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Trial begins in killing of homeless man in Kingston

Trial begins in killing of homeless man in Kingston

Both sides agreed that the crime was brutal, senseless and committed by Seth Lyons. But, in opening arguments in county court Tuesday, attorneys for the prosecution and defense offered different theories of what had motivated the 21-year-old homeless man to savagely beat and kill 49-year-old Anthony Garro beneath a bridge on Elmendorf Street in the early hours of Nov. 29, 2017.

Letter: On kneeling in the NFL

Letter: On kneeling in the NFL

“Players are not protesting the flag or the National Anthem,” writes a reader from Kingston. “If you would like the NFL to show respect for the flag, demand they take the flag off the uniforms, stop carrying the flag horizontally and, for goodness’ sake, get representations of the flag off of beer cans and cups at the stadiums. All of those things are against the U.S. Flag Code, but they happen every game day in the NFL.”