Volunteer snow shovelers hit Buffalo streets as flooding fears rise

Volunteers, led by the Old First Ward Community Association, gather for a shovel brigade coordinated by the City in BuffaloBy Aaron Ingrao BUFFALO (Reuters) - As temperatures near Buffalo, New York, rose above freezing on Saturday, volunteers fanned out to help their neighbors clear the walls of snow that have paralyzed parts of the region this week, but the warming trend also raised the threat of flooding. More than 200 volunteers, called the Shovel Brigade Mob, armed themselves with shovels and headed into neighborhoods south of downtown Buffalo. The group said some residents were still stuck in their homes, days after a lake-effect system clobbered the region with up to seven feet of snow. ...



No. 1 Florida State beats Boston College 20-17

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston, left, congratulates Nick O'Leary on a touchdown in an NCAA college football game against Boston College in Tallahassee, Fla., Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser)TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Quarterback Jameis Winston led top-ranked Florida State 66 yards to put Roberto Aguayo in position for a 26-yard game-winning field goal with three seconds remaining and the Seminoles remained perfect with a 20-17 victory over Boston College on Saturday.



Cops: Naked suspect assaults man, 84, at airport

BOSTON (AP) — State police say a man stripped inside a women's bathroom at Boston's Logan Airport, climbed into a dropped ceiling, crashed through it and landed on the floor, then assaulted an elderly man while he was still naked and bleeding.
Granada clings to 1-shot lead at LPGA finale

Haeji Kang, of South Korea, drives on hole 15, Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, at the Tiburon Golf Club at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in Naples, Fla. (AP Photo/Naples Daily News, Corey Perrine) FORT MYERS OUT; TV OUT; MAGAZINES OUTNAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Behind just about every green at Tiburon Golf Club was a leaderboard with more information than Stacy Lewis could digest.



Washington museum won't give up guns after all

LYNDEN, Wash. (AP) — A small museum in northwestern Washington says it won't be removing all of the weapons from its World War II exhibit, after all.


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