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State Senator Jeff Klein, Gov. Andrew Cuomo, and Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver announced Thursday a deal has been reached on a medical marijuana bill

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Cuomo wants medical marijuana law sped up for kids with epilepsy

Cuomo has asked state's health commissioner if process can be accelerated; medical marijuana law was signed by governor in early July

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Big bash lands man in trouble with police

Police called in helicopter to shine light on party-goers as they broke up party in early July

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Today in entertainment history: July 31

A look at the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

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‘Girls’ star Allison Williams to play Peter Pan on live TV

The star of the HBO comedy will play Peter Pan opposite Christopher Walken as Captain Hook in the TV musical special "Peter Pan Live! on NBC."

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Hyundai recalls 883K Sonatas

Hyundai is recalling its popular Sonata midsize sedan to fix problems with the gear shift levers.

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Gillibrand introduces bill to end sexual assault on college campuses

To try and put an end to sexual assaults on college campuses, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is introducing the Campus Accountability and Safety Act.

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Local economy sees up, downs, as nation’s economy grows

Four percent annual growth reported for second quarter of year has trickled down some to Ithaca-area economy

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Nadal withdraws from Toronto, Cincinnati events

Rafa Nadal will miss two U.S. Open tune-up events due to a wrist injury, putting his status in doubt for a title defense at the year's final grand slam.

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Chris Pratt goes from slob to heartthrob

With a more buff physique than his character Andy Dwyer on "Parks and Recreation," Pratt combines cocky and dorky into an unlikely leader of a band of outcasts bent on saving the galaxy.

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Obama to Republicans: ‘Stop being mad all the time’

The President took his criticism of congressional Republicans to a higher pitch on Wednesday, appealing to them to work with him to "get some work done."

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40 NY tax preparers never filed personal returns

New York state has suspended the licenses of 40 tax preparers who state authorities say never filed their own returns in 2011 and 2012.

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Ithaca woman arrested for driving onto property, damaging items

A 48 year old Ithaca woman is behind bars after allegedly driving onto someone’s property on Peruville Road in Groton Tuesday and purposely damaging personal belongings.

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Study: Groundwater safe in potential drilling sites in New York

Study was done of water in drinking wells in Chenango County

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Jack White walks off stage, throws first pitch in Detroit

The Detroit native reportedly walked off stage during a performance at the Fox Theatre.

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Study: Kids like new, healthier school lunches

A recent study suggests that most elementary age students like eating the healthier school lunches required by the USDA.

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Sugar tax could be coming to your soda

A lawmaker will launch the first national effort in years to tax soda, the latest bid to stem rising obesity and diabetes rates by curbing the consumption of sugary drinks.

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U.S. economy bounces back in second quarter

Economic growth accelerated more than expected in the second quarter, bolstering views for a stronger performance in the last six months of the year.

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Drew Barrymore’s sister found dead

Jessica Barrymore, daughter of actors John Drew Barrymore and Nina Wayne, was found dead in her car.

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Residents approve $500k in spending for Newfield school project

District will now move forward with heating, cooling project in high school auditorium

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At 100, Rhode Island woman finally graduates

A Rhode Island centenarian has received something she'd wanted for more than eight decades: her high school diploma.

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Slipknot dedicating album to late bassist

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The rockers are preparing to release their fifth studio album, dedicated to Paul Gray.

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WATCH: Weird Al performs TV show songs

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The funnyman treats Emmy viewers to a mashup of realistic show themes from hits including "Mad Men" and "Game of Thrones."

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Father-daughter team traps blue lobster

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A Maine teenager and her father have landed a one-in-two-million catch - a blue lobster.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Billy Crystal’s tribute to Robin Williams

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The Emmy Awards remembers Robin Williams, "the brightest star in a comedy galaxy."

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WATCH: The making of an Emmy

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Go behind the scenes to see the craftsmanship behind the making of an Emmy statuette.