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Special report: Demoted Auburn policeman was target of a 2018 criminal probe

It was an arrest that made headlines far beyond Cayuga County. State police were north of Weedsport on Aug. 6, 2018, when they spotted the vehicle of a man wanted on an arrest warrant. Troopers tried to pull him over, but the driver refused to comply. He hit a trooper's marked car, then took…

The future of Cayuga County history: Apathy, digital age among challenges

Ruth Bradley was organizing some photos at the Cayuga County Historian's Office when she saw a name that stumped her: "Nora."

Publicity play? Cayuga County native's Babe Ruth card a fake, collectors say

Port Byron native Dale Ball spent the first half of 2019 making headlines after buying what he claims is a million-dollar Babe Ruth baseball card for $2.

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For Aunt Harriet: Auburn woman, Tubman's great-great-grandniece, keeps legacy alive

AUBURN — It wasn't a family secret, but Pauline Copes Johnson grew up not knowing about her connection to American history. 

Catto: Art Spiegelman returns to the Finger Lakes

Near the southern end of Seneca Lake is a real Finger Lakes treasure: the Rockwell Museum. They are dedicated to creating new and memorable experiences for visitors to Corning. The core of their permanent collection, gifted by Bob and Hertha Rockwell, is a glorious mix of American art, Carde…

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