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6 days ago

NY insurers to cover depression screening for mothers, pregnant women

State health coverage will soon expand to cover maternal depression screenings without charge to pregnant women and new mothers.

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6 days ago

Witnesses describe scene of bear stuck in Cortland tree

Those who were at the scene talked about how rare it is to see a bear in, around Cortland

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City, Town of Ithaca, Tompkins County consider gorge ranger proposal

The proposal would create two new gorge ranger positions for this year with money from the City and Town of Ithaca, as well as the county.

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TECH MINUTE: Mini space exploration project gets help from Cornell

The project, which Cornell scientists are collaborating on, would send tiny robot probes into space to travel toward a distant star.

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6 days ago

Binghamton man charged in murder of Long Island man

Police say Christopher James is accused of murder after allegedly stabbing Kevin Pierson to death back in 2010.

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Nozzolio undergoes successful open heart surgery

State Senator Michael Nozzolio, who represents Lansing, Finger Lakes, underwent procedure at Cleveland Clinic last week

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Bear has case of Mondays, climbs Cortland tree

Bear was discovered in tree near Elm Street in Cortland Monday morning

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Rawlings begins interim stint as Cornell president

Hunter Rawlings, 10th president in school's history, has become interim president for second time; no indication of how long he'll serve in role this time

State Police

7 days ago

Police: Man shot, killed after approaching troopers with knives in hand

Incident happened late Friday night in rural area of Albany County in eastern part of state

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State dedicates resources to large brush fire in Hudson Valley

Fire was first reported Saturday in Ulster County in Hudson Valley; emergency workers at scene all day Sunday

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New York denies permits for Constitution Pipeline project

New York environmental officials say project fails to meet standards to protect streams, wetlands

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1 week ago

Police: Upstate New York suspect shot after pointing gun at officer

Incident happened after short chase around 6 p.m. Friday in Rochester

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1 week ago

Record revenues for lottery, slots in New York

Numbers show roughly $9.7 billion in revenues from gaming activities in New York for fiscal year that ended in March

Water

1 week ago

Groton details plans to counter lead in school water sources

In letter to the community, superintendent of Groton Schools said 30 sites were determined to have higher-than-acceptable levels of lead

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1 week ago

Tompkins County Advocacy Center holds special events in April

The Advocacy Center hosts education sessions about sexual assault all year long, but special events have been planned for this month.

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“Dateline” scraps plans to air show about Tan murder case

Case of Charles Tan, former Cornell student, was set to be detailed in program Friday night

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New York blocks $400M in false tax refunds

State receives about 10 million tax returns each year, flags those that need further investigation

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County calls on State to pay for DA salary increase

In the past the State has given Counties money to reimburse them for DA salary increases.

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1 week ago

Downtown Living Tour offers look at city life in Ithaca

The tours of apartments in the area run from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. this Saturday in downtown Ithaca.

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1 week ago

Ithaca mayor criticized by advocacy groups for Uber support

Disability advocates say Mayor Svante Myrick should retract his support for Uber because the service discriminates against those in wheelchairs.

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Cops: Fleeing man jumps into river, runs naked from hospital

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Police say a Pittsburgh man driving a stolen car ditched the vehicle and jumped into a river to escape from authorities. Police say after being captured, he fled naked from a hospital and hid inside a Dumpster.