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Debate continues in Lansing over planner position

Lawmakers of different parties claim both a full-time or a part-time planner would save money for the town.


Prosecutor: Shootings of 2 prison escapees were justified

Prosecutor in Franklin County says police shootings of prison escapees David Sweat, Richard Matt were justified; Sweat is due back in court Friday


Courage Classic to be held at Cornell for second year

The hockey Courage Classic is dedicated to kids and families struggling with cancer.


CDC report shows obesity once again on rise in U.S.

The new study also shows women are overtaking men in rates of obesity reported.


Rochon says he’s still working to make IC a safer campus

Students say there have been incidents recently where the president did not fully address the concerns of people of color.

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Lab tests: IC student’s illness wasn’t contagious

The college had announced the death of junior Shannon Sakosits on Wednesday, and an investigation is ongoing.


Biden to students: “It’s on you” to prevent sexual assault on campus

The Vice President spoke at Syracuse University to raise awareness about sexual assault on college campuses.

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Cornell student group expresses solidarity with nationwide protests

The group Black Students United released a statement on Thursday, “saying a threat to justice on one campus is a threat to justice on all campuses.”


Homer woman arrested for stealing from Lansing business

Pamela Hinshaw is charged with stealing from the business where she worked and falsifying records to cover up the thefts.

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Cornell students, faculty march for education

As part of a national day of action, students at Cornell will be marching for changes in the education system.


Police identify garbage worker hit, killed in Tioga County

Around 11:30 in the morning on Monday, a car crashed into a Taylor Garbage Services truck and hit one of their employees.


FanDuel, DraftKings fight back against New York, keep up operations

After receiving cease-and-desist letter from New York AG, FanDuel CEO said Wednesday they'll keep operating in state; DraftKings looking at legal options


O’Mara speaks out about delay in gas storage decision

The State Senator is speaking out on what he’s calling a politically-motivated delay.

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Ithaca College student dies; cause unknown

Shannon Sakosits, Ithaca College junior, died Wednesday after brief illness; school says anyone who had close contact with her should contact health center.

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UPDATE: Cuomo approves faster medical pot for critically ill

Governor Andrew Cuomo signed bill Wednesday to allow critically ill people in New York to have access to medical marijuana before state's program begins


Hundreds walk out, join Ithaca College protests

Protesters at Ithaca College included call for "radical, transformative" changes to structure at school; group said school needs new president

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Ithaca, Tompkins County celebrate Veterans Day

Service members, residents, and lawmakers gathered in Ithaca's DeWitt Park Wednesday to commemorate Veterans Day.


Ithaca College introduces Chief Diversity Officer position

Move comes amid growing concerns over treatment of people of color at Ithaca College; President Tom Rochon appointed Roger Richardson on interim basis

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No word from Cuomo on medical marijuana decision

Wednesday is deadline for governor to sign bill that would speed up access to medical marijuana for severely ill New Yorkers


Cuomo introduces $15 minimum wage for state workers

Governor Andrew Cuomo says $15 minimum wage for state workers will be phased in over six years in upstate New York; GOP Senators questioned Cuomo Tuesday

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