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Two men indicted for string of thefts from Mecklenburg home

Prosecutors say thieves repeatedly entered home, stole items, then took them to local scrap yards


Cuomo announces new Ebola measures, eight hospitals focusing on virus

Cuomo says the state is ready to tackle Ebola, announces new steps being taken to prepare for virus


NY Court upholds Stop Common Core ballot limit

A midlevel appeals court has rejected three Republican and Conservative party candidates' bids to have their names also appear on the new "Stop Common Core" ballot line.


Court rejects bid to revive fracking ban case

New York's highest court has rejected an attempt by the oil and gas industry to revive its fight against local fracking bans.

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New progress on Commons re-build includes steel for Bernie Milton Pavilion

Steel being set for Bernie Milton Pavilion this, next week


15 NY Counties ask State to pick up indigent legal costs

15 counties across New York are urging the State to pick up the cost of defense for the poor.

From left, Ithaca Police Chief John Barber; Ithaca Public Information Officer Jamie Williamson; Deputy Chief Peter Tyler

Compromise could require Ithaca Police officers to live in Tompkins County

City officials have floated idea requiring officers to move into Tompkins County, stay for five years


Police: Homeless man assaulted security official at Syracuse biz group

Assaulted happened around 2:15 p.m. Wednesday in Syracuse

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Tompkins County lawmakers may oppose Seneca Lake gas storage

Proposal calls for liquefied propane gas to be stored in salt caverns along Seneca Lake


New York comptroller candidates talk state lawmaker expenses in debate

Thomas DiNapoli, Robert Antonacci clashed on role of comptroller in investigating state lawmaker expense payments

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New York leader calls for better state response to Ebola concerns

Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos calls for comprehensive plan to deal with Ebola, focusing on everything from safety of health workers to patient isolation


CDC needs better Ebola protocols, Cornell professor warns

After two health care workers in Texas contracted Ebola, hospitals nationwide are looking to get their hands on Hazmat suits and protective gear.

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State holds dairy summit at Cornell, commits up to $1.2 million for Harford dairy facility

New York’s lieutenant governor and top agriculture official took part in a summit at Cornell Wednesday, focusing on the state’s…


Cortland assault victim dies from injuries; police still searching for suspects

Jayquan Hines was pronounced dead at Upstate Medical Center at 9:30 last night.


In death of girlfriend, Moravia man admits not reporting incident

Prosecutors say Arthur Basso left the scene without telling anyone.


Quality of life, more serious crimes becoming issue in front of Tompkins County library

Police say increase in calls in front of library has their attention; county considering paying money for outreach worker to help with problem


Cornell provost named president of University of Florida

University of Florida officials made the announcement Wednesday.


State leaders, dairy industry officials to meet Wednesday at Cornell

Summit will include New York's agriculture commissioner, lieutenant governor

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Downed power lines shut down 600 block of Cliff Street

NYSEG crews are on scene working to restore power, which is expected to take up to 4 hours.


Car strikes Ithaca school bus, driver flees scene

ICSD official says the district will "look into" the driver who fled the scene.

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This week’s top rock tracks


LISTEN: This week's top rock tracks, according to the latest Billboard chart.

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Man laid to rest in fireworks funeral

Since Independence Day falls during the work week, members of St. Richard Catholic Church celebrated the holiday on Sunday, June 30, 2013, with a picnic-style outing complete with fireworks that could be seen throughout the northeast Jackson, Miss. neighborhood. The long streamers were recorded in a 13-second time exposure. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

A Missouri man will bid farewell to his father by having his cremated remains mixed with fireworks and launched into the sky.

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Zack Galifianakis interviews Brad Pitt on ‘Between Two Ferns’


The comic gets in some good digs at the "Fury" star in this hilariously awkward interview that's crashed by Louis C.K.

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Jack White heading to Yale


The rocker will be part of a panel about legendary jazz and blues label Paramount Records.

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Ozzy wants Bill Ward back for Black Sabbath swansong


The rocker is keen to end his stand-off with drummer Bill Ward so he can join his bandmates for a final show.