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PETA protesters tout ‘naked truth’ campaign against KFC on Marco

There wasn’t a KFC in sight, but that didn’t stop three activists from protesting in front of the Marco Island Marriott Beach Resort on Tuesday for what they said was the restaurant chain’s cruelty to animals. Continue reading

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Paintball players thrive on excitement, suspense and funny costumes

EMR hosted SPPLAT Attack II from Friday to Sunday, a charity event that drew more than 1,200 people at its peak and pitted teams led by Star Trek actor William Shatner and paintball gun designer Tom Kaye against each other. This is the second year for the event, which drew people from countries and states as far away as Chile, California and Wisconsin. Continue reading

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Village mourns loss of historic store

Greene residents walked by the steaming ruins of Debbie Harrington’s store Friday and wondered where they’d go for their next ice cream cone, figured out where else to rent movies, and guessed how long downtown would smell like a chemistry experiment gone bad. Continue reading

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Tier man’s injuries a mystery in Spain

Derek Vladescu of Binghamton woke up July 14 with no idea how he ended up in a hospital bed in Spain, nor why he couldn’t feel his toes. He knows that the crew on a passing train saw him lying on the brink of consciousness near railroad tracks a few miles from a train station in Madrid. Continue reading

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Doctors grant child’s wish

Mohammad Karime played with his blocks Monday at the Danielle House in Binghamton. When he wanted to see them better, he brought them closer to his left eye for examination. Born in Iran without a right eye and the right portion of his nose, Mohammad, 4, never realized there was anything wrong with him — until recently. Continue reading

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