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Philando Castile's family reaches $3 million settlement with city of St. Anthony

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The family of Philando Castile, who was shot and killed last year by a St. Anthony, Minnesota police officer, has reached a $3 million settlement with the city, according to a statement from the city and lawyers for the family.

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Testimony to begin in Rideout Murder Trial

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Testimony is set to begin in a Rochester courtroom in the trial of four people - a woman, her boyfriend and her two sons - who are charged with killing the woman's estranged husband.

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Organic Chicken Bites Recalled Over Bone Fragment Contamination

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Overhill Farms is recalling more than 57 tons of frozen, organic chicken bites over consumer complaints of bone fragments found in the products.

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New York 2017 Legislative Session Saw Accomplishments, Missed Chances

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The legislative session in Albany is over, and lawmakers are touting accomplishments regarding college affordability and juvenile justice.

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New York's First LGBTQ Monument To Be Built In NYC

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The monument will be built in Hudson River Park, and will take the form of nine boulders that are bisected with glass.

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New York ahead of schedule in its Green Bank initiative

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New York state's Green Bank initiative is thriving.

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Crowd catches teen falling from NY park ride

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A teenager fell about 25 feet from a stopped gondola ride at an upstate New York amusement park Saturday night.

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'Harry Potter' turns 20

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Harry Potter is celebrating 20 years since the first adventure. This article takes a look at how Rowling's magical writing changed the world.

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Confederate soldiers honored at Woodlawn National Cemetery

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Friends of the Elmira Civil War Prison Camp honored Confederate soldiers at Woodlawn National Cemetery who died in the war .

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Upcoming Corning road closures

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Corning will close off a few of its streets this week for a continued paving project. Be sure to take these into account on your daily commute. 

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Pennsylvania State Police warn of Facebook scam

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State police in Pennsylvania are warning Facebook users t be on the lookout for a possible scam.

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Wildfires blaze under extreme heat out west

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A series of wildfires is blazing across the Southwest as the chance of rain remains low amid a deadly heatwave. Eighteen large fires are burning in the region, including six in Arizona, three in Utah, three in California, three in New Mexico, two in Nevada and a large one in Oregon. 

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Rochester police officer shot, search for suspect underway

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Officials say, 36-year-old Jeremy Nash was shot in the head Saturday night around 10:45.

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Pipe bomb scare at Ithaca Police Department

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Officials tell WENY News, they received a call around 4:40 Saturday afternoon informing them a caller found what appeared to be a pipe bomb near police headquarters. 

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Amateur road racing series comes to Watkins Glen International

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Nearly three-hundred racers will hit the road course between Saturday and Sunday for the last stop in the S-C-C-A Super Tour. Drivers across twenty-eight classes and seven race groups, driving cars from Porches to Corvettes, will battle each other for the top prize. 

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VIDEO: "Splash Dancing" with Zola the Gorilla Video included

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There seems to be a lot more going on behind the scenes at the Dallas Zoo -- including some splashy dance moves by Zola the gorilla. The Zoo released video this week of the 14-year-old Western Lowland gorilla dancing in a kiddie pool and the footage has gone viral -- with almost a million views on YouTube. 

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This Week In Wine Country- The FarmHouse Brewery Video included

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For this week's segment, WENY's Cody Carlson heads to The FarmHouse Brewery in Owego.

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Hundreds evacuated from London towers as fire fallout widens

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The scope of Britain's fire-safety crisis broadened Saturday as London officials scrambled to evacuate four public housing towers due to concerns about external cladding, fire doors and insulation around gas pipes.

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Carrier workers facing layoffs, despite President Trump's promise

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President-elect Trump told hundreds of carrier workers he'd worked out a deal to save their jobs. But it's not working out that way. 

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Issiah's Walk: Spencer-Van Etten student has the graduation of a lifetime Video included

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June 23, 2017 SPENCER N.Y. (WENY) -- One senior from Spencer-Van Etten High School just had the graduation of a lifetime.   Issiah Combs has lived with spastic quadriplegia Cerebral Palsy since he was born. It affects body movement and muscle coordination, including all four limbs.  "It's very common in preemies and Issiah only weighed 1lb 8 ounces when he was born so just the fact that he's still here is amazing!" says a very excited and proud&nb... More>>

Two confirmed cases of canine influenza found in Chemung County

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 The highly contagious virus is not typically fatal, but if left untreated, it can lead to other serious problems.

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  • Testimony to begin in Rideout Murder Trial

    Testimony to begin in Rideout Murder Trial

    Monday, June 26 2017 8:39 AM EDT2017-06-26 12:39:38 GMT

    Testimony is set to begin in a Rochester courtroom in the trial of four people - a woman, her boyfriend and her two sons - who are charged with killing the woman's estranged husband.

    Testimony is set to begin in a Rochester courtroom in the trial of four people - a woman, her boyfriend and her two sons - who are charged with killing the woman's estranged husband.

  • Confederate soldiers honored at Woodlawn National Cemetery

    Confederate soldiers honored at Woodlawn National Cemetery

    Sunday, June 25 2017 7:26 PM EDT2017-06-25 23:26:10 GMT

    Friends of the Elmira Civil War Prison Camp honored Confederate soldiers at Woodlawn National Cemetery who died in the war .

    Friends of the Elmira Civil War Prison Camp honored Confederate soldiers at Woodlawn National Cemetery who died in the war .

  • Upcoming Corning road closures

    Upcoming Corning road closures

    Sunday, June 25 2017 9:14 AM EDT2017-06-25 13:14:41 GMT

    Corning will close off a few of its streets this week for a continued paving project. Be sure to take these into account on your daily commute. 

    Corning will close off a few of its streets this week for a continued paving project. Be sure to take these into account on your daily commute. 

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  • Corning's Terwilliger Returns to Elmira, Pios Drop 5th Straight

    Corning's Terwilliger Returns to Elmira, Pios Drop 5th Straight

    For young baseball players in the Southern Tier, growing up and one day playing at Dunn Field in the PGCBL is something dreamed about .
    For Corning senior Ben Terwilliger, hes making that dream a reality- before even graduating high school. Terwilliger is a member of the Geneva Red Wings- who were facing off against the Pioneers on Thursday.  

    For young baseball players in the Southern Tier, growing up and one day playing at Dunn Field in the PGCBL is something dreamed about .
    For Corning senior Ben Terwilliger, hes making that dream a reality- before even graduating high school. Terwilliger is a member of the Geneva Red Wings- who were facing off against the Pioneers on Thursday.  

  • Terwilliger Takes Field Against Hometown Team

    Terwilliger Takes Field Against Hometown Team

    When the Elmira Pioneers host the Geneva Red Wings Thursday night, some fans at Dunn Field might be cheering for Geneva. That's because Corning graduating senior Ben Terwilliger is one of the Red Wings players for the summer. Hear what the former Hawk had to say about playing at Dunn Field on Thursday afternoon. 

    When the Elmira Pioneers host the Geneva Red Wings Thursday night, some fans at Dunn Field might be cheering for Geneva. That's because Corning graduating senior Ben Terwilliger is one of the Red Wings players for the summer. Hear what the former Hawk had to say about playing at Dunn Field on Thursday afternoon. 

  • Dodgers Hammer Silversmiths 12-4

    Dodgers Hammer Silversmiths 12-4

    The Hornell Dodgers put on a show at Maple City Park, as they handily defeated Sherrill 12-4. Jared Kapturasky and Jack Brett each blasted 2-run home runs for Hornell on the night. The Dodgers move to 12-3 on the season, and hold the best record in the NYCBL. 

    The Hornell Dodgers put on a show at Maple City Park, as they handily defeated Sherrill 12-4. Jared Kapturasky and Jack Brett each blasted 2-run home runs for Hornell on the night. The Dodgers move to 12-3 on the season, and hold the best record in the NYCBL. 


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