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Gillibrand introduces bill to end sexual assault on college campuses

To try and put an end to sexual assaults on college campuses, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is introducing the Campus Accountability and Safety Act.

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Economy improving nationally; locally

After a tough winter, the U.S. economy sprang back to life in the April to June quarter, growing at a fast 4% annual rate.

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40 NY tax preparers never filed personal returns

New York state has suspended the licenses of 40 tax preparers who state authorities say never filed their own returns in 2011 and 2012.

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Ithaca woman arrested for driving onto property, damaging items

A 48 year old Ithaca woman is behind bars after allegedly driving onto someone’s property on Peruville Road in Groton Tuesday and purposely damaging personal belongings.

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Study: Groundwater safe in potential drilling sites in New York

Study was done of water in drinking wells in Chenango County

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Residents approve $500k in spending for Newfield school project

District will now move forward with heating, cooling project in high school auditorium

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Report: Moreland Commission spent over $350k

Report from Capital New York comes after analysis of nine months of work done by commission

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Ag Secretary Vilsack visits Cornell, announces $200M research investment

USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack spent Tuesday at Cornell's Agriculture and Life Sciences college, announced new federal foundation

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Former NYC Councilman convicted of bribery

The U.S. attorney's office says former New York City Councilman Daniel Halloran has been convicted of bribery charges.

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NY commits $27M to grow wood heat industry

Governor Cuomo has launched a $27 million initiative to build the market for high-efficiency wood heating systems in New York.

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IFD equipped with anti-overdose drug

As New York State continues to battle the problem of heroin and opioid abuse, local emergency responders have a tool to combat the issue.

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DEC warns of toxic giant hogweed

If you come across a plant that's as tall as a house and topped with umbrella-shaped white flower clusters, don't touch it. It might be giant hogweed, which can cause blistering and blindness.

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Schumer asks USDA to support programs for start-up farmers

New York's senior senator says $750,000 in federal funds would help expand program for military veterans

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No movement, but plenty of conversation about truck safety in Ithaca

City's Board of Public Works held first conversation Monday night about slowing trucks down on Ithaca's hills; board discussed memo with 13 suggestions

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Wegmans announces expansion plans in mid-Atlantic, Northeast

Company to add 10 new stores in four states

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Study: New York struggles to register organ donors

Study shows New York has less than half of national average of organ donors

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Quick criticism for Astorino after mafia comparison

Comments came during campaign stop Monday in Syracuse; critics say they are "appalled, outraged"

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Seneca Falls man dies in farming accident

A 24 year old Seneca Falls man died over the weekend in a farming accident.

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NY teacher tenure system faces new legal challenge

A group founded by former CNN journalist Campbell Brown is challenging New York state's teacher tenure system.

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Memo details first ideas on truck safety in Ithaca

CIty's Board of Public Works will discuss options presented by city transportation engineer during Monday meeting

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Jack White walks off stage, throws first pitch in Detroit

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The Detroit native reportedly walked off stage during a performance at the Fox Theatre.

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Five-year-old Sadie doesn't want her little brother to grow up because he's too cute now as a baby.

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At 100, Rhode Island woman finally graduates

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A Rhode Island centenarian has received something she'd wanted for more than eight decades: her high school diploma.

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Jimmy Page climbs alternative ‘Stairway to Heaven’

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A lost version of the hit song will be released as part of the band's remastered "IV" album.

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Original Primus line-up plans first album since ’95

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"Primus and the Chocolate Factory" will be a tribute to all things Wonka.