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New York alters requirements for Regents exams, path to high school diploma

Change allows students to take Regents exam in career field, replacing one history exam needed to graduate


New York school sanitized after student diagnosed with virus

Enterovirus D68 was diagnosed this past weekend in student from Westchester County


Astorino: State should act, close airport gates for passengers from west African nations

Governor candidate Rob Astorino said flights shouldn't be allowed to disembark for New York with travelers from parts of Africa hit hard by Ebola


New York issues warning over Ebola scams

State Attorney General's office says scammers are claiming to raise money; offering fictitious preparedness kits

The City of Ithaca announced Thursday that it will enhance its parking enforcement program through the use of two new LIcense Plate Readers, which have been installed in the Community Service Officer vehicles.

Ithaca to implement parking changes, boot program for unpaid tickets

The city will also start charging a $1.50 an hour for on-street parking, an increase of fifty cents.

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: Washington should consider Ebola travel ban

Earlier this month, Cuomo said a ban wouldn't be effective.


New York preparing Ebola waste plan

Preparations continue for any potential cases of Ebola that may hit New York State.


Deputies: Seneca County man threatened to shoot officers

Deputies say man became belligerent, then made threat against officers


Report: Over 34,000 New Yorkers deemed unable to have gun

Classification comes due to mental health concerns, measures implemented under New York's SAFE Act


No injuries reported in Cayuga Correctional Facility fire

Fire started after 5 p.m. Sunday at facility in Moravia


Chemical treatments set for Seneca Lake tributary

Treatments start Tuesday to deal with parasitic sea lampreys preying on salmon, trout

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Skorton addresses Cornell’s ties to Qatar, concerns over country’s government

Critics have called for Cornell to revisit commitment in Qatar, due to concerns over that government's link to militia, extremist groups

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Dryden police options to be detailed in Monday meeting

Village deciding on whether to reduce service, cut department


State: New Yorkers being targeted by tax scams

Scammers claim to work for attorney, tell victim they owe outstanding state tax debt


SUNY schools implement travel ban, step up response to Ebola threat

SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher sent letter to campus leaders on Friday


Cornell issues travel restrictions in response to Ebola

University issued travel restrictions to west Africa, "strongly discouraged" hosting anyone from countries under travel warnings from CDC


Cornell to get $850K for research, nutrition education

Cornell University is one of five universities across the country to be designated as a Center of Excellence for Research and Nutrition Education.


Cuomo tabs judge from Albany for top court

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has selected a midlevel appellate judge from Albany for the state's highest court.

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Cornell cuts ties with JanSport

Cornell University has severed ties with a major apparel company.


Influx of animals forces Cortland County SPCA to shut doors for one week

The Cortland County SPCA has to shut its doors again due to an influx of animals.

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