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Florida pardons 4 black men accused of 1949 rape

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) " After a dramatic, hourlong meeting that recalled events from nearly seven decades ago, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and the state's three-member Cabinet granted posthumous pardons Friday to four African-American men accused of raping a white woman in a 1949 case now seen as a...

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Gina McCarthy, a former administrator for the Environmental Protection Agency, will present “Final Arguments in People vs. Planet” as part of the George M. Ewing Canandaigua Forum at 4 p.m. Jan. 27 at Finger Lakes Community College, 3325 Marvin Sands Drive, Hopewell.McCarthy headed the EPA from...

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A Texas father who reportedly admitted to police that he staged the kidnapping of his 8-month-old son has led officers to the infant's body, authorities in San Antonio confirmed Friday.King Jay Davila was initially reported missing Jan. 4. His father, Christopher Davila, said King Jay was in a...

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China broadcasts spacecraft pictures from moon's far side

BEIJING (AP) " China on Friday broadcast pictures taken by its rover and lander on the moon's far side, in what its space program hailed as another triumph for the groundbreaking mission to the less-understood sector of the lunar surface.The pictures on state broadcaster CCTV showed the Jade Rabbit...

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Crash temporarily closed County Road 10

A property damage crash resulted in County Road 10 being shut down from County Road 46 to County Road 4 for around two hours Thursday afternoon.According to Ontario County sheriff’s deputies, Alexander J. Gardner, 19, or 20 North Shore Blvd., Canandaigua, was driving a green 2002 Chevy Trailblazer...

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US border agent pleads not guilty to killing 4 Texas women

LAREDO, Texas (AP) " A U.S. Border Patrol agent in Texas has pleaded not guilty to capital murder and other charges in the September killings of four women who prosecutors say were sex workers.Juan David Ortiz entered the pleas Thursday before a judge in the border city of Laredo. He is accused of...

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