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Former NBA top pick Oden arrested on battery charges

Greg Oden was arrested on Thursday on battery charges following an alleged attack on his ex-girlfriend.

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U.S. jobless claims fall; four-week average hits 8-year low

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell to the lowest level since

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New Slipknot drummer remains a mystery

Frontman Corey Taylor insists the identity of the band's new drummer won't be revealed until fans get used to the group's musical development.

Ice jams in Cascadilla Creek have led to minor flooding in areas of Ithaca's Fall Creek neighborhood. This photo was taken at the corner of Dey and Hancock streets.

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Cornell will pay city $130K annually under new local law

Ithaca city lawmakers passed a law Wednesday that will require residents and businesses to pay an annual fee to help pay for the city’s stormwater management costs.

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in Lifestyle

Staying safe online

With the news that a Russian hacker ring has amassed some 1.2 billion username and password combinations, it's a good time to review ways to protect yourself online.

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Obama to sign $16.3B veterans spending bill

President Barack Obama will sign a plan to ease health care delays at VA facilities.

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Daughter of Bruce Willis, Demi Moore heads to rehab

Tallulah Willis is reportedly seeking treatment for drug and alcohol addiction.

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Peter Frampton tosses fan’s phone during concert

The rocker loses his cool and stops his show to take an unruly fan's cell phone.

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Woods says he’s ready to go at Valhalla

The waiting game ended when Tiger Woods pronounced himself pain-free and ready to compete in this week's PGA Championship.

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Prosecutor: Pistorius’ defense is ‘devoid of any truth’

South African prosecutor Gerrie Nel asked the judge in Oscar Pistorius' murder trial to reject the track star's defense.

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Challenger to Cuomo heads to court to stay on Democratic ballot

Claims have been made that Zephyr Teachout does not meet state residency requirements to run for governor

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Thursday, Aug. 7.

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Police: Man fell 40 feet during hike in Finger Lakes

Incident happened Wednesday while man was hiking in Steuben County

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Cate Blanchett, Lupita Nyong’o top ‘best dressed’ list

The Oscar-winning actresses are among the world's most glamorous, according to the annual "Vanity Fair" rankings.

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in Music

Veteran rockers, retro songs dominate Billboard charts

In a blast from the past, retro music and veteran rockers are on top of the weekly Billboard 200 album chart.

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Americans worry illegal migrants threaten way of life, economy

As President Barack Obama considers loosening immigration policy, a new poll shows Americans are worried illegal immigration threatens the economy.

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Obama: Insufficient data to fast-track Ebola drug

President Barack Obama says the initial response should focus on public health measures to contain the outbreak.

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Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers land first No. 1 album

The band is celebrating its first album to top the Billboard 200 in 37 years playing together.

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Kings, Sharks to play outdoor game in California in 2015

Outdoor hockey is returning to California for a second straight season.

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#ShareaCoke with the McGillicuddys

This is perhaps the most creative pregnancy announcement ever. We hope the McGillicuddys - and their baby - get free Coke for life!

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CHART TOPPERS: This week’s top rock tracks

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LISTEN: This week's top rock tracks, according to the latest Billboard charts.

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Robert Plant urges Jimmy Page to give up Led Zeppelin reunion

2012 Kennedy Center Honorees and members of the band Led Zeppelin, from left, Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones, and Robert Plant chat on the red carpet after arriving at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts for the 2012 Kennedy Center Honors Performance and Gala Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012 at the State Department in Washington.

Robert Plant has urged his former Led Zeppelin bandmate Jimmy Page to end his war of words with the singer and concentrate on recording new music.

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Groom turns canceled wedding into charity benefit

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A Pittsburgh man whose wedding was called off is making the best of the situation. Instead of getting married he's raising thousands for charity.

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From Texas, where everything is bigger, the 99-pack of beer

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Invite the whole neighborhood to your cookout, because you're going to have plenty of beer.

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Australian farmers could have world’s woolliest sheep

Six-year-old Shaun the merino sheep may be the world's woolliest sheep. He had likely never been shorn in his life, but was due to have a date with the clippers in the next few days, farmers said.

Shaun the sheep was found wandering the Australian countryside with what is estimated to be a 55 lb coat.