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NY to spend $2M in fight against invasive species

Some of the species include zebra mussels and the spiny waterflea.


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Prosecutors seek 580 years for kidnapper of 2 Amish girls

The kidnapper will be sentenced Dec. 17 in federal court in Syracuse.


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Shoppers told to come prepared during holiday weekend

The three most popular shopping days of the year are finally here this weekend.


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9 fresh ideas for Thanksgiving leftovers

Here are a handful of creative ways to use leftovers.


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Smartphones may have role in rise of U.S. traffic deaths

The number of deaths from traffic accidents jumped 8.1 percent in the first half of 2015, suggesting smartphones and other driving distractions could be making America's roadways more dangerous.


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Consumers, retailers face off over deep holiday discounts

Polls show shoppers, who got even bigger discounts closer to Christmas last year, are cautious with their spending and willing to wait for deals.


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WATCH: What ‘Black Friday’ would look like as a scary movie

Black Friday would be a scary shopping experience if it got the Hollywood treatment.


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Referees struggle with respect amid growing hostility

The founder of the National Association of Sports Officials is worried that recent violence against referees is hurting efforts to retain officials around the country.


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Studies show variety of deals, fresh offers among stores for holidays

Data from WalletHub surveys show around half of stores are repeating the same offers they used last year.


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Route 13 car accident Thanksgiving night

The Tompkins County Dispatch says Route 13 northbound from Stewart Park to Triphammer Road was closed from 7:50 p.m. to around 9:00 p.m.

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New Chapter House could open as early as next fall

Officials involved with the rebuild of the Chapter House say they've had to scrap plans to step up their timetable.


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‘Mortdecai,’ ‘American Ultra’ among the year’s biggest box office flops

The list of this year's most disappointing box office performers is out.


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Upstate police chief offers “angels” to help drug addicts

COOPERSTOWN — An upstate New York police chief says starting today, his department is looking to make a “revolutionary change”…


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Cornell frat faces suspension after hazing allegations

Officials at Cornell announced suspension of Kappa Sigma fraternity on Wednesday; hazing allegations are now under investigation by school, national chapter


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Three ways to curb holiday spending

Ah, the holidays. A time to get together, celebrate with family and make questionable life choices.


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History of the holiday: Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving celebrations date back to the first European settlements in America, but it wasn't until the 1860s that it was declared a national holiday.


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Cortland Police searching for 2 bank vandals

Police say on Nov. 21, two people seen in surveillance photos did damage to drive-thru camera system at Tompkins Trust Company on Main St. in Cortland


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Salmonella risk in raw milk products from Freeville farm

State Department of Agriculture and Markets announced Wednesday that Salmonella risk was discovered after test of raw milk at Jerry Dell Farm in Freeville

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Jury to return Monday at Sheldon Silver corruption trial

Judge urged jurors to come up with verdict before end of deliberations Wed.; Silver is accused of collecting millions in kickbacks for legislative favors


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New York court hears arguments over fantasy sports websites

Court heard arguments Wednesday in case against DraftKings, FanDuel; attorney general has said companies were operating illegally in New York

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This week’s top rock tracks


LISTEN: This week's top rock songs, according to the latest Billboard chart.

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Jack White launches new Third Man Records store in Detroit


Rocker Jack White has launched his first Third Man Records venture in his native Detroit.

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WATCH: Holiday parodies of the year’s biggest hits


From "Bad Blood" and "Watch Me," to "Uptown Funk," here are the year's hottest songs made fit for the holidays.

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Judas Priest star wants to rock out with Lady Gaga


Judas Priest frontman Rob Halford is keen for an odd collaboration with the "Poker Face" hitmaker.

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WATCH: What ‘Black Friday’ would look like as a scary movie


Black Friday would be a scary shopping experience if it got the Hollywood treatment.