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The Latest: Florida to probe response to school shooting

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Florida House Speaker Richard Corcoran and 73 other state lawmakers have asked Gov. Rick Scott to suspend a sheriff for incompetence and neglect of duty in the aftermath of this month's high school massacre.

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UPDATE: No credibility in threat against Spencer Van Etten High School

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School leaders are giving an update on a threat made to Spencer Van Etten High School.

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White House will see if North Korea is serious about talks

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The White House says it will see whether North Korea's interest in opening talks with the U.S. marks the first step toward removing nuclear weapons from the Korean Peninsula.

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Charge! Tesla plans cross-NY state trip arguing for new law

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Tesla officials traveling across New York this week with a new Model 3 car will argue for a larger presence in the state.

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The Latest: Bach hails Koreas cooperation at Olympics

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The IOC president, Thomas Bach, says that by marching together at the Winter Games, athletes from South and North Korea showed they both believe in "a peaceful future."

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NRA spokeswoman becomes new face of gun rights movement

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In the aftermath of the Florida school shooting, the National Rifle Association has turned to Dana Loesch as its main messenger.

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Blood drive honors local man who died of drug overdose Video included

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A blood drive was held Saturday in honor of Matthew Crawford, who died in an Elmira prison in 2017.

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BU holds 8th annual University Day

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BU held their 8th annual University Day at the Oakdale Mall on Saturday. 

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Civil Air Patrol performs state-wide training for emergency searches Video included

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Members of the Civil Air Patrol participated in training exercises on Saturday to help find missing people in the woods.

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The Latest: Colleges lend support to student protesters

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Dozens of college and universities are telling students who may face discipline at their high schools for participating in gun control demonstrations to relax: It won't affect their chances of getting into their schools.

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Local businesswoman sells bracelets to help out 'Super Cooper' Video included

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Cooper Busch is a local 4-year-old battling cancer, many know him as 'Super Cooper'.

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Binghamton University celebrates 'National Engineering Week' Video included

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People of all ages filled the The Thomas J. Watson School of Engineering and Applied Science to celebrate national engineers week. 

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Hundreds head to 4th annual Binghamton on Tap Video included

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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Binghamton was filled with people Saturday afternoon trying out different kinds of beer. 

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Congress releases redacted, declassified Democratic memo

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Congress has released a redacted, declassified memo that aims to counter GOP allegations that the FBI abused government surveillance powers in its investigation into Russian election interference.

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The Latest: Delta, United pull back from NRA

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Delta and United Airlines are cutting ties with the National Rifle Association, the latest in major companies to do so following the deadly shooting at a Florida high school earlier this month.

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NY student charged with threatening to 'shoot all' at school

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A Rochester high school student accused of threatening to shoot up a different school has been arrested.

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Authorities investigating threat made to Spencer Van Etten High School

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According to Superintendent Joseph Morgan, authorities in Tioga County are looking into a threat made to Spencer Van Etten High School.

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SUV crash kills 3 current, former community college students

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Police say an SUV driver who fled the scene of a fiery crash that killed three current and former central New York community college students has been arrested.

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Ex-Trump aide pleads guilty, will cooperate in Russia probe

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Rick Gates' guilty plea to federal conspiracy and false-statements charges turns him from defendant to cooperating witness in the special counsel's probe of President Donald Trump's election campaign and Russia's interference.

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Trump's support for gun control measure could spark backlash

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President Donald Trump could face a backlash from gun rights advocates who fear he's strayed from his pledge to be a champion for the Second Amendment by voicing support for gun control measures in the wake of the deadly school shooting in Florida.

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Cuomo urges Congress to reject Trump's food assistance plan

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New York's governor is blasting a proposal from the White House that he says would devastate funding for food assistance.

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City of Binghamton partners with local organizations to fight homelessness

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While many are able to go home at the end of the day, many people in the area don't have that opportunity. That's why Binghamton Mayor Rich David is joining forces with local programs to help fix it

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Freeze Out 5K raised awareness for homelessness Video included

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The annual Freeze Out 5K took place Friday night at Highland Park in Endwell.

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Actress Regina Hall speaks to BU students Video included

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Hollywood actress Regina Hall visited Binghamton University as a key note speaker on Friday.

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Broome County DA announces new specialized Domestic Violence Prosecutor Video included

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Broome County District Attorney Steve Cornwell said domestic violence in Broome County is a problem. 

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VIDEO: Retiree in Wilkes-Barre surprised by Publishers Clearing House

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A Pennsylvania retiree has won $1 million upfront and $5,000 a week for the rest of her life through the Publishers Clearing House sweepstakes.

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Local school districts weigh in on types of officers on school property Video included

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School districts across the Southern Tier have different approaches to safety, 12 News spoke with various districts Friday to see what system they currently have in place and what the future holds. 

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Sex offender found guilty of child porn charges

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A federal jury found a Level three sex offender guilty of possessing child pornography. 

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Lenten season means pirohi back at St Michael's in Binghamton

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55 years ago was the first time pirohi were made at Saint Michael's Orthodox Church on Clinton Street.

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Spencer-Van Etten students visit WBNG-TV Video included

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We had some special visitors at WBNG on Friday. 

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Mother of deceased 10-year-old in jail on unrelated charge

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The mother of the 10-year-old girl found dead at a home in Colesville is currently behind bars in Broome County Jail. 

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Lawyer: Siblings in shackling case make progress

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Lawyers say the seven adults among 13 siblings allegedly starved and shackled by a California couple are living at a medical center where they are making their own decisions for the first time.

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Manafort responds to Gates' guilty plea

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President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman is maintaining his innocence after his longtime business associate pleaded guilty to federal charges.

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En-Joie Golf Club gets $350K for improvements Video included

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En-Joie Golf Club will be getting some much needed improvements this summer. 

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DSGO Tournament Director: This year's performer will be on time Video included

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The performer for the 2018 DICK'S Sporting Goods Open Concert has yet to be announced, but we do know they will be on time. 

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Windsor woman charged in Binghamton stabbing Video included

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A woman was taken into custody following a stabbing investigation in the city of Binghamton.

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3 behind bars after Unadilla drug raid

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Three people are behind bars after a search warrant was executed at a home in Unadilla.

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The Latest: US companies split with NRA

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MetLife is joining other U.S. companies in severing ties to the National Rifle Association following a school massacre in Parkland, Florida.

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Second US judge reinstates Obama-era rule on methane

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A second federal judge has rejected the Trump administration's efforts to delay an Obama-era regulation aimed at restricting harmful methane emissions from oil and gas production on federal lands.

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2 races could decide control of NY Senate, Democratic agenda

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Two special legislative elections this spring in Westchester County and the Bronx could decide the fate of several proposals to take on gun control, climate change and campaign finance.

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Renewed push for armed officer at every NY school building

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The push to have an armed police officer at every school in New York state is being renewed in the wake of the Florida high school shooting that left 17 dead.

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3 killed in upstate New York crash

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Police say three current and former community college students were killed in an early morning crash in central New York.

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The Latest: More lawmakers want Missouri governor to leave

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The number of lawmakers demanding that Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens resign is growing following his indictment stemming from an extramarital affair.

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The Latest: Trump blames armed officer at FL high school

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President Donald Trump says the armed officer who didn't stop the gunman who carried out last week's Florida massacre was either a "coward" or "didn't react properly under pressure."

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Charges dropped against New York hunter who shot neighbor

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 An upstate New York hunter who fatally shot a neighbor he mistook for a deer is no longer facing charges.

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NY lawmakers to review regulations on Bitcoin

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New York state lawmakers say they want to know whether current regulations relating to cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin are up to the task of protecting consumers. 

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Mayor Rich David presents State of the City Address Video included

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Binghamton Mayor Rich David (R) gave his State of the City address Thursday night.

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Locals react to rapid change in weather Video included

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After locals said Wednesday was a tease with the warm weather, they are back to the reality of winter with Thursday's snowfall.

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Wegmans closed overnight Friday

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Wegmans in Johnson City says they will be closed overnight due to maintenance. 

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The Latest: No answer at home of school's ex-armed officer

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For almost a half-hour after a school shooter dropped his assault-style rifle and escaped Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, police officers thought they were seeing his actions live on the school's security system. More>>

Trump comments points to deep divisions over arming teachers

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In the aftermath of yet another mass shooting inside a school, Trump says that if one of the victims had been armed "he would have shot and that would have been the end of it.". More>>

SUNY Broome holds 5th annual Polar Plunge

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Locals, faculty, students and alumni were freezing for a reason at SUNY Broome Thursday.  ces programs. It's absolute...

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Sidney girl spends spare time helping animals at shelter Video included

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While many children were out enjoying a snow day Thursday, fifth grader India Barton spent her day at the Delaware Valley Humane Society. 

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NY extends order for kids' flu shots given by pharmacists

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo is extending an emergency executive order that allows pharmacists across New York state to administer flu vaccines to children ages two to 18.

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New charges brought against ex-Trump campaign associates

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Special counsel Robert Mueller has filed additional charges against President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, and a business associate.

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How a new partnership could save Broome County millions Video included

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A new plan has Broome County joining the Keenan Pharmacy Purchasing Coalition (KPPC).

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Rep. Tenney avoids questions about comments she made Wednesday Video included

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New York Congresswoman Claudia Tenney is facing some national criticism after remarks she made during an interview Wednesday.

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Broome County DA addresses ways to curb retail theft

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Business and retail owners got some new ideas Wednesday night to help protect them against retail theft.

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Southern Tier residents experience a winter whiplash on Thursday Video included

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After a day of record high temperatures, the Southern Tier experienced a winter whiplash as snow fell on Thursday.

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Grand jury indicts ex-husband, daughter of Corning murder victim

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The ex-husband and daughter of a murdered Corning woman have been indicted by a Steuben County Grand Jury.

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Nirchi's on Pine Street to close Sunday for possible restructuring Video included

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The owner of Nirchi's on Pine Street in Endicott says that after 51 years, the original Nirchi's store is closing Sunday for a possible restructuring.

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4 governors, including Cuomo, join forces on gun safety, pledge to share intel

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The governors of Connecticut, New York, New Jersey and Rhode Island are forming a coalition of like-minded states on gun control, hoping to make progress where they see the federal government has faltered.

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CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Owego police seeking crook who took from antique shop Video included

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The Owego Police Department is investigating a larceny that happened last week at a store in the village.

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#TBT: Gas prices soar in late-February 2000 Video included

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It's was the big story topping headlines at the end of February 2000.

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Check on the status of your NYS tax return

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New York officials are reminding taxpayers they can check their state refund status online.

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The Latest: Angry students, parents confront Sen. Rubio

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The day before 17 people were gunned down inside a Florida school, a co-worker says the suspect made plans to go with him to a shooting range. More>>

School closings and delays

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(WBNG) -- There are several school delays and closings Thursday morning. Find out if your school is impacted here. More>>

Windsor School District moves forward with school safety Video included

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The Windsor Central School District hosted its 11th annual 'Safety Night Works' with the public on safety tactics regarding possible school shootings. 

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Locals enjoy record warm temperatures at Otsiningo Park Video included

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While it didn't last all day, Wednesday had beautiful sunny weather and record high temperatures in the Southern Tier.  

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  • Billy Graham's body arrives at namesake library

    Billy Graham's body arrives at namesake library

    Sunday, February 25 2018 4:21 PM EST2018-02-25 21:21:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nell Redmond, File). FILE - In this Dec. 20, 2010 file photo, evangelist Billy Graham, 92, speaks during an interview at the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association headquarters in Charlotte, N.C. Graham, who died Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, at h...(AP Photo/Nell Redmond, File). FILE - In this Dec. 20, 2010 file photo, evangelist Billy Graham, 92, speaks during an interview at the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association headquarters in Charlotte, N.C. Graham, who died Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, at h...
    The Rev. Billy Graham's body will be brought to his hometown of Charlotte on Saturday as part of a procession expected to draw crowds of well-wishers.
    The Rev. Billy Graham's body will be brought to his hometown of Charlotte on Saturday as part of a procession expected to draw crowds of well-wishers.
  • Tribes cut out of California pot market might grow their own

    Tribes cut out of California pot market might grow their own

    Sunday, February 25 2018 4:21 PM EST2018-02-25 21:21:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File). FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2018, file photo Assemblyman Rob Bonta, D-Oakland, speaks during a news conference in Sacramento, Calif. Indian tribes that say they’ve been cut out of California’s legal pot market are raising ...(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File). FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2018, file photo Assemblyman Rob Bonta, D-Oakland, speaks during a news conference in Sacramento, Calif. Indian tribes that say they’ve been cut out of California’s legal pot market are raising ...
    American Indian tribes that say they've been cut out of California's legal marijuana market are raising the possibility that they could grow and sell on their own.
    American Indian tribes that say they've been cut out of California's legal marijuana market are raising the possibility that they could grow and sell on their own.
  • Fla. sheriff says only 1 deputy was on scene during shooting

    Fla. sheriff says only 1 deputy was on scene during shooting

    Sunday, February 25 2018 4:21 PM EST2018-02-25 21:21:03 GMT
    The head of the Broward County Sheriff's Office says only one of his deputies was on the scene of a shooting at a Florida high school that resulted in 17 deaths.
    The head of the Broward County Sheriff's Office says only one of his deputies was on the scene of a shooting at a Florida high school that resulted in 17 deaths.
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