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French student: Despite attacks, we live in “a world of peace”

French Cornell student Alec Desbordes says he's still trying to come to terms with last week's terror attacks in Paris.

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IC faculty holds teach-in, as tensions continue on campus

A full-time faculty vote of no confidence of IC President Tom Rochon will be held by the end of the semester.


Newfield intersection is subject of DOT scrutiny

An intersection in Newfield could be getting improvements from the state Department of Transportation.


Tim Horton’s, without warning, shuts central New York locations

Tim Horton's has shut down locations in Ithaca, Cortland, across central New York after reportedly reviewing performance of its locations


Seward, fellow senator to hold meeting on Uber, Lyft

Senator James Seward, Senator Joseph Robach will hold "round-table" gathering on how to allow Uber, Lyft to expand to upstate New York cities


50 new charges for Seneca County man in domestic violence case

Seneca County Sheriff's Office announced new charges Thursday against Alvie Johns, 34, of Seneca Falls; they say he made calls to victim from jail


NYC Mayor, New York governor react to latest Islamic State video

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, Governor Andrew Cuomo commented Wednesday after release of video, which appears to show old footage of New York City


Witness says Skelos’ son threatened to smash his head

Dean and Adam Skelos say they are not guilty.

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Around 30 animals rescued from trailer in Newfield

Officers from the SPCA of Tompkins County say the animals were found in a hoarding situation inside the filthy trailer.


Ithaca’s Green Street Garage undergoes repairs, partially closed

During a routine check of the garage, city workers found one of the top floor beams was deteriorating.

Ithaca Mayor Svante Myrick speaking at a press conference in January 2014.

Mayor Myrick discusses raises for Common Council and his office

The City of Ithaca’s Mayor says it’s been 6 years since the positions have been given a raise.


UPDATE: Cayuga County authorities make prostitution arrest

Cayuga County police say they're looking for Rochelle Landon, whose last known address was in Newfield, in connection with a prostitution investigation.

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Legislature passes ban on microbeads for Tompkins County

Lawmakers say the ban on microbeads will go into effect 180 days after it's officially passed.


Tioga County woman guilty of sexually abusing kids

Julie Werkheiser, 39, was found guilty of two counts of predatory sexual assault this week in Tioga County Court; she faces up to 25 years in prison


SUNY Cortland hosts town hall on diversity and inclusion

A student group says they want to gather input on how to create a more welcoming environment at the school.

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Cuomo: Rejecting Syrian refugees would let terrorists win

48 Syrian refugees have settled in New York so far this year.


Opponents of Finger Lakes casino rally in Albany

Protesters say the new facility it will take business from a nearby tribal casino and racetrack "racino."


Ithaca Police issue guidelines for waterfowl hunting

IPD officers say while residents and visitors are allowed to go hunting, they can't do it within city limits.


28 prostitution-related arrests made during State Fair

Officials say the defendants include a 39-year-old man who forced two women into sex to pay their drug debt.

Eiffel Tower, Paris. (Sara McCloskey/2013)

Rochester-area high school cancels Paris trip

One of the French chaperones, a member of the military, told the teacher it wasn't safe to go there.

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