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The origin of Easter symbols

For Christians, Easter is the day Jesus rose from the dead, a story that has nothing to do with many of the symbols we associate with the holiday in the modern age, like bunnies and eggs. 7:49 PM

For some people who live along the Black Lake in St. Lawrence County, this year's Easter was quite different from the rest. Our Elizabeth Jeneault has more on how people there are dealing with continued flooding.

3:43 PM

Clothing, toys and candy are flying off the shelves nationwide. The National Retail Federation predicts that Americans will spend $15.9 billion on Easter good this year. With the average person expected to shell out $137, some items are selling out, forcing shoppers to dig and get creative. Time Warner Cable News Reporter Vita McHale has more.

6:09 PM

Role of 911 dispatchers recognized

They may only be a voice on the other line of the phone, but in an emergency, 911 dispatchers are a critical step in sending first responders to the scene. Our Alexa Green spoke with Broome County dispatchers who say their job requires a lot of sacrifice, but it's all worth it.

4:08 PM

Southern Tier restaurants brace for Easter brunch rush

Many Southern Tier restaurants saw a rush when it came to Easter Sunday brunch. As Time Warner Cable News Reporter Crystal Cranmore reports many people are breaking away from traditional family dinners at home to eat out.

6:19 PM

IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Watertown Daily Times, Changing With the Times: Part 5

It's said the newspaper is for the older generation, but the executives at the Watertown Daily Times say with some fresh ideas that page can turn to get younger readers. Reporter Brian Dwyer wraps up his five-part series on the paper with a look at its future.

04/18/2014 12:08 PM

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