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Man dies after pickup hits deer; overturns on I-88

Police say a 35-year-old man has been killed after his pickup truck hit a deer on an upstate New York highway and overturned, ejecting him from the vehicle.

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UPDATE: Ithaca lawmakers vote against pay bump for council, consider raise for mayor

Ithaca city lawmakers talked about raises as part of budget negotiations for 2015 on Wednesday night

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Education a hot topic in NY as election nears

With the Common Core taking a hit during an education-heavy campaign season, a coalition supporting the learning standards has released an analysis that concludes repealing them would be a costly mistake.

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Protesters arrested at Schuyler County gas storage facility

A group opposed to expansion of a natural gas storage facility in the Finger Lakes says 10 protesters have been arrested for blockading the facility's gates.

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Cuomo says Ebola ‘different situation’ from AIDS

Governor Andrew Cuomo says Ebola is "a different situation" from the AIDS epidemic that started in the 1980s.

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Recent heroin overdoses cause for concern

An increase in heroin overdose cases over the past several days has Ithaca police and health officials on high alert.

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Brooktondale resident loses Mercedez-Benz in car fire

A Mercedez-Benz was declared a total loss.

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Cayuga Medical Center, Schuyler Hospital announce partnership

Partnership joins hospitals serving Tompkins, Schuyler counties;

The City of Ithaca announced Thursday that it will enhance its parking enforcement program through the use of two new LIcense Plate Readers, which have been installed in the Community Service Officer vehicles.

Ithaca rolls out parking boot program, tries to collect on $1.5 million in unpaid tickets

City sent warning to 750 drivers earlier this month, who are eligible for parking boot

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Police investigate possible new sighting of Pennsylvania gunman

Gunman Eric Frein, accusing of shooting two state troopers, killing one, has been at large since September

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SUNY to increase study abroad numbers by 25 percent

New initiative designed to get more students time studying overseas by 2020

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Local wine sellers voice opposition to Wegmans Ithaca expansion

Several wine merchants showed up to city hall Tuesday.

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Bud Garrity, former WHCU broadcaster, dies at 68

Bud Garrity was a former news director at WHCU.

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Cortland sting operation could be ‘wake up call’

With the annual Cortaca jug game in mind, police in Cortland recently conducted an undercover sting of 27 businesses that are licensed to sell alcohol.

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Ithaca police: Increase in drug overdoses may be linked to laced heroin supply

Police have responded to multiple overdoses in the past several days.

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NYS to lower flags for Sandy anniversary

New York state is marking the death and destruction caused by Superstorm Sandy by lowering flags and observing a moment of silence in honor of those who perished in the storm.

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Working group on truck safety plans meeting

Elected officials from the local and state level will continue their talk about truck safety in Ithaca next month.

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Poll: Republican Katko takes lead over incumbent Maffei in central New York race

Poll out Tuesday shows major swing in competitive race in Syracuse area, growing support for Rob Astorino

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Workers find Ithaca man in basement of Commons cafe; suspect charged with burglary

Police say workers at Mate Factor found Michael Robinson in basement just before midnight

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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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The Black Sabbath star has written a new song for one of his favorite TV shows.

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Dog ‘arrests’ owner

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A man's own dog helps police bust him on drug charges.