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21 dead enrolled, 333 dead covered through New York health exchange

State comptroller's office found more than $3.4 million in overpayments made as part of mistakes through New York health exchange

BOULDER, CO - OCTOBER 28:  Presidential candidates Jeb Bush (L-R), Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), Donald Trump, Ben Carson,  Carly Fiorina, Ted Cruz (R-TX), New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, and Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) take the stage at the CNBC Republican Presidential Debate at University of Colorados Coors Events Center October 28, 2015 in Boulder, Colorado.  Fourteen Republican presidential candidates are participating in the third set of Republican presidential debates.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tompkins GOP still undecided on candidate after recent debate

Polls show neurosurgeon Ben Carson has caught up with front-runner Donald Trump.


Police: Newfield man committed lewd acts on Cornell campus

Floyd Slater Jr., 23, was charged after investigation into three incidents on east campus of Cornell; Slater is a registered sex offender

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Seneca County to hold forum on heroin issues

Members of law enforcement and doctors will speak with residents about the dangers of heroin addiction and abuse.


ELECTION 2015: Race for Tompkins County’s 4th District

The election race for the district is between Elie Kirshner and Rich John.


New York to mandate meningitis vaccine for 7th, 12th graders

Students in two grades will be required to have meningitis vaccine; more than 20 states have already implemented similar measures in place


Common Core panel to hold first session Thursday

Panel put together by governor is looking at implementation, execution of Common Core standards in schools; panel will hold Common Core sessions across NY

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Police search church where central New York teens were beaten

Authorities haven't confirmed what they were looking for inside church in Oneida County where 19, 17 year old teens were assaulted

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1 injured in Route 13 rollover crash

ITHACA — A driver was injured in a rollover crash Wednesday afternoon near the split with Route 13 and Routes…

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IC faculty, students express doubts in President Rochon

ITHACA — Students and faculty at Ithaca College say they have doubts about their school’s leader. During an event at the…


DAs reach agreement with Diocese on sex abuse cases

The new agreement requires reports on sex abuse cases to be made even after the statute of limitations has expired.

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Food distributor gets federal grant to support local farmers

Finger Lakes Fresh in Groton will use the grant to give local farmers help on expanding their business and connecting with consumers.


Draft policy for drones discussed in Tompkins County

The proposal would stop drones from flying over emergency areas, jails, and large gatherings without permission.


For every $1 sent to Washington, New Yorkers get 91 cents back

Report from state Comptroller's office finds that for every tax dollar sent by New Yorkers to Washington, only 91 cents in spending comes back


Catholic leaders agree to meet with DA’s across region

Leaders of the Syracuse Diocese are reportedly entering into agreement with DA's in 7 central New York counties to address sex abuse allegations


High winds, rain expected throughout New York Wednesday

Wind advisories, warnings posted throughout upstate New York into Thursday morning; winds could soar above 60 mph in some spots


ELECTION 2015: Race for New York’s 52nd Senate District

The election race for State Senate is between Democrat Barbara Fiala and Republican Fred Akshar.

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