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New York lawmakers call for ban on declawing cats

State would become first in nation to impose ban on declawing cats; opponents say decision is best left to cat owners


1 week ago

Senate task force presents heroin and opioid addiction recommendations

The plan includes recommendations in the areas of prevention, treatment, recovery, and enforcement.

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Closing arguments due Wednesday in Cal Harris murder trial

4th trial for Harris began in late March; two previous murder convictions were overturned, with third trial ending in mistrial


1 week ago

Cortland family alerted of fire by dog

No one was hurt, and the fire was contained in the basement.

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Tompkins County lawmakers call for New York to pass ethics reforms

Lawmakers are expected to adopt symbolic resolution Tuesday night that calls on state lawmakers to adopt ethics reforms in Albany


1 week ago

Red Cross assisting 13 people after Marathon fire

Fire broke out just before 2 p.m. Monday in Marathon; no injuries reported


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Syracuse University to replace iconic Carrier Dome roof

Replacement roof for Carrier Dome will cost $105 million, with other upgrades planned across campus


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$25M gift will support new Collegetown biz center

David Breazzano's gift will help support construction of new business building with classrooms, offices along Dryden Road


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New York forms task force to study ticket scalping, sales

Group will investigate how tickets are made unavailable to consumers in New York

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Late season cold temperatures likely won’t harm wine production

The closer it gets to the summer months, the less likely it becomes for the crops to be damaged.


1 week ago

SCHOOL VOTES: Buses, school improvements line ballots

Districts around New York vote Tuesday on budgets, bus purchases and more

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New York utility workers call for protections from attacks

Bill proposed in Albany would make it a felony to attack utility worker; similar proposals adopted in New Jersey, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania

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Lake Street in Ithaca to be closed through October

Road near Ithaca High School will be closed into October for bridge work

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I-81 work starts Monday in Cortland County

17 miles of roadway will undergo resurfacing; work is expected to last through summer

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TECH MINUTE: Student video game designers make projects public

Students in Cornell University's video game design program will hold their annual showcase this Friday.


1 week ago

Ithaca City School District puts other projects to budget vote

Officials with the Ithaca City School District talk about what other measures residents will have to vote on during the budget approval process.


2 weeks ago

Man rescued from Ithaca gorge, airlifted to hospital

Rescue started around 12:30 a.m. Saturday; Ithaca Fire officials say it took about two hours

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Ex-NY Assembly speaker asks to stay free pending appeal

Sheldon Silver, the convicted former speaker of the New York State Assembly, is due to report to prison July 1

Tony Kanaan (Hydroxycut KV Racing) winner of the 2013 Indianapolis 500

Featuring: Tony Kanaan
Where: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
When: 27 May 2013
Credit: ATP/WENN.com

**Not available for publication in Germany**

2 weeks ago

IndyCar announces return to Watkins Glen

IndyCar organizers canceled the scheduled race in Boston due to an "untenable" relationship with city officials.


2 weeks ago

M&T bank pays millions in settlement

The bank acknowledged that they certified mortgage loans that didn't meet government requirements.

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