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TCAT wants Cornell, Ithaca, Tompkins County to increase funding

Board members say TCAT needs $300,000 more from its partners to meet its needs for next year's budget.


in Entertainment, Viral Videos

‘Judge Judy’ hands down swift justice

A 2010 clip of "Judge Judy" is suddenly making the rounds again and it is a remarkable case of stupidity ... in just 26 seconds.


in Local

Vandalism damage shuts down central NY school for 2 days

Vandals accused of turning on faucets, emergency shower in science lab, causing building to flood; school in Madison County was shut down for two days


in Music

Lamb of God’s Randy Blythe isn’t getting money from Czech Republic

A court in Prague has rejected a lawsuit filed by the rocker seeking compensation for his trial in the Czech Republic.


in Music

Black Sabbath to play unlucky 13 Europe shows on farewell tour

Ozzy Osbourne and his bandmates recently announced they would hit the world stage one last time in 2016 for The End tour.


in Local

Joaquin strengthens, but will it hit upstate New York?

Hurricane Joaquin is strengthening in the Atlantic; forecasters say there is "tremendous spread" of potential tracks for storm


in Sports

MLB: Commissioner wants as faster games

Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred envisions more experiments to find ways to speed up the game.


in National

Oregon becomes third state to allow recreational marijuana sales

The sale of marijuana for recreational use began in Oregon on Thursday as it joined Washington state and Colorado in allowing the sale of a drug that remains illegal under U.S. federal law.


in National, World

Normal ties between Iran and U.S. unlikely despite nuclear deal

Iran is unlikely to normalize relations with the United States despite a landmark nuclear deal reached with America and other major powers and the first handshake between a U.S. president and a high-ranking Iranian official in more than 30 years.


in National

Congress averts government shutdown, Obama signs funding measure

Ending weeks of infighting, the U.S. Congress on Wednesday voted to avert a government shutdown just hours before a midnight deadline, passing a stop-gap measure to extend funding for federal agencies until Dec. 11.


in Sports

Serena ends season early to focus on health

World number one Serena Williams has opted against defending the WTA Finals title and decided to end her season early following a roller coaster campaign littered with pains and prizes, the American said on Thursday.


in Sports

Offcourt NBA referees to decide certain replay outcomes

Decisions on whether a shot is a two or three-point attempt will be made by offcourt National Basketball Association referees, the league said Wednesday among several modifications to the instant-replay process.


in Weird

Crash our wedding … please

Hey, the more the merrier!


in Entertainment

Bill Cosby accused of three more sexual assaults as deposition looms

Three more women came forward on Wednesday to accuse veteran comedian Bill Cosby of sexually assaulting them decades ago, charges that come a week before Cosby is scheduled to give a sworn deposition in a separate sexual assault lawsuit.


in Weird

That time a cougar climbed a power pole

To put it simply, it just wasn't a good day for this mountain lion in the California desert.


in Sports

NFL: Fantasy football week 4

Here's a look at some of this week's sleepers. Don't forget to make your picks!


in Sports

Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Thursday, Oct. 1.


in Entertainment, Lifestyle

HAPPY BIRTHDAY: 26 freebies to help you celebrate this October

On your birthday you can have your (free) cake and eat it too!


in Viral Videos

Matt Damon’s entire film career in 8 minutes

Everything from "The Departed" to "We Bought a Zoo."


in Local

Jury reviews 911 calls, evidence during deliberations in Charles Tan trial

On Wednesday, jurors asked to review evidence, testimony during trial of former Cornell student Charles Tan, but didn't reach verdict

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in Music

Rob Zombie launches haunted house


The rocker says people should expect to be "offended or scared or horrified or disgusted."

in Weird

Unlucky driver gets 1,645 traffic tickets


A Kuwaiti driver who apparently thought having license plates from another Gulf country would help avoid more than 1,600 traffic citations has been hit with a huge fine.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: A message from Donald & Melania Trump


Taran Killam and Cecily Strong clear up some of the misconceptions about The Donald, like that he hates women and immigrants.