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HINSDALE —To the tune of “Pomp and Circumstance,” and the proud eyes of relatives, friends, school officials and teachers, the 23 soon-to-be graduates of Hinsdale Central School filed into their long-awaited graduation ceremony Sunday afternoon.

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From raising funds and clothes for the war effort to busting up an illegal slot machine, from blowback on proposed gun laws to a long canoe trip near its end, here’s a look back on the week that was 100, 75, 50 and 25 years ago on this edition of Turning Back the Clock.

ALLEGANY — Though the rain poured down Saturday, that didn’t stop people and riders from “all walks of life” from attending the first Victory for Veterans National Ride 22, concluding with a dinner at Allegany American Legion Post 892.

GREAT VALLEY — To the regal tune of “Pomp and Circumstance,” 41 students walked across the newly named Ward Athletic and Arts Facility to receive their diplomas on Friday during Ellicottville’s 124th commencement.

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SALAMANCA — Before the 62 graduates in the Salamanca High School Class of 2018 received their diplomas Friday night, Class speaker Anna Collingwood reminded her peers of all the changes that have happened in their lives leading to that moment.

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CATTARAUGUS — Attendees to the 18th annual commencement exercises at Cattaraugus-Little Valley Central School on Friday evening probably wouldn’t be blamed if they thought they were seeing double or witnessing some last-minute senior prank.

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OLEAN — A few days a week — either before or after his shift with the Olean Fire Department — Daniel Gonska climbs the stairs of the Community Bank N.A. building.

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WHITEHALL — At least one person was arrested and police were determining what charges should be filed against others after they broke up an underage drinking party attended by an estimated 100 to 120 people early Sunday.

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A former Glens Falls man who killed his infant daughter and seriously injured his infant son was jailed over the weekend on charges related to a domestic dispute that resulted in him violating parole, records show.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court passed up new opportunities Monday to take on two hot topics - partisan gerrymandering and balancing LGBT and religious rights - and also left rulings about the Trump travel ban and other big cases for coming days as it began the final week of its term.

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CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 25, 2018--Fifth Third Bank this week opens seven new financial centers – most in high-growth areas in Florida. Whether new locations or digital products, the Bank continues to invest in improving the customer experience.

The Illinois state employee at the center of a U.S. Supreme Court case pitting free speech issues against forced union fees said that as both sides wait for a decision, public workers must continue to pay fees to the union as a condition of employment.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Advocates for domestic violence victims are praising a new Tennessee law that seeks to stop an often-used tactic that batterers use after their victims have fled to safety: filing frivolous lawsuits designed to bankrupt or inflict more harm on the people they have alr…

DENVER (AP) — Democrat Jared Polis, a five-term congressman, and Cary Kennedy, a former state treasurer, offer stands on schools, energy and public lands to the left of the centrist Democrat they want to succeed as Coloradans vote in gubernatorial primaries on Tuesday.

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations is imploring member countries to fill a critical funding gap the Trump administration created by sharp cuts to a program that helps Palestinian refugees across the Middle East.