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BACK TO SCHOOL: School safety

From boarding the school bus to playground bullies, school can be a challenging place to navigate.

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Fed ‘close’ to hiking rates, U.S. economy near normal

Economic conditions in the U.S. have largely returned to normal and a Federal Reserve decision to raise interest rates should come soon, officials say.

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10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, Aug. 11

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

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the sports headlines making news today, Tuesday, Aug. 11.

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Sexting, Internet safety loom large as childhood health concerns

As more kids use mobile phones and surf the web at increasingly younger ages, sexting and Internet safety are becoming bigger childhood health concerns, edging out longtime worries like smoking and teen pregnancy, a new poll suggests.

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One small bite for man, one giant leaf for space

How'd you like a space salad for lunch?

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Little Taekwondo student finally breaks a board

This little guy is one heck of a student.

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Today in entertainment history: Aug. 11

A walk down Hollywood's memory lane.

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Route 89 reopens, after downed tree and power lines

The Ithaca Fire Department and the Ithaca Police Department responded to the incident.

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Lawmakers discuss killings by police

New York's Attorney General created a special unit to handle the cases last month.

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Police: Spencer man commits lewd act while driving on Cornell campus

Police announced arrest Monday of man seen committing lewd act on Cornell campus; man charged with public lewdness, a misdemeanor

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Jimmy Kimmel officiated at Jennifer Aniston’s wedding

The late night TV host was on hand to pronounce the happy couple as the new Mr. and Mrs. Theroux.

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Sale at Simeon’s makes room for renovations

The owners say construction will begin on the restaurant this week.

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NASCAR’s Buddy Baker, winner of 1980 Daytona 500, dies

Baker, known as the "Gentle Giant" for his affable demeanor and 6-foot-6-inch frame, was a 2015 NASCAR Hall of Fame nominee and named in 1998 one of its 50 greatest drivers.

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WATCH: 6 celebs accused of canoodling with their staff

Whether they're politicians or Hollywood celebs, these famous figures all found themselves amidst rumors of running into the arms of their hired help.

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Twitter huddles with NFL to tackle audience challenge

A two-year content and advertising deal announced Monday expands upon similar partnerships that Twitter forged with the NFL in 2013 and 2014.

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Company hopes to run new Ithaca-to-NYC bus service

Company plans to run bus service between two cities; company started by Cornell MBA student

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14-year-old charged with robbing Ithaca gas station

Teen is accused of robbing Fastrac Gas Station early Monday morning; police found teen three hours after robbery

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Report: New York employment hits record high

Despite positive numbers, trends show New York City accounted for much of increase; Southern Tier lost jobs in 2014

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Mayor on Ithaca Commons: “No gain without pain”

Ithaca's mayor looks back on three years of work on Ithaca Commons, compares reconstruction of pedestrian mall to work out

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Gene Simmons Steps Up Internet Security After Police Raid

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Kiss rocker Gene Simmons has stepped up his Internet security after police raided his home in a bid to trace an offender who downloaded child porn using the star’s wireless network.

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‘Barbie Jeep Girl’ is a living legend

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After getting her license suspended for a DWI, a Texas State student found a new, four-wheeled way to get around campus.

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Bruce Dickinson on beating cancer, new album

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Iron Maiden is back with a new record after lead vocalist, Bruce Dickinson, has been given a clean bill of health.