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Updated Oct 19, 2014 at 9:14 AM

Everyone is looking for a rainbow to share. That's not surprising.Rainbows are magic in seven colors.Tough economic times, too much to do, and not enough time in the day to get it all accomplished. The routine of work, and helping out with homework, and the return trip to the store, because you forgot to buy milk, and then rustle up some dinner. Any of that sound familiar? Where's the magic in that?Rainbows — a brief respite of beauty from our constant...

Posted Oct 17, 2014 at 2:01 AM

The U.S. Department of Justice has made it possible for local law enforcement agencies to fund some of their policing practices through collaborative civil asset forfeitures. The process known as Equitable Sharing drives revenue to local crime...

Updated Oct 17, 2014 at 12:30 AM

All werewolf jokes aside, the total lunar eclipse was the second — and final — "blood moon" of the year. It was visible in the United States and Canada early Wednesday morning, with better viewing for those in...

Updated Oct 16, 2014 at 9:31 PM

Dixie Cultural news from the Raleigh, N.C., News-Observer: "By Aug. 22, Danny Vester’s prize pumpkin had grown to the size of a small boulder, so he loaded it onto a forklift and gently dropped it in the bed of his 4x4 pickup. Vester...

Updated Oct 16, 2014 at 9:54 AM

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced on Tuesday that he and his wife Dr. Priscilla Chan have donated $25 million to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the fight against Ebola.

Updated Oct 12, 2014 at 11:24 AM

Island Park never sounded so good in Wellsville. Music played, people laughed and drinks were flowing. It was a memorial service for Mike Hile, who died on Sept. 28 at the age of 54. There were no men of cloth, no prepared speeches or...

Updated Oct 12, 2014 at 11:19 AM

This is a column about two championship teams.They are, in-fact, 2013-2014 Division I, NCAA National Champions, having earned their titles early this year. Division I is the highest level collegiate student-athletes compete at.As...

Updated Oct 10, 2014 at 2:08 PM

The search for justice in America’s criminal courtrooms can be a tortured journey. Everyone accused of a crime is presumed innocent until proven guilty — guilty “beyond a reasonable doubt.” Those fundamental rights are well known, but are they well...

Updated Oct 9, 2014 at 11:24 PM

As predicted, October started out with a long list of meetings where I gleaned lots of information you may find interesting.Thursday, TRIAD met at the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office and it was a very busy morning. For those of...

Updated Oct 9, 2014 at 1:54 PM

Not all of us have lost faith in law enforcement.But it should be noted that this is a convoluted issue that will most likely be argued for as long as America remains a nation that protects the right to free speech.

Updated Oct 7, 2014 at 9:39 AM

All hope is lost.An Iranian exile who received asylum in the United States was trying his best to restore that hope and raise money for children in need, but he failed.

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