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Arrest made in Fillmore Glen Golf Course cases

Cayuga County man accused of stealing batteries from golf carts

A 21 year old Moravia man faces 13 misdemeanor charges in connection with numerous thefts of batteries from golf carts at the Fillmore Glen Golf Course in the Town of Locke.

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NY Senate Republicans discuss next steps

The Republicans who will soon control the New York state Senate will gather in Albany to discuss their priorities and objectives for the new year.

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Student-led Cortaca Cleanup set for Sunday

A student-run event to clean the streets of Cortland the day after the Cortaca Jug football game is looking for more volunteers.

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TC Library to launch Campaign for a 21st Century Library

The Tompkins County Public Library is launching a campaign this weekend aiming at bringing the Library into the digital age.

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New York appeals federal funding rejection for Tappan Zee Bridge

State wanted to use over $500M to help pay for nearly $4 billion bridge project

DESIGNER: THOM MAYNE, PRINCIPAL, MORPHOSIS

Cornell, AOL announce partnership at university’s tech campus in NYC

Partnership includes major gift from AOL, money for researchers in NYC, Israel

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Ivar Jonson, Ithaca area developer, dies at 71

WHCU's Pete Blanchard looks back on the life of Ivar Johnson, who friends say was known for "paying it forward."

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Police: Shooting suspect wanted “revolution”, charged with terrorism

Police say the man charged with ambushing two troopers outside a Pennsylvania State Police barracks confessed to the crime and…

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UPDATE: Police say a third person has died in Syracuse fire

Authorities say a third person has died in a Syracuse fire.

Congressman Tom Reed touring the CHESS Lab at Cornell University in April 2014

Reed says Ithaca Airport a “priority” in third term

The congressman says he will look to help attract new airlines and destinations for the airport.

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State health officials gear up for round two of open enrollment

Premiums are expected to increase about 4.5 percent in New York’s health exchange next year.

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Mayor Myrick wins JFK award

The awards honor Americans under 40 who are changing the world through public service.

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NY State to cover local 2013 flood damage costs for 17 counties

Governor Cuomo announced Thursday that New York State will be providing assistance for storm recovery costs for 17 counties hit hard in 2013.

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Manslaughter sentence upheld in 2012 Groton stabbing

Dana Houghtling had argued that his 15-year sentence was “harsh and excessive.”

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State panel considering increase in tipper worker wage

Supporters of a higher minimum wage want Governor Cuomo to push the issue in a lame-duck legislative session before Republicans take control of the state Senate next year.

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NY loosens rules for craft beer, wine

New York is eliminating some restrictions on craft beer, wine and spirits producers to encourage the growing interest in locally made alcoholic beverages.

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UPDATE: Two dead after Syracuse house fire

Three kids were among eight people taken to hospital; four people had to be rescued from home

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Elementary school principal busted for DWI

Principal from Cayuga County was found inside car around 11 a.m. Wednesday

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Opponents of Cayuga Power Plant conversion take fight to Albany

They’re attending a meeting of the state’s Public Service Commission, which is the group that will decide the fate of the plant.

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Residents weigh in on future of Neighborhood Pride site

The site was purchased by Ithaca Neighborhood Housing Services earlier this year.

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