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New York requires companies to change packaging for liquid nicotine

State AG says products need to be in child-resistant packages

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Authorities: Remains, skull found in Syracuse aren’t related

Police releasing more details after two discoveries in two weeks

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Damage estimates climb after floods in Tompkins County

Emergency management officials now say the total amount of damages to local towns could be more than $1 million.

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Ithaca traffic stop leads to discovery of 168 bags of heroin

Drug bust occurred Saturday morning just before 2 a.m. in Ithaca


Cornell brings technical education to underrepresented students

The University says a state grant will allow it to hire staff and tutors to prepare minority and low-income students for college and careers in math and science.

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Police attempt to link items in cabin to escaped murderers

Attorney for prison worker placed on administrative leave says client knew nothing about escape plan


Aid not likely to come to flooded communities in Tompkins

County officials say federal organizations like FEMA aren't usually used to deal with local disaster situations.

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Authorities: Antique book sold to Cornell University was stolen from Sweden

Books have been returned to Sweden after investigation


State board holds final hearing on raising minimum wage for fast-food industry

Board will make recommendation to Governor Andrew Cuomo

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After Southern Tier searches, police shift prison manhunt focus back to northern New York

Following searches in Southern Tier, police say they're back to focusing on areas of Adirondacks


Threat of E.coli contamination leads to Wegmans water recall

Recall issued for bottled water packs sold by store

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Search shifts to Southern Tier for two escaped murderers

Manhunt shifted after reports men were spotted in Steuben, Allegany counties


State Police say escaped convicts may be in Steuben County

State Police say possible sighting of two escaped convicts.


Cortland, State Police hold inspections, crack down on commercial drivers

Police found 146 violations during Wednesday saturation detail


Local clean-up crews organizing in Newfield

A Newfield man is organizing a community clean up.


Ithaca’s airport opens its runways for Father’s Day

The airport will hold its first annual Runway 5K, as well as hosting the Twin Tiers Honor Flight.


State bill would require meningitis vaccines for 7th, 12th graders

Bill passed through both State Senate, Assembly

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Simeon’s employee recalls overwhelming community support

Employee says Ithacans came together and showed "how much love there is to give."

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Legislature approves pay for parent caregivers

Parents can now get paid for providing personal care to their ill or disabled adult children.


Majority of school budget proposals approved in NY

Voters only rejected two out of nearly 700 budgets in school districts across the state.

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Man posing as security guard steals $75K from Walmart


The suspect was dressed in clothes similar to those of an armored truck employee and was able to walk out without raising suspicion.

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Police: Man shoots off firework from top of his head, dies


A man celebrating the Fourth of July used his head as a launch pad.

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Woman’s parking citation tossed because of missing comma


An appeals court has agreed with an Ohio woman who said her parking citation should be tossed because the village law was missing a comma.

in Music

Anthrax producing limited edition bourbon


The rockers have teamed up with Knob Creek.

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Dave Grohl gets a giant throne for first gig back after breaking leg


The Foo Fighters frontman returned to the stage in epic style.