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Walkers raise over $34,000 for fight against Alzheimer’s

525 participants were recorded for Sunday's walk at Cass Park

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Health Report: Cornell researcher looks at enzyme linked to cancer

There’s new research out on an enzyme linked to the development of skin cancer in mice.

The view from East State Street of a proposed 6-story Hampton Inn (Group One Partners, Inc.)

Ithaca shop owner frustrated with business climate downtown

A lull in business in downtown Ithaca has some local business owners concerned about a new hotel popping up just off the Commons.

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Ithaca Police investigate burglary attempts on State, Seneca streets

Two teens stopped as part of investigation; police searching for third teen they believe was involved

Gov. Cuomo touting the state's START-UP NY initiative at Cornell University in 2013 (photo by Pete Blanchard)

Cuomo, fellow governors visit Afghanistan for terror briefings

Cuomo, three other governors made trip to discuss preparedness against terrorism threat

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Two killed when planes collide in western New York

Authorities say two people have been killed in a collision involving two small planes in western New York. The Federal…

Anti-fracking protesters at Binghamton University in 2013

State democrats could take Senate, paving way for fracking ban

Senate Republicans have blocked any fracking-related bill from coming to the floor for a vote.

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Police arrest Ithaca purse snatcher

Police tracked down 25-year-old Joshua Conklin Thursday afternoon in downtown Ithaca.

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Authorities searching for missing Dryden teen

State police say 16-year-old Tyler Adams is a runaway.

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Tompkins lawmakers continue budget talks

Tompkins County lawmakers heard from seven more departments this week as they continue their review of County Administrator Joe Mareane’s recommended budget for 2015.

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Sears in Ithaca to close

The Shops at Ithaca Mall will say goodbye to one of its anchor stores by mid-December.

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Lansing juvenile detention center for sale; town looking at buyers

The center closed last year under pressure from New York City to bring facilities closer to the residents’ families.

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Search for Pa. gunman focusing on abandoned hotel

Eric Frein is accused of shooting two state troopers, killing one, during Sept. 12 attack outside police barracks in Pocono Mountains

Gov. Cuomo touting the state's START-UP NY initiative at Cornell University in 2013 (photo by Pete Blanchard)

Siena poll shows status quo for Cuomo in lead over Astorino

Poll shows Cuomo with 56-27 percent lead over GOP challenger

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Tioga County, New York state land settlement for jail problems

County, state will receive $100,000 payments from Pa. company accused of under-staffing jails in 13 counties

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Cortland County couple accused of abandoning pets

A Town of Willet couple is facing animal cruelty charges for allowing their male Pitbull to suffer from a serious skin infection.

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Newfield man pleads not guilty to animal cruelty charge

Jeffrey Wood, 39, was visibly emotional at his appearance in Newfield Town Court Thursday.

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Cuomo: NY acting with ‘utmost precaution’

The governor says New York is acting with "the utmost precaution" following a report of a possible plot against U.S. subway systems.

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“Collegetown Crossings” gets City’s approval

A project long in the works for Collegetown in Ithaca has gotten final approval from the City’s Planning Board.

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Gas prices falling, could soon be below $3 in some states

The price of a gallon of gasoline may soon start with a "2'' across much the country.

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