In an exploratory h

COOPERCRIER.COM - 2017-09-20 20:30:00

Equifax may be happy to spend $1 per customer for their trouble

Equifax could get away with paying a mere $1 per person after failing to protect almost half of America's credit data. While the 118-year-old credit-reporting firm has been hit with more than 100 consumer lawsuits over its massive security breach, legal experts say there's room for a deal because ne

COOPERCRIER.COM - 2017-09-20 16:15:00

America's opioid problem is so bad it's cutting into U.S. life expectancy

Prosecutors in New York announced this week that an August drug raid yielded 140 pounds of fentanyl, the most in the city's history and enough to kill 32 million people, they told New York 4. Those numbers underscore the dizzying size of the current opioid crisis, and the report of the New York bust

COOPERCRIER.COM - 2017-09-20 11:32:00

Raytheon workers picket, demand better benefits from billion-dollar corporation

ANDOVER, Mass. - Employees at one of the country's largest defense technology and innovation companies are making their voices heard in hopes of securing the benefits they believe they deserve ahead of an important deadline this weekend. Raytheon production employees, whose contract is due to expire

COOPERCRIER.COM - 2017-09-20 18:25:00

Hurricane Maria lashes Puerto Rico with force not seen in 'modern history'

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Hurricane Maria roared ashore on Puerto Rico on Wednesday as the strongest storm to strike the island in more than 80 years while panicked residents fled to high ground and huddled in shelters hoping to withstand powerhouse winds that have already left death and devastation a

COOPERCRIER.COM - 2017-09-20 11:40:00

Area sports roundup for Tuesday, Sept. 19

Click here for the area sports roundup for Tuesday, Sept. 19. Upcoming schedule: Wednesday High school Boys soccer: Frankfort-Schuyler at Notre Dame, 4:15; Holland Patent at Clinton, 4:30; Sherburne-Earlville at Adirondack, 4:30; Herkimer at Little Falls, 4:30; West Canada Valley at Dolgeville, 4:30

OBSERVER-DISPATCH - 2017-09-20 03:46:27

Under latest health-care bill, red states would benefit disproportionately

WASHINGTON - The latest Republican proposal for curtailing the Affordable Care Act was assembled with such haste that it may get a vote before a full cost estimate is finished. But it is not a new idea. At its core, the bill introduced by Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., and Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., wo

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2017-09-20 19:00:00

William H. Zoeller, 92, Cooperstown; Developed Lake Front Hotel, Marina

COOPERSTOWN - William Henry Zoeller, owner of Lake Front Hotel and Cooperstown Marine, passed away Sunday evening, Sept. 17, 2017, at his home in Lakeland Shores surrounded by his family. He was 92. Born March 10, 1925, in Ozone Park, Queens, Bill was the only child of Michael G. and Lena P. (Schrei

ALLOTSEGO.COM - 2017-09-20 15:46:41

Jury convicts man of killing wife in 2000

COOPERSTOWN - Casey James Callahan, 52, was found guilty Friday morning in Otsego County Court of second-degree murder in the death of his wife, Elizabeth Welsh Callahan 17 years ago. The jury began deliberating Thursday afternoon and announced its decision at about 11:30 a.m. Judge John F. Lambert

COOPERCRIER.COM - 2017-09-19 12:11:13

Kushner company buying apartment complex near Princeton, NJ

FILE - In this March 29, 2017, file photo, a man walks out of the 666 Fifth Avenue office tower owned by the Kushner Cos. in New York. Kushner Cos., the real estate company owned by the family of Jared Kushner, is expanding its garden apartments holdings with the purchase of the 1,032-unit Quail Rid

POST-STAR - 2017-09-18 15:43:52

Betty J. Wellman, 92; 50-Year Boy Scout Council Employee

Betty Jane Wellman LAURENS - Betty J. Wellman, 92, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, at Chestnut Park Nursing Home, Oneonta, after a long battle with dementia and Alzheimer's disease. During the last days she had the comfort and support of her family by her side. She was born Oct. 18, 1924, i

ALLOTSEGO.COM - 2017-09-19 01:32:33

Attorneys general in Appalachia pressure, sue health insurers over opioids

HUNTINGTON, W. Va. - The nation's advancing opioid epidemic has officials and lawmakers in the most impacted states taking on the entities they deem responsible for skyrocketing drug addiction and overdose numbers. Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear and West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Mor

COOPERCRIER.COM - 2017-09-19 19:55:00

Pet may help kid grow up, senior stay healthy

Furry friends can play a significant role in the lives of pet owners. Research verifies the old saying, "Dogs are man's best friend." For a long time, studies have shown that growing up with a pet encourages social skills and self-esteem in kids. Dogs and cats generally provide a higher level of int

COOPERCRIER.COM - 2017-09-19 19:30:00

'Genetic editing' seen as key for increased wheat yields, despite fewer acres

Rick Siemer admits that wheat isn't the easiest sell these days. The president of Siemer Milling in Teutopolis, Illinois, has seen the recent data showing the fewest number of planted wheat acres in U.S. history. On top of that, this year's harvest was the lowest since 2002. Nationwide, wheat produc

COOPERCRIER.COM - 2017-09-19 17:55:00

'Alt-right,' 'troll' and 'dog whistle' among new entries added to Merriam-Webster dictionary

More than 250 new words have been added to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, from old terms now imbued with political meaning - like "dog whistle" - to newer portmanteaus like "froyo." It's the second batch of words to be added this year to the online dictionary, which frequently expands as the Englis

COOPERCRIER.COM - 2017-09-19 11:53:00

New health-care plan stumbles under opposition from governors

WASHINGTON - The suddenly resurgent Republican effort to undo the Affordable Care Act was dealt a major blow on Tuesday when a bipartisan group of governors came out against a proposal gaining steam in the Senate. But it was unclear whether it would ultimately derail the attempt, as key Republican s

COOPERCRIER.COM - 2017-09-19 21:30:00

Texas House Speaker Straus faces possible GOP censure

AUSTIN - Texas House Speaker Joe Straus won a number of high-profile legislative battles in this year, but fellow Republicans are now passing no-confidence resolutions aimed at removing him from his leadership role. Ray Myers, chair of the Kaufman County Tea Party, said 50 Texas county GOP organizat

COOPERCRIER.COM - 2017-09-19 21:00:00

In UN speech, Trump calls Kim Jong Un 'Rocket Man' and threatens to 'totally destroy North Korea'

NEW YORK - President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned the United Nations that the world faces "great peril" from gathering threats posed by rogue regimes with powerful weapons and terrorists with expanding reach across the globe, issuing a call to fellow leaders to join the United States in the fight

COOPERCRIER.COM - 2017-09-19 15:04:00

Scientists are unraveling the mystery of your body's clock - and soon may be able to reset it

For people who don't get sleepy until 2 a.m., the buzz of an alarm clock can feel mighty oppressive. Relief may be on the horizon, thanks to the discovery this spring of a genetic mutation that causes night-owl behavior. Whether you're a night owl or a morning lark rising effortlessly each day with

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