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Woman dies at Phish concert in Watkins Glen

The 28-year-old's name has not been released.

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Workers suing Pizza Hut, claim company illegally cut into tips

The suit alleges the pizza chain violates New York labor laws.

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NY campgrounds on track for record year

New York State Park campgrounds reserved more than 562,000 overnight stays through last Monday.

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Fate of Cayuga Power Plant rests with governor’s office

The Cayuga Power Plant has been called nonviable by lawmakers and analysts.

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STD’s rising in Tompkins County

Cases on the rise in Tompkins County between January, July of 2015; health department officials now warning people to get tested, use protection

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Garrett invites new Cornell students on “adventure of the mind”

Cornell starts its fall semester of classes on Tuesday.

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No clear answers in NY breast cancer study

The study shows rates of breast cancer vary widely in counties across the state.

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Students return to Ithaca College for fall semester

Students will have opportunities to experience life in Ithaca and a new freshman living program.

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3 tied to robbery, assault at Seneca County home

Incident occurred Thursday night in town of Fayette; two suspects now face three charges each; charges pending for third suspect

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Police: Ithaca man assaulted, robbed at Fall Creek home

Police say incident happened around 9 p.m. Saturday at home on N. Cayuga Street in Fall Creek neighborhood; police still searching for suspect

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UPDATE: Elderly man dies hours after being found in central New York

Alfred Turshman was reported missing last Saturday; police say he was found suffering from hypothermia, but in fair condition

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Tompkins County shows growing value in tax assessment

According to the 2015 tax assessment, the county's value is up nearly 3 percent over last year.

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Summer’s over! Back to school time at Cornell

More than 3,200 students are part of Cornell's Class of 2019; students started moving into residence halls Friday morning, with classes to begin Tuesday

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Cause still unknown in fatal Groton crash

Accident happened just before 4 a.m. last Sunday; authorities say two people injured were both released from hospital after treatment

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Airplane “Tommy” comes home to Finger Lakes

The WWI-era plane was built in Ithaca in 1918.

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Ithaca is walkable: official says city has good sidewalks

The census data shows about 40 percent of workers walk to their job.

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Rabid bat found in City of Ithaca

The bat was found on Utica Street, across from the Tabernacle Baptist Church.

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Former NHL player charged in central New York burglary

Dale Purinton, a former NHL player who spent time with the New York Rangers, was arrested Wednesday, more than one week after alleged burglary, assault

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NYC Health officials identify source of deadly Legionnaires’ outbreak

Twelve patients have died, and more than 100 others were sickened.

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Committee recommends state study on effects of pipelines

The resolution supports research advocating for laws to require impact studies.

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