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Ithaca community to honor Martin Luther King Jr.

Events happening in downtown Ithaca, Cornell campus

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Technical problems delay delivery of Ithaca tax bills

Bills weren't sent out until last week due to technical problems

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Cuomo: Raise New York minimum wage to $10.50 per hour

Governor Andrew Cuomo proposed raising the minimum wage in upstate New York to $10.50/hour

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Cuomo administration announces plans for Cuba trip

Announcement comes a month after Obama administration announced changes to embargo, easing of travel restrictions

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Cuomo makes Sunday pitch for small business tax cut

Calls small businesses "an engine of opportunity"

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Sentence delayed for accused Ithaca bank robber

Tompkins County Court has put off sentencing Ian Miles of Cortland until next month.

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Judge rules against city in officer discrimination case

A federal court says the city of Ithaca retaliated against former officer Christopher Miller due to his race.

STATE POLICE

State Police ask for assistance in solving 24-year-old Cortlandville cold case

Police say new developments from early 2014 led to call for more information from public

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Police: Thief stole money from McLean postal office

Theft happened sometime Tuesday night, Wednesday morning

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Two alleged burglars arrested in Lansing

Police say the pair broke into a house to steal jewelry and prescription drugs.

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Governor’s office wants broadband for New York by 2019

A new proposal could pave the way for Internet access for all state residents.

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Residents voice concerns over Lansing development project

Locals say the planned community could cause changes in property taxes and contamination of water supplies.

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Ithaca bank robber to be sentenced Friday

Ian Miles was charged in connection with October bank robbery in Ithaca

State Senator James Seward shaking hands with Cortland County Legislator Kevin Whitney as he receives an honorary plaque for securing $10 million in state grants to the county since 2008.

Seward to make decision on Congressional run “in the spring”

State Senator Jim Seward says there are number of factors to consider, including fundraising needed to run for Congress

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Heavy band of snow leads to accidents, “treacherous” roads in Ithaca

Number of crashes, cars off road reported throughout Ithaca between 9, 10 a.m.

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Ithaca focuses on truck safety, as Route 13 rerouting proposal takes more hits

Ithaca Mayor Svante Myrick says safety is priority, not politics

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NYSEG officials pitch pipeline project to Dryden leaders; residents question easement proposals

Some question purpose of proposed pipeline; NYSEG says it is needed to meet natural gas distribution need in Ithaca area

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State bill would require video records of police questioning, better info for defendants

State Assemblyman Joseph Lentol says bills are "essential to re-establishing trust

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NYC officials: State owes us $2.2B

NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer says city should receive nearly half of state's $5 billion surplus

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Police: Man goes out on a limb to hide drugs

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Police say a man hid a stash of cocaine inside his prosthetic leg.

in Music

Tom DeLonge confirms he has quit Blink-182

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The rocker has confirmed he's no longer with the band less than 24 hours after insisting he hadn't quit.

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WATCH: History’s most talked about Super Bowl commercials

This image provided by Snickers actress Betty White in an advertisement for Snickers to air during the 2010 Super Bowl. White has been voted the Entertainer of the Year by members of The Associated Press.

We've rounded up the thirteen most memorable Super Bowl commercials. Which one is your favorite?

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Marshawn Lynch’s Media Day press conference

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The Seattle Seahawks running back has a goal for Media Day ... and he makes sure everyone knows it.

in Viral Videos

School announces snow day with ‘Let It Go’ parody

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Who needs robocalls when you can declare school closures through song?