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Klein: “nothing we can do” on Unity House situation

The Danby legislator said it will be difficult to overturn a plan by Unity House to move three men, some with histories of sex offenses, into a local home.

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Trucker hauling 80,000 pounds of wine arrested

Trucker was arrested on I-81 Saturday

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Police: Man sprayed gas on customer after dispute

Incident happened Saturday at gas station in Auburn

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Murder trial to wrap up Monday for central New York doctor

Robert Neulander is accused in 2012 murder of wife inside Syracuse-area mansion

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New York budget deal reached; $1.4B school aid increase included

Budget included ethics deal for lawmakers, but did not include proposal to increase minimum wage

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Mesko sentenced to state prison time

The former Cornell student allegedly entered a woman's bedroom and sexually assaulted her in March 2013.

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Man caught with drugs arrested again for attacking officers

The Tompkins County Sheriff's Department reports Roshane Henry assaulted three corrections officers while in the county jail.

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Southern Tier lawmaker: Punish Cornell assistant dean, open federal investigation into school

Southern Tier Assemblyman Chris Friend called for investigation into school, possible elimination of $156 million in funding for university

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Report: 1 in 4 New Yorkers don’t have access to minimal Internet speeds

Reports finds Finger Lakes, Mohawk Valley trailing in providing minimal broadband Internet service speeds

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U.S. defense chief to visit northern New York next week

Defense Secretary Ash Carter will visit Fort Drum to discuss possible troop reductions there

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Teen killed in Tioga County crash laid to rest

Michael Dmochowski was killed last Friday night in crash in Tioga County

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Dragon Day celebration set for Friday afternoon

Dragon Day Parade to be held at 1 p.m. Friday

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“City Hall in Your Neighborhood” brings local government to the people

A series of two events this week allowed residents some personal time with the officials that run the City of Ithaca.

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New York State remains silent on future of Cayuga Power Plant

The state panel tasked with deciding the fate of the Cayuga Power Plant has been silent on the issue.

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Cornell students call for changes from trustees

Student protesters marched on the Board of Trustees meeting on campus Thursday to demand more influence on campus and an end to rising costs.

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Local police officers cover use of force in community class

In Wednesday night's meeting of Ithaca's Citizen Police Academy, officers discussed how they make decisions to deal with situations.

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Ithaca Police: Phone scams still prevalent

One scam involves a caller claiming to be from the IRS.

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Backers extend affordable housing program for Tompkins

An affordable housing program between the city of Ithaca, Tompkins County and Cornell University will continue under an agreement reached this week.

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Census: Tompkins sees population growth, neighboring counties see declines

Tompkins County saw its population increase by roughly 0.3% between July 2013, 2014

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19 charged after fight at Southern Tier high school

Fight happened last Wednesday at school in Elmira

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This week’s top rock tracks

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LISTEN: This week's top rock songs, according to the latest Billboard chart.

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Ozzy Osbourne to undergo surgery

British musicians Ozzy Osbourne of Black Sabbath, arrives at the Classic Rock Roll of Honour awards 2013 at the Camden Roundhouse in north London, Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013.

Ozzy Osbourne has cancelled his upcoming Ozzfiesta event in Mexico to undergo surgery.

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Belligerent birds chase people at Florida park

Actress Tippi Hedren, star of the 1963 Alfred Hitchcock film "The Birds," poses with Julian Jarrold, center, director of the HBO film "The Girl," and cast member Toby Jones on Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012 in Beverly Hills, Calif. Hedren's relationship with Hitchcock during the making of the film is the subject of the HBO film "The Girl."

In a scene straight out of Alfred Hitchcock's "The Birds," some out-of-control birds are chasing people at a central Florida park.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Billy Zane mistakenly thanks One Direction fans for support

Billy Zane arrives at the Global Green USA's 12th Annual Pre-Oscar Party at the Avalon Hollywood on Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015, in Los Angeles.

Actor Billy Zane pokes fun at the fact he shares a similar name to former One Direction member Zayn Malik in a new video.

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Loose police horse briefly on patrol in downtown Cleveland

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The horse stayed on the street during his escape but didn't stop at red lights.