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in Sports

Cubs beat Pirates after another Arrieta pitching gem

The Chicago Cubs celebrated their first postseason win in 12 years when they beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-0 in the Major League Baseball playoffs on Wednesday.


in National

Senate approves defense bill despite veto threat

The U.S. Senate overwhelmingly approved legislation on Wednesday that would allow the military to avoid mandatory spending cuts, setting up a likely veto from President Barack Obama, who is pushing for a broader budget deal.


in National, World

Media savvy Islamic State grave concern for U.S. at home

A recruiting push by Islamic State militants via thousands of social media postings remains one of the biggest threats facing the United States, military official say.


in Sports

Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Thursday, Oct. 8.


in Lifestyle

This fire truck is purple for a purpose

A central Pennsylvania volunteer fire company is using a purple fire truck to raise awareness of domestic violence.


in National

10 FOR TODAY: Thursday, Oct. 8

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.


in Viral Videos

Peewee footballers ‘Whip’ & ‘Nae Nae’ instead of playing

That moment when you're supposed to be playing football but your jam comes on ...


in Weird

The man who got ‘too high’

File this under "stupid."

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in Local

Airplane “Tommy” has successful first engine test

Officials with the project say the engine on "Tommy" is a milestone in attempts to restore the plane to flying shape.


in Entertainment, Viral Videos

WATCH: ‘Jaws 19’ trailer

It's the movie that "Back to the Future II" promised us we'd see in 2015.


in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Oct. 8

A look back at the Hollywood headlines that made history.


in Local

Former Ithaca resident arrested in $10 million fraud scheme

Bruce Kane, former resident of Ithaca, is accused of using more than $10 million in investments for personal reasons as part of scheme

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in Local

Harold Square project gets another approval from city

Approval was needed once again because it was initially looked at by city planners two years ago.


in Music

Grunge godfathers form new supergroup

Ten Commandos features members of Soundgarden, Pearl Jam, Screaming Trees, and Queens of the Stone Age.


in Entertainment, Lifestyle

Oh no! We might be facing a pumpkin shortage by Thanksgiving

An unusually wet June has cut yields of the autumn favorite by about half.


in Local

Clayton back in jail after violating law again

Thomas Clayton is behind bars in Steuben County for violating an order of protection after he posted bail earlier this week.

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in Local

39-year-old man arrested for drug trafficking in Ithaca-area

Officials say a warrant was issued after an investigation into crack cocaine and heroin trafficking.


in Entertainment

We’ve reached the ‘future’ as it was envisioned in ‘Back To The Future’

We're still waiting on those flying cars ... but almost everything else was predicted in the '80s film franchise has come close to being true.

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in Local

Missing Humpty Dumpty from campground located

A Humpty Dumpty statue stolen from Spruce Row Campground was recovered from a group of RIT students this week.


in National, World

Obama makes pitch to win support for Pacific trade pact

U.S. President Barack Obama kicked off a sales pitch for a 12-nation Pacific Rim trade agreement.

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in Weird

On zomBee watch


While scientists have documented cases of tiny flies infesting honeybees, causing the bees to lurch and stagger around like zombies before they die, researchers don't know the scope of the problem.

in Music

The Eagles of Death Metal make their triumphant return


Jesse Hughes and Josh Homme have released their first album in seven years, and talk about the importance of their long-lasting friendship.

in Trending, Viral Videos

TODAY’S MUST SEE: ‘A Reasonable Speed’ with Keanu Reeves


This could give the "Fast & Furious" a run for its money.

in Music

Janet Jackson, Chicago, Steve Miller, and NIN among Rock Hall nominees


Cheap Trick, The Smiths, and Chaka Khan are also among those nominated.

in Viral Videos

Peewee footballers ‘Whip’ & ‘Nae Nae’ instead of playing


That moment when you're supposed to be playing football but your jam comes on ...