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SUNY to increase study abroad numbers by 25 percent

New initiative designed to get more students time studying overseas by 2020

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Local wine sellers voice opposition to Wegmans Ithaca expansion

Several wine merchants showed up to city hall Tuesday.

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Bud Garrity, former WHCU broadcaster, dies at 68

Bud Garrity was a former news director at WHCU.

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Cortland sting operation could be ‘wake up call’

With the annual Cortaca jug game in mind, police in Cortland recently conducted an undercover sting of 27 businesses that are licensed to sell alcohol.

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Ithaca police: Increase in drug overdoses may be linked to laced heroin supply

Police have responded to multiple overdoses in the past several days.

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NYS to lower flags for Sandy anniversary

New York state is marking the death and destruction caused by Superstorm Sandy by lowering flags and observing a moment of silence in honor of those who perished in the storm.

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Working group on truck safety plans meeting

Elected officials from the local and state level will continue their talk about truck safety in Ithaca next month.

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Poll: Republican Katko takes lead over incumbent Maffei in central New York race

Poll out Tuesday shows major swing in competitive race in Syracuse area, growing support for Rob Astorino

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Workers find Ithaca man in basement of Commons cafe; suspect charged with burglary

Police say workers at Mate Factor found Michael Robinson in basement just before midnight

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New York lawmakers to pitch restricted uses of GPS devices

Ban would focus on placement of GPS devices on someone's car without consent

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One dead, one injured in road-rage shooting; police charge suspect with murder

56-year-old man charged with murder in connection with incident in Chenango County

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Ithaca doctor talks effectiveness of Ebola quarantines, travel bans

Dr. Doug MacQueen addressed stories over quarantines, travel bans, during Monday interview

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Homeless man, 23, found dead on Ithaca’s West Hill

A body was found in Ithaca Saturday afternoon.

Police and fire trucks lined streets of Cortland Saturday night following Cortland's win in the annual Cortaca Jug game.

Twelve people arrested following undercover sting of Cortland bars, liquor stores

Police say they planned the stings in order to get the businesses in compliance with state and local laws prior to this year's game, which will be held in Cortland.

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Police: Man spent over four hours in tree following chase

After four house, police finally talked suspect in Steuben County out of tree Saturday

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Two injured in crash on Route 34/96 in Newfield

Accident happened around 6:30 Saturday night as truck driver attempted to make turn

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13-year-old Cayuga County teen injured in accidental shooting

Police are not saying much more about an accidental shooting that occurred Friday, which left a 13-year-old injured.

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Cuomo modifies Ebola quarantine protocols

Objections came to quarantines announced late last week by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie

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Proposed “fracking waste” ban gains local support

A law that would ban the use of fracking waste on roads in Tompkins County is gaining support among local lawmakers.

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