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DCCC backing away from commercial time in 11 House races, including New York 23rd

Race has Republican incumbent Tom Reed running against challenger Martha Robertson

Cornell Engaged

Cornell commits $150 million to get students engaged in communities

Cornell University is launching a $150 million initiative to establish community engagement and real-world problem-solving as key parts of the undergraduate experience.


Cayuga Heights police issue warning about hunting in village

Hunting activity is prohibited; village officials ask anyone who sees hunters to call police


Pa. gunman eludes police again in Poconos

Police searched for hours for Eric Frein, but didn't find gunman accused of Sept. killing of Pa. state trooper


Schumer: Train airport agents to check for Ebola symptoms

Schumer says agents should get training from CDC when working with passengers coming from impacted areas of Africa


Cornell health officials keep eyes on Ebola threat

At beginning of semester, university officials questioned students, members of Cornell community who had traveled, come from impacted areas


Researchers developing tool to help battle Ebola in West Africa

New spreadsheet tool from Weill Cornell Medical College could provide medical professionals with better info in Ebola-affected areas of West Africa


Ithaca looks to add to police force, as police chief talks about city’s crime rate

Police Chief John Barber says there's no reason to be alarmed; says city is dealing with same problems any other city deals with around U.S.


SPCA hits fundraising record during Sunday march

Organization officials say they raised more than $115,000 record hit in 2013


WHCU Health Report: Cutting-edge surgery on animals could benefit people

Veterinary surgeons at Cornell University are taking part in some groundbreaking procedures.


Advocate for disabled walking across NY

Tom Cavanagh says he began the 600-mile walk on Sept. 22 in Buffalo.


New York lags in gambling addiction help

Experts say more help is needed for up to one million New Yorkers with a gambling problem.


Ex-lawmaker gets prison for sham marriage

Gabriela Rosa admitted she lied about her false marriage.


Cuomo has big cash advantage over Astorino

Astorino reported nearly $1.3 million hand; Cuomo reported more than $23.7 million.


Police: Man tried to lure 15-year-old boy into his truck

The boy pulled out his cellphone and said he was calling the police, and the driver sped off.


Texas gas drillers agree with NY to report fracking risks

Both companies say they have no current operations in New York and already disclose much of the information.


Ithaca man pulls knife on cop, makes threatening comments

Darryl Wilson shouted threats of violence to an IPD officer.


Tax rebate scam targeting central New Yorkers

Scammers are calling people asking for personal information.


Tipped workers push for minimum wage in NY

Restaurant servers, busboys and other tipped workers are expected to weigh in as a New York state board considers whether to mandate that they be paid the minimum wage.

photo by Peter Blanchard

TCAT, Cornell reach new funding agreement

The deal will likely have the university paying more to TCAT.

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