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TC3 asks for 4% funding increase, hits hesitation with Cortland County

Cortland County lawmakers have expressed concerns about college's call for additional funding

STATE POLICE

Report: State Police have first results of investigation into crash that killed Cortland teens

First details released of investigation into May 22 crash on I-81 in Cortland County

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Prison time for New York man who claimed he sent ricin, anthrax in mail

Brian Norton said letters to U.S. senator, Secretary of Defense, Syracuse-area high school

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IC part-time faculty vote to unionize, move forward

Members of the new union say they're working together to decide on common goals for future negotiations.

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No injuries reported in Cliff Street fire

Ithaca firefighters say the fire occurred in an upstairs bedroom of a house in downtown Ithaca Wednesday morning.

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Legislature divided over health care reform

Some Tompkins County leaders say they'll back single-payer programs, while others have doubts.

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Police: Pa. man swung sword at friend before lighting himself on fire in Southern Tier

Suspect lit himself on fire during traffic stop on I-86 in Horseheads

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Female New York lawmakers receive death threats

Threats came via letters sent to at least six lawmakers in recent days

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Ithaca Police make double DWI arrest at same scene

Officers say they arrested two unrelated individuals for driving drunk Tuesday within minutes of each other.

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IPD steps up fireworks enforcement before July 4th

Officers say they usually get more complaints about fireworks around graduation time and Independence Day celebrations.

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Gillibrand pitches plan to fix holes in state infrastructure

The New York senator said current laws aren't allowing local governments to fix problems with their failing bridges.

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Lawmakers need more time on Old Library site proposals

Tompkins County lawmakers say they need another week to decide what to do with the Old Library site.

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SPCA: no new leads in potential cat poisonings

Four sick cats brought in over the weekend have now died, and a fifth is being cared for at Cornell.

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Cornell lobbies to keep status quo for student-athlete insurance plans

Colleges, universities around New York say costs would soar for insurance if changes occur

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Local airport manager sees silver lining in TSA report

Ithaca Airport manager Mike Hall says information could lead to more vigilance in security.

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Conference scheduled in sexual harassment case of Southern Tier police chief

Female officer accused Binghamton Police Chief Joseph Zikuski of sexual harassment in March

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Oneida Indian Nation opens new “Wizard of Oz”-themed casino

$20 million casino opens Tuesday in Chittenango

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