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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.

photo: Peter Blanchard

Ithaca doctor talks Ebola preparations, risk for spread of virus

Infectious disease specialist at Cayuga Medical Center says risk is still low.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo spoke with "CBS This Morning" co-anchor Charlie Rose  about his new book and the state's response to the Ebola threat

Cuomo on Ebola: It’s a question of having right protocols in place

Cuomo talked about concerns regarding Ebola virus during interview Tuesday on CBS


Cornell provost one of two finalists for University of Florida job

Kent Fuchs has served as provost at Cornell since 2009


Biden to campaign for Maffei in Syracuse

Vice President will attend rally for Maffei Monday at Syracuse airport


Deputies: Groton man jumped from driver’s seat of car to avoid arrest

Deputies say incident happened after 2 a.m. Sunday in Binghamton area

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Cornell to pay additional $1.1M to TCAT

Cornell University is pitching in more money for the area’s transit agency. President David Skorton has sent a letter to…


Romney campaigning for Astorino in New York governor’s race

Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is giving Rob Astorino some help in his bid to defeat Governor Cuomo.


Experts tout success of deer plan in Trumansburg

Village rolled out management plan this year to reduce deer population


Hawkins confident ahead of Election Day

It’s a little less than a month until Election Day and Green Party Candidate for Governor of New York Howie Hawkins likes his chances to unseat incumbent Governor Andrew Cuomo.

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Cortaca Jug preparations underway in Cortland

City, school officials have worked since last November to avoid repeat of last year's parties, unruly behavior throughout Cortland


Survey finds gas prices continue to drop

Lundberg Survey finds average price for gallon of gas has dropped for 16 straight weeks


New York health officials: Hospitals must continue preparations for possibly treating Ebola patients

Statement was issued after health care worker contracted Ebola from man in Texas


WHCU Health Report: Could brushing your teeth cure your allergies?

Could the simple act of brushing your teeth help cure your allergies?


NY contest for party control of state Senate

The stakes are big: Determining what bills actually reach the Senate floor.

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Adult victims of New York quadruple killing named

Police have not released details of the case, including how the victims were killed or if there are possible suspects.

The view from East State Street of a proposed 6-story Hampton Inn (Group One Partners, Inc.)

Tourism official says Ithaca has market for more hotels

Bruce Stoff addressed city lawmakers earlier this week about the growing hotel market in Ithaca.

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