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TECH MINUTE: Science and archaeology combine to unearth history at Jamestown

A Cornell x-ray specialist works with archaeologists from Jamestown, Virginia, to make some fascinating discoveries about the early pioneers.

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Myrick: Ithaca must invest in Commons maintenance

While mayor says debt payments will continue to decrease for Commons reconstruction, he says investment must be made to maintain Commons after long rebuild


Jurors return Monday in Charles Tan murder trial

After three full days of deliberations, judge in Charles Tan murder trial sent jury home; Tan faces up to 25 years in prison if convicted


Western New York, Ithaca volunteers heading to South Carolina

Red Cross has deployed more than a dozen volunteers from western, central New York to help at shelters, in hard-hit flood areas of South Carolina.


Second man charged in Southern Tier murder

Michael Beard, of Elmira, was charged Friday in connection with murder of Steuben County woman; woman's husband also charged with murder


AG warns of potential ticket scams

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman warned this weekend over sales of tickets leading up to playoff games for Mets, Yankees


Central New York mom accused of contaminating son’s feeding tube

Jessica Valik is accused of putting something dangerous in feeding tube; Valik's son was being treated at Cincinnati Children's Hospital


Former NY education head John King to become U.S. Education secretary

Current Ed. Sec. Arne Duncan will step down in December; John King, who led state education dept. during roll out of Common Core, will serve in interim role


TC3 educates students and faculty in case of active shooter

Safety officials at the school say they have been taking steps to prevent an active shooter situation from happening on campus.


Trumansburg schools placed in lock-out mode for short time Friday

According to a voicemail from the superintendent, the lock-out was triggered by a security concern at Trumansburg Middle School.


Apple Harvest Festival will go on, rain or shine

Despite a lack of sun, Ithaca’s Apple Harvest Festival is getting underway.

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Police and fire teams to face off for charity in new Ithaca classic

The first annual Ithaca Police vs. Fire Charity Softball Game will be held at Ithaca College on Saturday.


Speed limit changed on N. Triphammer Road, but residents see no difference

The speed limit changed on Triphammer Road within the past year, but residents say drivers aren’t slowing down.


New York’s Medicaid costs for diabetes hit $1.2 billion

State comptroller's office says about 460,000 people on Medicaid have diabetes; about 1.6 million people statewide are diagnosed with diabetes


Equine virus blamed for upstate New York death

Mosquito-borne virus causes inflammation of the brain; death is 7th in central New York linked to virus since early 1970's


Over 300 pot plants destroyed in Seneca County

Annual eradication effort led to discovery of 309 plants that were seized, destroyed; authorities say pot plants pose risk to farmers, crops


Tioga County man busted for child porn

Police say Mark Moseman, 49, was arrested after search warrant was executed at his apartment in Owego Thursday

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Officials, community members take stand against domestic violence in Cortland

State Senator Jim Seward and Cortland Mayor Brian Tobin were among those recognizing Domestic Violence Awareness Month in Cortland Thursday.


Cuomo: State preparing equipment, generators for Joaquin

As Hurricane Joaquin makes its way through the Caribbean and to East Coast, New York state officials are bracing for potential impacts of storm

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Ithaca Housing Authority gets grant for senior care

Ithaca programs will be getting a $500,000 grant for care going to elderly, low-income residents.

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