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1 dead in Southern Tier house fire

Fire broke out before 1 a.m. in Horseheads

STATE POLICE

Police make arrest in 2014 convenience store burglary

Steven Langley, 45, is accused of stealing cash from Interlaken store last February

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One year after ice jams, Ithaca officials confident in response plan

City officials hope new policies, future dredging of Cayuga Inlet will help prevent repeat of 2014 flooding

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Panel: Raise NY criminal age to 18; no teens in adult jail

A juvenile justice panel is recommending raising the age of criminal responsibility in New York from 16 to 18.

Hundreds gathered at the Beverly J. Martin Elementary School gymnasium Monday for the annual MLK Day luncheon.

Ithaca celebrates MLK legacy, with a focus on poverty

Hundreds gathered at Beverly J. Martin Elementary School Monday to celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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UPDATE: Police identify Cortland County woman involved in fatal crash

Accident happened around 9:30 a.m. Sunday in town of Summerhill

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Myrick: Raising minimum wage is “single best thing” to close income inequality gap

Ithaca Mayor Svante Myrick says Governor Andrew Cuomo's proposals unveiled Sunday show "remarkable leadership"

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Siena poll: Less than one-third of New Yorkers think race relations are good, excellent

81% have favorable view of local police force; 31% say race relations either good, excellent in New York

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Ithaca community to honor Martin Luther King Jr.

Events happening in downtown Ithaca, Cornell campus

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Technical problems delay delivery of Ithaca tax bills

Bills weren't sent out until last week due to technical problems

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Cuomo: Raise New York minimum wage to $10.50 per hour

Governor Andrew Cuomo proposed raising the minimum wage in upstate New York to $10.50/hour

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Cuomo administration announces plans for Cuba trip

Announcement comes a month after Obama administration announced changes to embargo, easing of travel restrictions

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Cuomo makes Sunday pitch for small business tax cut

Calls small businesses "an engine of opportunity"

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Sentence delayed for accused Ithaca bank robber

Tompkins County Court has put off sentencing Ian Miles of Cortland until next month.

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Judge rules against city in officer discrimination case

A federal court says the city of Ithaca retaliated against former officer Christopher Miller due to his race.

STATE POLICE

State Police ask for assistance in solving 24-year-old Cortlandville cold case

Police say new developments from early 2014 led to call for more information from public

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Police: Thief stole money from McLean postal office

Theft happened sometime Tuesday night, Wednesday morning

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Two alleged burglars arrested in Lansing

Police say the pair broke into a house to steal jewelry and prescription drugs.

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Governor’s office wants broadband for New York by 2019

A new proposal could pave the way for Internet access for all state residents.

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Blake Shelton plays the ‘Whisper Challenge’

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Jimmy Fallon and Blake Shelton play a ridiculous guessing game involving noise-canceling headphones.

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Deadheads want to camp out before last show

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If the Grateful Dead are going to play their last shows ever, fans want the chance to camp out for the last time.

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San Fran Zoo offering creepy, crawly Valentines

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Feeling the sting of rejection? Itching to get even with an ex?

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Bodies ‘left behind’ in funeral home finally buried

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Several decomposed bodies and remains left unattended by a Providence funeral home have been laid to rest.

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Courtney Love reunites with daughter at Kurt Cobain documentary premiere

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"Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck," was produced by his 22-year-old daughter, Frances.