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Bomb squad removes explosive device from Cornell campus

Authorities say no one was in any immediate danger during the Tuesday incident.


Measure could allow services like Uber, Lyft to operate in Ithaca, upstate New York

The local State Senator says fixing insurance laws to help companies like Uber and Lyft expand could be a "win-win" for upstate.


Man dies after being pinned by train in Southern Tier

Incident happened Wednesday night in Elmira


Crime-fighting turtles to block traffic in Buffalo

Scenes for sequel to "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" movie will be filmed in Buffalo in May


Stewart Avenue closed again, as investigators search for cause of Chapter House fire

Roadway was opened overnight, then shut down again Wednesday morning

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Report: New York Senate leader Skelos, son, focus of federal investigation

Federal prosecutors looking into business dealings of Dean Skelos, son


Witness in Chapter House fire describes scene: “The fire just kept getting worse”

Tyler Sowell lived in an upstairs apartment in the Chapter House building.


Local superintendent: parents, teachers, governor “playing chicken” with education

Dryden Schools superintendent Sandy Sherwood weighs in on the opt out movement as participation rates for state testing in Tompkins County fall this week.


Cornell club collects money, supplies for those affected by fire

The University's Mortar Board honor society is looking to raise $20,000 for people displaced by Tuesday's Chapter House fire.

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Ithaca police investigating morning assault on Geneva Street

Police say they're looking for three white male attackers in their mid to late 20s.


County 911 center receives training to handle missing children

The Tompkins County 911 Center will be nationally recognized this summer as part of the new program.


One building down, as investigators look for cause in Chapter House fire

Ithaca Fire Department official says Chapter House building will likely have to come down as well


New York rejects over $500M in improper tax refunds

State expects to process 10 million returns this tax season


First day of standardized tests brings opt-outs, concerns over impacts

Students in grades 3-8 are taking standardized tests through Thursday

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Community rallies for those displaced by Chapter House fire

More than 30 Cornell students were displaced as a result of the fire


New York schools report test participation

Numbers of students choosing to opt out of this year's state tests vary in areas across the state.


Ithaca historians speak on value of Chapter House

According to local accounts, the pub has been a community fixture since it opened its doors in the early 1900s.


State lawmaker Silver’s son accused of defrauding investors out of $7 million

Marcello Trebitsch is accused of pocketing investment money, using it to repay other investors


Domino’s franchisees to pay nearly $1 million for wage violations

Minimum wage, overtime, labor law violations led to settlement with franchisees


Update: Crews put out fire on South Aurora Street

Report came just hours after fire crews responded to a blaze at The Chapter House.

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