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Woman faces manslaughter charge for fatal Finger Lakes crash

Police say central New York woman was drunk at time of crash in Yates County Friday

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Man wanted in New Jersey arrested at Grassroots Festival

Police say suspect ran in direction of high school, but was eventually caught near South Street in village

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Three killed in plane crash in Adirondacks

Plane went down just before 11 a.m. Saturday in Lake Placid

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Over 40 years later, search resumes for missing plane in Lake Champlain

The search started on Friday and is expected to continue through the weekend.

Gov. Cuomo touting the state's START-UP NY initiative at Cornell University in 2013 (photo by Pete Blanchard)

NY spends $161M on tourism, business ads

New York State has spent $161 million on ads promoting tourism.

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4 NY advocacy groups don’t have to ID supporters

A new ethics ruling says four New York advocacy groups won't have to publicly disclose their financial backers because revealing the information could put those supporters at risk.

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Canadian tour bus rolls over in Adirondacks; 1 dead

Officials say a Canadian tour bus carrying more than 50 people has rolled over in New York, killing one and injuring others.

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Red Cross issues urgent need for blood donations

Red Cross officials are issuing a call for blood donations, saying the need right now is urgent in our area.…

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Bacteria caused fish die-off in Canandaigua Lake

Researchers say a bacterial infection killed hundreds of fish in one of the Finger Lakes this summer.

Ice jams in Cascadilla Creek have led to minor flooding in areas of Ithaca's Fall Creek neighborhood. This photo was taken at the corner of Dey and Hancock streets.

Under proposed stormwater management system, Cornell would pay $130K yearly to city

Cornell University would be on the hook for $130,000 under the city's proposed financing system.

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Man injured in gorges at Buttermilk Falls

A man was working on his yard Thursday afternoon when he took a tumble down the gorges at Buttermilk Falls.

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168 new State Troopers graduate from academy

After 26 weeks of classwork and training, 168 new troopers have graduated from the New York State Police Academy and will report for duty around the state beginning July 24.

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State court will hear case in gorge death of Cornell student

The family of Khalil King is suing Cornell, accusing the university of negligence in their son's death.

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Cuomo campaign creates Women’s Equality Party

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's re-election campaign and prominent Democrats have created a new Women's Equality ballot line for the fall election.

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NY officials propose contraception bill

New York's attorney general and a top state lawmaker are proposing a measure to help continue insurance coverage for contraceptives despite recent the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that businesses with religious objections can opt out of paying for birth control in their employee health plans.

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Cortland prepares for NY Jets arrival

The New York Jets are set to arrive in Cortland next Wednesday to begin their 3 week training camp at SUNY Cortland.

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Ithaca discusses panhandler problem, as business owners express concern

Problems with aggressive panhandlers have been reported to police this year throughout city

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Police: Man used drone to film medical building

David Beesmer says he was shooting video to promote new facility; called it "huge error in judgment"

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Feds: New York ranks 7th in highway fatalities

Numbers from 2012 show no percentage increase in New York highway fatalities beween 2011, 2012

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Newfield shooter sentenced to 16 years in prison

In April of last year, Donnell Harrison shot two men at their home in Newfield.

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