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Part-time IC faculty continue drive to unionize

Faculty members say a meeting Wednesday with administrators was productive, it's still unclear how the college will handle the situation.

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Evidence collected, but no exact cause of Chapter House fire

Three days later, investigators continue to try and pinpoint exact cause of fire


Town of Lansing struggles with new water tank plan

Lansing officials say they'll use eminent domain if residents don't sign needed easement agreements.


Two teens arrested for burglary at Beverly J. Martin Elementary

Teens were caught trying to steal two computers, cash from an Ithaca elementary school.


Major welfare fraud sweep leads to over 30 arrest warrants

Prosecutors say over $43,000 in misappropriated public funds linked to suspects


Fire burns through former Budget Inn Motel in Homer

Fire was first reported around 10 p.m. Thursday


Cornell announces Gabrielle Giffords and husband as commencement speakers

The nationally-known couple will be the guests of honor at the University's 2015 senior convocation.


Bomb squad removes explosive device from Cornell campus

Authorities say no one was in any immediate danger during the Tuesday incident.


Measure could allow services like Uber, Lyft to operate in Ithaca, upstate New York

The local State Senator says fixing insurance laws to help companies like Uber and Lyft expand could be a "win-win" for upstate.


Man dies after being pinned by train in Southern Tier

Incident happened Wednesday night in Elmira


Crime-fighting turtles to block traffic in Buffalo

Scenes for sequel to "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" movie will be filmed in Buffalo in May


Stewart Avenue closed again, as investigators search for cause of Chapter House fire

Roadway was opened overnight, then shut down again Wednesday morning

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Report: New York Senate leader Skelos, son, focus of federal investigation

Federal prosecutors looking into business dealings of Dean Skelos, son


Witness in Chapter House fire describes scene: “The fire just kept getting worse”

Tyler Sowell lived in an upstairs apartment in the Chapter House building.


Local superintendent: parents, teachers, governor “playing chicken” with education

Dryden Schools superintendent Sandy Sherwood weighs in on the opt out movement as participation rates for state testing in Tompkins County fall this week.


Cornell club collects money, supplies for those affected by fire

The University's Mortar Board honor society is looking to raise $20,000 for people displaced by Tuesday's Chapter House fire.

Crime 3

Ithaca police investigating morning assault on Geneva Street

Police say they're looking for three white male attackers in their mid to late 20s.


County 911 center receives training to handle missing children

The Tompkins County 911 Center will be nationally recognized this summer as part of the new program.


One building down, as investigators look for cause in Chapter House fire

Ithaca Fire Department official says Chapter House building will likely have to come down as well


New York rejects over $500M in improper tax refunds

State expects to process 10 million returns this tax season

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