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New 40-mile snowmobile trail system approved for Adirondacks

State officials say construction will start immediately.

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‘Empire’ creators face lawsuit over Cookie

Sophia Eggleston, of Detroit, Michigan has filed a $300 million lawsuit claiming the show's central character Cookie, played by Taraji P. Henson, is so similar to her that creator Lee Daniels must have used her as his muse.

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Thompson Square is having a baby

The married country duo are expecting their first child together.

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Robert Downey, Jr. is laughing all the way to the bank

The "Iron Man" star is once again Hollywood's highest paid man.

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Climate plan shows U.S. ‘can change the world’

The plan, which also mandates a shift to renewable energy from coal-fired electricity, is meant to put the U.S. in a strong position at international talks in Paris later this year on reaching a deal to curb global warming.

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Farm family welcomes Bills head coach with giant corn maze

Coach Rex Ryan visited the farm on Monday.

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Albany holds special event marking President Grant’s death

President Ulysses Grant died 130 years ago in an upstate New York cottage.

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Craft distilleries growing rapidly in New York

Governor Andrew Cuomo says state reforms are saving distilleries thousands of dollars.

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Fitness experts warn of the pitfalls of going to exercise extremes

With challenging workouts from ultra-marathons to endurance events on obstacle courses all the rage, fitness experts say more and more weekend warriors are leaping into extreme activities before looking into the perils of overdoing it.

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Man suffers minor injuries in Enfield car accident

A 49-year-old Ithaca man was charged as a result of the car accident Tuesday morning.

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Upstate lawmakers criticize proposal to extend flight distance from LaGuardia

Lawmakers say the proposal to end a 1,500 mile limit on LaGuardia flights would be damaging to the upstate economy.

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Final arrest made in 2012 Cortland County cocaine investigation

Kamar Davidson, 33, was arrested over the weekend in New York City; he now faces felony charges in Cortland County related to drug investigation

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‘Dungeons & Dragons’ coming to the big screen

Warner Brothers says the popular fantasy role-playing game is being converted into a feature film.

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Jennifer Nettles ends long relationship with Universal

The Sugarland star has parted ways with the label after 11 years.

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After death of 9-year-old, no more bat boys and girls

The National Baseball Congress is suspending the use of bat boys and girls during its World Series in Kansas following the death of a 9-year-old boy who was hit by a bat.

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WATCH: WWE salutes the late ‘Rowdy’ Roddy Piper

One of the most iconic wrestlers in the history of the WWE died last week at the age of 61.

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Brett Eldredge named a Miss America judge

The "Don't Ya" hitmaker will be among a panel of judges selecting the next beauty queen.

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More fights ahead on Planned Parenthood after Senate vote

Now that the Senate has derailed Republican legislation halting federal dollars for Planned Parenthood, one thing seems clear: Many on both sides think they can ring up gains from the battle.

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Stanley Cup winner Schneider new Hall of Famer

Stanley Cup winner Mathieu Schneider is among four new inductees to the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame.

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Prosecutors: Hernandez tipster had sex ties with ex-NFL star

Massachusetts prosecutors said on Monday that an anonymous caller, who told lawyers for former NFL star Aaron Hernandez that one of the jurors who found him guilty of murder should have been disqualified, had a sexual relationship with the athlete.

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10 of the most memorable MTV Video Music Awards moments

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Since debuting in 1984, the MTV Video Music Awards have prided themselves on being a stage for all things hip - and often - controversial.

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This week’s top country tracks

Zac Brown as Zac Brown Band performs during Music Midtown 2014 at Piedmont Park on Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014, in Atlanta.

LISTEN: This week's top country tracks, according to the latest Billboard chart.

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‘Siri, can you give me a hint?’ Apple confirms September event

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The rumors are true: Apple will host an event Sept. 9 in San Francisco.