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Poll: Most Americans say spanking is ‘OK’

Nearly seven in 10 Americans believe spanking a child is an acceptable for of discipline at home.

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Tony Bennett sets record for oldest artist to top Billboard

At 88, the veteran performer is the oldest living artist to land a No. 1 record, with his latest compilation of duets with Lady Gaga.

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Obama seeks to restore trust with Latinos

President Barack Obama is expected to assure Hispanic-American lawmakers on Thursday that he is on their side and help is on the way.

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Dallas Cowboys player investigated for sexual assault

An unnamed player is being investigated for an alleged sexual assault in the team's hotel last month.

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Team’s ‘Ugly Kardashian’ trick play

Lewis and Clark Middle School's football team gets tricky with a special play called the "Ugly Kardashian."

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Dallas man arrested after ill-fated casket prank

A man suspected of stealing a casket to play a prank on his sister by making her think he had dug up their dead father was arrested.

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Astorino talks taxes, Cuomo gets Rockefeller nod

Governor Andrew Cuomo is winning praise from a Rockefeller while his Republican challenger Rob Astorino touts a plan to cut taxes.

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Today in entertainment history: Oct. 2

A look back at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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Ithaca business owners call on city to finish Commons project

About a dozen business owners in downtown Ithaca came to city hall Wednesday night.

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Ithaca’s 2015 budget uses tax levy increase, tax rate decrease

Ithaca Mayor Svante Myrick has proposed a budget for 2015, which he says will actually cost city taxpayers a little…

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Bill Gates in Ithaca for building dedication

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates was in Ithaca Wednesday.

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U.S. Secret Service directior resigns

Julia Pierson has resigned amid security lapses at the White House.

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John Oliver explains English soccer

The "Last Week Tonight" host explains the class system of English soccer to David Letterman.

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SPCA: ‘Lilly’ recovering from gunshot wounds, more surgeries ahead

The two year old German shepherd shot twice in the face last month continues its slow but promising recovery.

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NY to increase minority state contractors

New York state is looking to increase the number of state contracts going to businesses owned by women and minorities.

William Park, Sr., 34, of Danby, was arrested Tuesday after police found items in his car and home that were taken from storage units throughout Tompkins County.

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Police: Danby man stole items from storage units

William Park, Sr., 34, was arrested Tuesday.

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Rhode Island child with Enterovirus dies

A child hospitalized for less than 24 hours with Enterovirus D68 has died from the bacterial infection.

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Ithaca police issue warning on “student loan” phone scam

Ithaca Police are warning residents of a phone scam circulating in the area.

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Wednesday morning crash slows traffic on Route 281 in Cortland

A two car crash at the intersection of Route 281 and McLean Road in Cortland earlier today caused some traffic issues during the morning commute.

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Nike hype video welcomes LeBron back to Cleveland

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The video huddles the whole city as "The King" returns home.

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Queen, Fleetwood Mac won’t be playing Glastonbury

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The two veteran rock acts were strongly rumored to have been booked as the big names for the 2015 festival.

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Metallica to play late-night residency

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The rockers have booked a week-long gig on Craig Ferguson's "The Late Late Show."

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WATCH: Ice Cube teaches Elmo a new word

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There was a time when parents would have freaked out to hear their kids were learning words from Ice Cube.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Daniel Radcliffe ‘raps’ the alphabet

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The "Harry Potter" star performs the tongue-twisting "Alphabet Aerobics" and it's hilarious.