The story of a local college student who says she was disowned by her parents when they learned she is gay is getting nationwide attention. Out Sports first reported last week that Emily Scheck of Webster was cut off by her family in August when Scheck's mother spotted pictures of Emily and her girlfriend on social media. Scheck's parents reportedly told her they would no longer support her unless she returned home to undergo counseling and give up her athletic scholarship. Scheck decided to...
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During the American Revolution, the Seneca Nation’s lands covered practically the entire Niagara Frontier. But by 1819, their territory had dwindled to five tracts covering only about 130 square miles. All along, the Seneca clan chief Red Jacket opposed the sales, as well as what he saw as other encroachments on Indian self-determination.