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Cornell senior named Rhodes Scholar

Senior Rachel Harmon will graduate in May with degree from Cornell's ILR school

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Police: Three teens stole from church office during Sunday mass

Theft occurred at church in Auburn in Sunday; teenage suspects found near church after incident

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Police: Bus driver resigns after leaving student on bus

Incident happened Thursday afternoon in Canandaigua

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Flood warnings issued across western New York

As temperatures approach 60 degrees, concerns are growing about flooding problems

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Months after fatal crash, Simeon’s owners talking rebuild

Restaurant has been closed since June truck crash

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All parts of State Thruway, rest stops opened Sunday

More than 80 snowbound cars, trucks towed from highway

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Evacuation plans readied in western New York

Temperatures hit near 50 degrees in Buffalo, could approach 60 on Monday

Sgt. Michael James Barra was laid to rest at Calvary Cemetery in Ithaca Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014

Korean War veteran buried in Ithaca

Sgt. Michael James Barra was buried in Ithaca Saturday.

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Spencer-Van Etten school bus driver faces charges

Details about the alleged incident haven’t been revealed.

Greg Hatch, 24, of Van Etten, Ian Burke, 19, of Spencer, and Jennifer Kelly, 18, of Spencer

Three arrested in violent Halloween home invasion in Cortland County

The suspects are all due back in Cortlandville Town Court next week.

New York State Police provide an escort for Suffolk and Nassau County Department of Public Works trucks headed for Buffalo (photo courtesy of New York State Police)

After epic snow, floods and roof collapses are concerns

Warmer weather and rain are in the forecast, and that's making people in the Buffalo area nervous.

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NY Casino board meets as decision nears

A decision on where to build up to four casinos in upstate New York could come any day.

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Cuomo suspends NY drug rules for the snowbound

Governor Cuomo has issued an emergency order intended to help snowbound residents of western New York keep getting prescription medications.

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NY Thruway reopens with restrictions

The western 132-mile section of the Thruway closed since Tuesday because of a massive lake-effect snow storm in New York has reopened with restrictions.

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Cayuga County teen enters guilty plea in stepfather’s death

Logan Jones could spend more than 15 years in prison

Congressman Tom Reed touring the CHESS Lab at Cornell University in April 2014

Reed: President Obama turned his back on American citizens

Reed said President placed politics over interest of fellow citizens

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Smoke damage forces evacuation of Ithaca hotel

Fire happened Thursday night at Best Western in East Hill Plaza in Ithaca

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Truckers find spots to wait out western New York storms

Over 250 truckers sat at truck stops Thursday as more snow hit western New York

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UPDATE: Snow storm to blame for 12 deaths

Officials say deaths tied to exposure to cold, car accident, heart attacks

Photo courtesy of the Dryden Fire Department Facebook page

Crews from Tompkins County head to snow-battered Buffalo

Members of the all-volunteer fire department in Dryden left for Buffalo Thursday night; municipal crews left Saturday

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Amy Adams starring in Janis Joplin biopic

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