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Cornell frat suspended for use of alcohol, illicit substance

Suspension comes after 2011 violations for Psi Upsilon frat

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Tioga County man faces 17 years in prison for fatal stabbing

Douglas Every was convicted of manslaughter in connection with October 2013 stabbing

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Western New York company sending pizzas overseas for troops

Soldiers will receive pizza in time for Seahawks vs. Patriots game Sunday

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Silver to step down Monday as speaker; replacement list down to 2

Silver's resignation as Speaker will come 11:59 p.m. Monday

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NY wage board suggests higher wage for tipped workers

The Wage Board voted Friday to raise the wage from $5 to $7.50 an hour.

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Former Ithacan goes for big game glory again

Creator of "Puppy Love" ad wants a second shot at success.

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Horseheads and Elmira Heights consider school merger

Talks are ongoing for the districts to officially combine their school structure.

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Madison County man found dead after abducting ex-girlfriend; woman escaped

Police say he had abducted his ex-girlfriend around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

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Wage board to discuss raising tipped wage to $7

Currently, servers make about $5 per hour before tips.

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Rochester legislator drops bid to lead NY Assembly

Candidates hope to replace Speaker Sheldon Silver, now facing federal charges he took kickbacks for a decade.

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Landlord of Danby house says property is “total loss”

Joe Petricola also says insurance won't cover the damage to the property.

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ICSD cited as “susceptible to fiscal stress”

A state report lists the district along with over 50 others in the category.

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Dartmouth to implement new sexual assault training measures, ban hard alcohol

School made national headlines with decisions Thursday to address ongoing problems on campus

State police crews respond to a 2-car crash at 1500 Mecklenburg Road/Route 79 Wednesday morning.

Ithaca woman dies in Route 79 crash

Ashley M. Hair, 23, died in Wednesday's crash.

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Tompkins County may merge local courts

A group of local leaders is looking at the possibility of merging town and village courts to save money.

State Assemblywoman Barbara Lifton [D-Ithaca] speaking at a Cortlandville Town Hall in 2013.

Lifton: Silver should be “innocent until proven guilty”

The Ithaca Assemblywoman says Silver's decision to step down is in the best interest of the body

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State adopts new regulations for liquefied natural gas

The new regulations would allow storage of LNG in New York for the first time in over 40 years.

State police crews respond to a 2-car crash at 1500 Mecklenburg Road/Route 79 Wednesday morning.

UPDATE: Three injured following 2-car crash on Route 79

The accident reportedly happened at around 8:30 a.m. Wednesday

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Ithaca College profs make push to unionize

They say it’s so they can be more organized and involved in forming college policy.

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Silver to lose leadership post Monday

Silver's resignation as Speaker will come Monday, according to announcement Tuesday night

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