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3 weeks ago in Sports

Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports headlines making news today.

Gov. Cuomo touting the state's START-UP NY initiative at Cornell University in 2013 (photo by Pete Blanchard)

3 weeks ago in Local

Cuomo bans New York trips to Mississippi

New York's governor banned all non-essential state travel after new law in Mississippi regarding same-sex couples


3 weeks ago in National

Republican Cruz crushes Trump in Wisconsin, says party will unite

Republican Ted Cruz easily won the Wisconsin presidential primary on Tuesday, dealing a blow to front-runner Donald Trump's hopes of amassing enough delegates for the party's nomination and boosting chances of a rare contested convention.


3 weeks ago in National

10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, April 6

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


3 weeks ago in Viral Videos

An honest trailer for ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’

SPOILER ALERT: The "Force" has awakened!


3 weeks ago in Local

New York court: Parents can legally eavesdrop on kids

Ruling sets precedent for cases involving children in which recordings are made


3 weeks ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: April 6

A walk down Hollywood's memory lane.


3 weeks ago in Local

IPD arrests Ithaca man for burglary in progress

Ithaca Police say Nickolas Conklin was caught burglarizing a home on Eddy Street early Monday morning, and may have stolen from others in the area.

TCAT meeting

3 weeks ago in Local

TCAT information session held to gather public comment

TCAT is proposing cuts to nearly twenty routes for the summer months, and are looking to gather public input.


3 weeks ago in Local

IPD, other agencies raid Green Street apartment on drug warrant

Ithaca Police say the apartment on Green Street was suspected of being part of drug activity in the area.


3 weeks ago in Entertainment

‘Harry Potter’ chair up for auction

A wooden dining chair used by author J.K. Rowling while she wrote the first two "Harry Potter" books is up for grabs at auction in New York and is expected to fetch tens of thousands of dollars.


3 weeks ago in Local

Woman who stole $31K from Ithaca business sentenced

Irene Dixon was arrested over a year ago for stealing from the healthcare company she worked for in Ithaca.


3 weeks ago in National

Obama urges Congress to take action on corporate tax reform

President Barack Obama on Tuesday urged Congress to take action to stop U.S. companies from taking advantage of tax loopholes that allows them to avoid paying sufficient taxes.


3 weeks ago in Entertainment

Action film ‘Hardcore Henry’ makes audience the hero

Shot entirely in the first person, viewers look through Henry's perspective as he wakes up in a laboratory run by his wife Estelle remembering nothing about who he is.

sign, ithaca and tompkins county

3 weeks ago in Local

Catholic Charities forms plan to resettle refugees in Tompkins County

Officials with Catholic Charities say a proposed plan could put as many as 50 refugees per year in Tompkins County starting later this year.


3 weeks ago in Sports

Watch Kyle Busch surprise a fan in traffic

Coming off a win at the STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway, the NASCAR driver gives a fellow motorist the surprise of a lifetime.

State Police

3 weeks ago in Local

Uber passenger takes over for sleepy driver, tries to flee police

Juan Carlos, 20, was arrested after taking over for sleepy Uber driver, leading police on chase through Southern Tier


3 weeks ago in Local

Cortland corset factory recommended as historic site

The Crescent Corset factory in Cortland is on a list of sites in New York being considered for historic status.


3 weeks ago in National, World

Islamic State hints at attacks on the West

The Islamic State militant group released a video on Tuesday suggesting it may carry out further attacks in the West, naming London, Berlin and Rome as possible targets.

Tompkins County sheriff

3 weeks ago in Local

Dryden man busted trying to steal from home, truck

Karel Westerling, 33, was charged Monday night after deputies say he tried to steal from a home on Etna Road, as well as from truck outside of home

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12 hours ago in Sports, Viral Videos

Watch Richard Sherman pick up unsuspecting passengers


The Seattle Seahawks Super Bowl winner takes a side gig as a driver for Lyft.

12 hours ago in Music

Deftones frontman forms new supergroup


Chino Moreno has formed a new supergroup with members of Bad Brains and Cro-Mags.

13 hours ago in Weird

Cops: Fleeing man jumps into river, runs naked from hospital


Police say a Pittsburgh man driving a stolen car ditched the vehicle and jumped into a river to escape from authorities. Police say after being captured, he fled naked from a hospital and hid inside a Dumpster.

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1 day ago in Sports, Weird

Shall I compare thee to a carburetor? Indy 500 gets a poet


An Indiana University student who is a poet and a performer has been named the Indianapolis 500's first official poet since the early 20th century.