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Maybe they learned something from the way the Detroit Lions handled Calvin Johnson's retirement, or maybe they knew it was the right thing to do all along. Whatever the case, the Indianapolis Colts will not force quarterback Andrew Luck to repay a prorated portion of his signing bonus after Luck's surprise retirement Saturday, ESPN reported. Luck, 29, signed a five-year extension in 2016 that ...

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HOPEWELL — Ontario County Sheriff Kevin Henderson announced an arrest Friday in the case of a man who was found dead along Route 96 earlier this month.

SENECA FALLS — Town police are still investigating last weekend's domestic incident that left a woman and man with stab wounds that were considered life-threatening at the time, although both are expected to survive.

OVID –– Garth W. Holford, 28, of Ovid, was arrested Wednesday by Waterloo State Police for unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, aggravated unlicensed operation of motor vehicle, operating a motor vehicle without valid insurance, operating a motor vehicle without a valid inspection certificate, improper plates, possession of an open container of alcohol, criminal possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of marijuana.

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MINNEAPOLIS - Holton Hill said he won't do it again. He will not be suspended again. We'll see. One week from starting his eight-week banishment from the NFL, the talented second-year cornerback said in no uncertain terms that the Vikings will be able to count on him beginning Oct. 28 when he returns from two NFL drug suspensions and is eligible to play at Kansas City on Nov. 3. "Everybody ...

DETROIT - There was a time when Reggie Jackson was the most important player on the Detroit Pistons roster. That time wasn't so long ago, but it seems like eons ago, with the subsequent trade for Blake Griffin, the emergence of Andre Drummond and a complete overhaul of the roster. For much of 2015-16, in Jackson's first full season with the Pistons, he was the offensive catalyst and averaged ...

Maybe they learned something from the way the Detroit Lions handled Calvin Johnson's retirement, or maybe they knew it was the right thing to do all along. Whatever the case, the Indianapolis Colts will not force quarterback Andrew Luck to repay a prorated portion of his signing bonus after Luck's surprise retirement Saturday, ESPN reported. Luck, 29, signed a five-year extension in 2016 that ...

LOS ANGELES – Wracking up his highest strikeout total of the year, Clayton Kershaw was still not immune to the Yankees' immense power. And it began with the game's first batter. D.J. LeMahieu, Aaron Judge and Mike Ford each went deep against the Dodgers ace on Sunday, as the Yankees scored a 5-1 victory before 53,828 fans - a third straight sellout crowd at Dodger Stadium. And if this is ...

Business and Economy

    In continuing to bring our readers new and interesting information about your friends and neighbors, we are presenting our “What’s Your Story” series. This is a Q & A panel of 20 questions that we ask Randolph County Residents. The information is fun facts and good advice from them on various topics. We are interested in seeing what we can learn about our readers in 20 questions! Hope you enjoy!

Health Care

Singer Miley Cyrus, former President Bill Clinton and talk show host Ellen DeGeneres are among the celebrities who’ve adopted a plant-based diet. Athlete Novak Djokovic, who recently won the men’s singles at this year’s Wimbledon tennis tournament, is the latest celeb catching waves over his plant diet.

There are several well-known factors that contribute to aging: smoking, stress, sun exposure and genetics, among them. But what you may not realize is what you put on your plate can also cause you to look beyond your year. 

Arts & Entertainment

    The News-Gazette presents “Scott’s Stumper,” a feature by Scott Shaffer that shows zoomed-in photos of various things around Randolph County.

    On Wednesday, May 8th at 7:00p.m., Arts Place Portland Center will present it’s ensembles in concert in the Hall/Moser Theatre. Eastern Breeze Flute, Distant Thunder and the Jay County Community Band will perform. On Monday, May 20th at 7:00p.m., A Choired Taste, the community choir of Arts Place, will be in concert. Both events are free and open to the public.