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4 Zika cases in Florida are first tied to local mosquitoes

4 Zika cases in Florida are first tied to local mosquitoes

The CDC and Florida officials said that for now, the area of concern is limited to a square mile in the Wynwood neighborhood of Miami, a gentrifying area with restaurants and art galleries just north of downtown.

What an orangutan's grunts mean for humans

What an orangutan's grunts mean for humans

Though it's understood generally that apes can communicate, some believe spoken language is a uniquely Homo sapiens trait.

Chris Sizemore, whose multiple personality disorder was filmed as 'The Three Faces of Eve,' dies at 89

Because of the stigma attached to mental illness, Sizemore retreated from publicity and lived anonymously for much of her life in Northern Virginia while raising a family.

Future and former racehorses on view at Saturday’s farm tour

Future and former racehorses on view at Saturday’s farm tour

Some horses are too young for the big show on Union Avenue. And others have already done their share. Those two groups will be available for photo opportunities Saturday, during the 2016 Saratoga County Horse Farm Tour.

Civil Air Patrol basic cadets learn, lead at encampment

GLENVILLE

Civil Air Patrol basic cadets learn, lead at encampment

A person cannot become a good leader unless he or she has first been a good follower. Lt. Col. David Panzera has harped on that over the past week to the 132 Civil Air Patrol basic cadets under his command at a leadership encampment at Stratton Air National Guard Base.

Glenville ropes course case heading to court

GLENVILLE

Glenville ropes course case heading to court

Mountain Ridge Adventure’s owners will have their day in court over unfiled paperwork the town of Glenville said is necessary for the business to operate.

A cob to remember: Toppings add jazz to your corn

A cob to remember: Toppings add jazz to your corn

Lots of sweet butter and a sprinkle, or two, of salt. Maybe some freshly ground black pepper, if a shaker’s within easy reach on the picnic table. That’s how so many of us enjoy fresh-picked corn on the cob.

The best fast food, according to the world’s finest chefs

The best fast food, according to the world’s finest chefs

What do celebrity chefs eat when they crave fast food?

Some wireless keyboards make you a mark for hackers

Some wireless keyboards make you a mark for hackers

Several low-cost wireless keyboards make it easy for hackers to find a way into your personal data.

Hawkwood digs help to ‘acquaint people with history’

BALLSTON

Hawkwood digs help to ‘acquaint people with history’

It didn’t take the enthusiastic volunteers long to start finding things buried in the soil around the ruins of the old Hawkwood Mansion this past weekend.

Two children died over the weekend in hot cars, 682 since 1998

Half of them were under two years old, meaning they would never have the chance to read a book, attend school, have first-date jitters or explore their passions.

How a massive lobster was rescued from its fate at a South Florida restaurant

How a massive lobster was rescued from its fate at a South Florida restaurant

And, according to reports, Larry the lobster is headed to a new destination, too -- the Maine State Aquarium.

Marty Wade: A garage band’s best friend

Marty Wade: A garage band’s best friend

If local bands landed gigs at schools, fire halls or town parks, Marty was the guy on stage — in a loud rock star jacket — belting out introductions.

Aunt Ronnie’s gets back to the basics

Aunt Ronnie’s gets back to the basics

I remember the Brandywine Diner as my stop for the guilty pleasure of a grilled cinnamon horn on my way to lunch at Petta’s on Duane Avenue. Superfluous, delicious, unnecessary—and heavenly.

The band plays on: Union Fire Company in Ballston Spa keeps tradition alive

The band plays on: Union Fire Company in Ballston Spa keeps tradition alive

Eleven musicians sat in a half circle inside Ballston Spa’s Union Fire Company No. 2. The trumpets and piccolo were ready. So were the clarinets, bells and baritone horns.

App finds someone to clear up after your dog

App finds someone to clear up after your dog

What do you get when you combine a population too busy to look up from its smartphones, a "one-tap economy" and 78 million pet dogs?

Betting strategies and fashion as Saratoga Race Course opens

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Betting strategies and fashion as Saratoga Race Course opens

Anticipation for the 148th opening day at Saratoga Race Course came to a head Friday morning as locals and out-of-towners alike thronged the Spa City to join in the long-standing upstate tradition.

Politics, fashion make strange bedfellows

Politics, fashion make strange bedfellows

Republican politics hasn’t been the only elephant in the room this week at the party’s national convention at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland.

Six sassy summer salads

Six sassy summer salads

Help me, world. It’s tough enough to find the time to cook in summer. Who wants the heat, too?

Medal-winning makeover: Add a splash of Rio to your home

Medal-winning makeover: Add a splash of Rio to your home

Almost no other country will be dominating headlines in these upcoming months more than Brazil.

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